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PepsiCo Is Launching an Accelerator Program

by Danielle Wiener-Bronner
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PepsiCo will fund startups to learn how they do business and stay on top of the hottest food trends.

The company announced on Thursday that it is launching a North American accelerator program to help food and beverage startups grow.

The six-month program, Nutrition Greenhouse, gives ten startups $20,000 each and matches them with a mentor from Pepsi. The mentors will offer guidance on strategy, fundraising, product development, supply chain management and more.

At the end of the program, a winner will receive an additional $100,000.

Gaining Perspective in Nepal

By Ian Whitlow, Creative Strategist
Blog

If you ever find yourself in Kathmandu, try the MOMO. Seriously, that stuff is delicious.

Earlier this year, I did find myself in Kathmandu. And while I ate my weight in momo, that wasn’t why I was there.

Along with several other members on the Tyson Foods Corporate Communications team, I traveled to Nepal to meet Moushumi Shrestha – agricultural entrepreneur and, together with Tyson Foods, co-sponsor of a brand new ONEEGG project in Nepal.

Sodexo Revolutionizes High School Cafeteria Experience with Launch of Innovative Taste4 Dining Concept

The next generation in high school dining, Taste4 rolls out in 97 sites this Summer and next Fall for implementation in the 2018-2019 school year
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company that provides student nutrition to nearly 400 school districts throughout the U.S., has launched Taste4, a new meal concept that revamps the classics - salads and wraps, deli sandwiches, pasta, grilled favorites, pizza – and elevates school lunch for today’s sophisticated palettes.

Simple Steps to Relieve Mealtime Stress

A dietitian’s tips for planning and prepping meals even the pickiest eaters will love
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By Carol Savage, MS, RDN Nutrition, Health, & Wellness Manager & dietitian at @NestleUSA

Chrysler Brand Joins Forces With No Kid Hungry to Help End Childhood Hunger

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., August 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Chrysler brand is teaming up with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign that is focused on ending child hunger in America today. Chrysler’s support will help No Kid Hungry continue its work to improve the lives of families across the country by ensuring children have the food they need to succeed.
 

To Reduce Post-Harvest Loss, Start With a Sustaining End in Mind 

What does success look like? For farmers, a successful season should look like a bountiful harvest translated into a bountiful profit.
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What does success look like? For farmers, a successful season should look like a bountiful harvest translated into a bountiful profit.

Visiting with a rice farmer in Bihar state in India at the end of harvest, it was easy to see that it had been a good year for rice. Awaiting threshing, bundles of rice were organized into stacks twice as tall as the farmer with the length and width of a small building. The farmer was pleased that yields had been good. However, the farmer knew that success had yet to be achieved.

Gluten Intolerance Group Adds SCS Global Services as an Accredited Certifier for Gluten-Free Certification Organization

The move reflects continued expansion in global market for gluten-free foods
Press Release

AUBURN, Wash., Aug. 29, 2018 /3BL Media/  The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) has accredited SCS Global Services (SCS), an internationally recognized third-party certification body, to provide Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) services to food and beverage companies.

Sysco Committed to Ending Hunger Through Nourishing Neighbors Program

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As the world’s largest foodservice distributor, Sysco is committed to ending hunger and making wholesome food available where it’s needed most. With our U.S.-wide Nourishing Neighbors program, a portion of each Local Sysco Brand case sold will be donated to charitable organizations. At least 75 percent of our donations go toward supporting organizations that work to eliminate hunger.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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How Tyson Foods Is Changing The World

By Jess Hines, Chief Blogger
Blog

Changing the world is no simple feat—and not a task that can be tackled alone. At risk of sounding cliché, I’m a firm believer in the age-old notion: “it takes a village.” Especially when it comes to the lofty goal of creating solutions for some of the world’s biggest problems. 

African Food Businesses Get Nurturing from Well-Known Giants

By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Article

Volunteers from some of the world’s biggest food producers, who decades ago took food-making from kitchen to the factory, are offering guidance to African entrepreneurs and helping nations become less dependent on imported food. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya.

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