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  • Cauliflower puffs, tomato jerky, cashew “cheese,” oat milk ice cream, mushroom “chips” and collagen on tap may not sound like a gourmet feast, but get ready for it — these are the new foods featured at the 45th Annual Winter Fancy Food Show held Jan. 19-21 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center and they’re headed for […]

  • When “hanger” sets in mid-afternoon, we’re often left with no other choice than to hit up the vending machine or make our way down to the corporate cafeteria for some overpriced, processed fuel. But if you remember to leave a stash of super healthy desk snacks in a drawer, you’ll save money while boosting your energy levels, […]

  • Vegetable-themed snacks like cauliflower puffs and Peatos aren’t traditional potato chips, but they’re not not chips, either.

  • These are the things I learned at the 2019 Fancy Food Show: Plant-based is the new vegetarian food, and a vegetarian diet is the new normal. And whether you want to blame or credit the increased gluten intolerance, nut allergies, and trepidation around all things meat and dairy, there is an alternative to everything.

  • You can’t find a hotter buzzword than “plant-based” as a signifier for innovation in the meat and dairy categories — or in center store, as the following product launches indicate.

  • ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Popcorn, protein bars and wellness shots featuring collagen were on display at Natural Products Expo West, held March 5-6 in Anaheim. Linked to skin and joint health, collagen is among the ingredients fueling growth in the functional food and beverage category.

  • If you’re in search of something yummy to munch on in Lakeland, but don’t have the calories to spare, read on. You won’t have to sacrifice flavor for a tasty, fresh meal at these two spots known for their healthy food.

  • Fresh from a four-year face lift, Moscone Center played host this week once again to the annual Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Winter Fancy Food Show. The three-day annual food convention, which takes place in January, serves as the largest marketplace devoted to specialty foods and beverages on the West Coast.

  • (CNN) — The latest “it” ingredient to hit menus is CBD, short for cannabidiol, one of over 60 cannabinoids found in the cannabis sativa plant (more commonly known as marijuana).

  • While Middle Eastern countries have adopted global trends in stride, many of their own staple products and flavors have made their way around the world. Take the demand for pita bread and hummus, or chickpeas, in the United States. These products are consistently purchased, and companies must provide new flavors to keep up with cravings. […]

  • The Hot Products section at the recent Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore was one of the buzziest spots to be in the naturals industry from September 11-14, 2019.

  • Hitting the open road for a fun adventure is one of summer’s pure pleasures for many travelers. When you’re a vegan, a little extra planning can ensure you experience the most fun without looking for vegan-friendly places to eat at the last minute. These tips were designed to help simplify the complex task of planning […]

  • SAN FRANCISCO — Functional teas, instant noodles and global sauces were among emerging trends spotted at the Winter Fancy Food Show. The event, held Jan. 19-21 in San Francisco, featured more than 80,000 products on display from 1,400 exhibitors.

  • Vegan Rob’s, the US vegan firm set up by Pirate’s Booty founder Rob Ehrlich, is preparing to enter the UK.

  • Some people go vegan for their health, others for ethics, and then there’s the most common reason around the world: religion. Regardless of why, there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of people eating, or at least sampling, a plant based diet. The increase is now affecting what’s available in the marketplace.

  • It used to be kale, then Brussels sprouts, then avocados. Some attempted to make fiddleheads a thing. But now, in 2018, the trendiest vegetable is the humble, Charlie Brown-headed cauliflower.