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Subway Attempts 'Upscale' Format With Subway Café

Subway Attempts 'Upscale' Format With Subway Café | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Subway is developing a more upscale concept that would function as a cross between a sandwich shop and a coffee bar. The concept is currently being tested in 15 locations and Subway is hoping to add 10 more locations by the end of the year.
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Consumer activists seek labeling of genetically modified foods

Consumer activists seek labeling of genetically modified foods | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market .
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'Crazy' ideas will deliver future food solutions

'Crazy' ideas will deliver future food solutions | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Vertical faming, algae and growing insects for food are the technologies that will deliver some of the growth in food production which the world will need in coming decades, thinks Tom Standage, business editor at The Economist, in his latest book.
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Bottled Water, is it Worth it? - Shopping Smart - Supermarket Guru

Bottled Water, is it Worth it? - Shopping Smart - Supermarket Guru | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
We can buy water imported from all over the world, infused with flavors, herbs, electrolytes or just simply water; what is the difference and is it worth it?
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Health and indulgence are two growing biscuit trends, says Mintel

Health and indulgence are two growing biscuit trends, says Mintel | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Concerns over health have benefited the healthier sweet biscuits segment, according to new research by Mintel, as the industry seeks to improve its health credentials by reducing saturated fat levels and calorie content.
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Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health?

Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to be healthy -- we buy organic food, try to drink filtered water and include more fruits and vegetables with every meal. But what about the packaging surrounding our food?
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Survey: Most would pay more for safer food

Survey: Most would pay more for safer food | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Challenging conventional wisdom that most people want smaller government and less expensive food, a U.S. survey indicates most would pay more for safer food.
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How travel costs affect food prices (8,212 miles for a regular burger) ?

How travel costs affect food prices (8,212 miles for a regular burger) ? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Getting a truckload of food from Point A to Point B costs $2.05 per mile and rising, according to the Grocery Manufacturers Association. Diesel is part of almost every recipe, eating into everyone's budget.
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IMBA Elective : Introduction to wine (RMS)

IMBA Elective : Introduction to wine - The production of wine - The creation of different wine styles - Tasting and evaluating wine - The relationship of win...
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Chocolate Benefits More Than Mood

Chocolate Benefits More Than Mood | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Chocolate has been an appetizing, popular and useful commodity for more than 2,000 years. Find out why chocolate may help you see and think clearer!
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Cooking shouldn't KILL...

Cooking shouldn't KILL... | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Preparing a meal is one of the most dangerous things to do in the developing world. Toxic cooking smoke claims 1.9 million lives each year, making it a top five threat to health.

These deaths are senseless and preventable, because clean cooking solutions exist.
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Kids' food market set to boom as firms target Generation XL

Kids' food market set to boom as firms target Generation XL | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
The US kids’ food market is set to explode in the next five years as food manufacturers try to present themselves as the solution - rather than the cause - of the nation's growing childhood obesity epidemic, according to a...
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Spotlight on Marsala - Vino Siciliano

Spotlight on Marsala - Vino Siciliano | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Once a quality drinking wine produced in Sicily since the late 1700’s, Marsala is mostly used for cooking and can even contain traces of egg white. However, stricter production regulations have put it back in the dessert/aperitif category...
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Dea Elmi's comment, May 5, 2011 11:53 AM
Real aged Marsala is something truly wonderful, golden in colour it captures the sea, the wind, the hot sun - Un vino da meditazione as the Italians say.... to sit with look at its amber hue and reflect.
<br/>Look, inhale, sip and ponder :) Me likes!
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Stop Organizing Your E-mail, Says Study

Stop Organizing Your E-mail, Says Study | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
People who put incoming e-mails in folders are no better at finding them than those who simply use search.
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Jennifer LaRue Huget - Italians have a healthier attitude about food than Americans do

Jennifer LaRue Huget - Italians have a healthier attitude about food than Americans do | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
American campaigns to address obesity typically emphasize tasks such as monitoring calories, keeping food journals and exercising 30 minutes a day.
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Lab-Grown Meat: Food of the Future?

Lab-Grown Meat: Food of the Future? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
In vitro meat could provide protein without harming planet, animals, scientists say.
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China Gives Press More Freedom — for Food Safety

China Gives Press More Freedom — for Food Safety | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Toxic bean sprouts, filthy cooking oil, drug-tainted pork: The relentless headlines in Chinese media have churned up queasy feelings for months about the dangers lurking in the nation's dinner bowls.
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Weekly Shop Goes High Tech...

Weekly Shop Goes High Tech... | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
New scanner and smartphone technologies can help time-starved consumers shave off minutes from shopping trips – and can point consumers toward coupon savings, too.
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Shopping Smart: Make it habit to read food labels - Chicago Sun-Times

Shopping Smart: Make it habit to read food labels - Chicago Sun-Times | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Reading food labels is an important step in choosing foods that are right for each of us.
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Why are we still on Facebook? (Tom Fishburne)

Why are we still on Facebook? (Tom Fishburne) | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Many brands bring an advertising campaign mindset to social media. A campaign has a start date and an end date. One campaign ends to make way for another. Yet success at social media requires sustained involvement. Social media doesn’t start and end with a “Like”. It grows over time. There can be individual campaigns...
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Functional food, functional wine?

Functional food, functional wine? | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Two New York Times stories put the spotlight on so-called "functional foods" this weekend. One (Dessert, Laid-Back and Legal) reported on processed snacks containing melatonin;...
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Chains renew effort to sell beer, wine in supermarkets and stores

Chains renew effort to sell beer, wine in supermarkets and stores | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Grocery store owners are planning another push to make it easier for them to sell beer and wine in stores.
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Supermarket speaks language of halal

Supermarket speaks language of halal | Charliban Worldwide | Scoop.it
Sunny Foodmart has ambitious plans to be Toronto's top multicultural supermarket. It’s off to a good start: The halal meat counter at its second branch has won approval from the Muslim community...
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