Food Scientist, Chef, and Regulatory Affairs & Operations Expert makes Zintro “Part of my Regular Business Routine”

Jack Parker is a food scientist, chef, and regulatory affairs and operations expert with over 25 years experience in a variety of food and beverage industry capacities. He is also… Read More

The benefits of gut bacteria: Part 3

Recent articles in science magazines extol the benefits of bacteria in the gut. Most recently, that gut bacteria affect mood and behavior. We wanted to know how this research affects… Read More

The benefits of gut bacteria: Part 2

Recent articles in science magazines extol the benefits of bacteria in the gut. Most recently, that gut bacteria affect mood and behavior. We wanted to know how this research affects… Read More

The benefits of gut bacteria

Recent articles in science magazines extol the benefits of bacteria in the gut. Most recently, that gut bacteria affect mood and behavior. We wanted to know how this research affects… Read More

Aquaculture industry challenges and opportunities

By Maureen Aylward We asked our Zintro experts about the sectors of the aquaculture industry that are seeing the most growth and the challenges and opportunities that are surfacing. Stephen… Read More

Local food and big retailers

By Maureen Aylward Walmart, Supervalu, Safeway and other retailers in the US are increasing their locally grown produce selection to save on transportation costs and appeal to consumer preferences. We… Read More

Food manufacturing and food safety

By Maureen Aylward Food safely is a concern to us all. And, food manufacturing processes and safety issues are nearly constantly in the news. We asked our Zintro experts to… Read More

Is fast food ready for another change?

We asked our Zintro experts to comment on McDonald’s forthcoming redesign of its US stores and if it might be a game changer in the fast food industry. Here’s what… Read More

What’s next for the organic industry in the US organic food and organic product areas? What are the challenges to future growth?

In 2009, total US organic sales for food and non-food products were $26.6 billion and growing. With mass market retailers increasing their offerings of organics, where might the industry be… Read More

Are agrichemicals and food preservatives the culprit behind increased allergies in children today?

As a growing number of children have been developing allergies to everyday foods, experts have been exploring potential causes. One hypothesis is that the surge is tied to the increased… Read More

Aquaculture 2010 and Looking into the Future

Aquaculture is a rapidly growing business, reaching $86 billion dollars globally in 2009. Yet while China, India, and Vietnam lead the world aquaculture market in production, the United States lags… Read More