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The Chicago Tribune stated that research published by The NPD Group, Inc., a large market research company that monitors consumer purchase trends nationwide, indicates that more people are making their own lunches instead of going out to eat during the day due to rising restaurant prices. The decline in lunch traffic has been seen for a decade as more office workers sign-in from home. (Pajama-clad telecommuters are less likely to schedule business lunches.) Even the distraction of online shopping was credited for the decline, because it leads to fewer breaks for food. Weekday lunch traffic fell 7 percent.
Just like that the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show has come and gone. It was a 3 day extravaganza in which people from all over the world came to the Javits Center in New York City to experience and learn about all things related to the specialty food industry. The reported that it was the largest turnout they have ever had with "over 47,000 industry professionals, 2,670 exhibitors, and almost 400 first-time exhibitors." It was a sight to see and a memory to be made.
The Winter Fancy Food Show has come and gone. It was definitely a memorable event filled with lots of delicious treats, savory snacks, flavorful refreshments and passionate foodies from all over the country. It was a time for people with a similar purpose to come together and for companies to showcase what they brought to the extensive smorgasbord of all things food and what made them especially fancy.
Eating pasta more often might improve the overall quality of your diet. Can pasta get any more perfect? The Deccan Chronicle reported on February 7th, 2017 on a newly presented study showing that people who eat pasta more often also consume more shortfall nutrients in their diet. These shortfall nutrients include foliate, iron, magnesium and dietary fiber.