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Healthy Versions of Old-School Junk-Food Snacks

Americans love to snack. The market research firm NPD reported that we consumed nearly 386 billion ready-to-eat individual snack foods in 2018. Another marketing survey forecast that the salty snacks........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 15th, 2019

Want people to eat healthier? Show them more junk food, Duke study says

A new study from Duke University suggests people are more likely to choose healthy food found intermingled with junk food, not set off in its own section – like in a grocery store.  By analyzing choices and motivating factors, Duke researchers found .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

TV food commercials target Hispanic and black youth with unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks

Kids are not getting a healthy media diet......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019

South Florida pet food producer named to Forbes" list

A Jupiter-based company has been praised by Forbes for valuing high quality over fast growth. Jupiter-based Life's Abundance, a healthy pet food maker, was named to the Forbes' Small Giants: Best Small Companies of 2019 list. The 25 companies on .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

‘Sugar taxes’ and warning labels could finally get people to eat less junk food

Applying a tax to fruit juice leads to the greatest reductions, according to the study......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships

Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2019

New fast-casual restaurant to open in Edwardsville

Chelsea Coughlin is opening her own concept of a fast-casual breakfast, brunch and tapas restaurant in Edwardsville this week. “The Obar food concept is taking the excess bread away from tasty and healthy food choices for people,” Coughlin sa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

Petco opens upscale kitchen to make custom pet food

As pet owners fork over more money for healthy and premium products for their dogs and cats, a big name is putting the human-grade pet food movement front and center.  Within its flagship New York store in Manhattan, Petco has opened a 1,350-squ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Chicago food startup Quevos wins distribution deal with Peapod

A fast-growing Chicago food startup just landed a deal with online grocery retailer Peapod to brings its healthy snack chips to more customers. Peapod announced that Quevos has won its annual “Next Best” competition, a contest that spotlights Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2019

Texas Rep. Proposes Junk Food Ban For Food Stamp Recipients

Authored by Sarah Cowgill via Liberty Nation, Chips, candy, and carbonated beverages may soon be off the list of for food stamper recipients... In the ongoing battle to reorganize a federal welfare p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 2nd, 2019

7-Eleven will deliver beer and snacks to your door

7-Eleven will start delivering beer and cider in 18 cities, according to Food + Wine.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 1st, 2019

How two Filipino brothers staved off McDonald"s to build global fast food chain

In business, there's nothing like a little healthy competition to keep you motivated. For the Jollibee brothers, that came early on in the sizable form of fast food icon McDonald's......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2019

Every county in the U.S. is home to people who can't afford food, study shows

All 3,142 counties in the U.S. are home to people who don't have enough money to buy healthy food, including many children, according to a new .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 30th, 2019

Honoree: JPMorgan Chase in Anacostia

JPMorgan Chase & Co. rolled out a massive retail banking expansion in the Washington area last year with a blitz of marketing, including roving Chase-branded food trucks with free snacks.  The financial juggernaut’s plans for the D.C. region are j.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2019

Schools curb students' appetites for Grubhub, Uber Eats deliveries during school day

Kids like food delivered via apps such as DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, but schools worry about safety concerns.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 25th, 2019

Teens will stop buying junk food if they feel they're being manipulated

An easy way to stop teens from buying junk food is to tell them they’re being manipulated. Buzz60&ap.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 18th, 2019

Personal Finance Daily: A new way to get teens to stop buying junk food and it can be risky to buy a house in the exurbs — but will today’s buyers care?

A new way to get teens to stop buying junk food and it can be risky to buy a house in the exurbs — but will today’s buyers care?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

A new way to get teens to stop buying junk food — tell them they’re being manipulated

Exposing teens to misleading advertising from junk food brands can have a positive effect, a study concluded......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health-care costs

Prescribing food as medicine is more cost effective, a study says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Campbell Soup sells Bolthouse Farms brand to private-equity firm for $510 million

Campbell Soup Co. has sold its healthy food brand Bolthouse Farms to Butterfly, a Los Ange.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2019

Kellogg agrees $1.3 billion cookie sale with Nutella-maker Ferrero

U.S. food group Kellogg Co has agreed to sell its Keebler biscuits brand and other assets to Nutella maker Ferrero for $1.3 billion as it focuses on its core cereals and snacks businesses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 1st, 2019