SIAL Paris set to bring food innovations back live in October

Returning for the first time in more than two years this fall, the massive celebration and exhibition SIAL Paris is again set to bring together the most creative and innovative food companies in the world. Under the umbrella theme of Own the Change – both an embrace of the environment and sustainability and the digital […]

What if there were more Irish pubs in the U.S.?

A friend of mine has been living in Ireland the past two years. He and his wife initially thought they would leave Southern California for a year in Ireland to spend time with their grandchildren. Then, the pandemic hit, and they decided to extend their stay and embrace living in Ireland a bit longer than […]

Steve Walpole: 24 hours of ideation to increase produce consumption

Steve Walpole has had a storied career in the culinary world. Today, his business, Steve Walpole Ltd., offers a range of culinary services tailored to meet client-specific needs whether for small start-up projects or big name brand name operations. Walpole has been a food and cooking enthusiast since he started a Saturday restaurant job at […]

New Covent Garden Market’s Annual Trends Report

LPS19 offering wholesale market tours to New Covent Garden Market or New Spitalfields Market

New Covent Garden Market, where over 100 wholesale traders supply fresh fruit and vegetables to some of London’s top eateries, has predicted Asian Wok Cucumbers, Celtuce, foraged sea vegetables and Crabapples as some of the hottest on-trend ingredients coming to kitchens in 2022. Meanwhile, potatoes are enjoying a moment with new varieties on the scene […]

Health, Sustainability and The Younger Diners Of Today’s Restaurants: How The Produce Industry Can Ride the Wave

Interest in health and sustainability — and plant-centered foods — will drive consumer behavior post-pandemic. Consumers aren’t the same people they were pre-pandemic. Foodservice consultant and thought leader Maeve Webster, president of Menu Matters, a consulting firm for foodservice manufacturers and operators, offered insight into how the pandemic fundamentally changed consumer perspectives and behaviors, and that impact […]

NYPS Foodservice Forum: Imagining The Spirit Behind Ghost Kitchens

There’s no denying we’re continuing a new era of food delivery, but how can we do it smarter and in a way that preserves both the brand and the hospitality diners crave? Kristen Barnett, founder and chief executive of Hungry House, Brooklyn, NY, is forging a new model for ghost kitchens, working with chefs to […]