Month: July 2012

The Drought DOES NOT Need to be Your Own Food Disaster!!

According to Food Business News, the crop conditions continue to worsen. What this means is an escalation in the costs to produce livestock and ultimately to make nutritious food products from animal proteins. As an industry we will see our prices to consumers go up and portion sizes go down. For sensitive populations like Child…
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The U.S. drought – what does it mean for us?

If you have been watching the news lately, you know that the United States mid-West is in the worst drought in 50 years. With corn and soybean crop estimates declining in output, as well as declining quality expectation every day; commodity prices are already trading at record highs. • Traditional prices of defatted soybean meal…
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I’m Active Nutrition – are You?

Weight Management as a product segment remains a large and targeted market ($13 billion) by many food manufacturers in the United States. Performance Nutrition, or the use of protein to increase muscle mass by hard core athletes and bodybuilders, while smaller ($6 billion), remains a very high profile target market in the United States. But…
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About Omega-3

Omega-3 is a type of healthy fat – found mainly in marine fish, but also in certain plants and nuts. EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) are types of omega-3, and fish is the major source of these – we call them the dynamic duo! Many scientific studies have shown the health benefits of…
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IFT Annual Meeting & Expo 2012 – Las Vegas

Did you attend IFT in Las Vegas? Hope you saw the “welcome video” that was shown before the keynote speaker – watch closely to see our own Kathy Kennedy talking about why she attends IFT every year!