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Posts tagged convenience

May 21, 2017

 

Author Michael Ruhlman

Grocery Stores: ‘The Best And Worst Of America’

In his new book, Michael Ruhlman explores how and why Americans have changed from corner-store customers to insatiable consumers of every edible product.

April 12, 2017

 

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Forcing People To Wait Nudges Them To Buy Healthier Snacks

Buy an unhealthy snack and these vending machines take 25 seconds. Healthy fare drops instantly. Research suggests this "time tax" helps us make better choices.

January 20, 2016

 

grocery store

Rising Energy Costs Of Convenience In The Kitchen

Our modern food system gobbles up around 10-15 percent of our total energy pie. Much of it goes to the approximate 30,000 food processing plants in the U.S.

February 19, 2015

 

velveeta cheese

Shifting Priorities In Health Sound Alarm For Packaged Foods

Remember how everything was "low-fat" in the 1990s? Today's shift from low-fat, packaged foods to fresh, healthier food is worrying the packaged food industry.

December 18, 2013

Faster Food 

toll road

Food So Fast You Don’t Even Have To Stop And Pay

Five Staten Island Wendy's are testing technology that allows cars to pay for fast food using hands-free technology mounted on the windshield.

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