Arcadia Biosciences buys food ingredients firm to advance hybrid cereals | 2021-04-21

Davis-based Arcadia Biosciences purchased the assets of Agrasys S.A., a Barcelona, Spain-based food ingredients company that developed tritordeum, a nutritious cross between durum wheat and wild barley. The proprietary hybrid cereal crop is high in fiber, protein and lutein, and can be used in bread, crackers, pasta and beer. Lutein is a carotenoid with anti-inflammatory properties that is known to improve or even prevent age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness and vision impairment, Arcadia said. “Not only do we see further growth for tritordeum in Europe, we believe that there is untapped potential for the product in North

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Best Pet Food Container: Cat, Dog Food Storage

Ever wondered how to get your pet to leave a five-star review after their daily dining experience? Well, a good place to start would be giving them fresh, crunchy, delicious food consistently. Food truly is the way to your pet’s heart and to ensure meals (and your pet’s affection) produce a maximum response you should store all the noms in an airtight food storage container, one that keeps out moisture and pests. If the container can be nice enough to keep out in the open, well that’s an added bonus. To help you pick one, we’ve narrowed down pet products

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British retail war erupts over chocolate caterpillar cake, Food News & Top Stories

LONDON • It is one of Britain’s more unusual legal wrangles, involving a chocolate cake in the shape of a caterpillar and two of the country’s best-known retailers.

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has threatened its cheaper supermarket rival Aldi and the high-street giants have traded barbs on social media.

M&S’ food store chain last week lodged an intellectual property claim with the High Court in defence of its trademarked chocolate-iced sponge character Colin the Caterpillar.

It argued that the German supermarket chain Aldi was misleading customers with its “Cuthbert” cake, which is also sold in green packaging, and wants it

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New garden takes root in Bayfield with focus on healthy ingredients, food security

Pine River Shares is taking on food insecurity in eastern La Plata County with the help of a new, sustainable food garden.

The garden’s produce will add fresh, healthy ingredients to the nonprofit’s weekly food share programs in Bayfield and Ignacio. Already, apple trees and garlic are taking root at the Bayfield Education Center, home of Pine River Shares, with the help of community volunteers and students.

“Everyone deserves access to healthy, sustainably raised food,” said Halie Forsthoff, dean of the Bayfield School District Wolverine Academy.

Last week, students at the academy, a project-based learning program, planted 20 apple trees

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Iowa’s Favorite Drunk Fast Food is NOT Taco Bell

What do you crave after a night out?

The website Zippia set out to determine the most popular fast food place that people in each state stop at after a night out drinking. In order to complete the study, they say they needed to figure out two things:

1. The fast food everyone craves when drunk
2. Which fast food joints see the biggest influx of tipsy customers

They took a look at popular fast food places and their hours, plus Google Trends on some of the biggest drinking days of the year.

When it comes to fast food, my

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Breaking down three of Columbia’s popular burritos, from inspiration to composition | Food & Drink

In its purest form, the burrito is a tortilla and fillings — bean, rice, protein of some sort and whatever else — wrapped together to make a contained meal.

That base has shifted little over the decades, but there are still plenty of variations on the formula. There are the large, overstuffed burritos popularized by the chain Chipotle (inspired by the behemoths that originated in San Francisco’s Mission district) and there are others that are more subtle and focused on different ingredients.

And in Columbia, there are several popular spots who serve their own variations.

One place that is showing

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