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Fancy Food Trends coming out of San Francisco

Fancy Food Trends coming out of San Francisco
Sat, 30/01/16 - 09:09
By Ditte Lustrup, Joseph Unger


The top five trends emerging from San Francisco’s Fancy Food Show, January 17-19 are purple food, protein alternatives, Southeast Asian flavors, grass-fed animal products, and snacks in a cup. Out of the 80,000 food and beverage products being showcased by more th
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Birch Water: Tapping into the Power of the Birch Tree

Birch Water: Tapping into the Power of the Birch Tree
Tue, 25/08/15 - 11:46
By Ditte Lustrup, Joseph Unger


Throughout history, birch trees have served regional cultures with wood, medicine, and paper. Now the sap is becoming a favorite health drink known as birch water. Sealand Birk, the Danish company, founded in 2011 by Lars Poulsen, has increased production from 300,000
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Could Chufa Be the New Quinoa?

Could Chufa Be the New Quinoa?
Tue, 25/08/15 - 11:43
By Ditte Lustrup


Though chufa, also named tiger nut, is still a fairly new superfood on the health-food scene, Nordic Chufa hopes that it will become just as popular and well known as quinoa. Maria José Perez and Liz Christiansen founded Nordic Chufa in 2013 with the mission of b
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Sustainable Summit Calls for Changes in the Food Industry

Sustainable Summit Calls for Changes in the Food Industry
Tue, 27/01/15 - 19:24
By Ditte Lustrup, Joseph Unger


One of the alarming statistics that motivated business leaders to gather for North America’s Sustainable Food Summit, is the fact that humanity is using the earth’s resources 50 percent faster than the planet can renew. One of the conclusions of the recent Wor
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