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  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • 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...
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  • Wild Oats chain is poised to reopen this year

    Wild Oats chain is poised to reopen this year
    Wild Oats Markets Inc., the closed purveyor of organic and natural foods, is planning a comeback this year, potentially aided by local billionaire Ron Burkle. The company, which has been out of operation since 2007, now says on its website that it is...
  • An affordable chicken, locally raised. It really exists

    An affordable chicken, locally raised. It really exists
    In my first post outlining my 100-mile diet, I mentioned a $35 local chicken and a comment war broke out over whether the price was justifiable. Though I think sustainable food is priceless, searching for a more reasonably priced bird, I called up...
  • Natural Products Expo, one of city's biggest trade shows, returns Thursday

    Natural Products Expo, one of city's biggest trade shows, returns Thursday
    The Natural Products Expo, one of Baltimore's biggest trade shows, has been good for business for Eldersburg-based Salazon Chocolate Co. Three-year-old Salazon, which makes organic salted chocolate bars, convinced Wegmans supermarkets to sell its...
  • For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition

     For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition
    Sell your oven. Empty your cupboards. There's no need for a mixer or food processor. Keep the fridge for drinks, and maybe the blender. Eating has never been easier. The trick? Bars, bars and more bars. Vegan, chocolate, gluten-free, low-glycemic,...
  • Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut

    Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut
    Investors keep gobbling up food IPOs, with Potbelly Corp. surging as much as 141% in its market debut Friday, even after pricing above expectations. In its $105-million initial public offering, the Chicago sandwich chain and its shareholders sold 7.5...
  • The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza

    The Pick-Up: CSA Challenge Week 3: Broccoli bonanza
    As the morning of our third-week pickup dawned, I pulled the Post-it notes off our refrigerator: We had done it. We'd successfully eaten everything from Week 2, except half a head of broccoli. On to Week 3! This week's share included turnips, beets,...
  • Meeting focuses on district nutrition program

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District board voted Tuesday to extend contracts for two nutrition consultants filling in for the district's food services director, who is on medical leave. Registered dietitian Melissa Manning will be paid an amount...
  • A closer look at energy drinks with a natural kick

     A closer look at energy drinks with a natural kick
    Energy drinks — sugary, caffeinated beverages that are supposed to provide a quick pick-me-up — have been taking some hits lately. The natural food industry has responded with a flurry of alternatives, including replacing high-fructose...