Month: April 2015

Probiotics – a new buzz word for health. What are they, where are they, and what do they do for you?

Today, there is an increasing focus on health and well-being. The natural, organic and non-gmo markets are some of the fastest growing segments around. Part of that focus is on the inclusion of probiotics, which are specific strains of friendly bacteria that enhance several physiological functions, particularly the body’s natural defense system and intestinal well-being.…
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SCIFTs Suppliers’ Night and Southern California Food Industry Conference – March 4, 2015

This was another successful Southern California IFT Suppliers’ Night. Over 500 exhibitors showcased their products/services and it gave attendees the opportunity to learn about them. The show floor was vibrant with activity and it made the 4 ½ hours seem short. Suppliers’ Night was preceded by the 28th Annual Southern California Food Industry Conference titled…
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The Seismic Shift on How Consumers will Source Meals in the Future

I believe the best talk at the Intermountain IFT Suppliers show in Sun Valley this past week, was put on by Justin Shimek, the Chief Technology Officer with Mattson, located in the San Francisco Bay area. He gave a very informative talk about the direction consumers are heading to source their food. Brick and mortar…
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