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My Top Five Food Trends for 2019
1 month ago

My Top Five Food Trends for 2019

It’s that time of year again when food and nutrition trends are making headlines. Predictions are coming from all types of media including me. Identifying and sharing food trends continues …
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What the Heck is Jimaca?
2 months ago

What the Heck is Jimaca?

Jimaca is a root vegetable originally grown in Mexico also known as Mexican turnip and yam bean. Its outer bark-like thick skin needs to be peeled to enjoy the juicy, …
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What the Heck is Aloe?
2 months ago

What the Heck is Aloe?

Remember as a kid when you got sunburnt and your Mom used the aloe vera gel to sooth it? Fast forward to today and aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant …
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What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?
4 months ago

What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?

Recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada on October 17 2018.  What does this mean for the Canadian food and beverage industry? Well it’s not as simple as tossing …
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What the Heck is Collagen?
5 months ago

What the Heck is Collagen?

Collagen continues to be the star ingredient for 2018. From the Natural Products Expo West Show in Anaheim in March to the IFT18 in Chicago in July, collagen is a …
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Surviving the Summer Heat
6 months ago

Surviving the Summer Heat

Looks like we are in for a hot summer! After the Canada Day Long weekend I came down with something that had all the symptoms of Norovirus and to compound the yuckiness it occurred …
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