At the 2014 Natural Products Expo West, we were graced with gorgeous weather, beautiful people and inspiring innovations in natural food and packaging. It took a lot of gallant sampling to distill the experience down to 3 major natural food trends. What trends popped out at you?
First off, how can you not read an email with the subject line: “Is that a yogurt parfait in your beard?” Such a line can only invoke an image of a hipster whose transplanted beard dipped down at slightly the wrong angle. Well it turns out Smári Organics IS having a beard contest and IS […]
Shortbread has always been one of my weaknesses. So perfectly simple: mainly butter, flour, sugar, salt, sometimes vanilla. There to munch on its own or as the excuse for playing with last season’s jams. The fact that Walkers still rules the shortbread world has always impressed me. So the fact that they manufacture another UK […]
For whatever reason, I enjoyed the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show more than any other. So many good people, so much interesting food. I ran into lots of long-time colleagues and got to know someone I grew up with but had never really spoken to. While at any time about 75% of people seemed to […]
First off, I LOVE the Fancy Food Show iPhone app. It is very easy to use, with a great search, planner, notes, floor maps and all sorts of cool features. With this app, you’ll only have yourself to blame if you miss anything at the Winter 2014 show. (Not really, it’s SO hard to do […]
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Since 2008, I've been writing about and for Good Food entrepreneurs, drawing upon a Slow Food life appreciating sustainable family farms, unique artisanal foods, and passionate small businesses owners. That and my insane knack for connecting the dots led me to create FoodStarter - a Personal Think Tank for specialty food entrepreneurs. Learn more about the happiness-obsessed girl behind the think tank and this blog. I'd love to hear from you.