We just went to the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo. As always, it’s a great time to discover new food products that are coming to stores. We have a number of fun and exciting food trends to report on later this month, so keep and eye out for our post and webinar on food trends for the year ahead! For now, we’ve got a couple of quick reviews for two of the products we tried, Snow Monkey Frozen Superfood Blend (Acai), which earns 2 Guiding Stars and Mooala Bananamilk. The banana milk does not currently earn stars, but they’re working on adding more calcium to the product, so check back in on the rating in January or February.
Ever wonder why store-bought mac and cheese or lemonade appear so bright, while the homemade versions are duller in color? The answer lies in artificial colors or synthetic color additives that have been added to food products to enhance their visual appeal and make them appear more enticing. Many of the natural colors found in […]
Jessica Connell, aka Ms. Jessica, is the Hannaford RD for Exeter and Portsmouth. She recently shared with us about her Kids in the Kitchen program. The class is for kindergarteners and up and runs twice a month in Exeter and once a month in Portsmouth. Each month, about 30 kids attend with an adult.
We’re pleased to once again support our partners at the University of North Dakota Dining Services with their annual student cooking competition, Chopped. The goal of the event is to encourage students to engage with nutritious, flavorful eating while bringing fresh ideas for nutritious meals into the dining options.
On February 1st we updated our algorithm. Foods with DHA/EPA and omega-3 fatty acids will now receive credits. Foods with artificial colors and dyes will now receive debits. The % DV for vitamins, minerals and fiber has been updated to align with the FDA’s latest Dietary Reference Intakes.
Scientific Advisor Kit Broihier and Dietitian Allison Stowell sit down to chat over some of the things they notice at the 2017 Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition.
Our dietitian, Allison Stowell, and scientific advisor, Kit Broihier, just came back from the 2017 Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. They tasted a few new products and brought home some videos of their thoughts and reactions to share.