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07 Sep 2011

Today, Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack announced the first themed message, Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables, supporting the new MyPlate food icon and First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative through a new national private-sector partnership program.

"We know that...

06 Sep 2011 / FoodProcessing.com, by Mark Anthony, Ph.D., Technical Editor

Fiber, as a natural dietary component, continues to garner attention, and as a versatile food additive it can enhance the attraction of almost any product.

Most consumers recognize fiber is beneficial and protective of digestive health, that it could aid weight loss and lower cholesterol...

09 Aug 2011

Home baking businesses are on the rise in Raleigh, NC, as the slow economic recovery continues.  And the pastry of choice these days appears to be cupcakes. 

Home baking is particularly appealing because start-up costs are low which translates into lower risks for the...

15 Mar 2011

Cookies are the most popular item for home bakers, according to a 2011 online survey by cake decorating, bakeware and food crafting company Wilton Enterprises, Woodridge, IL.  While cookies are the most popular baked at-home treat (82% of respondents), items that have significantly grown in...