Campbell CEO: Local products, personalized nutrition and automation are the future of food

Campbell CEO: Local products, personalized nutrition and automation are the future of food

Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup Co., said the company looks “beyond a typical five-year horizon” and aims to anticipate food industry disruptions “driven by the intersection of real food, health, well-being and technology,” according to the Boston Business Journal. This new business strategy focuses on concepts she referred to as “future commerce,” “limitless local” and “better-dot-me.”

Microgreen nutrition varies by vegetable

Microgreens can be almost any edible vegetable, flower or herb. That makes their nutritional content vary widely. In general, they have very few calories but a lot of nutrients for their weight. For example, Trader Joe’s microgreens mix contains only 6 calories per ounce but 68 percent of an adult’s daily allowance of vitamin A. Broccoli microgreens offer high amounts of vitamin C and A as well as protein and calcium but just 12 calories per ounce.

Don’t Fall For These 5 Pregnancy Nutrition Myths

Don’t Fall For These 5 Pregnancy Nutrition Myths

For many women, pregnancy is a nutrition wake-up call. Suddenly it becomes really important to eat right. After all, you’re not just eating for one anymore.

You’ve probably heard a lot of crazy nutrition “dos and don’ts.” As a nutritionist, I’ve pretty much heard them all too. With all the (often unsolicited) nutrition advice, it’s not always easy to separate myth from fact. Especially for first time moms.

10 nutrition mistakes even really healthy people make

Even when you try your best to eat well, it’s difficult to know everything about nutrition. I often talk with clients who believe they are making good choices and don’t realize that little oversights stand in their way of optimal health. Here’s a top 10 list of common but easy-to-repair nutrition mistakes.

DuPont to buy FMC’s Health & Nutrition business

DuPont to buy FMC’s Health & Nutrition business

DuPont will acquire substantially all of FMC Corp.’s Health & Nutrition business while FMC Corp. will acquire a portion of DuPont’s crop protection business under an agreement reached by the two companies March 31. Additionally, to reflect the difference in the value of the assets, the transaction includes consideration to DuPont of $1.2 billion in cash and working capital of $425 million.

Research and Science – USDA.gov (press release)

From fostering continued economic growth to adapting to the effects of climate change and addressing food security, the United States can continue to be a leader in global agriculture. Each day, the work of USDA scientists and researchers touches the lives of all Americans – from the farm field to the kitchen table and from the air we breathe to the energy that powers our country.