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Five Food Trends for 2018

Sodexo Chefs Say Plant Forward and Fermented Foods Will Be on the Menu
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rainbow bagels, unicorn food and milkshakes as big as a person’s head are so yesterday.  What will be on plates over the next 12 months? As 2018 arrives, culinary leaders at Sodexo, the leader in Quality of Life Services, have named their food trends for the year. Kevin Cecilio, Sodexo’s senior director, culinary innovations, believes these five trends will be on the table over the next 12 months.

Sustainability

The Biggest Event at Rose Bowl Stadium Helps Feed Hundreds Locally

Rose Bowl Stadium concessions provider SodexoMAGIC donated leftover food to Pasadena Hot Meal Program for seventh consecutive year and nearly $100,000 per game to volunteer organizations
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - More than 90,000 fans were gathered yesterday at the Rose Bowl Stadium for the venue’s biggest event of the year.

Eight Sodexo-Operated College Dining Programs Named to Daily Meal’s Best Colleges for Food List

Liberty University #3 and Northwestern #5 on the List
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Daily Meal named eight Sodexo-operated dining programs to its list of Best Colleges for Food in 2017.  Liberty University premiered on the list at number three and was praised for sourcing locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meat.

Students With Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Ideas Can Apply for Scholarships From the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2018 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2017. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5Give5 to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

New Report Ranks Largest Global Food Companies on Water Risk Management as Climate Change Impacts Accelerate

Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, General Mills score highest; Majority fall short as agricultural damages mount from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Press Release

Climate change is making water one of the biggest risks to the $5 trillion food industry, whether from epic flooding or prolonged drought. A new report released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization, Ceres, calls on major food companies to reduce the impacts of a warming climate—on both the global water supply and on their bottom lines—by adopting far stronger practices to use limited fresh water resources more efficiently.

Chef Cat Cora Shares Her Tips on How Busy Families Can Incorporate Healthy Eating Into Their Lifestyles

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Iron Chef Cat Cora has six boys at home and somehow manages to make nutritious food a centerpiece in their busy lives. Cora has helped her kids discover the joys of healthy eating for themselves, and has teamed with Aramark to share her tips for how other busy families can incorporate healthy eating into their lifestyles.  

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Eating Healthier at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

Do you feel sluggish or tired at work? Taking simple steps throughout the day to make healthier food choices can boost your mood and productivity.

SOIL – Slow Opportunities for Investing Locally

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by Woody Tasch, founder, Slow Money 

I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.

How to Initiate a Local Foodshed Resilience Program

A Call to Action
Article

by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies

Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.

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