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Domenick Celentano
I help food entrepreneurs along the path from Kitchen, to the shelf, to the Consumers Plate
I help food entrepreneurs along the path from Kitchen, to the shelf, to the Consumers Plate
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Is hybrid food a passing fad or future trend?
I found this post (below) from Jim Matorin of Smarketing to be entertaining as well as timely. My recent trip to the Summer Fancy Food Show revealed  numerous examples of hybrid foods such as these pictures of Chipotle peanut brittle and Kale popcorn! Hybri...

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Click and Collect, this has serious $$ invested. Great example of solving real consumer problem. The aggregate all of your "clicks" across many e-commerce sites and have them ready for pickup at your destination train station. #retail

http://www.retailwire.com/discussion/17608/doddle-takes-a-new-click-and-collect-concept-to-train-stations
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Product Placement

This is really creative on Target's part...using you second screen to interact with product placement on TV. check out in the red plus signs on the video. When the consuner clicks, it brings you to that Target site page for that product to facilitate a quick and easy buy.

Product placement will never be the same.

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Venture costing GM, etc.

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Safeway sale addresses how Specialty grocers such as Trader Joes might replace traditional supermarkets
Safeway sale addresses how Specialty grocers such as Trader Joes might replace traditional supermarkets Safeway sale would transform supermarket industry . Why. Because  traditional supermarkets have lost 15 percent of the grocery market and are expected to...

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IBM's Cognitive Computing. Could shake up the food industry!
Steven Johnson, founder of Foodservice Solutions® www.FoodserviceSolutions.us, sent me a note: " Are chains getting out flanked? Are they old or old fashion? Food Truck Is Actually Serving IBM's Insane Computer-Generated Menu Items" , check out the post...

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FDA Proposed Changes to Nutrition Facts Label
The FDA is planning
to update the Nutrition Facts label   based
on the latest science-based nutrition recommendations. Paula
Trumbo, Ph.D., acting director of FDA's nutrition programs staff explains that
updates are being assessed to address such factors as...

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The Foodpreneur Recipe for Success Boot Camp February 15 & 16 2014
The Foodpreneur ® Recipe for Success Boot Camp is an intensive weekend series tailored to new food entrepreneurs who have a great specialty food idea but
are unsure of the next steps. The program covers the key ingredients needed to be a successful Food...

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Google is getting into the thermostat business?


Rather than thermostats, Nest’s key technologies were described by Mr. Fadell in an interview last November as “communications, algorithms, sensors and user experience, running over a network to the cloud.

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