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2011 FOOD TRENDS: Bacon cookies, bacon caviar, heritage pigs, pancetta, bacon toys and Bloody Kim Jong-il mix

Reported by: http://www.rodale.com/organic-trends?page=0%2C1: While the economy remains stagnant, consumers are nevertheless embracing organic more than ever. In 2010, more than 40 percent of parents reported buying more organic foods today than they did a year ago, up more than 30 percent from 2009, according to the U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes and Beliefs 2010 tracking study. … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: U.S. vs Italian salumi; private brands rising; lamb, rice and peace

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) Reported by: http://www.ocregister.com: Salt-curing and air-drying meats and sausages are a centuries-old artisanal tradition in Italy. Over the past few years, salumi (Italian-style cold cuts) have become a mainstay on restaurant menus … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: TSA allows pie but not gravy; Palin politicizes food; Four Loko sorbet

Reported by http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2010/11/23/tsa-food-rules/?iref=obinsite: Transportation Security Administration spokesperson Jonella J. Culmer said that unless these items are purchased from a vendor after the security checkpoint, these items may not be carried onto the plane: Cranberry sauce, creamy dips and spreads (cheeses, peanut butter, etc.), gift baskets with food items (salsa, jams and salad dressings), gravy, jams, … Continue reading

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2011 FOOD TRENDS: Meatball mania; Seasonal latkes; Artificially scarse McRib; world’s priciest beer;

Nibbles is a compendium of food, dining and beverage information and trends from the U.S. and the world edited by John Lehndorff (www.JohnLehndorff.com) Reported by: http://ny.eater.com/archives/2010/12/new_yorks_10_new_ubiquitous_menu_items.phpNew York’s ten trendiest new menu items are the new buzz dishes that chefs and restaurateurs seemingly can’t resist putting on their menus: 10) Tacos: Tacos are one of man’s … Continue reading