- The thing that started it all: ice cream Actually, the first frozen desserts were eaten in Rome and China and involved shaved ice and fruit. However, we’re sticking with ice cream. Ice cream has to have at least 10% milk fat to be called ice cream. High-end ice cream has milk fat closer to 15%. Basically, the more milk fat, the creamier the texture. Ice cream gets churned while it’
Eating healthy is trending
The healthy eating trend has reached the world of pizza. Restaurants, pizza makers and consumers are discovering that healthy
Serve a wide variety of food itemsOne of the best ways to reach everyone?s dietary preferences is to serve a wide variety of food items. For example, you might choose to have two different cakes. One cake is the traditional party cake with frosting, sprinkles, and a chocolatey center. The other cake is for those with strict dietary restrictions of preferences. It might be a carrot cake or a traditional cake that is made with gluten free organic mat
Keeping the food supply safe is important for all companies that produce any foods or beverages. It has been estimated that about 48 million people in the United States, that is one in six, becomes ill every year from foodborne diseases. Approximately three thousand people die from this. In addition to worrying about bacteria, companies need to make sure the food they produce is free of other contaminants. In efforts to make their products as safe as possible, most food manufacturers have turned to automation. In addition to using the right checkweighers and pre-made pouch filling machines, there are other things businesses can do in this area. FoodBev Media has compiled its l
- Showing That Your Company is Making a Positive Impact
Many savvy business owners want to ensure that customers know their companies are making a positive impact within the world. With that in mind,
Can I Eat Rose Petals?
Wondering what flowers are edible and how many varieties of edible flowers there are? There are perhaps 100 different types of flowers that have edible petals and roses are one of those. The petals are not only edible but each flower has it’s own distinct flavor. This means that teas, salads, desserts and syrups can all benefit from flower petals including rose petals.
Having an environmentally friendly or socially conscious message clear in how you package food actually is beneficial to sales. In fact, half of people surveyed said that they are more likely to buy something packaged with a brand that they know to be working towards making a positive environmental or social impact. It’s also important to educate customers and consumers on how to handle the packaging after they have opened it. Ins