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Organic Foods

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  • Ruth Reichl and Alice Waters discuss simple food, writing

     Ruth Reichl and Alice Waters discuss simple food, writing
    When you think of the pioneers of the organic, "simple food" movement, perhaps the first two names that come to mind are Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl. Waters is the co-founder of the legendary Chez Panisse, one of the earliest American fine-dining...
  • Nancy Silverton, taste maker

    Nancy Silverton, taste maker
    The last time an Angeleno won the James Beard Foundation's outstanding chef award — a very big deal — it was 1998, smoking had just been banned in the state's restaurants, and Wolfgang Puck was the awardee. This year, a woman who once was...
  • Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup

    Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup
    CHICAGO — Wal-Mart is trying to make organic food more accessible to its budget-conscious shoppers. The retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with...
  • Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants

    Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants
    This is part two of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. Did someone say “Let’s eat”? Dining out in South Florida offers an array of limitless options, but who has limitless time to go through all of them?...
  • Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million

    Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million
    Hillshire Brands Co., the maker of Jimmy Dean sausage links and Ball Park franks, said Monday it will pay $165 million to buy Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners, a private equity firm. The deal will add a line of healthful, frozen breakfast and...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
  • Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch

    Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch
    Walmart is moving into organic foods with the relaunch of the Wild Oats brand, the retailer announced Thursday. The mass discounter is promising more affordable prices -- 25 percent savings compared to national brand organic products -- on everything...
  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • Butter's comeback is churning big sales

    Butter's comeback is churning big sales
    From dairy giant Land O'Lakes to tiny creameries, the butter business is booming. Per capita U.S. butter consumption has hit highs not seen in about 40 years. The once demonized fat is downright de rigueur in cooking circles, a star on celebrity chef...
  • EatingWell: Sorting out common terms can help you make healthier food choices

    When you shop for food in a supermarket, the choices are endless. Sure, it's a snap to find the ingredients you want, but sorting out package claims can be overwhelming. Getting what you're paying for means learning some basic terms. Here's a sampling:...
  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...