Dietary Supplements: Expo West 2021 Recap

Throughout the show, it is no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic and health were discussed. This major shift around health has led to dramatic changes in our day-to-day lives and is evident within the dietary supplement space. With more people focused on improving their health and trying to stay healthy, the use vitamins and dietary…

Scoop! There it is: Ice Cream Innovation

Summer is here and National Ice Cream Day is around the corner... So that means it's socially acceptable to have a dozen ice cream cones a day! Right??? Seasonality and LTOs Drive Interest A lot is happening in the ice cream space right now, and I couldn't be more excited for it! The biggest driving…

The Chicken Wars

Who doesn't remember this awesome kid when they think of the crazy 'chicken wars' the food industry is currently in? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJhIm9lVzHI Ditto, my friend. Ditto. Who doesn't like fried chicken? Or a good trussed-up roasted chicken? A BBQ chicken breast? Or a basket of buffalo wings with their pizza (shoutout to my Buffalo family!)? Does…

Not Your Mother’s Wine Coolers

Wine Coolers with a cheese board

Do you remember the wine cooler fad in the late 1980s and early 90s? Well, these wine coolers were all the rage, but recently they have had an exciting makeover. We reinvented our traditional wine and cheese night by trying some of these modern-day 'wine cooler' entrants to see if they can hold up next…

Cheese: A Life Without It, is No Life At All

gooey cheese

About 10 years ago I decided to try and give up cheese. With my intake off the charts, this was my attempt to lead a healthier lifestyle. Well folks, I am here to say that I lasted an entire 5 days. It was the worst 5 days of my life. My obsession does not stand…