From a hazelnut hiatus to an all-bacon bar, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Nut So Fast: Despite recent rumors of a looming Nutella shortage, manufacturers say the meager hazelnut harvest in Turkey won’t affect their output.
- Red, Blue or Bacon: Social media analysts found that a state’s bacon or kale preference corresponds with its political leanings.
- Hot Off the Panini Press: The Chicago Tribune reported that nonprofit e.a.t. will convert unused news stands into health food kiosks in four Chicago locations.
- For the Love of Bacon: Canadians may just love bacon more than anyone, and they’ll get their fix at Montreal’s new all-bacon restaurant.
- How ‘Bout Them Apples: According to Target CMO Jeff Jones, the superstore has rolled out an exclusive Caramel Apple Oreo flavor.
From kid cookie moguls to angry Yelpers, here’s a boiled-down list of this week’s headlines:
- Unsatisfried: Two-thirds of Burger King restaurants will stop carrying their reduced-fat fries after less than a year on the menu.
- Just Nuts: Almond milk has experienced a 45-percent increase in sales, helping it surpass soy as the most popular non-dairy milk.
- In the Clear: Major food companies have discovered that shoppers are more likely to buy a product they can see.
- Pay the Piper: Yelp has been sued by a number of frequent contributors who believe they should be compensated for their work.
From indestructible ice cream sandwiches to bunker delivery foods, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Watered Down: Leading brands of coconut water have simplified their claims and marketing campaigns after receiving backlash against their supposed benefits.
- Outside the Box: Vox.com digs deep into the world of food trend forecasting and the specialists behind major food company products.
- Do Me a Solid: A Cincinnati mother discovered that a certain ice cream sandwich does not melt even after 12 hours in 80-degree weather.
- The Secret Weapon: NPR learns how nuclear launch officers chow down in bunkers 60 feet below.
- Break the Spell: HuffPost Taste identifies 17 commonly misspelled food words. Is it omelet or omelette? (Trick question).
From cake convicts to peel pointers, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Pastry Perpetrators: Vehicles and front yards in Portland, OR have been vandalized with cakes, doughnuts, yogurts and breads.
- Waste Not, Want Not: An infographic from Sustainable America presents 10 nifty uses for banana peels, which constitute 780 million pounds of waste in the U.S.
- Binge Cycle: Tour de France competitors eat around 6,000 to 9,000 calories per day, and many employ personal chefs to help them do so.
From calorie-counting microwaves to literary libations, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Cheap Eats: Americans spend a smaller fraction of their income on food than anyone else in the world.
- Weight Watcher: GE is developing a microwave that will cook your food AND count its calories.
- The Comeback Crops: Underutilized superfoods like amaranth, teff and fonio are all in the running to be “the next quinoa.”
- By the Mouthful: A recent study shows that consuming certain foods and drinks in excess determines how soon we’ll want them again.
From cereal puffing guns to yogurt lawsuits, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Here to Stay: Google Trends convinces lovers and critics alike that cupcakes are already the next best thing.
- Food for Thought: The U.S. might get its first major Museum of Food and Drink come 2019.
- Bored of Boyardee: ConAgra Foods brands Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher’s and Chef Boyardee all face sales drops.
From start-up chefs to worlds without bees, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Don’t Pass the Salt: The FDA plans to team up with food companies and restaurants to reduce Americans’ high sodium intake.
- Safety First: A Virginia law firm found that food trucks in seven US cities receive fewer health citations than restaurants.
- To Share or Not to Share: The Huffington Post suggests than you not distribute your homemade ice cream. One adult’s green tea mochi is another kid’s grass.
- Lunch Break: In-house chefs and food programs have become integral to Silicon Valley start-ups.
- Where Would We Bee?: Whole Foods reveals what our culinary world would look like without pollinators. They’re even hosting “Bee-Ins” tomorrow to teach people more.
From fabulous food maps to FDA upsets, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines:
- Food Nerd Alert: This is our kind of map. We’re gawking at — and take notes from — Vox.com’s roundup of 40 fascinating food maps of America.
- Bring Your Soy to Circle Time: Suzy Amis Cameron (wife of Titanic director James) aims to eliminate meat and dairy, serving an all-vegan lunch at the Calabasas, CA, private school she co-founded.
- Cali Comeback Kids: New England’s coffee juggernaut Dunkin’ Donuts takes another shot at the Golden State. We hope they won’t be In-N-Out of there.
- Soli(dairy)ty: Protect our Parm! The FDA backs down as artisanal cheesemongers and lovers combat a recent ban on wood shelving.
- Midnight Munchies: Kellogg rebrands Fruit Loops and Frosted Flakes as late-night snacks. (On behalf of college students around the world, duh!)
From underground laboratories to free donuts, here’s a boiled-down list of this week’s headlines.
- Happy National Donut Day: In the spirit of today’s all-important fried Friday, these donut shops are giving out free treats today, June 6th.
- Shake Shack Turns 10: New York’s beloved outdoor burger hut will throw themselves a party next week with live music and five special-edition burgers from some of the city’s notable chefs.
- Meat of the Matter: Just how different was your grandparents’ diet? The Atlantic takes a look.
- The Great Wine Detective: NPR reveals how magnifying glasses, bulletproof wine cases and underground radioactivity helped tackle wine fraud.
- Leave It to California: At this Sausalito resort, you can have your champagne delivered to you via drone.
We’ve boiled down the latest food news for you to peck at.