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Who really leads in the kitchen?

May 1, 2015

It’s probably fair to say that retailers target most of their advertising for “all things cooking” towards women. But are the ladies really still the driving force in the kitchen – and therefore in kitchen purchases? And which countries harbor a population that is simply bursting with cooking …

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Hunting the health food shopper

February 5, 2015

A growing number of Americans are hungry for good health. They try to eat right – and, in many cases, exercise environmental responsibility at the same time. To satisfy these customers, food stores are adding organic, fresh and local fare. The percentage of U.S. adults who regularly eat organic …

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Spice is nice: snacking in india

February 4, 2015

With its soft-blue label and taupe package, the Relax 100% natural health bar looks like the type of good-for-you product you’d expect in an upscale food chain like the U.S.A.’s Whole Foods. But its provenance is India. And that says a lot about where the snack-food market – and, in a larger …

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