News on Health and Nutrition from Northern America
PepsiCo sets goals to further reduce sodium and deliver more diverse ingredients in convenient foods portfolio
November 26, 2023PepsiCo, Inc. unveiled new nutrition goals under its strategic transformation, PepsiCo Positive (pep+). The objectives focus on reducing sodium and enhancing nutritional value in consumer-preferred foods.
Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) reacts to the measures proposed by the government of Canada to stabilize food prices
October 17, 2023Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recognizes the attempt by the federal government of Canada to alleviate the impact of rising food prices in Canada via the October 5th announcement.
The Nutritional Power of Potato: Carbohydrates
October 01, 2023The journalist, Ben Feller, wrote, in 2009, an interesting story titled "The President and the Potato." David Letterman hosted President Barack Obama at his talk show and offered 10 funny reasons why his guest accepted to come. But Obama stopped him, saying, "The reason I’m here? I want to see that heart-shaped potato."
FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Safety Day 2023 By Upholding Hygienic Standards in Food Processing
June 07, 2023FPS Food Process Solutions ("FPS") celebrates World Food Safety Day 2023 by keeping to its promise of upholding hygienic standards in food processing.
Idaho® Potatoes to Participate in American Diabetes Association Better Choices for Life Program
April 17, 2023The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho® potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed, Better Choices for Life program.
Not Just Delicious! Potatoes are also Nutrition Powerhouse
February 08, 2023It's the New Year, which means many of us are trying to eat better, save money and find more time in our day. Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian and intuitive eating expert, recommends a kitchen hero that's a solution for it all: the potato!
Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet
December 05, 2022When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.
Kerry Introduces Acryleast Pro - Next-generation acrylamide - reducing yeast now even more effective
November 21, 2022Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it had released Acryleast™ Pro, the advanced iteration of the company’s signature acrylamide-reducing non-GMO (non-genetically modified) yeast, Acryleast™.
More good news on the nutritional value of potatoes - in all forms
November 01, 2022If you adore potato salad, scalloped potatoes, or sweet potato fries, then you might be concerned about how they're affecting your body. The good news is that a new study has found that potatoes might be healthier than we thought.
Grippo's issues voluntary recall of Bar-B-Q flavored potato chips
October 16, 2022Grippo Foods Inc., the Cincinnati-based snack food manufacturer, has issued a voluntary recall of some of its Bar-B-Q potato chips, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said.