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Public Outcry Forces Food Manufacturers To Seek Natural Coloring Agents
2013-09-09 12:29:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Until a public outcry rose up against the practice, Starbucks had been using a food coloring derived from beetles to give its strawberry Frappucinos their rosy red color. While insect-derived colorings are standard practice in the food industry, new research being presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Indianapolis suggests that alternative colorings from purple sweet potatoes...

2013-09-04 23:28:31

Over the past five years, the Global Fruit and Vegetables Processing industry experienced slight revenue growth thanks to increased demand for convenient prepared meals, growing health and nutrition awareness, increased significance of branding and greater competition from private labels. These trends are anticipated to continue over the next five years, and for these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Fruit and Vegetables Processing industry to...

People Consume Fruits, Vegetables More Often When They Have Easy Access To Them
2013-09-04 07:56:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers' markets. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. CSAs link consumers to a local farm’s produce over a growing season....

2013-08-29 23:24:05

Investment and business guidance from Novotorium will help Veg-e Systems provide local communities with fresh food year-round, according to Stuart Segal. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Veg-e Systems, a Doylestown, Pennsylvania based startup, is growing fresh healthy greens to supply the local market year-round, backed with funding and business guidance from business incubator Novotorium, according to Stuart Segal, managing director of Novotorium. "With Novotorium’s focus on...

2013-08-20 23:28:55

The abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster— author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks and President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC— offers practical tips to make the most of summer’s bounty by eating some and then preserving the rest for delicious dining throughout the year. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The abundance of locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be overwhelming in late summer. Carol Fenster, author of 10...

2013-08-13 23:04:32

Brothers International Food Corporation, a leading provider of freeze-dried fruit snacks, launches a new line of freeze-dried fruits and vegetables designed for easy food storage and convenience. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Brothers-All-Natural Fruit Crisps have been a popular healthy snack among children and adults for several years. They are available in eleven fruit varieties with the choice of various Disney packaging for the little ones. Each snack-sized pouch is packaged...

2013-08-08 23:23:33

Gluten-free cooking expert, Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks—including 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes and the President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC—offers tips for getting kids to eat more vegetables. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 “Many families are trying to eat more vegetables these days,” says Carol Fenster, author of 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes. “But getting the kids to eat their vegetables can be challenging, so here are some tips to make vegetables more...

2013-07-18 23:20:36

Despite many false claims that fruit can “make you fat,” nutritionists continue to defend the nutritional quality of this diverse food group. Thomas Hoey comments on the ongoing misguided reputation that continues to impact the produce industry. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 While the “green movement” and other fresh food trends have gained the attention of many Americans in recent years, produce industry maven Thomas Hoey notes that many continue to hold a negative...


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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