Incredible journeys that shape the present & future of food & beverage industry

Episode 32 – Turmeric: a Super Spice for all human beings

Above: cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Steven Jackson It has been used in Asia for centuries. Part of the ginger family, it has really taken off in the last few years. Prices of this herb range from 50 cents to $60/pound. We are bullish on the health benefits of turmeric and we would like to […]

Episode 31 – Cashew Fruit – from tropical waste to Whole Foods winner

In spite of the risk of contamination via poisonous resin, the cashew nut has been a popular commodity worldwide. But did you know that there is a fruit attached to the nut? A business established by the Clinton Foundation is working with Pepsi to turn the cashew fruit into a beverage in India. Covered in the show: History […]

Episode 21 – Bob Quinn of Kamut®

From an Egyptian Tomb to Montana to Italy, Bob takes us all around the world. Today, Kamut® is used in thousands of products produced worldwide including breads, pasta, cereals, snacks, pastries, crackers, beer, grain coffee, green foods, and a delicious wheat drink. We learn about: *The history of the grain – from a small handful to […]

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