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  • Food Marketplace.com
    Food retailers a major force but face marketing hurdles
    Independent food retailers are a major economic force even if marketing their food business is a major challenge. The National Grocers Association estimates that this industry niche is responsible for 944,200 jobs in the United States.In Great...
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    Chocolate industry hit hard by Ebola
    One of the first industries to step forward and admit that Ebola may take its toll on its industry is the chocolate market. The reason is that a huge portion of the world’s cacao supply originates in countries close to the West Africa...
  • 5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Eli Iaslovits
    5 questions for an eater entrepreneur: Eli Iaslovits
    Eater values continue to rapidly evolve while the food industry scrambles to keep up. Students are a critical segment driving this change: they are tomorrow’s leadership, future householders, and newly-independent eaters. Living in a...
  • Top Specialty Food Insights From the Summer Fancy Food Show
    Top Specialty Food Insights from the Summer Fancy Food Show
    “The State of the Specialty Food Industry 2014” is both a report and a presentation at the annual Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. It packs incredible value, insight and analysis into this fast-growing segment of the global...
  • That poster? Not an accident.
    'Fed Up' review: A tad repetitive yet throws down a serious gauntlet
    "Fed Up" is like one of those “good news/bad news” jokes: The good news is, we can stop blaming ourselves, we’ve been operating from food and fitness information that’s just patently wrong. The bad news is, the...
  • FDA Labelling
    FDA announces proposal to change food and beverage labels
    This is unbelievable, and the people who were so hoodwinked into believing the lies of the Monsanto camp of companies are shown to be the fools they are. To those who voted no to GMO labelling, yes it was because of you that the vote to legally...
  • "Back to school" for Boston food and beverage entrepreneurs
    "Back to school" for Boston food and beverage entrepreneurs
    Next Thursday, March 27, beverage industry leader BevNET will host its inaugural Food and Beverage University in Boston. This Examiner caught up with Editor Jeff Klineman to hear about FBU and BevNET’s expansion from strictly covering the...
  • Overconsumption
    Eating ourselves to death, an un-holistic approach updated
    Not only are North Americans eating themselves to death, overconsumption is an epidemic disease that is absorbing the human race. A disease that we have all allowed to be inflicted upon us, almost joyously humans have rushed to the factory...
  • Taco Bell is Hiring in the Bay Area
    Taco Bell is Hiring in the Bay Area
    This week, Monster.com has showcased Taco Bell as a featured employer due to the restaurant corporation's big plans on hiring this fall around the San Francisco Bay Area.Oakland residents and other job searchers around the San Francisco Bay...
  • Lawyers who took on Big Tobacco take on Big Food for misleading consumers
    Lawyers who took on Big Tobacco take on Big Food for misleading consumers
    Consumers are increasingly conscious of what they eat with diabetes, heart disease and obesity on the rise. People want good healthy food, and they want the labels to reflect real health claims, those lawyers are putting the pressure on the food...
  • Five Factoids from the Fancy Food Show
    Five Factoids from the Fancy Food Show
    Over the last few days, this Examiner had the distinct pleasure of sampling pieces of the Specialty Food Association's Educational Program, a crucial and insight-rich component of the annual Summer Fancy Food Show, which just wrapped in New...
  • Kristin Cavallari
    Kristin Cavallari goes on freedom rant against the US food industry
    Kristin Cavallari has been known as the girl who shares everything, whether it is her opinion about someone else, or perhaps her thoughts about the media. Kristin has recently become a mother to a little boy she had with her fiance Jay Cutler, who...
  • Kari Underly, a master at meat-cutting
    Butcher Kari Underly is a woman at the cutting edge
    Kari Underly is known nationally for her mastery of meat cutting. Her skill at butchery led her in 2002 to start Range, a firm based in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood that provides consulting services for the fresh meat and perishable food...
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    Back to school: Healthy snacks for healthy kids
    Although the dog days of summer have just begun, here in Colorado there's a faint wisp of sharpened pencils in the air. Yes, for those who live by the academic calendar summer vacation is fleeting. It's that time again.With bright new...
  • Real food option: why food entrepreneurship matters
    Real options: why food entrepreneurship matters
    Entrepreneurs are generally disruptive. (One of the most interesting entrepreneurs I know is a former naval officer - a quantum leaper from by-the-book, don't-ask-questions to unleashed experimentation and exploration). They don't keep...