Monthly Archives: March 2014

Kale 101

Kale What is Kale? Kale is a cruciferous vegetable with green leaves (Brassica oleracea), with several varieties: curly kale, ornamental kale, and dinosaur (lLcinato or Tuscan) kale, all differ in taste, texture, and appearance.

Consumer Trends in Gluten-Free Foods


Gluten-free diets have been a celebrity trend and a social drift for healthy eaters lately. Celiac disease and healthy eating habits have changed the demand for gluten-free products. The demand for gluten-free products has been increasing dramatically across North American and European regions.

New Trends in Chocolate


As consumers continue to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle, they are beginning to influence manufacturers to develop ‘better for you’ confections with healthier ingredients! Experts do believe that the next large trend in confections will include new healthy confection options.

Gluten 101


You’ve probably seen gluten-free items at your local grocery store and you might be wondering….what exactly is gluten? It’s simple. Gluten is the protein substance present in cereal grains, the most common being wheat, but it’s also found in barley, rye, and sometimes oats.

How to Instantly Age Supermarket Balsamic Vinegar (Video)

Good balsamic vinegar goes a long way when drizzled on fresh fruit, over ice cream, or on picked salad greens. However, it also costs a bundle. So the next time you find yourself trying to decide between the good stuff and, say, the rest of the groceries in your cart, try revving up a bottle of the cheap stuff instead with this simple budget tip!