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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We have looked at Quinn snacks a number of times in the past. Once again, Quinn has expanded its brand line with gluten-free pretzels. The pretzels are Certified Gluten-Free and kosher certified … Read More

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Buy fresh, unprocessed foods whenever you can. The more a food is processed the more likely it will be higher in salt, sugar and fat. Make label reading a habit. You will be amazed at what you will learn. Don’t let sugar fool you. It comes by many names – dextrose, fruit juice concentrate, cane … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Junea Rocha, one of the founders of Brazi Bites grew up in Brazil where pao de quiejo (cheese bread) made from tapioca flour is a favorite snack food. After relocating to the … Read More

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Food shoppers’ attitudes are changing when it comes to deciding which foods are healthy choices for themselves and their families and which foods represent their values. This wide variation in needs and acceptability is an enormous challenge for food companies and supermarkets. As many as three-quarters of all food shoppers make buying decisions based on … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. BOMB started business in mid 2016 when four veterans joined together to offer the consumer a really strong cup of coffee. They market BOMB coffee as “super caffeinated.” We tried the Original … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Jarred pasta sauce has to be special for us to give a brand the thumbs up. Hoboken Farms gets a big thumbs up. It is rich and thick with nice chunks of … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. 4th & Heart is an artisanal food brand that wants to bring ancient pantry foods into today’s kitchens. Their first product launch is a line of spreadable butters known as ghee which … Read More

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Coconut sugar is increasing in popularity because it is viewed as a healthier, more ethical alternative to cane sugar. Coconut sugar is made from the sap of cut flowers. It is very labor intensive to produce because, to start, someone has to climb the trees to cut the blossoms. Claims that coconut sugar contains key … Read More

Greek mountain tea is a naturally caffeine-free, herbal infusion made from the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the Sideritis plant, which flourishes throughout high elevations in the mountains of Greece. Greeks refer to Greek mountain tea as the Tea of Gods and it dates back to ancient civilization, when Hippocrates, the father of modern … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. To answer consumer’s demands for convenient, healthy and simple foods, Minute has introduced Multi-Grain Rice Medley. This quick-cooking product is a blend of brown rice, red rice, wild rice and quinoa. And, … Read More