Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress body’s stress response, study Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with...

For many forecasters of 2013 predictions, there is a predicted focus on vegetables and healthier meals, in line with on-going global concerns regarding obesity. Some groups have predicted that restaurants...

Chicken soup, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese… they may be bad for your arteries, but according to an upcoming study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science,...

The recession has boosted the satisfaction rating of manufacturers that produce comfort foods such as chocolate, the American Consumer Satisfaction Index revealed today (17 November). While ketchup maker...

In times of uncertainty the common perception is that consumers will gravitate toward familiar food favourites, but new research suggests that this may not be the case. A study in the Journal of Consumer...

As concerns about the economy grew, Australians went ‘back to the basics’ of home cooking and shopping by rediscovering classic ingredients, according to leading food commentator, Liz Dangar. “In...

Retail Food Group, a leading Australian retail food brand manager and franchisor, has reported that retail trade performance for the first two months of 2009 has seen momentum continue as consumers continue...

Australian retail food brand manager and franchisor Retail Food Group Limited (RFG) announced earlier this week that retail trade performance of its four franchise systems during December 2008 remained...