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    Survey Shows Plant-Based, ESG Topics Important to Emerging Gen Z Food Leaders

    Like the Millennials before them, the buying habits of Generation Z (defined broadly as those born between the mid-to-late 1990s and the early 2010s) are coming into focus for food industry manufacturers, retailers, and marketers. To better understand where the food industry could be heading in the next few years, The Food Institute partnered with Professor Daniel Williams Hooker of Cornell University to survey the next generation of food leaders in the first-ever Emerging Food Leaders Survey. We captured responses from 63 students at Cornell University who were involved in their food program to get their viewpoints on popular diets,   Read More

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    Why It’s So Important to Get Recipes Right

    WT: We see people take the traditional recipes and change them every year. Like Chef said, we’ve had people do the soup joumou with seafood only, or a vegan version of it. We’ve seen people do it with salmon. People don’t take away from the recipe, but they will add these other things. And we know, it’s home, it’s family. We understand that’s happening and we create conversation around it. We ask our communities: Is this okay? Are we okay with this? And the comments are always 50-50. Some people are like, yes, we can remix it a little. And   Read More

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    Eating Healthy Foods May Be More Important Than How Much You Weigh

    For many of us, weight loss – with a goal to be healthier overall – has proven notoriously hard. Factors outside our control, from genetics and reliance on certain medications, to time and money restraints, can make it even tougher.   But perhaps we’re focussing too much on the wrong thing. A new study suggests that if you eat healthier food types, some of the health risks associated with having increased body weight can still be reduced. An analysis of data from 79,003 Swedish adults found that people who mostly stick to a Mediterranean-like diet – one rich in whole grains,   Read More

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    Don’t forget to read the back. It’s important | Food-and-cooking

    Reading the back label of food products is important. Jim Sikes | Submitted Photo We all know marketing sells. It’s all around us. Often, it’s about how it’s sold more than what is actually for sale. Nowhere is it truer than in food. We are drawn to an exciting label. Manufacturers go to great links to get our attention. They fight for shelf space and location. Easy to see and easy to reach. Color draws us. So do bright and shiny. That plain package doesn’t leave the shelf as often. What is said and how that’s done is very important.   Read More

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    Why It Was So Important This Year For The Show To Go On

    For fans of cooking and food personalities, loving the art and excitement of beautiful dishes and celebrity chefs is about more than buying cookbooks and watching their programs. Sometimes, it’s about celebrating that love by joining with like-minded lovers of food and cooking for conventions and festivals. NYCWFF returns this week, but with a different look. NYCWFF Cayla Z Arguably one of the biggest food festivals in the country, the New York City Wine & Food Festival, could have canceled this year. Many conventions and festivals chose to do so. However, they did not cancel but rather made the   Read More

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    Why It’s Important to Preserve Family Recipes

    Noe Dewitt Recipes can be magical, triggering childhood memories just through taste. Maybe your great-grandmother’s lasagna recipe, brought over from the old country and passed down to you, always reminds you of Sunday dinners with the family. Or perhaps it’s your mother’s next-level turkey stuffing, a throwback to family Thanksgivings, that makes you nostalgic for your youth. While these recipes represent a thread in the fabric of a family legacy, securing every nuance is challenging. So, how can you make sure that family recipes get passed down to the next generation, to cherish for years to come?  Related: Family   Read More

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