The Financial Post in Canada writes that food visionary and restaurateur David Chang “wants the ethnic food aisle to die.” Chang “urged supermarkets to mix it all up instead, putting sauces and spices with spices, regardless of where they came from.” He argues that the current ethnic food aisle is “out of date and doomed … because it puts all the places in the world that are not White America in one aisle.”
For many produce suppliers, the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit is the Super Bowl of all trade shows. This is the show where the entire industry – 23,000 strong – comes together to talk about, order, look at and taste produce. It’s also where new product concepts are introduced and emerging trends spotted.
Lately, plant-based eating habits are all the rage and consumers are looking for ways to add more plant foods into their daily lives. According to the IFIC Food and Health survey, half of consumers are interested in learning more about plant-based eating habits, yet 50% noted that meeting protein needs would be difficult in a plant-based lifestyle.
Whether your customers are interested in eating a more plant-based diet, focused on brain health, or simply want flavorful meal ideas with a nutritional punch, we have you covered. Use the videos below to help educate shoppers about these top food trends and show them how eggs fit into almost every nutritious dietary pattern.
In December of last year, with the signage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill), hemp was removed from the Controlled Substance Act, meaning it is no longer considered an illegal substance under federal law. This opened the flood gates, and at Expo West in March, many products containing CBD derived from hemp, were showcased in the expo hall.
As retail dietitians, I think we can all agree that our jobs rock! We not only get to share our passion for food and nutrition daily, but we are also surrounded by food all day, every day. What’s even more fun is getting the exciting (and sometimes super-secret) scoop on the newest products and trends.
Eggs are among the few foods that supply both choline and lutein, nutrients that are important for brain development, memory, and life-long learning. In this video, Maggie Moon, RDN explains how nutrients in eggs can contribute to brain health.