Sometimes Fat Free Is not the Better Option

Sometimes Fat Free Is not the Better Option

Any sour cream fans here? Whether dolloped with chives onto a baked potato, cooling a hot soup, or sweetened with freshly picked berries, there’s nothing quite like sour cream. Traditional sour cream is a dairy product rich in fats (12-17%). … Continue reading

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Times Square Besieged by Pop-Tart Sushi

Times Square Besieged by Pop-Tart Sushi

In a bold and expensive branding move, Kellogg’s has leased 3000 square feet of  prime real estate in New York’s Times Square to set up a Pop Tarts store.  From the company press release: Customers will be able to eat … Continue reading

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When Fat-Free Makes No Sense

When Fat-Free Makes No Sense

Raise your hand if you’re a sour cream fan! Whether dolloped with chives onto a baked potato, cooling a hot soup, or sweetened with freshly picked berries, there’s nothing quite like it. Traditional sour cream is a dairy product rich … Continue reading

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Ambrosia? Yoplait’s New Greek Yogurt [Inside the Label]

Ambrosia? Yoplait’s New Greek Yogurt [Inside the Label]

Yoplait has a new Greek style yogurt out. There’s a massive marketing campaign tie in to the new Clash of the Titans movie and Athena portraying actress Izabella Miko. Strong woman eats good yogurt. Greek gods, Greek Yogurt, Yadda yadda… … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Free Advice for Back to School Moms Sponsored by Frosted Mini Wheats [Inside the Label]

Kellogg’s Free Advice for Back to School Moms Sponsored by Frosted Mini Wheats [Inside the Label]

In a press release yesterday, Kellogg’s introduced a branded back to school resource for moms called Mom’s Homeroom: “Having all the right tools is essential for learning, like knowing what your child’s learning style is so you know how to … Continue reading

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Does the World Need Pop-Tarts? [Inside the Label]

Does the World Need Pop-Tarts? [Inside the Label]

For over 40 years, Pop-Tarts have been a part of American breakfast tradition. A thin pastry surrounding a sweetened jelly, wrapped in space age foil to preserve freshness. No need to refrigerate. Ready to eat or quickly heated in a … Continue reading

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Inside The Label – Jell-O Strawberry Acai / Raspberry Goji Sugar Free Gelatin with Antioxidants

Inside The Label – Jell-O Strawberry Acai / Raspberry Goji Sugar Free Gelatin with Antioxidants

When will food marketers give us a break? If it isn’t enough we have to deal with acai berry internet scams, now top manufacturers like Kraft are pushing acai at us in snacks? The new strawberry acai sugar free gelatin … Continue reading

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Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Salutations, today is Cinco De Mayo. Originally a Mexican holiday commemorating a great military victory 150 years ago, it has come to symbolize, especially in the US, Mexican heritage day. A very important piece of that heritage is the scrumptious … Continue reading

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