There are certain storage techniques that can make everything from produce to bread last longer. Fruit shouldn’t be washed before you store it in the fridge, and milk and eggs should never be kept in the refrigerator door. Highly gaseous produce items, like bananas, avocados, and apples, should be stored […]
I went food shopping as I prepared to socially distance myself in the wake of the novel coronavirus spread. While friends and family were reporting empty shelves, I found the produce sections to still be stocked. If you’re looking to stock up on produce, here are the different fresh foods […]
Wegmans is a beloved US grocery chain with a loyal following. The regional grocery chain has the best reputation in America according toa ranking of America’s 100 most visible brands in March by Axios and the Harris Poll, beating out companies like Amazon and Costco. The chain has 100 stores […]
Pike Place Market is one of Seattle’s most famous tourist attractions. But even though it’s a major tourist hub, there are also many hidden local gems to be found and enjoyed there. From a cheese store where you can watch cheese being made to an indie bookstore where the owner […]
Walmart is the largest grocer in America in terms of sales, by a large margin. Though not as big as Walmart, Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods is known for its natural and organic food options. Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $US13.7 billion in 2017 and has expanded online ordering and deals […]
Food innovation company StixFresh has created stickers that claim to keep fruit fresh for up to 14 days longer. According to a video from StixFresh, the 100% natural product is made of specially sourced beeswax and other natural ingredients to increase a fruit’s shelf life, retaining its moisture and firmness. […]
There are tips that can make eating healthy more affordable. Buying local, seasonal produce as often as possible keeps costs low. Taking a little extra time to weigh produce, do some simple calculations, and compare competitors’ prices will also save you money. Getting more fruits and vegetables in your diet […]
Imperfect, a food startup selling ugly produce, just secured a major investment from NBA all-star Kevin Durant. The startup was founded in 2015 with the mission of eliminating food waste in America. While grocery stores tend to turn up their noses at fruit or veggies that are scarred, bruised, or […]
The use of antibiotics in agriculture could have “devastating” consequences for humans, according to a research team at HSBC. Experts predict that antibiotic resistance could lead to 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Many of the world’s antibiotics are used in meat production, which has expanded significantly since the 1960s. […]
This insect farm in west London is farming mealworms, kingworms and crickets for food. The farm produces 50 kilograms of food every eight weeks in a space that’s only 30 m2. Horizon Insects hopes more people will start eating insects as they require much less space, water, and energy than […]
Las Vegas isn’t the first place that springs to mind as a hub for sustainable agriculture. But the city could soon become a major purveyor of fresh greens, thanks to a new $US30 million vertical-farming facility. At 215,000 square feet, it’s one of the largest indoor vertical farms in the […]
A food-tech startup called Apeel Sciences has landed a $US70 million funding round led by Viking Global Investors, Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, and S2G Ventures. Previously, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation had invested in Apeel. The company has created an invisible, edible coating designed to be sprayed on produce […]
Foods edited with gene-editing tool Crispr won’t be regulated as GMOs because of a law from the US Department of Agriculture that’s been in the works since September 2016. In a statement issued last week, the USDA said that it had no plans to regulate crops “that could otherwise have […]
Expiration or “sell by” dates on food products aren’t a reliable means of telling whether a food is safe to eat. Expiration dates merely indicate when a food will reach its limits for something called “optimal quality.” There are better tricks you should know to tell if food has gone […]
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