Category: Food

Vegetarian Kids

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My Child Wants to Be a Vegetarian – What Now? It all began the summer my daughter was 11. Her friend returned from holiday and immediately filled her in on all she had learned about the path beef travelled on its way to our plates. My daughter swiftly announced that beef – and hey, why […]

Food Security in Developing Nations

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Food Security Technology in Developing Nations – The Food Rush Everybody needs food, water, and shelter to survive. When any of these are at risk, the bulk of an individual’s attention must be spent on seeking sources for these needs. In developing countries, often there are not readily available sources to meet these needs and […]

Food Tech in Developing Nations

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Food Security Technology in Developing Nations – The Food Rush Everybody needs food, water, and shelter to survive. When any of these are at risk, the bulk of an individual’s attention must be spent on seeking sources for these needs. In developing countries, often there are not readily available sources to meet these needs and […]

Is Organic Produce Worth a Premium Price

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Is Organic Produce Worth a Premium Price? – The Food Rush Chances are good that you’re willing to pay more for a product that has a higher price but when it comes to organic produce and other ingredients, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Some products aim to justify a higher price due to […]

Slow Food

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The Food Rush | The Slow Food movement has a seemingly simple mission. They envision “a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.”

Insects as Animal Feed

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The Food Rush | It’s likely you dismiss insects as a nuisance. It’s also likely you don’t view them first and foremost as a source of protein for humans, let alone as a key ingredient in animal feed. Because of this, you may be surprised to learn there is currently a movement championing the use of insects for animal feed.

The Impossible Burger!

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The Food Rush | Those seeking a plant-based alternative to their favourite burger have been largely unimpressed by the products that have come to market. These alternatives, while excellent as plant-based products go, have just not compared to the experience of tucking into a juicy burger.

Five Things to Know about Food Deserts

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The Food Rush | Food deserts are areas in which residents do not have ready access to fresh produce and a variety of healthy foods. They are often in low-income urban areas that are not attractive locations for the supermarkets and specialty stores many of us visit on a regular basis.

Ending Food Insecurity

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Most of us can take it for granted that we’ll have access to three meals a day. We may choose not to eat three meals, but we have that choice because we have the money to buy food. We also may not choose to eat healthy foods, but we have a range of healthy options available […]