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Food & Beverage TrendWatch: KRAVE Jerky

FoodNavigator-USA recently picked its list of 10 food and beverage entrepreneurs to watch in 2014 and some of the entrepreneurs are finding profit in healthful, innovative, inspiring food trends. This is the second in a series highlighting the best of FoodNavigator-USA’s list of 10 food and beverage entrepreneurs to watch in 2014.  I was thrilled to see KRAVE Jerky […]

January 29th

Is Corn Syrup Worse for You than Sugar?

In case you needed another reason to look out for high fructose corn syrup in your travels, though, a September study in the journal Metabolism took a look at how our bodies metabolize HFCS vs. how they handle sugar, and they found that participants who drank corn syrup-sweetened soda pop absorbed more fructose than those who drank a sugar-sweetened version of the same soda.

February 7th

Study Suggest Consumers may be Mislead by ‘Corn Sugar’

The Sugar Association has prepared a study for the FDA that concludes changing the name of ‘high-fructose corn syrup’ to ‘corn sugar’ would confuse consumers. Half of the consumers who participated in the survey did not recognize that ‘corn sugar’ may contain high-fructose corn syrup, and therefore would be unable to avoid it if they were trying to do so.

November 11th

USDA Encourages You to Eat Junk Food

I wrote back in June about the fact that the USDA doesn’t follow its own dietary advice.. when it comes to food subsidies. But a new report by the US Public Interest Research Group, “Apples to Twinkies,” puts more numbers to that. Here are some key ones:

September 27th

Is the HFCS Debate Counter-Productive?

High fructose corn syrup is a hot topic these days. Whether we’re talking about the corn lobby’s attempt to give it a new name or that more and more products are ditching the HFCS in favor of table sugar, it’s definitely on folks’ minds.

Both pro- and anti-HFCS have a lot to say about the sweetener, and part of me worries that this debate is an unintentional red herring. Let’s set aside specific concerns about HFCS for a minute and look at some of the over-arching issues with food.

September 30th

High-Fructose Corn Syrup is Evil: 7 Key Findings

If you look at the ingredients of the food you buy, you’ve probably seen high-fructose corn syrup on the list more times than you can count. Following up on a great new corn syrup post by Jeannie, “Corn Syrup May Get a New Name…Nice Try,” and finally catching up on a few articles I’ve been […]

September 15th

Spotted: High Fructose Corn Syrup-Free Ketchup

Last week, Heather talked about ketchup makers revamping their recipes to cut out he high fructose corn syrup. Just the other day, I was at the grocery store with my sister-in-law when there it was on the shelf! It looks like not just Heinz and Hunts are jumping on the real sugar bandwagon. Check out […]

May 27th

Fancy Food Show – A Grocery Bag of Tasty Treats

Who doesn’t like food? Especially fancy food. Lot’s of people do as judged by the crowds filling the aisles and booths of the Moscone Center for the 35th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. With so many munchies, nibbles and treats to delve though we had to restrict our nibbling, tasting and inquires to […]

January 18th