Category Archives: Future Food

Visit any health food store and scan the labels on different meal replacement drinks. The majority of those ingredients? They hail from China, Egypt, and India, countries that historically lack transparency with truth in ingredients.

For instance, think back to the pet food scandal of 2007, in which the kidney failure of many animals led U.S. authorities to recall hundreds of pet products made in China for containing compounds that falsify the volume and/or concentration of protein content (eg melamine, cyanuric acid, ammeline and ammelide). Likewise, the USDA detained vegetable proteins from China to prevent their


SPINACA FARMS OPENS NEW REVENUE STREAMS FOR AMERICA’S FARMERS  IN THE FUNCTIONAL FOODS MARKET

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Gilroy, CA, April 16, 2018—Spinaca Farms, known for growing, packing and procuring conventional and certified organic produce for the fresh market, announced the launch of their Root-to-Shoot program that maximizes crop utility for American farmers while supplying high-quality domestic vegetable products to the rapidly expanding functional foods market. 

Under Root-to-Shoot, farmers have more options beyond the fresh and frozen markets. Now, Spinaca Farms is working with farmers to powder, juice and/or puree beneficial but overlooked portions of

If you’ve set foot in a grocery store or juice bar in the last decade, you’re aware that kale is having something of an extended moment in the spotlight. A relative of cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, this hearty veggie is the all-star of leafy greens.

But, is kale healthy? As you’ll soon find out, there’s a reason they call it a superfood…

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