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Berries and Cherries May Bring Health Benefits to Older Adults - July 24, 2012
Grain-based food manufacturers seeking to appeal to the aging baby boomer market may want to hear more about two studies released this year.

Western New York Institute of Food Technologists - March 27, 2012
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!

Prunes get a bad rap - March 28, 2012
To eat or not to eat? Lauren Daisley shares her love for prunes, or dried plums as they're called now, not only as a delicious snack but also as a way to maintain your health.

NY/NJ IFT Suppliers Day - April 17, 2012
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team as well as the Suppliers they represent and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!


National Honey Board: Honey is Made from Nectar, Not Pollen - April 23, 2012
In the last several months various stories have resulted in misunderstanding and confusion about honey and honey filtration, leading some readers to believe that any honey without pollen is not real honey
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Almonds take top spot as food ingredient worldwide - November 7, 2011
Almonds have maintained their position as the No. 1 ingredient nut used in new products worldwide, according to reports from the two leading global databases, Mintel and Innova Market Insights, which track new food product introductions.

Fat in Pistachios May Not be Readily Absorbed by the Body - July 7, 2011
According to researchers at the University of California – Los Angeles, choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels not only supports body mass index (BMI) goals, but can support heart health, too.

Stop and Smell the Nut Flours - July 1, 2011
The average consumer believes nuts come in one of three forms: in a shell, out of a shell, or as a chunky or creamy paste in a jar. Product developers however, are discovering exciting new applications for a fourth functional nut form: nut flours.

Pistachios Pummel Pretzels as a Weight-Wise Snack - May 4, 2011
The study, recently published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition is
especially significant in today's diet as snack foods account for more than a quarter of the total
caloric intake among Americans
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Pistachio Health Benefits Help Control Glucose Levels in People with Metabolic Syndrome - April 13, 2011
People with metabolic syndrome generally have high levels of fasting blood glucose and are glucose
intolerant, which can often lead to the development of type 2 diabetes and heart disease
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Pistachios Deliver Weight Management Support, Heart Health Benefits - April 12, 2011
This study confirms that the fat from pistachio nuts, specifically, is not completely
digested or absorbed, resulting in a lower energy value.


Blueberries May Inhibit Development of Fat Cells - April 11, 2011
Plant polyphenols have been shown to fight adipogenesis, which is the development
of fat cells, and induce lipolysis, which is the breakdown of lipids/fat.


HOW COME?: Cashews shells have toxic dose - April 8, 2011
Walnuts, pecans, almonds, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts (filberts). You can find these nuts in their
crackable shells in the produce section of most supermarkets. And then there are the poor
cashews, sitting in plastic bags with no coats on.


Antioxidants in Pecans May Contribute to Heart Health and Disease Prevention - February 25, 2011
The findings illustrate that after eating pecans, gamma-tocopherol levels in the body doubled
and unhealthy oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol in the blood decreased by as much as 33 percent.


Go Nuts for a Nutritious Diet and Heart Health - February 3, 2011
The findings in this analysis support those from epidemiological studies which have
consistently shown that nut consumption reduces the risk of heart disease.


GAO: Food Labeling Report - January 19, 2011
The FDA's efforts to identify false or potentially misleading qualified health claims on foods "are hampered by the lack of access to the evidence that a company relies on to make such a claim," according to a report from the Government Accountability Office. While FDA may ask a company to provide scientific evidence to support such a claim, it does not have the legal authority to compel the company to do so.


The Secret to Better Memory - January 18, 2011
Fat, suggests a study, may be the secret to remembering important things -- like where you put your keys or how to navigate one-way streets to a favorite restaurant.


Grape Ingredient Resveratrol Increases Beneficial Fat Hormone - January 10, 2011
The findings should also provide important information on the development of novel
therapeutic drugs for the treatment of these diseases.


California Almonds Aims to Tap into Growing Trend for Healthy Snacking - January 6, 2011
With evidence of a lifestyle shift that has led to an increase in snacking as well as growing consumer concerns about the health benefits of food, the activity is part of a multicountry drive to raise awareness of almonds as a healthy snack and increase global demand.


The Healing Power of Cranberries - October 26, 2010
They're good for your heart, teeth, digestive system and overall health. Loaded with antioxidants and packed with nutrients, new science proves that cranberries are one of the smartest foods you can eat.

Pistachios Offer Multiple Benefits - May 21, 2010
Researchers conducted a randomized, crossover design, controlled feeding experiment to test the effects of pistachios on antioxidant levels when added to a heart healthy moderate-fat diet.

Eating Nuts May Help Cholesterol Levels - Healthday.com - May 10, 2010
An analysis of studies has produced what its authors describe as a
precise description of the beneficial effects of nut consumption on cholesterol and other heart-related fats.


NY/NJ IFT Suppliers Day - May 5, 2010
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team as well as the Suppliers they represent and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!


Western New York Institute of Food Technologists - March 30, 2010
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!

Cranberry festivals in N.J. and Massachusetts - September 17, 2009 - Newsday
Cranberries are pushed on to a conveyor belt and loaded into the waiting truck at the Pine Island Cranberry Co., Inc., in Woodland Township, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003. Cranberry farmers can expect a 15 percent increase in the price for their crop this fall, according to the state Department of Agriculture.

Planet Green TV
The Last BeeKeeper - August 12, 2009
- Discovery.com
Follow the lives of three commercial beekeepers over the course of one year as they struggle with Colony Collapse Disorder which threatens crops, the world food supply and the livelihoods of beekeepers.

Saving Bees: What We Know Now - September 2, 2009 - New York Times
Rowen Jacobsen, author of “Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis,” discusses how honeybee health is linked to the health of the entire environment.

Pistachios and peanuts in perspective - April 14, 2009
A Market Analysis like "Apples & Oranges"

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer - March 25, 2009
Try Decas Cranberries with Omega Oil

Western New York Institute of Food Technologists - March 21, 2009
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!


Peanut Products - Food Ingredients First - March 13, 2009
FDA Issues Guidance for Food Manufacturers on Use of Peanut-Derived Product


Nuts Gaining Favor - Food Business News - January 6, 2009
Products with Nuts are being Positioned as Healthy Snacking Options


Concentrated Goodness - Natural Food Network- November 2008
Health Trends come and go, but everybody agrees dried fruits and nuts are quintessentially good for youth.


Kosherfest - Expo Comida Latina - All Asia Food - November 11-12, 2008 - Jacob K. Javits Center, NYC
Together in One place - the team of S. Kamberg & Company is pleased to explore the worlds of this city's great ethnicity by walking the floor of these 3 shows together with you.


Federal Prosecutors Probe Food-Price Collusion - September 23, 2008 - Wall Street Journal
Federal prosecutors have opened separate criminal probes into possible price-fixing by major egg and tomato producers.

How To Save Money And Eat Healthy - WCBSTV Saturday Morning - September 20, 2008
The Link to this video was recently shown on the CBS - TV (NY) Saturday Morning Show and was an interesting quick clip that shows how Cutting Corners in the Grocery store doesn't mean a person has to sacrifice their health.


Fancy Food Show , June 29 - July 1, 2008 - Jacob K. Javits Center, NYC
Come walk together with the Team of S. Kamberg & Company over 322,000 square feet of exhibit space filled with more than 160,000 specialty food and beverage products, just enough to peak your interest in exploring a wide range of products from all over the world.


Huntington baker to tell Congress about rising food prices - Newsday - April 30, 2008

The Whole Carb Truth about Pasta - Newsday - April 30, 2008

A plea for more research into Colony Collapse Disorder - Posted by the Sierra Club


California raisins moving up consumption ladder once again - Western Farm Press - April 9, 2008

This year we have experienced many market changes. As a forty plus year old business, we have survived through rough times before. - Posted January 2008
Read our thoughts on the situation and share back to us your comments and concerns.
 

Western New York Institute of Food Technologists - March 18, 2008
Here's your annual chance to meet the S. Kamberg & Company team and get updated on the latest advances in the food industry, pick up product samples, and hear about new trial formulations, all in one place!