Pink Lady Apple - © 2022 Pink Lady UK

I’ve just been made aware of a major international food photography contest that attracts tens of thousands of entries every year and results in some really spectacular winners in multiple categories. Today, I’m pleased to present some of the 2022 winners. They’ll make your mouth water!

Sliced Onion - © forknplate.com

The Canadian Food Inspection Service (CFIA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have issued emergency alerts warning consumers not to buy or consume onions grown in Mexico and sold all across North America under the ProSource Produce and other brand names…

Monay - © cookingpinoy.com

We’ve looked at breads in many cultures in many parts of the world, and they all seem to share some overall characteristics. Filipino breads are no exception to this rule. Most use yeast to leaven themselves, while some mimic muffins. But there the overt similarities to other breads end!

Three SImplyProtein Bars - © 2021 SimplyProtein

I’ve lamented the two-faced stance of most makers of ‘energy’ bars in this space several times in the past. They talk ‘healthy’, but their recipes contain relatively high levels of Sugar, Salt and other unhealthy ingredients. ‘Natural’? Yes. But so are Arsenic, Carbon Dioxide and Crude Oil…

Lots of non-food related Fast Food and snacks news this week – including a Novelty Alert and a first-ever Unfortunate Coincidence Alert! KFC is doing a pop-up hotel and OREOs has opened a new Café. Pizza Hut and Doritos are bringing back old favourites. And Taco Bell is testing new premium nachos…

The Frost is on the Pumpkin - © typepad.com

Food Industry observers last fall confidently predicted the demise (or, at least, the fade-out) of the Pumpkin Spice craze. Some mourned the departure of what they considered a fall ‘tradition’. Others cheered it as the sunset of a fad that many agreed had been overdone to the max…