Dive Brief: A coalition of nearly 200 major food suppliers, manufacturers and retailers — including Ahold Delhaize, Walmart, Kroger, Mondelez, Nestlé, and PepsiCo — committed to the 10x20x30 initiative, with the goal cutting their food waste in half by 2030. While General Mills signed up for this initiative, the company separately […]

Idalia Tinoco, owner of La Casa Del Pollo Loco Courtesy Idalia Tinoco Rende Progress Capital selected two more loan recipients to receive funding from its RACE4Progress COVID-19 small business relief fund. Cuong “CQ” Huynh, co-founder and general manager of Rende Progress Capital Courtesy Cloverdale Photography Cuong “CQ” Huynh, RPC co-founder […]

Older population numbers are on the rise in most European countries, largely due to a decrease in fertility, a decline in mortality rate, and a higher life expectancy. Ageing leads to changes in physiological and contextual conditions that influence food intake as well as enjoyment in food. To meet these […]

TOKYO (Sept 28): SoftBank’s robotics arm said on Monday it will bring a food service robot developed by California-based Bear Robotics to Japan as restaurants grapple with labour shortages and seek to ensure social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The robot named Servi, which has layers of trays and is […]

Beginning Monday, Sept. 28, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and food establishments may have up to 50 percent indoor capacity and 100 percent outdoor capacity. INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Marion County Public Health Department Director Dr. Virginia Caine have provided an update of Marion County restrictions on various activities […]

Visit Quad Cities has launched a new fall edition of QC Restaurant Week Oct. 11-24. Restaurant participation is free. Deadline to register is Oct. 5. For more information,visit the newly redesigned QC Restaurant Week website at www.qcrestaurantweek.com.  All restaurants, including delivery and carryout, can register.  “Quad Cities restaurants, in particular […]

A popular Westchester restaurant and bar has been closed for multiple COVID-19 complaints and other violations. The Blue Bar and Grill on North Broadway in Yonkers was shut down after repeatedly violating New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order regarding max occupancy at restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yonkers […]

The owner of the Big Grocery Express Food Truck believes he’s operating at 85%, a sharp increase from earlier this year when COVID-19 slowed his sales. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Opening the Big Grocery Express Food truck was supposed to be Kendrick Hundley’s second act, but COVID-19 had other plans. His […]

Americans love fast food, with 1 in 3 adults eating the stuff every single day. However, fast food is often higher in calories, saturated fat, and sodium, which health experts say can contribute to chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease if consumed regularly. (21 Best Healthy Cooking […]

An imported brand of wood ear mushrooms — also called dried fungus, black fungus or kikurage — got recalled after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention traced a 10-state salmonella outbreak to them. The recalled 5-pound bags of Shirakiku brand Dried Fungus have “#60403” somewhere on the package, were […]