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What makes junk food junk food?

- Analysis
With obesity currently at a rate of 36 percent in the American population, public health authorities are increasingly targeting junk food. One method being considered to reduce junk food consumption is taxation.

Edible insects’ place in the American diet 

- Analysis
Every week we see a new story about venture capital investing in companies raising insects for human consumption.

Pairwise, Partnership for a Healthier America partner to increase access to fruits and vegetables

- General News
Pairwise, a health-focused food and agriculture company, and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), the nation's leading nonprofit working to improve the food system, today announced a three-year partnership to support a joint goal of increasing access to healthy, fresh, and affordable food.

Good news for processed foods

- Analysis
The April 15 issue of The Economist paints a bright picture of the American processed food industry.

3D food printing continues to advance

- Analysis
The fresh produce industry has three principal direct competitors: frozen food, shelf-stable (i.e., canned) food, and processed food.

Brighter Bites expands Sweetgreen partnership across Texas

- General News
Through this collaboration, Brighter Bites can provide their families with craveable, nutritious meals made from scratch in sweetgreen’s local kitchens in addition to their regular produce distribution. By working with sweetgreen, Brighter Bites hopes to connect and inspire families with new ways to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables into healthy and delicious meals.

Natural Grocers offers free personalized shopping experience with nutritional health coach

- Retail
Natural Grocers, America's Nutrition Education Experts and the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., is proud to announce its Personalized Shopping Experience at select stores.

Food industry making progress on hunger and nutrition goals

- General News
In conjunction with today’s “White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities Kickoff” event, FMI – The Food Industry Association is pleased to highlight the industry’s commitments and efforts underway in addressing hunger and improving nutrition and health spurred by the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health convened in September 2022.

Instacart launches health products for food as medicine programs

- General News
Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced the availability of a suite of digital tools for providers across the country to enhance collaborative care, promote healthy choices, and deliver nutritious foods to patients and their families.

Obesity drugs and the war against bad diets

- Analysis
Wegovy. It sounds like the name of a loathsome delicacy from some exotic land. Or one of those wacky new pharmaceuticals. In fact, it’s the latter.