Why is Ranch the Most Popular Salad Dressing?

Why is Ranch the Most Popular Salad Dressing?

The Wall Street Journal published an article about Ranch dressing with some interesting facts: Americans consume salad dressing 38 times a year Ranch is consumed 15 out of 38 times, with Italian dressing a far second, being eaten just 6 … Continue reading

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Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

You’ve got to hand it to Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo. She is trying to re-invent the junk food and beverage conglomerate by building an entire portfolio of “Good For You” Products. Problem is, that she is pushing the … Continue reading

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Baseball Players Setting Good Nutritional Example

Baseball Players Setting Good Nutritional Example

And now, an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal, on the changing eating habits of Major League Baseball players and clubs. Players usually eat their meals at the “clubhouse”. Traditionally, the club fare was not much different than the … Continue reading

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Coke’s CEO: We Didn’t Make America Fat. Indeed?

Coke’s CEO: We Didn’t Make America Fat. Indeed?

An Op-ed by Coca Cola’s CEO, Muhtar Kent, in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, paints a picture perfect portrait of corporate citizenship, and little if any connection to the obesity epidemic in the US: Our industry has become an easy target … Continue reading

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Whole Foods CEO: “We Sell Junk”

Whole Foods CEO: “We Sell Junk”

Image via Wikipedia An interesting interview with the founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, John Mackey, on the Wall Street Journal earlier this week: “We sell all kinds of candy. We sell a bunch of junk. Healthy, bulk foods … Continue reading

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Fortified Junk Food

Fortified Junk Food

The hottest trend in the food industry lately is functional food. Although there is not formal definition for the term, its agreed that these are foods that can help reduce the risk of disease due to the presence of specific … Continue reading

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Q4 Food Spending Down – Good or Bad for Our Health?

Q4 Food Spending Down – Good or Bad for Our Health?

Image via Wikipedia Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Here’s an interesting piece from the Wall Street Journal, summing up the change in our collective behavior thanks to the recession: Consumers have cut back sharply on food spending, shunning restaurants, opting for … Continue reading

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