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Leading Chefs Put the Spotlight on Flavor Complexity

After decades of dieting and mass-produced food, consumers are clamoring for a tasty alternative. And Wild Blueberries are well positioned to satisfy that hunger.

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Maine Chef David Turin Embraces Wild Blueberries’ Culinary Versatility

Chef David Turin is known for his imaginative menus, his exceptional energy, and his devotion to the industry, in which he has been a leader for more than three decades. Asked to design a multi-course, Wild Blueberry-focused dinner for visiting...

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How Chobani’s Innovators Think About Fruit Flavors

Chobani, a food-focused wellness company and America’s leading Greek Yogurt brand, has turned to the WILD side with its recently released “Chobani® With a Hint of Wild Blueberry” yogurt. This new flavor is part of the company’s “Hint Of” Greek...

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Satisfy Hunger for Good-Tasting Healthy Food with Wild Ingredients

Decades of dieting have left health-conscious consumers ravenous for foods that are close to nature and teeming with flavor.

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Corporate chef explains value of adding “wild" to your menu

Neil Doherty’s cooking career began as a humble kitchen helper at a neo-Gothic castle perched in a quaint farming community in the West of Ireland. Later, he transitioned to a market farm in England where he upped his game.

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Is Your Menu Earth – and Water – Friendly?

Editorial consulting by the Culinary Institute of America

Today’s sustainability movement takes many of its cues from natural systems to produce food that is economically, environmentally, and socially responsible – and recognizes that humans are...

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The TODAY Show picks top 3 longevity foods. Can you guess what they are?

The TODAY Show searched the world for the top superfoods that enhance and prolong longevity.  They narrowed it down to three finalists and we were pretty excited to learn what they were. Olive oil from Cypress in the Eastern Mediterranean, rye...

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Everyone is Moving Back to Nature

When it comes to food innovation, Chef Charles Hayes has it dialed in. During a recent chat, Hayes and his team were working on a short rib. “We’re cooking it for 12 hours at 155 degrees. It just falls off the bone,” he exclaims.

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Frozen Beats Out Fresh For a Number of Reasons

Editorial consulting by the Culinary Institute of America - David Kamen, PCIII, MBA

The next time you get ready to place your produce order, consider how much better off your dishes and beverages will be with high-quality and versatile frozen...

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Superfoods Drive Healthy Breakfast Innovation

“Real foods” and “clean labels” are driving culinary leaders to bring products and menus back to nature. Culinary innovators like Smoothie King, Au Bon Pain and Chobani are foraging for authentic superfood ingredients that stand out from the...

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