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2008-09-16 03:00:20

By Zermeno, Sergio THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS STEADFASTLY opposed agricultural trade liberalization, as proposed by the United States, with arguments in favor of food security and employment.1 And it makes sense that the old continent, which is home, in proportional terms, to five times as many farmers as the United States, sees no incentive in opening its market to cheap, heavily subsidized U.S. food and having to pay even greater subsidies than it already does to protect its own important...

2008-08-18 18:00:33

By SHANTEE WOODARDS Staff Writer From now on, water and fruits will be constants at Anne Arundel County Department of Health meetings. In the past, the department has hosted public meetings where they've offered pizza or fried foods. But now it has adopted a new policy that encourages the staff to include nutritious snacks at their conferences and programs. "We've decided that you don't have to eat Dunkin' Donuts when you have business meetings and we decided to start with our own...

2008-07-10 12:00:49

Mission Foods, one of America's leading tortilla manufacturers, will be spotlighted on "Unwrapped," the Food Network's number one rated television program. The episode, entitled "On A Roll," is scheduled to air on Monday, July 21 at 8 p.m. CDT and will detail what goes into making the fresh tortillas and chips Mission consumers enjoy daily. Hosted by Marc Summers, "Unwrapped" travels across the US showing viewers how everyday favorite foods are made. For this episode, the crew of...

2008-07-03 00:00:19

MESH GRILL PAN If you have trouble with food falling through the grates when you grill, a mesh grill-top fry pan should alleviate the problem. Made of stainless steel tight mesh, it has a 12-inch-diameter shallow base and curved sides (3 inches high) for easy browning, sauteeing and acquiring smoky flavor on the outdoor grill. Even the smallest vegetables and shrimp won't fall through. Dishwasher safe. $29.95. Pick it up at Williams-Sonoma stores (Calabasas, Sherman Oaks and other Southern...

2008-06-25 03:02:35

By Anonymous McCoy's is relaunching its range of Tortillas snacks in a drive to position all of its products as'man crisps'. Two flavours have been added to the United Biscuitsowned range - hot Chilli and Nacho Cheese. They will be rolled out next month to coincide with the Euro 2008 football championships. The previous range, which included a Hickory Smoked Ribs flavour variant, was missing its target male consumers, according to United Biscuits. The UK tortilla snack market is worth...

2008-06-20 18:00:26

Text of report by respected Mexican business newspaper El Financiero website on 19 June [Report by Eduardo Jardon: "Limited benefits of freezing prices"] There are limited benefits to consumers of the price freeze on various foods. Few of the products whose prices will remain the same until the end of the year are really part of basic consumption, and also only a few of them have shown significant price increases, or else their prices have already gone up in recent months. It is...

2008-06-18 15:00:30

By YIFAT SUSSKIND Last week, world leaders met in Rome to devise new strategies for world agriculture. Promoting women's rights is a must. The majority of the world's farmers are women. In the poorest countries, where the food crisis is at its worst, women grow and produce 80 percent of all food. Boosting the capacity of small farmers to produce and sell food locally is a key part of the solution. But as women, many small farmers face gender discrimination that undermines their...

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2008-04-21 00:00:00

By Oscar Avila MEXICO CITY - Mexicans feel the pain of record corn prices every day when they buy a staple of the national diet, the corn tortilla. Tortilla inflation has been severe enough to send citizens to the streets in protest. As Domitila Cruz perused a counter full of chicken parts at the Churubusco market, though, she was about to feel other hardships of the corn boom even if she didn't realize it. Corn farmers in Illinois and elsewhere welcome the surging prices, but Mexican...

2007-11-27 09:00:52

FoodShouldTasteGood(TM), an all-natural corn tortilla chip company, announced today the hiring of Jamie Borteck as director of marketing. At FoodShouldTasteGood(TM), Borteck will oversee all aspects of marketing including branding, public relations, consumer relations and overall strategy. "Jamie's history in the industry and accomplishments are unparalleled," said Pete Lescoe, founder and CEO of FoodShouldTasteGood(TM). "His experience and wealth of knowledge is invaluable to our company...

2007-11-06 09:06:35

FoodShouldTasteGood(TM), an all-natural corn tortilla chip company, announced today the hiring of Gil Fronzaglia as vice president of operations. At FoodShouldTasteGood(TM), Fronzaglia will oversee all aspects of the operations department including supply chain, manufacturing, product development, quality control, and consumer affairs. "Given Gil's extensive history in operations and the natural product industry, he is a great asset to our company," said Pete Lescoe, founder and CEO of...