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Testimonial - Bespoke Trends Reporting

thefoodpeople recently produced a bespoke world wide trends report for us that was specific to our category and its adjacencies, we found it hugely inspirational and informative and added real credibility to our customer category reviews. A brilliant report that we keep reading over and over again and uncovering new inspiration. 

Debbie King, Commercial Director, Zorba Delicacies Ltd

Zuma, Opens New York City Location

26 Jan 2015

Zuma, London's award-winning restaurant, officially opened its highly anticipated location in Midtown Manhattan (261 Madison Avenue), the ninth outpost in its international collection. Founded by acclaimed chef Rainer Becker, Zuma offers contemporary Japanese dining that is authentic, but not traditional, prepared using the highest quality ingredients and characterized by bold flavors and simple but exquisite presentation. Inspired by the many years Becker spent in Tokyo, immersed in the food culture there, Zuma presents informal izakaya-style dining and gracious service in an elegant space.

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Opal® Apples Deliver A Truly Out-Of-This-World Experience

23 Jan 2015

The sweet and crispy Opal apple had the prestigious honor of being sent up to the International Space Station this past Saturday. The news came last fall when The Johnson Space Center sent the request for apples to FirstFruits of Washington, a collaborative apple marketing company owned by growers. "This is a special honor, to be able to provide fresh apples to the crew members at the International Space Station," said Ralph Broetje, owner-operator of Broetje Orchards. "When we got the request for apples we knew right away that we wanted to send Opal, the most special apple in our line-up."

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Sartori Launches New Citrus Ginger BellaVitano® Cheese

21 Jan 2015

Sartori Company, producers of award winning artisan cheese, is excited to announce its launch of Citrus Ginger BellaVitano during this year's Winter Fancy Food Show held in San Francisco, CA. Citrus Ginger BellaVitano will be available year-round at specialty cheese shops across the United States beginning this February.

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2015 USA Cheese

SexyPop Launches Sexy New Branding and Espionage Snacks

19 Jan 2015

The next generation of SexyPop, America's premiere line of delicious snacks with an edge, is only getting hotter with refined package designs and new snack flavors. Also launching at the show, and sure to change the snacking game as we know it, are Captain Honeypot and Admiral Hornblower, the world's first espionage snacks that allow you to spy on yourself and honeypot with others.

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2015 snacks USA

Stacy's Snacks New Fire Roasted Jalapeno Pita Chips

15 Jan 2015

A new pita chip is heating up snack time. Stacy's Pita Chips is bringing an exciting new kick with the introduction of its latest flavor: Stacy's Fire Roasted Jalapeno Pita Chips. Real jalapeno peppers are baked right into the pita chips for a unique flavor experience delivering authentic spice and a subtle heat that can't be missed. Stacy's Fire Roasted Jalapeno Pita Chips are the perfect complement to seven layer dips, hummus, guacamole or salsa, and also pair well with white wine or hot chocolate for a unique snacking experience during those cold winter months.

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McDonald's Second Installment Of Happy Meal Books

13 Jan 2015

McDonald's will offer books as the toy in Happy Meals, providing thousands of books to families across the Southern California. Through a new collaboration with HarperCollins Children's Books, families will be able to enjoy a collection of four classic, Happy Meal-sized books: "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "Big Nate: In a Class by Himself" (abridged), "Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses" and "Flat Stanley Goes Camping." Each book, which also has a related activity element, brings imagination and play to life in a way that only McDonald's can. Books are available in English and also Spanish in select locations.

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Downton Abbey Wines Launch Countess of Grantham Collection

08 Jan 2015

Just in time for the premiere of Downton Abbey's fifth season, Downton Abbey Wines expands its growing portfolio with the Countess of Grantham Collection – a delicious selection of varietal wines crafted with premium fruit from California. The new world bottlings, including a Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, take inspiration from Lady Cora Crawley, the thoroughly modern, American-born wife of British aristocrat Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham. Bold-flavored and fruit forward, the new wines are the perfect counterpart to Downton Abbey Wines' more classically reserved Bordeaux offerings.

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2015 Wine Media USA

belVita breakfast Biscuits unveils belVita Bites

06 Jan 2015

It's true what they say. Great things sometimes come in small packages. The same can be said about belVita Bites, delicious mini breakfast biscuits that provide four hours of nutritious steady energy. With 42 percent of Americans skipping breakfast due to being crunched for time1, the on-the-go convenience of belVita Bites as part of a complete breakfast now leaves breakfast skippers with no excuses.

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Americans Equate Champagne With A More Fulfilling Life

30 Dec 2014

Champagne still reigns supreme for New Year's Eve, but according to a new survey by Wakefield Research for Moet & Chandon – the official champagne of New Year's Eve in Times Square – Americans want to celebrate with a bottle of champagne for more than just the start of 2015. While 58% of Americans, and even more Millenials (76%), are likely to celebrate New Year's Eve with a champagne toast this year, The Moet & Chandon Champagne Life Survey reveals that Americans celebrate life's moments year round with a stylish choice, champagne!

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Discover Gluten and Dairy Free Living this Christmas

18 Dec 2014

Sitting down with family and friends to enjoy a lavish Christmas dinner is a tradition that is cherished by many people. However, those living gluten and dairy free can often find it difficult to put together a truly delectable festive feast for themselves and their dinner guests.

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The Natural Food Show Launches Juicing Championship 2015

17 Dec 2014

The Natural Food Trade Show, taking place next year on 19-20 April at the new venue of ExCel London, is launching a new, live juicing competition for 2015. The UK’s Juicing Championship, sponsored by Juico, will see professional juicers compete to be crowned the UK Juicing Champion 2015.

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Joan Roca prepares dinner for UN Human Rights Day in Geneva

12 Dec 2014

Joan Roca, head chef of El Celler de Can Roca, has offered a commemorative dinner at the headquarters of the United Nations Organization to commemorate the 21st Human Rights Day with the support of BBVA. It was attended by more than 350 ambassadors and representatives from five continents.

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Heineken and Garrett Leight California Optical

10 Dec 2014

Heineken®, the world's leading international brewer, today launched a collaborative pair of one-of-a-kind sunglasses with Los Angeles based eyewear brand Garrett Leight California Optical (GLCO) as part of the 2014 #Heineken100 program. Now in its fifth year, the #Heineken100 program partners with imaginative designers to create a series of coveted custom lifestyle products, not available at retail, and shares them with 100 influential tastemakers across the nation. Designed in partnership with #Heineken100 Creative Director and Union Los Angeles owner Chris Gibbs, the GLCO sunglasses mark the last of three premium collaborations Heineken will release in 2014.

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Delta Taps Seven More Craft Brews for In-Flight Offering

09 Dec 2014

Delta Air Lines this week began stocking its beverage carts with a selection of regional craft beers to bring local options to customers. The move continues the airline's focus on bringing regional food, wine and now beer to the in-flight experience.

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The Original Cakerie Introduces New Gluten-Free Product Line

08 Dec 2014

Demand is growing for better-tasting gluten-free options, with more than 70% of gluten-free shoppers claiming it is hard to find good-tasting gluten-free foods. According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), 18 million Americans have gluten sensitivity. The Original Cakerie saw the need for a new gluten-free product line, recognising that delicious and simple foods make people happy. Inspired by Happiness™ baked goods and desserts are made with premium ingredients and set a new standard for gluten-free products with delicious flavors and amazing, moist textures.

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Casual Dining 2015

04 Dec 2014

Karen Forrester, CEO of T.G.I Friday’s UK, Stephen Holmes, CEO of ASK Italian and Zizzi, and Alasdair Murdoch, CEO of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, are among the big name Keynote speakers now confirmed for Casual Dining 2015.

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Foodwatching 2015-16 Food Trends Available NOW!

30 Nov 2014

After the launch at the thefoodpeople food trends event at Koffmann’s London on 19th November, the 2015-16 trend predictions are now available to view and download from foodwatching online for all subscribers, along with guest speaker presentations.

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Koffman's host thefoodpeople Food Trends Event 2014

28 Nov 2014

Wednesday 19th November saw the coming together of so much creativity in one room, planets may well have collided as a result! It was the first Food Trends Event held by thefoodpeople at Pierre Koffman’s restaurant in London, where representatives from the food, fashion and design industries gathered to cook, listen and talk about the latest and future trends in the business and it was where thefoodpeople published their 2015 trends.

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New Winter Menu - Basement Sate, Soho, London

27 Nov 2014

From Monday 1st December, Basement Sate, a new cocktail and dessert bar in Soho, is launching a delicious winter menu and series of master-classes and tasting evenings that beautifully pair sugar and spice, and everything nice.

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Pisco Embassy

26 Nov 2014

Having launched in mid-November on Upper St, Islington and focusing on skilfully made specialist cocktails, Pisco Embassy will be London’s first late-night Pisco bar. The 12 strong cocktail menu will offer twists on classics such as the Pisco Embassy Punch and Chicha Sour alongside bespoke creations and homemade infusions from Head bartender José Francisco-Modonese (previously sommelier at Sushisamba).

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George Clooney, Rande Gerber & Michael Meldman's Casamigos

25 Nov 2014

Following on the heels of the most successful and fastest growing ultra-premium spirits launch ever in the United States, Casamigos Tequila founders and owners, George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman, are proud to bring their award-winning Casamigos Tequila to Canada. "We love tequila. On the rocks, by the shot, at times, straight from the bottle," say George Clooney and Rande Gerber. "We are excited to bring Casamigos to Canada. It's a great feeling to share something we created, drink and are extremely proud of," added Clooney and Gerber.

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2014 Bacon World Champion is Named

24 Nov 2014

Bringing home the bacon, Ricardo Heredia of San Diego was named the Bacon World Champion in Las Vegas at the World Food Championships (WFC). Defending his title, Heredia has now claimed the category championship two years in a row, winning over $120,000.

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Piehole - Pie Flavoured Liqueurs For Your Playful Side

17 Nov 2014

Warm baked apples, toasted pecans, the taste of the graham cracker crust on Grandma's homemade pies, those memorable and loveable flavors are hot out the oven in PIEHOLE™ – a delicious blend of Canadian Whiskey and pie-flavored liqueur.

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Coolhaus Introduces New Fall Ice Creams

14 Nov 2014

Fall flavors aren't just pumpkin anymore! Coolhaus is launching new ice cream flavors like savory Avocado and boozy scotch-infused Dad's Secret Stash available now in Culver City and Pasadena stores, New York and Texas food trucks, and online. Back by popular demand is their gourmet hot chocolate made from scratch with a blend of Kakao Berlin dark and milk chocolate, cream, espresso, sea salt, and marshmallow fluff made in-HAUS.

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Le Peep Boutique launches tasting menu with healthy twist

12 Nov 2014

Le Peep Boutique, Mayfair's new restaurant, members' club and cocktail bar recently visited by Suki Waterhouse, Harvey Weinstein and Georgia May Jagger has launched a new tasting menu by leading nutritionist Christian Coates.

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