August 2017 2
Online shopping is growing by leaps and bounds, and the food category is no exception. More and more consumers are choosing to buy meat online as well as fruits, vegetables and other groceries. More and more companies are springing up to serve the market, and the behemoths like Amazon and Wal-Mart are honing their capabilities to deliver fresh as well as pre-packaged food.
Being able to buy meat online is not something new. Companies like Omaha Steaks have been around for years, offering people quality meat bundles through the mail. Was has changed is the state of the meat you are buying. It used to be that you only could get frozen or freeze-dried meat delivered, but now you can get fresh meat delivered to your home. Though it is a small niche, considering meat production in the U.S. is worth $66 (more…)
When serving plates for dinner or parties, it can be difficult to find the right plate setting that looks great and tastes great as well. You should never skimp on making a plated meal look as best as possible. Many people may go the route of placing tasteless garnishes and sauce drizzles. This is quite ordinary and while these methods might work for fancying up a dish, there are more unique alternatives you may consider trying.
Microgreens are types of salad leaves that are more mature than sprouts and less mature than baby greens. Microgreens, as the name suggests, look like miniature versions of their adult version. They often include more stem or shoot in the entirety of the leaf, leading them to be referred to as confetti. These leaves will often have a strong flavor that can make i (more…)
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What do packaging products need to accomplish these days? It’s not enough to simply keep the product itself safe. A good package needs to be environmentally friendly, communicative to customers and easily disposable all in one go. Today’s world is more active than ever, with millions of products constantly moving back and forth between billions [...]
Peanuts are just about the most popular nut worldwide, and certainly the most popular nut in America. Fully 90% of homes in the United States are eating peanut butter, and peanuts and peanut butter make up 67% of all the nut consumption in America. America’s peanut trees are feeding the world, with peanut farms exporting [...]
Wondering about the health benefits of seeds and nuts? From white chia seeds to the macadamia nut, seeds and nuts can be powerhouses of nutrition. A Spanish study that following almost 9,000 people found that those eating nuts at least twice a week were 31% less likely to put on weight. Harvard research says that [...]
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