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Giants plan to bring food from centerfield to table
San Francisco Chronicle
Come next season, a Buster Posey home run might just be landing in a strawberry patch. President Barack Obama, who honored the Giants at the White House for their 2012 World Series championship, also announced the team's plan to construct an edible garden at AT&T Park.
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NAC Annual Convention & Trade Show this week!
NAC
The top food and beverage concession leaders in the recreation and leisure-time industry are gathering right now for the NAC Annual Convention & Trade Show on Aug. 6-9 at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans. At this time, registration is available on-site only.
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Why are food allergies on the rise among children?
The Sacramento Bee
More children are showing food allergies, including peanuts, but medical investigators don't have a clear explanation for the increase. The recent death of a 13-year-old Sacramento girl from a peanut allergy raises the "key question" for John Lehr, CEO of Food Allergy Research & Education, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit.
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Cotton candy grapes and other altered foods of the future
ABC News
Science has always impacted the way we grow and produce food, but now "designer" fruits, vegetables and even fish are coming to our table. Whether it's been genetically modified, cross-pollinated or created out of some other scientific process, scientists are aiming to create food even better than mother nature.
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New York City asks top state court to review large-soda ban
Bloomberg
New York City officials urged an expedited review of its appeal seeking reversal of a decision striking down a local ban on sales of large-sized sugary soft drinks.
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A taste test for the world's first test-tube hamburger
Bloomberg Businessweek
Sure, marketers are game to try selling shoppers on the still - experimental — and somewhat terrifying — lab-grown hamburgers. But who wants to be the first person to actually eat the artificial meat?
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Make your messages count
By Michael J. Berens
In an earlier article, we talked about ways to effectively engage your audience and keep their attention. Now that they're listening, make sure you have something worthwhile to say. Worthwhile for them, I mean. I am assuming you believe what you have to say is important or you wouldn't be taking up precious work time to bring your audience together to address them. What's important to you, however, may not sound so important to your audience. To communicate effectively, you need to connect with your audience and help them understand why your message matters.
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Transparent packaging's clear impact on eating habits
Food Production Daily
A study in the Journal of Marketing shows consumers respond positively to food packaging that gives a clear view of the edibles inside.
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10 guidelines for effective front-panel design
Packaging World
Branding, marketing and advertising all converge on the front panel of a retail package. Dedicated package designers would argue a package does all of that and more, and that nothing represents the brand more than the retail package. That's because the package is the last place the consumer interacts with the brand prior to making a purchase decision.
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