Make New Friends But Keep the Old in New York City

“The rapidly evolving consumer landscape is dramatically changing the game in the food industry,” says John Haugen, vice-president and general manager of 301 Inc., a business development venture capital firm that will work with food and beverage industry start-up companies. 301 Inc. began as a new business development team within General Mills in 2012. The […]

U.S. Military Following School Snacking Guidelines

At this year’s annual Association of the U.S. Army conference one of the key topics discussed was vending machines. Well…kind of anyway. As the Defense Department finalizes their Healthy Base Initiative which seeks to improve nutritional choices, increase physical activity, reduce obesity and decrease tobacco use on U.S. military bases, military officials are looking to […]

Snacking 15/7

America’s eating trends are changing and as they do, the three meal a day trend of breakfast, lunch and dinner is quickly being replaced by a new trend: Breakfast. Snack. Lunch. Snack. Snack. Dinner. Snack. Snack. Snack. A recent study performed by Salk Institute and published in Cell Metabolism asked 150 San Diego men and […]

Swiss Army Snacking

According to research from IRi, a market research company which provides clients with consumer, shopper, and retail market intelligence and analysis, the total U.S. snack bar market boasted $5.6 billion in annual sales from July 2014 – July 2015. Data was collected from sales at Supermarkets, drug stores, mass markets, military commissaries and select club […]

The Most Important Meal of the Day in New York – Says A Lot About You

Who says breakfast is the most important meal of the day for New Yorkers? Kellogg’s and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Kellogg’s has an obvious bias but here’s why Johns Hopkins believes in the AM meal: • Breakfast provides you with the energy and nutrients that lead to increased concentration in the classroom […]

How to Maximize the 2 Most Productive Hours of Your Work Day in New York

Research shows us two things about the mid-morning hours of 9:30am-11:30am throughout New York. 1. According to Steven Miller, a Ph.D candidate at the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda Maryland, “Your coffee will probably be most effective if you enjoy it between 9:30am and 11:30 am, when your cortisol levels are […]