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most popular type of food

June 29, 2015

Popular Foods By State

If you’ve ever wondered what the most popular type of food was in your area, thanks to The Huffington Post and Yelp, we now know.

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supermarkets changing

June 25, 2015

Supermarkets Changing In Face Of Consumer Demand

Supermarkets are struggling – that’s no big secret these days.  As mass food manufacturers are losing sales to smaller brands (see article from earlier this week), supermarkets – long the mainstay of mass manufactured products – are also losing share.  To stem this lose, supermarkets and ‘big box’ retailers (like...

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getting products onto store shelf

June 23, 2015

Big Food Brands Are Struggling

A report by Boston Consulting Group and IRI has found that since  2009 an estimated $18 billion (yep – with a B!) in sales revenue has migrated away from large consumer food brands to smaller companies.   Why the shift?

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macroon, cookies

June 18, 2015

Starbucks Closing Stand Alone La Boulange Stores

In a move that made big news yesterday in the food world, Starbucks said that they are closing all 23 stand-alone La Boulange stores.

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pricing small business

June 17, 2015

Goldman Sachs Looks To Make Loans To Small Businesses

News hit yesterday that Goldman Sachs, the massive investment bank that typically works with multi-million (and billion) dollar businesses, is positioning itself to make much smaller loans to small businesses and individuals.  Reported by The New York Times, Goldman Sachs is apparently hoping to launch this service as of...

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fermentation, pickles, cucumbers

June 15, 2015

Fermented Foods Find Favor Amongst Consumers

It was bound to happen.  For several years there’s been a rise in the preference of bold and spicy flavors over mild and newfound interest in ‘ancient’ grains and other ‘ancient’ cooking methods.  Couple that with the growing trend of healthful snacking and eating and it’s not surprise that...

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