Archive for June, 2015

GENERAL MILLS TO REMOVE ALL ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS AND COLORS

FROM SPECIALTY FOOD NEWS General Mills will remove all artificial flavors and colors from its cereal products by 2017, according to a press release from the company. The move is seen as a response to household preferences changing, citing a survey by Nielsen stating that 49 percent of households try to avoid artificial flavors and […]

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TRIBE SWIRL HUMMUS (OU)

Aiming to put a “unique spin on the look and taste of hummus,” the Tribe brand has taken toppings that are traditionally placed atop hummus, and layered them throughout the product. The four new products that comprise the Tribe Swirl product lineup include Sweet Red Pepper; Garlic & Herb; Fiery Sriracha; and Salsa Hummus. “Tribe […]

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SECOND NATURE SNACK NUTS AND TRAIL MIXES

All products listed here are either OU or OU- D Second Nature Snack Nuts & Trail Mixes are now available in six varieties for on-the-go snacking. The single-serve packages from Kar’s Nuts come in: Wholesome Medley, Simplicity Medley, Naked Medley, Roasted Pistachios, Premium Duet and California Almonds. All of the varieties are gluten-free, kosher and […]

Posted on June 26, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SALES OF “GREPSEWASSER” INCREASE

FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Carbonated water, or seltzer, is having a sales resurgence, as a healthier alterative to sugary sodas and artificially sweetened diet sodas. The drink is both sugar- and calorie-free and comes in a variety of flavors to help consumers satisfy a less healthy soda craving. Americans upped their consumption of seltzer […]

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GARDEN LITES MAC AND CHEESE

Garden Lites, the company most known for its line of vegetables, has introduced a new Mac & Cheese offering to retailers nationwide. Garden Lites Mac & Cheese “packs vegetables both in their entrée and the sauce itself, offering a wholesome benefit to this convenient dish,” the company said. Boasting 230 calories and 13 grams of […]

Posted on June 24, 2015 at 12:09 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HERSHEY’S AND REESE’S SNACK MIXES

The Hershey Co. introduces Hershey’s and Reese’s Snack Mixes, which provide a combination of sweet, salty, crunchy and creamy, according to the company. The snack mixes include bite-sized and uniform pieces for balance in each bite. Hershey’s and Reese’s Snack Mixes will be available at convenience stores in 2-ounce tube packs for a suggested retail […]

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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LIGHTLIFE SMART PATTIES MEATLESS BURGERS

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Phil’s Food Reviews Lightlife Smart Patties Meatless Burger Black Bean A blend of soy and black beans, with a great mix of spices. Newsletters No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Kosher (OK certified) Vegetarian Vegan Lightlife was one of the first to produce great tasting meatless products […]

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NOT EGG-ACTLY GOOD NEWS

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU Egg Farmers Still Looking for a Break Just as egg farmers breathe a sigh of relief, Bird Flu hits! On January 28, 2015 egg farmers around the country were overjoyed. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee submitted their scientific findings and recommendations – which included that cholesterol in the diet […]

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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STICKY CHICKEN

FROM MIDWEST MODERN MAMA Get out one gallon sized freezer bag per batch you plan to match and prelabel it. Once you have all your ingredients in the bag, except the chicken, zip it shut & either shake or squeeze it. Just make sure you sealed the bags completely! Then, add your chicken and lay […]

Posted on June 18, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HEISENBERG BLUE ICE VODKA

SEEN ON FACE BOOK Exclusive: Breaking Bad Now Has Its Own ‘Heisenberg’ Blue Ice Vodka Breaking Bad is about to make some of its fans quite thirsty. A limited-edition line of “Heisenberg” Blue Ice Vodka, inspired by the hit television series, is available this week in California, on Reserve Bar and nationwide soon. The bottles […]

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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