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Supermarket from the Future!

10 Apr 2014

A stunning glimpse into our green future is underway in Brooklyn where Gotham Greens has built and is now operating a 20,000 s.f. state-of-the-art, climate controlled farm on the roof of a local Whole Foods Market. The hydroponic greenhouse grows the highest quality vegetables all year round—including the dead of winter. A sophisticated computer control system continually measures sunlight, heat, wind, humidity and more—and adjusts the greenhouse accordingly—to ensure optimal growing conditions. The company's expert farmers grow the freshest and best tasting produce available on the market, year round.

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Kirstie Alley Returns to Jenny Craig

07 Apr 2014

Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss and weight management industry, announced today that award-winning actress Kirstie Alley is returning to Jenny Craig and is the face of a new campaign centered on her renewed weight loss journey. Alley is coming back for the delicious food, consultant support and comprehensive approach, as they helped her reach her weight loss goals previously. Additionally, Jenny Craig's parent company CI Holdings, Inc. has acquired Alley's Organic Liaison line and will be integrating Organic Liaison's key products into the Jenny Craig line.

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Philadelphia Cream Cheese with More Fruits and Vegetables

03 Apr 2014

Fans of Phildalephia Cream Cheese will now find its most popular spreads with even more fruits and vegetables than before. Knowing American families are paying closer attention to what they eat and increasingly seeking out more recognizable ingredients, the country's best-selling cream cheese brand has added more of the real fruits and vegetables. Each of these flavours was renovated to best showcase its real ingredients, mixed with luscious Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spread.

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Sony Electronics Announces The Latest in Fuel Technology

01 Apr 2014

Sony Electronics, the leader in innovation, announced the latest in fuel gadgets, Sony Power Food, a new way to keep your Sony gadgets charged anytime, anywhere without being constrained by traditional power sources. Now, the same types of fuel you use to power yourself – cake, cereal and energy bars – can be used to power your favourite electronics without hassle.

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The Fat Duck restaurant closes to migrate south

31 Mar 2014

The first international restaurant opening for Heston Blumenthal will be his three Michelin starred The Fat Duck, which will temporarily relocate to Crown Melbourne Resort, Australia for a six month visit before returning home to the UK.

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Win lunch at restaurant Mugaritz, San Sebastian, Spain

26 Mar 2014

Two Michelin starred restaurant Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Northern Spain, will celebrate the launch of the new 2014 season by running a competition that will give six winners and their guests the opportunity to be the very first to try the new menu. The all-inclusive lunch takes place on the 8th of April 2014, the day before the official opening date of the restaurant.

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Schwartz and McCormick Flavour Forecast 2014

25 Mar 2014

McCormick, a global leader in flavour and parent company to the UK’s leading herbs and spices brand, Schwartz, will mark its 125th year as a food industry innovator with the unveiling of its Flavour Forecast® 2014: 125th Anniversary Edition, which kick starts the Flavour of Together programme, a yearlong celebration of the tastes that bring us together.

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New Golden Fishless Filet by gardein

19 Mar 2014

Garden Protein International, Inc.—the makers of gardein, the plant-based complete protein brand currently sold in over 20,000 stores in North America— announces the launch of golden fishless filet. Rich in flavour and texture, this protein innovation also provides omega-3s with no cholesterol.

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World Water Day 2014 - March 22

17 Mar 2014

Nestlé Waters supports World Water Day around the world for the fifth year running through a cooperative approach: more than 500 employees in around 30 countries are welcoming 15,000 children, as well as fellow collaborators and local communities, to fun, interactive events focused on increasing awareness about water conservation and healthy hydration. The majority of these events are based on educational activities developed by Nestlé Waters’ long- term partner, The Project WET Foundation (Water Education for Teachers).

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Cavegirl Cuisine - eating paleo one bone at a time!

13 Mar 2014

Cavegirl Cuisine ~ eating paleo one bone at a time! author Michelle Fagone, AKA Cavegirl Cuisine, has become a lovable and quirky social media sensation with a Facebook following of over 130,000 fans! Cavegirl Cuisine has taken traditional recipes and "paleotized" them, removing grains and processed food ingredients. Once you try her versions, you won't miss traditional green bean casserole, breakfast cereals, and peppermint ice cream!

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Heston for Coles - Lemon Myrtle Hot Cross Buns

12 Mar 2014

One of the world’s most innovative chefs, Heston Blumenthal, is adding his magic to Easter at Coles. Introducing Heston's Lemon Myrtle Hot Cross Buns, filled with plump sultanas, spicy ginger and aromatic lemon myrtle, this delicate and refined brioche-dough hot cross bun has to be the ultimate treat. These delicious buns are made in Australia using indigenous Australian Lemon Myrtle from Outback Spirit.

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The Perfectionists' Cafe fantastic food .... fast

10 Mar 2014

June 2014 will welcome the arrival of Heston Blumenthal’s The Perfectionists’ Café at Heathrow’s newly redeveloped Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal. The concept and menu of this latest venture from the multi-award winning chef have been under development for the past year and a half with Heston and his team, led by Group Executive Head Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts and Head Chef Julian O’Neill, observing the specific unique requirements and needs of guests in an airport terminal.

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Casual Dining Design Awards - Winners Announced

08 Mar 2014

Casual Dining – one of the year’s most hotly-anticipated trade event launches – proved a big hit with buyers last week. The two day show, which opened at the Business Design Centre in London on 26-27 February, attracted 3,655 attendees (excluding revisits) from across the casual dining sector. Combining a bustling central trade exhibition with a packed programme of standing-room only Keynotes, Casual Dining delivered on its promise to be the dedicated event that this dynamic sector had been waiting for. Offering established and new casual dining operators the opportunity to meet up with existing and potential suppliers, to network, discover new products, and keep up with changing market trends, Casual Dining was hailed as a significant and overwhelming success by its organiser, Diversified Communications UK. More importantly, feedback from across the show floor has been full of praise for the launch.

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Sin Free Sugar by UBB

07 Mar 2014

Sin-Free Sugar by UBB™, the unique calorie free all natural sweetener, successfully introduced last year in Southern California, announces its availability and national product launch at the Natural Products Expo West Show this week.

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2014 Sugar USA

Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone App

06 Mar 2014

The Oscar Mayerbrand is breaking new ground with the first-ever iOS device that allows early risers to wake up to the delightful smell of bacon without lifting a frying pan. The device, aptly named Wake Up & Smell the Bacon, syncs with theOscar MayerWake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone application to emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon when the rooster crows.

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2014 App Bacon USA

KeVita launch three new probiotic drink flavours

05 Mar 2014

Continuing to grow its family of delicious, functional beverages, KeVita® Sparkling Probiotic Drink, recently named one of the 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands by Forbes, is proud to announce the launch of three new flavours: Blueberry Cherry, Tangerine, and Hibiscus Berry Daily Cleanse™

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SodaStream and Sunny Delight Beverages Co

03 Mar 2014

SodaStream International, Ltd., the leading manufacturer of home beverage carbonation systems, today announced a strategic agreement with Sunny Delight Beverages Co., a leading producer of juice-based drinks, to co-develop SunnyD Tangy Original Orange, Orange-Strawberry and other flavours exclusively for the SodaStream home beverage carbonation system.

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McDonald's Brazil Kicks off 2014 FIFA World Cup

27 Feb 2014

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Latin America's largest restaurant chain and the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, is building World Cup excitement and launching the first of many in-store promotions aimed at soccer fans of all ages: "Champion" glasses commemorating the five World Cups won by host country Brazil.

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Art14 London

25 Feb 2014

Art14 London - the second year of the capital’s global art fair - this year hosts four chefs who represent some of the ways in which London now reigns in the world of restaurants. Each chef will oversee the food for one of the four days of the Fair. Curated by Fay Maschler, restaurant critic of the London Evening Standard, the cooking styles crystallised are Venetian cicheti, Asian synthesis, evolved Classicism and proud British. Here is a unique opportunity for visitors to Art14 London to get a bite – or indeed three courses – of the sort of cooking that gets London chattering. The chefs taking part all attach importance to art and have invested in significant collections for their restaurants.

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Just A Pinch Recipes Experiences Meteoric Traffic in 2013

23 Feb 2014

Recipe and coupon social network Just A Pinch Recipes reports that the website experienced unprecedented growth in 2013. Recent metrics show Just A Pinch monthly unique visitors grew to over 10 million by December 2013. That equates to a 400% increase in unique visitors from the 2.5 monthly unique visitor average in January 2013.

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New Casual Dining show now sold out

20 Feb 2014

Having sold out of all exhibition space last week, Casual Dining organiser Diversified Communications UK says its new trade event for the casual dining sector is well on track to being its most successful launch ever.

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2014 Shows London

Icelandic Designer's SNO is a hit at London Fashion Week

18 Feb 2014

Guess what scored a fashion hit this weekend at London Fashion Week? Besides the evening gowns and casual wear, it was the premium water SNO™ designed by Eyjafjallajokull, a 20,000-year-old Icelandic glacier.

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David Munoz brings StreetXo to London in June

17 Feb 2014

Spain’s newest three Michelin starred chef, David Muñoz, brings acclaimed restaurant StreetXo to the heart of Mayfair, London.This will be the celebrated maverick chef’s first restaurant outside of Spain and a return to London, the city that inspired his cooking style. His unique representation of street food is an evolution of his travels from the exciting London restaurant scene to South East Asia and everywhere in between. In June 2014, Muñoz will bring his unique energy back to the city where it all started.

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Hotel Chocolat Surrealist Valentine's Collection

14 Feb 2014

Luxury cocoa grower and chocolatier Hotel Chocolat unveils a richly woven tapestry of stories in their stunning 2014 Valentine’s collection. With a nod to the Surrealist movement, the range features a melting heart created from two faces which are in turn made up of images including a rose, a bird, a swan and a river.

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ROKA Mayfair opens on Monday 17th February

12 Feb 2014

Creator and founder Rainer Becker fashioned Roka Mayfair to be a relaxed yet elegant dining destination. Located on North Audley Street, between Marble Arch and Bond Street, Roka will bring its unique style of contemporary Japanese Robatayaki cuisine and its sophisticated urban design to this exclusive London neighbourhood.

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