Where else in the world do locals save their vacation time to engage in hard labor?
In Maine and neighboring regions of Canada, thousands of acres of wild blueberries grow naturally. In some towns, local supporters actually take time off work to help harvest them.
Why do they do it?
The industry’s economic impact alone has left an … Read More ›
Let’s just say you’ve had a strawberry cream cheese muffin on store shelves for a while now. Historically it’s been a great product, but sales have been declining as of late. What is your initial reaction? Maybe a new marketing campaign?
Or, you might think about improving the recipe itself. You know the strawberries alone are … Read More ›
Imagine you’re looking for dried apples that still look and taste like real fruit. You would have two options: freeze-dried apples or air-dried apples. These two drying methods can retain the look and shape of fresh product in a way that other processes cannot.
Because they have this in common, these products tend to be … Read More ›
What do you think of when you hear the word “organic”? Maybe overpriced produce at the grocery store? Or a more idealistic picture of a sprawling green field under a wide open blue sky?
Many embrace organic wholeheartedly, while others just don’t get it – maybe due in part to a lack of tangible characteristics. But … Read More ›