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2010-04-16 10:23:14

Research advances capacity to predict, minimize ACD Irish potato, one of the world's major food crops, is increasingly grown and processed for use in various products; consider the popularity of consumer favorites like French fries and potato chips. In the closely scrutinized food production industry, products are accepted or rejected on the basis of color and appearance, among other attributes. Quality defects such as after-cooking darkening, or ACD"”a change in potato's normal flesh...

2010-03-10 08:00:00

WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Snack lovers across the nation said "yum-o!" when New York Style® Risotto Chips(TM) were featured as the "Snack of the Day" on the Rachael Ray Show on March 8, 2010. Audience members at the show received a free bag of Sea Salt Risotto Chips to enjoy, and New York Style has a special coupon for at-home viewers - snackers can visit www.NewYorkStyle.com to become members of the Central Park Club and receive a $0.75 off coupon....

2010-02-25 07:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows it's hard to determine what's authentic whether it be food choices or Hollywood drama. That's why ATHENOS, the only leading hummus brand made with 100 percent olive oil, is sharing a new take on the traditional truth-testing game 'two truths and a lie' during a series of events in Atlanta, Denver and Chicago. Through a partnership with Metromix and USWeekly.com, local city dwellers will be surrounded with opportunities to make...

2009-08-21 14:45:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 24, Hooters restaurants across the country will roll out a football inspired limited time offer menu, featuring items starting at $4.99. The menu includes two shared appetizer options of Loaded Chips and a "Hootertizer" Combo as well as two sandwiches, a Prime Rib Sandwich and Strip Cheese Sandwich which are both served with fries. The menu also features a build-your-own Bloody Mary. The menu and price points will be promoted through...

2009-07-31 11:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C. July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- French fries have become such a food staple, but they pose many health concerns. There are, however, alternatives to French fries that are good for you and taste delicious. The good thing about these alternatives is that you can use any kind of potato you like, from russet to baking potatoes, sweet potatoes to Yukon golds. FoodieMama.com Feeding Toddlers Expert Editor Jen Lane shares recipes and tips on various ways to make "French fries" that you...

2009-04-21 00:56:09

Consumers may want to see healthier food items available but that does not mean they will choose them, U.S. researchers said. Study authors Keith Wilcox of City University of New York, Beth Vallen of Loyola College, Lauren Block of City University of New York and Gavan J. Fitzsimons of Duke University said more restaurants and vending machines offer healthy choices, yet American waistlines continue to expand. In a series of four studies, the researchers examined how consumers' food choices...

2009-04-10 12:14:29

An 11-year-old girl in New York says she won $1,000 in the Heinz Ketchup Creativity Contest by designing a rock 'n' roll ketchup bottle. New York resident Melissa Rueda said her winning design for the contest's fifth-grade category featured a Heinz ketchup bottle rocking out to an audience full of french fries, the New York Post said Friday. In the background, you can see a stage and some french fries playing instruments and singing, she said of her design. It looked really fun. Rueda told...

2009-02-20 06:00:00

Chef Carol Wallack of Sola in Chicago Snags First Place in Challenge at South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash and Awards $5,000 to Florida International University EAGLE, Idaho, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's top chefs battled it out at the third annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash hosted by Rachael Ray. Not only were their skills at the grill tested as they bumped the beloved burger to new culinary heights, but Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) -- a...

2009-02-16 11:07:57

Polish researchers suggest that acrylamide from foods such as potato chips may increase the risk of heart disease. Marek Naruszewicz of the Polish Society for Atherosclerosis Research in Szczecin, Poland, and colleagues say that acrylamide has been linked to nervous system disorders and possibly to cancer. After ingesting large amounts of potato chips providing about 157 micrograms of acrylamide daily for four weeks, the study participants had adverse changes in oxidized low-density...

2009-01-09 15:27:37

British fans of potato chips, sick of more traditional flavors, can now enjoy flavors like chocolate and chili or crispy duck and hoi sin, a company says. The snack food manufacturer Walkers announced a new series of unique chip flavors Friday that were each created by members of the public taking part in a product campaign, The Daily Mail reported. A total of six new flavored chips will enjoy a limited sales effort as members of the public vote on which one of the snack items they feel is...


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