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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

Junipalooza Gin Festival 7-8 June

05 Jun 2014

Junipalooza has been designed to celebrate GIN and the diversity now on offer. Taking all the elements from the UK's best food & drink festivals and assembling them into one space - it will truly be a unique occasion and the gin event of the year. Junipalooza will feature immersive installations that combine botanicals, industrial warehousing and makers from around the globe. They will each be on hand sampling their gin, explaining how it's made and showcasing the finest gin related items. Let's face it, it's the only place to be if you love gin. To boot, there will be a Drinks by the Dram shop there too, where over 60 different gins will be available to buy in 30ml sample-sized bottles. Perfect for exploring new gins at home!

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Heston's The Perfectionists' Cafe arrives 4th June Heathrow

02 Jun 2014

Heston Blumenthal’s new restaurant, The Perfectionists’ Café, is set to open its doors on the 4th June with the unveiling of the multi-million pound new Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal, at Heathrow. The Perfectionists’ Café takes inspiration from Heston’s In Search of Perfection television programmes and the In Search of Perfection book series in which he explored and reinvented Britain's favourite dishes through his unique, creative approach and his endless journey to question everything.

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Martha Stewart Essentials Vegetarian Multivitamin Gummies

31 May 2014

Inergetics in partnership with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, have announced the launch of Martha Stewart™ Essentials Vegetarian Multivitamin Gummies. This chewable multivitamin for women is an extension of the Martha Stewart Essentials line of six supplements created with Inergetics in 2013 to support healthy, vibrant living for women at any age. The new gummies will be available at Walgreen's and other food and drug retailer outlets nationwide beginning this month.

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General Mills Launches Cheerios Protein

29 May 2014

Today, America's No. 1 cereal, Cheerios announces the launch of Cheerios Protein – a family-friendly way for mom and dad to help their kids start the day on the right foot with 11g of protein with milk. On a typical morning, 1 in 4 (26 percent) American families admit they are always running in a million directions and rushing out the door, according to a recent survey conducted by KRC Research for Cheerios Protein. While nearly 9 out of 10 (89 percent) parents see the importance of starting the day with a protein-rich breakfast, more than half (51 percent) admit there isn't time to prepare it. Cheerios Protein offers a smart solution that can fit into these busy mornings by giving your family a kick-start to their day with long-lasting energy.

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Arby's Smoke World Record - 13 hour long commercial!

27 May 2014

Arby's made history today by setting a Guinness World Record for the longest television commercial ever aired. The Smokehouse Brisket sandwich, Arby's featured limited-time offer this May, is slow smoked for 13 long hours. In an effort to demonstrate the smoking process in its entirety, Arby's piloted an on-air commercial of just their brisket smoking in a smoker for 13 hours. The 13-hour spot aired on Saturday, May 24 and the Guinness World Record was confirmed shortly thereafter.

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National Selection contest for World Chocolate Masters

22 May 2014

Three master chocolatiers, Alecia Chan from Le Cordon Bleu in Sydney, Sassi Matteo from Sydney’s Choco Bean Catering and Rebecca Carins from Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School in Melbourne, will be competing on Sunday 25 May for the opportunity to represent Australia at the World Chocolate Masters next year in Paris.

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Beyond Zero Alcohol Freezing Ice Makers

20 May 2014

Beyond Zero Announces the Launch of their Innovative Series of Alcohol Freezing Ice Makers. This is the world's first ice machine which enables users to freeze wine and spirits into frozen solid ice to be served in alcoholic drinks. The drink made is a colder, smoother, stronger drink versus a cocktail diluted by regular ice.

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Pepsi Spire The Future of Fountain Beverages

19 May 2014

Have you dreamed of a raspberry lemon Mountain Dew, a Diet Pepsi flavored with vanilla and strawberry or a Brisk Iced Tea with a splash of cherry? Now if you can dream it, you can drink it with Pepsi Spire -- a portfolio of innovative fountain beverage dispensers that allow consumers to create more than 1,000 customized beverages with the touch of a button, while giving foodservice operators a choice of flexible and cost-effective equipment to pick from to best meet their needs. Pepsi Spire is now available in select U.S. locations and will continue to roll out through 2014.

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Popchips Launches Line of Popped Veggie Chips

15 May 2014

popchips inc., the innovative popped snack company, has launched the newest member to the award winning snack brand, popped veggie chips. The new great-tasting popchips veggie chips are popping up at retailers nationwide available in a 3 oz. bag.

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The New Salad Collection by Wendy's

12 May 2014

Any fashionista knows inspiration is everywhere, including the season's most colorful and craveable ingredients in Wendy's New Salad Collection. To celebrate National Salad Month, fashionistas who participate in Wendy's third #NewSaladCollection contest – a partnership with fashion website Polyvore – will be entered for a chance to win a "Fashion 411" phone call with actress and style icon Molly Sims plus a $1,000 grand prize.

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Canela Restaurant and Bar launches in Covent Garden

09 May 2014

Launching on 23rd May 2014, Canela brings the diverse and exciting flavours of Portugal to Covent Garden. Featuring a menu of regional classics and specialities alongside modern plates and a dedicated wine list, Canela will serve up contemporary yet authentic Portuguese cuisine.

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Kellogg's and Walmart Rice Crop Sustainability

08 May 2014

Kellogg Company announced a new collaboration with Walmart to support the livelihoods of rice growers and sustainable rice growing practices around the world. Kellogg Company President and CEO John Bryant made the announcement during the recent Walmart Sustainable Product Expo, a three-day meeting with eight of the largest U.S.-based food companies focused on expanding the availability of products that sustain people and the environment.

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Angry Orchard Cider Newest Addition - The Muse

05 May 2014

This spring, the Angry Orchard Cider Company is releasing a new year-round Cider House Collection specialty cider - The Muse. Inspired by the festive nature of slightly sweet demi-sec champagnes and sparkling wines, the cider makers at Angry Orchard experimented with select apple blends, wood-aging and fermentation methods to create this specialty release. The Muse is an effervescent, fruit-forward cider perfect for celebratory occasions or as an unconventional alternative to white wine.

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The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2014

29 Apr 2014

Danish restaurant Noma regained its title as the S.Pellegrino World's best Restaurant. After nine years on the list and three consecutive wins in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Noma celebrates once again as it returns to the coveted No.1 position. The results were announced at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, in London-an event widely considered to be the highlight of the global gastronomic calendar.

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First Cat Cafe in North America opens in New York

27 Apr 2014

Purina ONE opened the first ever Cat Café in America this week, bringing the feline phenomenon already popular in Europe and Asia to the states. At the Cat Café, visitors can enjoy a “cat’achino” while spending time with and learning about cats and the Purina ONE 28 Day Challenge.

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Tim Tolley takes Pearson Room in a new direction

23 Apr 2014

The Pearson Room, based in Canary Wharf, are delighted to announce that Tim Tolley has taken up the position as Head Chef at the restaurant on Canada Square. Formerly of Vong NYC and Vong London, Tolley has devised a menu of mouth-watering fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, a variety of fresh seafood dishes and innovative international dishes. American inspired dishes include The Manhattan seafood chowder, Cobb Salad, The Salt beef Reuben sandwich, New Orleans shrimp & grits and the New York cheesecake with blueberry compote.

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JG Tokyo Opens

21 Apr 2014

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten presents his signature world-renowned cuisine to Roppongi Hills with JG Tokyo, which showcases the freshest local and seasonal seafood from Tsukiji Fish market and the surrounding areas. JG Tokyo, situated on one of the most prominent and cosmopolitan streets in Tokyo, Keyakizaka-dori.

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Baileys Feaster Egg Hunt

17 Apr 2014

Baileys are reclaiming Easter for adults this year with a one night only, immersive dining experience held exclusively at Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge.

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Juiceology - Your Daily Wellness

14 Apr 2014

Aligned with nature's wisdom, Juiceology takes the science of juicing to a whole new dimension with its mind-blowing juice superblends. Unlike anything out there, it is the first and only superblend of premium juices and whole grain extracts that delivers an unparalleled freshly juiced experience in its purest form.

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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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