Every year, diners across America spend almost $200 billion at fast food restaurants: the market for soda is worth more than $60 billion and expands by more than 15% each year. There are more than 250,000 fast food places across the United States, and health-conscious consumers have worked to get more salads and diet-friendly food options available in their favorite fast food restaurants. Health experts recommend keeping fast food purchases to a minimum, but generally agree that fast food is okay as long as you’re not eating out more than a few times a week.
In general, the food industry in the United States is experiencing a period of record growth, and is working to minimize food waste at every level. French voters recently passed a law that requires supermarkets to operate without waste: a
Although summer is coming to an end, the weather is still warm and people are still consuming a lot of ice cream. Wedding season is also upon us, as many bride and groom to be?s enjoy a rustic wedding day. Something about fall and ice cream and weddings go together. Ice cream makes for a great dessert option at your fall wedding event. People are always looking for unique wedding favor and food options. We saw a few years of candy bars. Event planners would make a large display of candy options, all for the guest?s decoration and appetite. An ice cream bar is a great end of summer and fall option. It is something that all guests will enjoy and something that can be individually customized to fit your wedding day.
In a given two week period, according to research by the NPD Group, 40% of Americans will eat ice cre
The end of summer does not have to mean the end of frozen sweet treats. In fact, some people think that yogurt cups filled with their own flavor selection and topped with their own selection of goodies are even better once summer is gone and cold weather arrives. The popularity of frozen yogurt cups and all of their add ons is confirmed by the number of independent businesses that sell yogurt across the country.
Although many of the yogurt stores across America sell a similar product, the way that they market that product can varies. In fact, whether you decide to sell yogurt cups topped with gummy bears or sugar cones filled with ice cream, planning your marketing is an important part of the start up process.
For a special occasion to be really special, you need a mix of the right ingredients — the right setting and decor, the right people attending the occasion, and of course, the right food. There is no better way to celebrate a grand occasion but to engage in a hearty, gourmet meal with friends, family members and well-wishers. In fact, having great food at a special occasion adds one more important element for attendees to remember and cherish later on. This is why, when it comes to that perfect special occasion, one thing that you just cannot ignore is the catering.
When it comes to food for special occasions, there are very little in the way of rules and best practices. The only thing that you need to make sure is that the kind of cuisine being served matches the tastes of the guests in attendance
Do you love ice cream? Most Americans do. On average, in any fourteen day period, nearly 40% of people in the United States will eat ice cream and the typical person will eat it 28.5 times every year. And it is not just ice cream we crave. Frozen desserts of all kinds are popular in the United States. Nearly 90% of all households are known to enjoy some kind of frozen treat on a regular basis. There are about 2.852 shops that sell frozen yogurt, as of the end of 2013.
Frozen yogurt is a lot like ice cream. In fact, many stores who sell it, try to make it as much like ice cream as possible. The history of that frozen delight goes back thousands of years. Frozen desserts were developed in Asia but the idea would not stay locked on that continent for long. Roman folklore and literature tells of the Empero
If you’re planning an event such as a party or a fundraiser or a awards ceremony, you’ll be glad to learn that caterers are changing their menus in keeping with the spirt of the times. Food catering menus now offer organic, fresh food, brunches with mimosas and omelette stations, and exotic cocktail eats on antipasto skewers. All of which makes event planning and catering much more fun and in keeping with your lifestyle.
There is a new trend poised to make it’s way to America. Just like the old-timey Dukes of old that used to snort dried tobacco, or snuff, A Belgian chocolatier has been popularizing snorting chocolate in Europe. There are reportedly dance parties in which the participants use this snortable chocolate powder to achieve a short term buzz. Before you start looking online for wholesale chocolate suppliers, there are a few things you need to know about this new craze
This is No Normal Eating Chocolate
The type of chocolate that party goers are snorting up their sniffers is no ordinary chocolate. The powder is actual cacao powder, the basis of chocolate, of very high purity. According to chocolatier Dominique Porsoone, the inventor of this sniffing chocolate, using norm
Who ever invented ice cream was really onto something big. This creamy, frozen, sweet, and tasty treat is eaten all over the world in a variety of different ways. From gelato cups and spoons in Italy, to fruit flavored frozen yogurt cups in Southeast Asia, to sweetened cold milk drinks in Mexico, and finally to plain ol’ vanilla ice cream in the United States, cold or frozen milk, cream, and sugar is one combination you just can’t go wrong with. After all, who doesn’t like something that’s sweet and creamy?
Well, it turns out a lot of people don’t — at least when if the milk and cream used to make it comes fro
The typically fast-paced life that most of us lead today leaves us with very little time to relax, communicate with people we are close to and have some good times with family and friends. Many people have to put in a lot of effort to ensure that the dreariness and monotony of daily life can be dissipated and a little relaxation found, which helps us rejuvenate and ensures that familial and friendly ties are kept strong and reinforced. If you are looking for the perfect way to ensure that you get to spend some quality time with loved ones without too much hassle or preparation, then a festive holiday brunch might be just the thing you are looking for.
Did you know that there are almost 100 types of flowers that are not only edible, but taste good as well? If you?ve been trying to think of ways to spice up your gourmet food, then edible flowers might be the answer — both literally and figuratively. Here?s what you need to know.
1. Edible Flowers Have Unique Tastes
If you get crystallized flowers, then not surprisingly, they are going to have a sugary taste — it?s the sugar that helps to preserve both their shape and color. If you?re interested in getting any other type of edible flowers, then you should keep in mind that they have mild flavors that could add unique flavors and textures to you