Monday, October 3, 2016

Innovative Snacks in New Products This Week

Phil's Food Reviews for October 3rd, 2016, The App Review: Mealime

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October 3, 2016
 
 
 

This week Phil reviews a sweet, full flavored vinegar, an innovative broccoli snack, an organic frosting, another innovative snack made from lentils, and your new favorite pancake mix. Watch all reviews here.

Individual Review links with nutrition information and product breakdown are listed below: 

 
supermarketguru
The App Review: Mealime
Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Mealime - Healthy Meal Plans – find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: Mealime is a simple way for busy singles, couples, and families to plan their meals and eat healthier. Our meal plans & recipes are highly customizable so you can easily personalize a plan that works with your unique tastes and lifestyle.  Sign up to Mealime and join over 100,000 people who have used our meal plans to eat healthier, reduce stress, lose weight, save money, and live happier, more productive lives. Read our full review.

quick poll
Would you eat insects?
Insects have been hailed as the sustainable protein source of the future. Although they are common food sources in other places around the world, US food companies are just getting into the business. Ounce for ounce, insects are more nutritious than beef, with more protein, magnesium and even more iron.SupermarketGuru wants to know if you are ready for insects as an ingredient in your food.
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The way it works is you have to apply to be a participant. This year there were over 1,500 applications – but only 350 made the cut, and they represented 43 countries.

On August 28 & 29, they went by canal boat to an undeveloped peninsula jutting between the Baltic Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Their mission was to answer two questions:

Marketing to Kids, Chipotle’s Recovery, Election-Themed Products: This week we talk about how kids networks are still over advertising junk food to children, Chipotle’s recovery strategy with a free music festival, dining trends and gluten free options, and what kind of crazy election-themed products are out there. 

Check out Lost in the Supermarket, a weekly podcast with Phil Lempert and Sally Smithwick, where we discuss the latest controversies in food news! 

Available for free on iTunes or Stitcher.

 

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