Category Archives: Food and Drink

05May/21

Dairy is Out. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is In. Wildgood Non-Dairy Ice Cream Launches Nationally

Wildgood, a plant-based ice cream and the first non-dairy frozen dessert made with extra virgin olive oil, can now be delivered directly to consumers’ doors. Starting today, the brand is offering nationwide shipping (with the exception of AK and HI) for orders placed on Wildgood.com. This expansion comes on the heels of a successful grocery store roll-out in select stores across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region earlier this spring. Continue reading

16Mar/21

USBG Presents World Class Sponsored By Diageo Goes Virtual In 2021

The United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) World Class sponsored by Diageo is launching the first-ever entirely digital version of the US bartending competition and education platform. From March 29th through April 6th, the top US 50 regional competitors will virtually stream as they shake and stir through the competition while navigating this year’s four unique challenges for the chance to represent the US at the Global Finals, taking place later in the year in Madrid, Spain. Continue reading

15Mar/21

Heinz Launches New, Limited-Edition Condiments From Creeping Old Social Posts

After searching through a decade’s worth of posts on forgotten blogs and scouring old tweets and forums, Heinz is releasing three new sauce creations inspired by Canadians: Heinz Tarchup, Wasabioli and Hanch. Created and unwittingly shared online by condiment lovers, these new creations combine some of Canada’s favourite condiments into three equally saucy mashups. Continue reading

22Dec/20

Lifesum study finds that lockdown made Brits healthier but snacked more

LONDON, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lifesum, one of the world’s most popular health apps, with over 45 million users, has revealed how Brits ate during the pandemic. The study analysed 10,000 people and showed that Brits became healthier in lockdown, but snacked more once lifted, and lost more weight during the pandemic by adding a healthy twist to traditional British food. Continue reading

03Oct/20

Dive into October National Seafood Month with the Marine Stewardship Council’s New Educational Guide to Sustainable Seafood

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a nonprofit whose sole mission is to end overfishing, today released a new resource designed to help Americans choose seafood that is “Good for you and the ocean too.” The MSC Blue Fish Guide, a digital guidebook available on the MSC-US website, is a helpful resource for Americans who want to add more seafood to their diets without costing the planet. The Guide’s release is timely with Seafood Month but also because according to a 2020 global study conducted by an independent research and strategy consultancy, GlobeScan, and commissioned by MSC, 55% of U.S. seafood consumers believe that we must consume seafood only from sustainable sources to protect the ocean. Furthermore, 64% of Americans want retailers’ and brands’ claims about sustainability and the environment to be clearly labeled by an independent organization, such as the MSC. Read more

03Oct/20

Sarah Jessica Parker Receives Most Prestigious Award Of The Wine World

Sarah Jessica Parker’s wine brand, Invivo X, SJP, has been awarded ‘Best Launch of the Year’ by the 2020 Drinks Business Awards that recognizes outstanding companies in the alcoholic drinks industry.

To celebrate the coveted award, Sarah Jessica and her business partners at Invivo Wines, Tim Lightbourne and Rob Cameron, filmed an awards ceremony-style acceptance speech in their homes, released today. The global wine accolade was awarded to the trio by Europe’s largest industry title, The Drinks Business – regarded as the most authoritative, international respected badge of achievement. Read more

02Aug/20

H2-WHOA: Dehydration warning as nine out of ten Brits not drinking enough water, despite UK heatwave according to Actiph Water research

90% of Brits drink less than 2 litres of water a day, according to new research carried out by alkaline water brand Actiph, with 1 in 10 drinking no water at all.
The research also showed the nation is instead reaching for highly acidic beverages such as coffee and energy drinks.
With temperatures set to soar in the UK, these shocking figures reveal millions of Brits are risking dehydration during the impending heatwave. Read more

28Jul/20

Siduri Winery Serves Up Holographic Augmented Reality Experience

Critically-acclaimed Pinot Noir specialist, Siduri, today announces a first-of-its-kind photorealistic holographic Web AR (Augmented Reality) experience that brings compelling visual storytelling to the consumer goods industry. In collaboration with Rock Paper Reality, an augmented reality design firm, this disruptive technology allows Siduri to easily engage and educate consumers in a new way, bringing to life the winery’s ethos – that serious wine and serious fun aren’t mutually exclusive. Read more