Upcycling is a relatively new term for an old concept of using food processing by-products to generate new food products. Years ago, we made sausages from meat scraps and jams from overripe fruit. Today, innovative companies are identifying nutritious by-products …

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It is that time of year again when trend predictions are everywhere. For over a decade, my business has been identifying and sharing health, nutrition, food, and agriculture trends. In 2022, we continue to navigate a global pandemic which is …

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From food origin and transparency to customer experience and demands, the global food system is complex and interlinked. With the pandemic’s far-reaching implications in the food supply, more than ever, traceability and sustainability are top of mind for both businesses …

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Cassava was trending in North America in 2018 for its grain-free, nut-free, gluten-free, and paleo characteristics and remains popular into 2021. It is a nutty-flavoured, starchy root tuber. It’s been a fixture of the West African diet for years because …

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The global pandemic has increased scrutiny in the food system. With the pandemic’s far-reaching implications in the food supply, more than ever sustainability needs to be about the entire lifecycle, well beyond the overused selfies with farmers on Instagram. Sustainability …

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The global pandemic has transformed the way we shop, eat, and think about food.  My clients are asking me which trends will continue as we re-open with the shadow of a second wave looming over us.  Based on my experience, …

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