Daily Table

450 Washington St, Dorchester A little out of the ordinary range for REAL25, this exciting mission-driven company is worth bending the rules for! A non-profit grocery store concept (rather than restaurant) from prior Trader Joe’s President, Doug Rauch, Daily Table offers healthy, local, organic and sustainably sourced groceries, as well as a selection of grab-and-go… Read More

When Kids Eat At Restaurants, The Food Is Not As Healthy For Children As You Think

By Alyssa Moran AND Christina Roberto On 04/29/17 AT 12:00 PM This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Chain restaurants are not known for serving up healthy kids’ meals. Most entrees on a kids’ menu are either fried, breaded or doused in cheese. Fresh fruits and vegetables are rare side… Read More

Eat REAL® Collaborates with the ASPCA to Provide More Humane Options in Foodservice Establishments

First US foodservice certification program to adopt farm animal welfare standards. San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) May 2nd, 2017 Eat REAL®, the nation’s leading certifier of nutritional and environmental excellence in foodservice, has announced that by 2021 all REAL Certified® restaurants and foodservice providers will be required to source a significant portion of their animal products… Read More

Food CMO’s Guide to Choosing a Social Monitoring Tool

By Keith Butler April 4, 2017 Originally posted by EvansHardy+Young The large number of social monitoring tools available makes choosing the correct one a challenge for food commodity and CPG brands. At EvansHardy+Young, we take an aggressive approach to tool selection, and you should too. We know selecting the right tool is a crucial business… Read More

Eat REAL Creates Market-Based Incentives For Healthy, Sustainable Food

Originally from Food Tech Connect.  Many foodservice operators are benefiting from the halo effect of sustainability, but it’s hard to tell how truthful their sustainability claims really are. Similar to what LEED certification did for the building industry, United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) is bringing transparency and guidance to the food industry by creating market-based… Read More

Going Rogue: McDonald’s swipes ‘small food’ reformer

Originally published on The New Food Economy. All about the Benjamin. If food media had a Page Six, you’d surely find this tasty tidbit lurking therein: Claire Benjamin DiMattina, executive director of Food Policy Action (FPA), a group co-founded in 2012 by chef Tom Colicchio to promote policy change through education and its publication of… Read More

UCSF Becomes the First REAL Certified® Medical Center in the Nation

San Francisco, CA (PRUnderground) March 29th, 2017 University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Health’s Nutrition and Food Services has become the first healthcare organization to be REAL Certified® for its use of nutrition and sustainability best practices. Serving over 8,000 patients, customers, faculty, staff, and students per day, UCSF joins other institutions in higher education… Read More

Doctors tell patients to Eat REAL®

Leading physicians leverage REAL Certified® to help consumers identify real food San Francisco, CA (March 22nd, 2017) – Recognizing the irrefutable connection between diet and chronic disease, the medical community is increasingly starting to advise patients on what—and where—to eat. To that end, the United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) and the Institute for Responsible Nutrition… Read More

To juice, or not to juice?

Originally from Wellseek. Please note, the author’s views do not necessarily reflect the views of USHFC. With juice bars popping up everywhere, the concept of cleansing and detoxing with a liquid diet has never been more mainstream. Let’s get to know this popular trend with nutrition Expert Mascha Davis and how it really impacts our health…. Read More

7 Habits of Highly Effective Fruit & Veggie Marketers

By Dennis Hardy EvansHardy+Young For more food marketing insights, check out their blog. Stephen Covey first published his hugely popular book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, back in 1989. Since then, a cottage industry seems to have risen up with various pundits proposing their own “seven habits” lists for all kinds of industries and… Read More