Market Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 5 things: DC schools picks new vendors after lawsuits http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dc-schools-picks-new-vendors-after-lawsuits <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 23. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><em>Each Friday I compile a list that highlights five things you probably missed in the news that week and why you should care about them.</em></p> <p><em>Here&rsquo;s your list for the week of May 23</em>:</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dc-schools-picks-new-vendors-after-lawsuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dc-schools-picks-new-vendors-after-lawsuits#comments Market Trends Thu, 26 May 2016 14:51:00 +0000 62711 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Viewpoint: GMOs are good for farmers, consumers and the environment http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-are-good-farmers-consumers-and-environment <div class="field-byline"> By Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Why Monsanto says GMOs aren’t the bad guy but can actually help feed a growing world population safely. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why Monsanto says GMOs aren’t the bad guy but can actually help feed a growing world population safely.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-are-good-farmers-consumers-and-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-are-good-farmers-consumers-and-environment#comments Market Trends Mon, 23 May 2016 18:28:00 +0000 62641 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Viewpoint: GMOs aren’t beneficial—and they might be bad for us http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-aren-t-beneficial-and-they-might-be-bad-us <div class="field-byline"> By Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Non-GMO Project says consumer demand is pushing companies toward non-GMO production. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Non-GMO Project says consumer demand is pushing companies toward non-GMO production.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-aren-t-beneficial-and-they-might-be-bad-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/viewpoint-gmos-aren-t-beneficial-and-they-might-be-bad-us#comments Market Trends Mon, 23 May 2016 18:23:00 +0000 62631 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Hospital system helping put a dent in childhood hunger http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-system-helping-put-dent-childhood-hunger <div class="field-byline"> By Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> New Mexico’s Presbyterian Healthcare System is serving up balanced, nutritious and free meals to Albuquerque-area kids. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New Mexico’s Presbyterian Healthcare System is serving up balanced, nutritious and free meals to Albuquerque-area kids.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-system-helping-put-dent-childhood-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/hospital-system-helping-put-dent-childhood-hunger#comments Healthcare Market Trends Fri, 13 May 2016 18:40:00 +0000 62361 at http://food-management.com <p>Children in an after-school program eat meals at Socorro General Hospital.</p> Photo: Joseph Saavedra 5 things: Is UMass’ dining program too good? http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-umass-dining-program-too-good <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 9. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 9.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-umass-dining-program-too-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-umass-dining-program-too-good#comments Colleges & Universities K-12 Schools Market Trends Fri, 13 May 2016 15:07:00 +0000 62321 at http://food-management.com <p>UMass&#39; recently renovated Blue Wall complex is just the latest addition to the school&#39;s popular dining environment.</p> Photo: Rick Mandelcorn; Courtesy of Bruner/Cott 5 things: Loophole causing some NYC students to miss out on free meals http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-loophole-causing-some-nyc-students-miss-out-free-meals <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 2. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of May 2.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-loophole-causing-some-nyc-students-miss-out-free-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-loophole-causing-some-nyc-students-miss-out-free-meals#comments Colleges & Universities K-12 Schools Market Trends Thu, 05 May 2016 18:14:00 +0000 62131 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 things: Should the National School Lunch Program expand to colleges? http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-should-national-school-lunch-program-expand-colleges <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of April 25. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of April 25.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-should-national-school-lunch-program-expand-colleges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-should-national-school-lunch-program-expand-colleges#comments Colleges & Universities K-12 Schools Market Trends Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:56:00 +0000 61831 at http://food-management.com Images from Thinkstock; design by Chris Roberto Survey: Bottled water tops Gen Z beverage consumption http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-bottled-water-tops-gen-z-beverage-consumption <div class="field-deck"> A study of over a thousand college undergraduates shows 43 percent consume water over seven times a week, and 42 percent say they plan to drink even more. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A study of over a thousand college undergraduates shows 43 percent consume water over seven times a week, and 42 percent say they plan to drink even more.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-bottled-water-tops-gen-z-beverage-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/survey-bottled-water-tops-gen-z-beverage-consumption#comments Market Trends News & Trends Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:59:00 +0000 61691 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 things: Dining halts Meatless Monday program after professor calls it offensive http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dining-halts-meatless-monday-program-after-professor-calls-it-offensive <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of April 18. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of April 18.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dining-halts-meatless-monday-program-after-professor-calls-it-offensive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-dining-halts-meatless-monday-program-after-professor-calls-it-offensive#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Compass Group Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:16:00 +0000 61601 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Food Forward initiative leads to more meatless meals http://food-management.com/culinary-techniques/food-forward-initiative-leads-more-meatless-meals <div class="field-deck"> Operators are expanding vegan and vegetarian options with the help of the Humane Society’s educational events. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Operators are expanding vegan and vegetarian options with the help of the Humane Society’s educational events.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/culinary-techniques/food-forward-initiative-leads-more-meatless-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/culinary-techniques/food-forward-initiative-leads-more-meatless-meals#comments Culinary Techniques Market Trends Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:51:00 +0000 61491 at http://food-management.com <p>Participants at a Food Forward event at Northwestern University learn how to cook with vegetables.</p> Photo: Northwestern Dining