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2014-02-11 12:26:45

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month, and consumers should be aware that a high-sodium diet can increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. An estimated one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease - the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2014-01-29 23:22:55

With Baby Boomers numbering about 80 million and these consumers accounting for 44% of all households with annual incomes over $75,000, the segment is fast-becoming a focal point for the food industry. Central to the success of understanding this consumer demographic is Boomer Wellness—a pivotal reference point for food industry stakeholders, according to “Boomer Wellness: Culinary Trend Mapping Report,” by leading market research publisher Packaged Facts and CCD Innovation....

2014-01-14 20:21:33

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT REGINA, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Alliance Grain Traders Inc. ("AGT") is pleased to announce that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Québec-based CLIC International Inc. ("CLIC"), a Canadian ethnic and traditional retail food packager and canner and retail and food service distributor. The acquired assets include inventory, retail packaging and canning production-related equipment, all CLIC and associated retail brands, retail and food service...

2013-12-12 08:32:09

JUNAN COUNTY, China, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Lorain Corporation (NYSE MKT: ALN) ("American Lorain" or the "Company"), an international processed snack foods, convenience foods, and frozen foods company based in the Shandong Province, China, today announced that it has finished installation of its chestnut decladding machine in December, 2013. The machinery, imported from Europe, preheats the chestnuts into dry condition, and declads the chestnuts using ejected natural...

Nutritional Labeling Restaurants Healthier Food Choices
2013-11-19 08:31:26

[ Watch the Video: Nutritional Menu Labels Making A Difference ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Drexel University demonstrated that customers of full-service, dine-in restaurants do use nutritional labeling to help them make healthier food choices. “This is the first field-based study of mandatory menu labeling laws that found a large overall adjusted difference in calories between customers who dined at labeled restaurants when compared...

2013-11-05 23:02:04

The new trends focusing on nutritional value and health benefits are sweeping the food industry; and these trends will only continue to grow in 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Even though 2014’s US economic forecast may be foggy, the outlook for the food industry will be sunny and thriving. Americans will continue to save money by cutting back on expenses, but they will continue to eat and enjoy good food. We all have to eat. What culinary adventures lie ahead in 2014?...

2013-09-26 23:04:48

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Microwave Packaging Industry. London (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Microwave Packaging in US$ Million by the following Packaging Application Segments: Fresh Food, Frozen Food, Shelf-Stable Meals, and Others. The report also analyzes the US market by the following Product Segments: Trays, Folding Cartons, Food Containers, Cups, Tubs, & Bowls, Bags & Pouches, and Others....

2013-08-15 23:18:54

Nu-Tek Food Science announced today the launch of its first sodium-reduction product for the consumer market. Salt for Life™ Sea Salt Blend with 70% Less Sodium, a revolutionary replacement for regular salt, will soon be available at select retailers and in the restaurant and foodservice industries. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Nu-Tek Food Science announced today the launch of its first sodium-reduction product for the consumer market. Salt for Life™ Sea Salt Blend with 70% Less...

High Blood Pressure Increasing In Children
2013-07-16 13:28:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past 13 years, the number of children between the ages of 8 and 17 with high blood pressure has risen by 27 percent, according to a new study in the journal Hypertension. The study authors said higher body mass and increased levels of sodium intake were to blame for the troubling rise. "High blood pressure is dangerous in part because many people don't know they have it," said co-author Bernard Rosner, a professor of...

2013-07-09 12:29:58

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report on the decline in consumption of fruits and vegetables in the U.S. and Western Europe, despite government efforts to promote healthy diets that include fruit and vegetable consumption. In the report, published by the bank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory team, the bank says that despite efforts by governments to promote the benefits of a healthy diet, consumption of fruit and vegetables in...