What’s Bean Going On in Snacks?

As a co-author of Bean Briefs, a twice-yearly summary of research on beans, I keep an eye on what’s going on in the world of beans. So I was pretty excited to see and taste lots of new snacks made with beans at Expo West. Some of these likely were introduced as part of the

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Power of Protein

Protein is king in the eyes of the American shopper. A March 27, 2013 article in the Wall Street Journal explains why: dieters think it fills them up, athletes turn to protein for muscle building and endurance, and parents push protein to keep kids going during the long school day. Does it really work? Science

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Food with a Purpose

I recently attended ExpoWest, where I turbo-shopped through thousands of booths at the Anaheim Convention Center. Apparently I was in good company – reports say that 63,000 folks in the industry attended, setting a new record. Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing my observations, along with introducing a few of the inspiring

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