Monthly Archives: January 2014


Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

We all know that a healthy diet consists of multiple servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Nothing is more important to kids as they grow than getting the vitamins and nutrients that fruits and veggies provide. Yet ask any parent, and they’ll tell you war stories of how their kids just won’t eat veggies (they’re …

Spoon to Soil: Composting as a Food Waste Solution

Today we’re going to approach one of our biggest concerns, food waste and its impact on the environment, from a slightly different tack. We are big proponents of the “Farm to Fork” movement currently emerging in the food community, and we are also getting more interested in composting, or “Spoon to Soil” as we like …

Oxygen Activism!

You may not even realize it, but much of the food you already have in your refrigerator has been exposed to activated oxygen, or ozone, before you even bring it home. That’s because food producers utilize commercial-grade ozone generators to treat fruits, vegetables, meat, and dairy before goods head out to market.

Dye! Dye! My Darling!

We awoke this morning to news that has totally rocked our world: Justin Bieber was arrested for drag racing while intoxicated! Just kidding, we saw that one coming from a mile away, but we did notice this little item: Fruit Loops, the multi-colored bane of parents who already have over-stimulated children’s existence, ARE ALL THE …

All Organic Food Is Not Created Equal

One glaring problem within the growing organic and natural food marketplace is that just because something is labelled “organic” doesn’t mean it is free of pesticides, chemicals, and other toxins. There was a recent study by our Canadian neighbors that found that pesticides contaminated nearly half of the organic produce sampled. What’s more, there are …

5 Ways to Stay Well in Winter

It’s that time of year again, and people are calling in to work with the flu from coast to coast. As if the dealing with the winter doldrums during this time of year isn’t enough, our bodies are vulnerable to illness as well. No need to panic, if you haven’t gotten sick yet, we’ve got …

Landfill Free: Big Talk or a Realistic Solution?

Just what does it mean to be “landfill-free”? This appears to be a new “buzz term” among large food producers as they seek to boost their eco-street credibility in an increasingly green-minded consumer marketplace. Our BerryBreeze™ team recently sat down to discuss what each of us were most passionate about when it comes to providing a product …