Kurt Graetzer, outgoing CEO of the Milk Processor Education Program, will talk about the famed "Got Milk?" campaign in a program at the South Florida museum. He helped develop the milk-mustache concept with the help of ad agency Bozell Worldwide, now Lowe Worldwide.
Shawn Askinosie, owner of Askinosie Chocolate in Springfield, Mo., works closely with the cocoa farmers in Mexico and Ecuador that supply his company, sharing profits with them. He will be discussing this partnership at a local university.
Single-origin and single-estate chocolates are like wine, with the choice of bean and post-harvest process imparting the flavor, one chocolate expert says. L.A. Burdick, Rogue Chocolatier and Theo are among some of the brands offering single-source chocolate.
Easy access to supermarkets carrying fresh produce and other healthful foods is less prevalent in poorer neighborhoods, according to this article. A review of 54 studies suggests that new public policies and actions are needed, one researcher said.
Bashas' Supermarkets is introducing a nutrition program called Eat Smart, with shelf tags identifying healthful foods. The program also includes a free newsletter with recipes, free healthful-shopping tours and in-store events.