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State of the art Solar Bubble Dryer

21 Sep 2014

Around 12 percent of post-harvest losses among prime agricultural commodities occur during drying. This is caused by erratic and unpredictable weather conditions and the lack of proper infrastructure to dry the commodities.

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Tesco turns back time with launch of purple carrots

19 Sep 2014

Tesco are selling a new variety of purple carrots in stores across the country. Harking back to the 17th century when carrots were usually purple or yellow, the Purple Bushytops are a brand new and unique variety of carrot which have been cultivated in Cambridgeshire to have a purple exterior with a vibrant orange centre.

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The Fat Duck Melbourne reservations from 8 October

17 Sep 2014

“Australia’s response to the news that The Fat Duck would make Melbourne its home for six months has been absolutely overwhelming. I am utterly humbled by the reception,” states chef Heston Blumenthal.

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ViSalus Launches Vi Bites Snacks

16 Sep 2014

Celebrating over nine years of innovation, ViSalus is revolutionizing its snack category with its launch of Vi Bites™ – a bold, new wholesome snack option available in four original varieties. Introduced for the first time to thousands of Vi Promoters and Customers at ViSalus's largest annual global event, Vitality 2014, Vi Bites provides delicious and convenient bite-sized snack options to support healthy living and help consumers achieve their Challenge goals.

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Tesco recreate 1960's store at Goodwood

14 Sep 2014

This year Tesco, who are a major sponsor of Goodwood Revival weekend are going all out to give customers the most immersive retro experience to date. Tesco will recreate a 1960’s store stocked with authentic products; showcase a lovingly restored 1950s Tesco delivery van as well as selling specially produced retro toys and games. The delivery van was recently seen touring central London before delivering toys to Great Ormond Street Hospital’s on site school.

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Dating Website for Young Adults with Food Allergies

11 Sep 2014

Young adults with food allergies face many challenges as they grow older, particularly when they go off to college. While going to college is stressful for most teens, for those with a food allergy it can be particularly unsettling. As they start the process of managing food allergies by themselves, they often find it difficult to date, make friends and connect with others who are sensitive to what it means to live with a serious food allergy.

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Afternoon Tea Delivered

09 Sep 2014

Rosedene Bakery is a small home-based bakery in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. It’s Anna’s aim to reunite you with the comforting flavours of childhood by bringing you delicious traditional bakes, made simply and with passion. Yeah, yeah I hear you say – another bakery – but wait, this one has something very special to offer (no, it’s not gluten free, but she does do that), it’s afternoon tea, delivered to your house, complete with china! We know – how unique is that?!

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BBQ Pulled Chicken-KFC Brings Street Food to the High Street

07 Sep 2014

KFC has become the first quick service restaurant to bring on-trend street food to the high street, as it adds to its traditional fried chicken menu with the introduction of a range of slow cooked pulled chicken products for its customers.

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tfp & ITV's 'Tonight:The food we eat - Fresh V Frozen

05 Sep 2014

Charles graced our TV screens last week commenting on ITV’s ‘Tonight: The food we eat – Fresh v Frozen’.

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Delta's New Fall Inspired In-Flight Menus

05 Sep 2014

New autumn-inspired menus from award-winning chefs Michelle Bernstein and Linton Hopkins are being served on select Delta Air Lines flights throughout the fall 2014 season. These latest BusinessElite menus continue the Delta culinary team's focus on offering regional dishes and seasonal flavors.

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10 Signs You May Be a Foodie Groupie

28 Aug 2014

Restaurant discovery app Urbanspoon today released the top 10 signs of the food obsessed super fan, which highlights common activities of super foodies. Do you talk about Bobby Flay as if you know him personally? Do you get instant alerts on your phone every time the hottest restaurant in town updates a social media site? If so, you may fall into the category of diehard foodie fan.

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2nd Annual Gluten & Allergen Free Expo Secaucus

22 Aug 2014

As part of its continuing support of the growing gluten-free community, The Gluten Free Marketing Group will hold its second annual Secaucus Gluten & Allergen Free Expo on September 6th and 7th at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ.

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giraffe Restaurants Expand their UK Presence with NFS

20 Aug 2014

As the giraffe Restaurant chain embarks on a major expansion programme across the UK, Aloha restaurant point of sale software from NFS Technology Group has been selected to deliver a great customer experience, whilst helping to streamline operations.

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DRY Soda Launches the Category's First Discovery Pack

19 Aug 2014

DRY Soda Co., the Seattle-based brand that is at the forefront of the better-for-you soda movement with its less-sweet, natural beverages, will be launching its first Discovery Pack this summer. Inspired by the thriving discovery / variety pack trend in the craft beer sector, DRY Soda's Discovery Pack is the first in the rapidly growing craft soda industry, which is now the primary revenue driver growing the larger carbonated soft drink category.

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Kellogg Co new responsible sourcing & conservation goals

13 Aug 2014

Building on the company's heritage, Kellogg announced today new social and environmental commitments that will enrich the lives of consumers and farmers while supporting the environment. "This company was founded on the belief that there's an inherent goodness in grains and that continues to hold true today," said John Bryant, Kellogg Company chairman of the board and chief executive officer. "We are committed to nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive. Our new sustainability goals will help us do this by delivering high-quality grains in a responsible way that enriches the lives of consumers and agricultural growers around the world."

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Single Serve Hummus and Pita Chip To Go

11 Aug 2014

Feeding the growing consumer desire for healthier grab-and-go snack options, Tribe, the second-leading hummus brand in the U.S., announces the launch of its new, single-serving To Go pack.

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PareUP free mobile App - reduce food waste

04 Aug 2014

Save Money. Reduce Waste. Pare Up. Everyone loses when food gets thrown away. PareUp is a mobile marketplace for surplus or unsold food.

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Cocktails in the City

30 Jul 2014

Last night thefoodpeople attended the preview event of Cocktails In the City. An event that brings together your favourite bars from across London and places them under one roof! Along with cocktail making master classes from the best bartenders around and, to soak it all up, food from Bubbledogs. Not to mention soulful sounds from leading DJ’s and the Harvey Nichols Beauty SOS team so you can sit back and be pampered while you sip away at your cocktail!

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Leon, Starbucks & EAT to host Keynotes at Lunch! 2014

25 Jul 2014

Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon and a founding director of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, Steve Flanagan, UK marketing and category director at Starbucks, and Sarah Doyle, brand director at EAT. are just three of the big name Keynote speakers already confirmed to appear at this year’s lunch! show, which returns to the Business Design Centre in London on 23-24 September 14.

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Eternal Energy 10 hour time release energy shot

25 Jul 2014

Michigan-based LXR Biotech is proud to announce the launch of Eternal Energy TR (time release) - a premium 1.93 oz energy shot that provides energy and focus for up to 10 hours- twice as long as the category leader.

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History being made as English apricot industry starts up

23 Jul 2014

It’s taken several years of careful preparation but 2014 will go down in agricultural history as the year that the UK got its own apricot industry. While very small amounts of English grown apricots have appeared on supermarket shelves over the last few years this is the first time that any substantial volume has been available. For the next six weeks fruit lovers will be able to buy 15 tonnes of high quality apricots grown near Staplehurst, Kent in the heart of the garden of England in 200 Tesco stores across the UK.

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Smeg launches small fridge with a whole lot of cool!

22 Jul 2014

Smeg, the Italian appliances brand known for its iconic 50s style refrigeration, launches the FAB5 mini fridge in four colors including black, orange, cream and red. The compact fridge is packed with features including an adjustable thermostat, 2 shelves with 5 height options, a bottle holder, snack compartment, ice tray, silent noise level and internal LED lighting.

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Made In Nature and pacific Northwest Kale Chips merge

03 Jul 2014

Made In Nature and Pacific Northwest Kale Chips are thrilled to announce they are joining forces to take a prominent position in the healthy snacking category. Made In Nature, based in Boulder, Colo., is the number one selling organic dried fruit company in the US and is rapidly expanding into other healthy snacking and ready-to-eat categories.

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Nando's on Top When it Comes to Social Media

30 Jun 2014

Casual dining restaurant Nando's has topped the very first Food and Beverage Social Media Benchmark from eDigitalResearch with more followers on both Facebook and Twitter than any other food and beverage brand. Nando's have nearly 3million followers on Facebook - over 1.4million more than second place TGI Friday's. eDigitalResearch found that Nando's run a creative and integrated social media campaign. Promotions, such as their current 'Finger Selfies' campaign, encourages customers to get involved with the brand when they're in branch, ultimately sharing their Nando's experience and spreading the word with their online friends - something Nando's hopes will encourage more customers through the doors.

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Sailor Jerry is rocking up at Grillstock, Manchester

27 Jun 2014

The weekend is just around the corner...and there’s something pretty damn awesome going on in Manchester. On Saturday and Sunday at Grillstock, a two day festival of meat, music & mayhem, Sailor Jerry will be serving up its spiced rum cocktails alongside an unforgettable BBQ.

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