Egg Replacement Startup Raises $23 Million. Is this the Future of Food?

Egg Replacement Startup Raises $23 Million. Is this the Future of Food?

Hampton Creek Foods is a San Francisco start-up company that vastly differs from its web and mobile technology neighbors. Its goal – to replace eggs for food processing with a cheap, plant based formula. You won’t be able to enjoy … Continue reading

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6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

Imagine life in ancient Europe, before the spice trade. How bland food must have been. We’ve come a long way since, and today we can enjoy the flavor range of the entire globe with a simple visit to the grocery … Continue reading

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11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

11 Things to Know About Mayonnaise

1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are (1) raw egg yolks (!) (2) vegetable oil (3) vinegar      Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may be added for flavor. 2. The source of the word “mayonnaise” is unknown, but … Continue reading

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Eating Habits We’ve Learned from Food Industry and Friends [Part 1]

Eating Habits We’ve Learned from Food Industry and Friends [Part 1]

This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, director of nutrition labeling at Palate Works. In today’s post – Habit No. 1: The Great Wall of Lunch Meat Make your own Ham & Swiss sandwich and it will be … Continue reading

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Why Fat-free Salad Dressings are Ridiculous [Inside the Label]

Why Fat-free Salad Dressings are Ridiculous [Inside the Label]

“A salad without the dressing is not a salad”, someone famous once said. Or should have said. A good dressing helps accentuate flavors, helps some of those greens go down easier, and as you’ll see in a minute improves the … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Propyl Gallate

10 Things to Know About Propyl Gallate

1. Propyl Gallate is an artificial food additive, that is also used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. 2. It is a whitish crystalline powder. 3. You may find propyl gallate in meat products, microwaveable popcorn, soup mixes, chewing gum, mayonnaise, and … Continue reading

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Unilever Food Conglomerate: We’re Reducing Salt In 22,500 Products

Unilever Food Conglomerate: We’re Reducing Salt In 22,500 Products

Image via Wikipedia Unilever, one of the largest food conglomerates in the world, has recently announced it is adopting a holistic approach to sodium reduction in its global food portfolio. The European based corporation is the owner of famous US … Continue reading

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11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

11 Things You Didn’t Know about Mayonnaise

We have recently covered two of the three “condiment triumvirate” – Ketchup and Mustard. Today, a look at mayo. 1. The three building blocks of mayonnaise are raw egg yolks, vegetable oil, and vinegar. Seasoning, mustard, and lemon juice may … Continue reading

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