3 Things You Should Know About Pre-Washed Salad Mixes

3 Things You Should Know About Pre-Washed Salad Mixes

Most Americans can do better on vegetable consumption, especially leafy greens. Smart marketers understood 20 years ago that washing and cutting leafy greens is a hassle and a billion dollar industry of prewashed salad mixes was born. We received a … Continue reading

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Yes, There Really is a Snack Called SpongeBob Squarepants Slime Dunk [Inside the Label]

Yes, There Really is a Snack Called SpongeBob Squarepants Slime Dunk [Inside the Label]

A 10 year old nephew recently nagged enough and got the above pictured “snack”.  The product includes a “lemonade lollipop” to be dunked in a green “sour apple slime” and then coated with a “sour cherry powder”. It’s the perfect … Continue reading

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vio Vibrancy Drink – Milk, Sparkling Water and Heaps of Sugar [Inside the Label + Taste Test]

vio Vibrancy Drink – Milk, Sparkling Water and Heaps of Sugar [Inside the Label + Taste Test]

Does the world really need another soft drink? And a carbonated dairy drink with 7 teaspoons worth of sugar at that? The Coca Cola Company seems to think YES, and is rolling out vio – “the world’s first vibrancy drink” … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Oscar Meyer’s Lunchables Turkey & Cheddar Cracker Stackers

Inside the Label: Oscar Meyer’s Lunchables Turkey & Cheddar Cracker Stackers

It’s not the most important meal of the day. And it’s not the heartiest either. Lunch, the get-it-on-the-run or have-it-at-the-computer meal doesn’t get enough respect. And how could it, when products like Oscar Meyer’s Lunchable’s take its name in vain. … 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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Inside the Label – Danimals, Liquid Yogurt Candy

Inside the Label – Danimals, Liquid Yogurt Candy

If you have young children, you probably recognize the Danimals brand of yogurt drink and may have even bought some for your children. Was it the Hannah Montana co-marketing, The mysterious LGG,  No High Fructose Corn Syrup, or the promise … Continue reading

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