Area schools note lunch menus for week of Dec. 5 |

Area schools note lunch menus for week of Dec.  5 |

Area schools have announced the following lunch menus for the week of Dec. 5. All menus are subject to change due to food availability. Clearfield Area School District Available at both schools each day are assorted fresh vegetables, assorted fresh and canned fruit, and milk. Elementary school menu: Alternate choices available most days are deli … Read more

Enjoy holiday treats with moderation in mind

I had the opportunity to take part in a holiday tradition in another state. All the downtown stores with many locally made products stayed open late. They had special sales to launch the holiday season. I was looking forward to the evening. The stores offered treats including cookies, candy, cocoa and apple cider. As fate … Read more

What’s healthy? Proposed new rules target added sugar

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Your cereal may not be as healthy as you think it is. The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that updates criteria for claiming a food is healthy. While cereal seems a wise way to start the day – with boxes proclaiming the goodness of whole grains, fiber … Read more

What’s healthy? Proposed new rules target added sugar

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Your cereal may not be as healthy as you think it is. The Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that updates criteria for claiming a food is healthy. While cereal seems a wise way to start the day – with boxes proclaiming the goodness of whole grains, fiber … Read more

Michigan Sen. Stabenow announces over $2 million for fruit, vegetable growers

WASHINGTON (WNDU) – The USDA is rewarding over $2 million for a specialty project aimed at helping Michigan’s agriculture. The grant will go to 22 projects, including one showing off Michigan’s bean commission. Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow called the project a “big win” as the funding will help keep a competitive edge for farmers in … Read more

Global $11.8 Billion Fruit and Vegetable Processing Markets

Dublin, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Fruit and Vegetable Processing Market by Product Type (Fresh, Fresh-cut, Canned, Frozen, Dried & Dehydrated, Convenience), Equipment Type, Operation (Automatic, Semi- automatic), Processing Systems & Region – Forecast to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. According to the publisher, the fruit and vegetable processing … Read more

Area schools note lunch menus for week of Nov. 28 | News

Area schools have announced the following lunch menus for the week of Nov. 28. All menus are subject to change due to food availability. Clearfield Area School District Available at both schools each day are assorted fresh vegetables, assorted fresh and canned fruit, and milk. Elementary school menu: Alternate choices available most days are ham … Read more

Consumers turn to mass club as they seek lower grocery prices amid rising inflation

With inflation driving up the price of all foods and beverages a staggering 28.8% in October 2022 vs October 2019, 80% of consumers reported shopping for groceries differently, according to the data published earlier this month. While the most popular money-saving measures include looking for sales and deals more often, a strategy employed by 55% … Read more

‘Tornado’ hits farm in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, killing animals and destroying fruit and vegetable housing

Robyn and Michael French in front of the tropical house damaged when a tornado swept through their property. Photo/ Stuart Whitaker A Te Puke family is distraught after a “tornado” ripped through their farm, killing and scattering animals, destroying horticulture structures and ripping panels off their home. “I haven’t slept,” Kat French told the Bay … Read more

‘Tornado’ hits farm in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, killing animals and destroying fruit and vegetable housing

Robyn and Michael French in front of the tropical house damaged when a tornado swept through their property. Photo/ Stuart Whitaker A Te Puke family is distraught after a “tornado” ripped through their farm, killing and scattering animals, destroying horticulture structures and ripping panels off their home. “I haven’t slept,” Kat French told the Bay … Read more