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2011-08-08 07:21:17

In summer, more dishes like gazpacho "“a cold soup containing raw vegetables, bread, olive oil and vinegar"“ are consumed. A new study has revealed that ingredients' vitamin C content as well as other organic acids is lower in the resulting mixture, meaning that it should be eaten immediately after preparation. Is it true that cutting fruit and boiling vegetables cause vitamin loss? A new study has examined gazpacho, one of the most popular Spanish summer dishes, comparing the...

2011-07-22 11:50:00

TRENTON, N.J., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Irwin Stoolmacher, Martin Tuchman and Peter Wise have more than 35 years of experience working with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). Mission Possible: How You Can Start and Operate a Soup Kitchen is a product of that experience. Mission Possible is a book with a simple purpose - to spur the development of new soup kitchens where they are needed. With the U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting that the number of Americans living in...

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2011-03-26 08:16:24

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed a lawsuit to continue against Campbell Soup Company, after four New Jersey housewives charged the world's largest soup maker for labeling misleading sodium content on their low-sodium tomato soups.The class action lawsuit charges the soup company with labeling their tomato soups as low-sodium when they actually contain almost as much sodium as their regular soup. The housewives claim they were misled into paying more for the lower-sodium soups even though...

2011-02-24 16:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fig Food(TM) Company, LLC, the manufacturer of organic, plant-based soups, today premiered a short film about romance and soup. "The Date" reveals the love of two friends that develops organically over a bowl of soup. Written and directed by Academy Award Nominee Luke Matheny, the film is the first in a series which will tell entertaining stories while reminding consumers about the role healthy eating and yummy soups can play in their lives. "The...

2011-01-17 09:12:00

CABOT, Vt., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabot Creamery Cooperative and some of the nation's leading bloggers will host Soup Swap parties in five cities across the country on January 22, 2011. The bloggers will invite guests into their homes, each guest bringing six quarts of frozen homemade soup. Both the blogger hosts and their guests are encouraged to use Cabot products in their...

2010-11-11 06:40:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fig Food(TM) Company, LLC announced today that its portfolio of organic soups is now available across the United States through Whole Foods Markets and other natural food stores. "First and foremost, Fig Food soups taste yummy," said President and Company Founder Joel Henry. "We cook our soups to bring the most flavor to each spoonful. We use real garlic and yellow onion, not garlic and onion powder; authentic herbs, like epazote in the Yucatan...

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2010-08-08 21:18:38

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties and junior cooking classes can help increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children, according to new research published in the journal Nutrition & Dietetics.Researchers at Mahidol University in Bangkok found the type and amount of vegetables children ate improved after they took part in a program using multimedia and role models to promote healthy food.Twenty six kindergarten children aged four to five participated in the eight week study. The...


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