Keeping Up With Food News
Food news can be found in the same place as any other news: in the newspapers. But the fact that you’re reading this article right now means that you’re probably looking for new information about the latest in food trends and new products that are made to fit the needs of a healthy lifestyle. There’s no need to despair, though, because it’s perfectly possible to get good food news from the food industry itself! In fact, many of today’s top chefs and food writers work for or have worked for major food companies. And because they are in a position to offer some really exciting (and delicious) food ideas, they’re often willing to share their findings with readers.
One of the best ways to get first-hand information about the newest innovations and food trends is to read food magazines. If you prefer to purchase hard copy, you can find dozens of them at your local grocery store or newsstand. In addition to offering up all the classic food stories, these publications often feature a food industry round up to help you keep track of what’s hot and what’s not.
Even if you choose to buy online, you’ll still find many of your favorite magazines on the Web. Just look around! You’ll probably see a few articles devoted to the food industry, as well as the latest scoop on everything from new frozen foods to cosmetic trends. And don’t forget that you can always subscribe to specialty magazines like Serious Eats, where your mailbox may have a subscription form you can fill out online. (I’ve used this method for several years and have had great success doing so!)
Another great resource for finding food news is to read food blogs and websites. Some of the most popular blogs are those run by professional foodies. These authors often post news blurbs and interviews that show both their expertise and enthusiasm about the food industry. For example, if you’re really into Thai food, you’ll be able to find many insightful blogs by a former travel writer that takes you behind the scenes at some of the most exotic restaurants in the world. They show you what makes Thai food so uniquely delicious while explaining why certain dishes can be made with wild garlic, which is not commonly found in most kitchens.
Finally, for those who like to follow the latest developments in the food world, Food Network Magazine is the one place that you want to be. The network’s monthly magazine covers just about everything food-related, from new recipes to hot trends in the kitchen. Each month, they feature new and classic dishes, as well as feature interviews with some of the country’s best chefs. And if you really want to keep up-to-date on what’s going on in the food world, they offer a number of tips and advice pages as well as a food newsletter.
Once you’ve found a few sources that you trust for feeding facts, it’s time to start digging up those magazines. Start by searching the Web for your favorite food publication, or ask your favorite friend to refer you to a few. You might also want to read a couple of them randomly. Whatever you do, though, keep in mind that any food news you find should be treated with some caution, since there are a lot of scams out there! However, if you keep an eye out for good stuff, you should be able to find a few good food stories and recipes each month.