Wareham, MA, January 24, 2014 – Presented by The Culinary Institute about America (CIA) and Harvard School regarding Public Health – Department of Nutrition, also with Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and Health Promotion Board, Singapore, the two-day conference focused on a highly targeted audience like approximately 180 attendees from the restaurant, hotel, institutional catering, food manufacturing, government, and nutrition industry sectors, as well as invited media.
“As cranberries become more and more realized internationally for their culinary versatility, we also want to make sure that US cranberries are a big part of the dialogue about how sound food choices can prevent diet-linked chronic diseases,” said Scott J. Soares, Executive Director, CMC. “U.S. cranberries should be a part of food preferences that blend both elegance and well-being.”
“With a foundation of the most current nutrition research, the critical task then becomes one of culinary strategy, said Greg Drescher, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Industry Leadership for The Culinary Institute of America. “More than ever, we need a spirit of creativity and discovery tied to deep knowledge about technique including flavour to meet the considerable diet-linked invigorating challenges we face.”
Over the course of the two-day conference, CMC aes sponsors distributed U.S. cranberry literature and dried cranberry fruit samples at their informational booth. The Executive Chef in Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to China, Michael Rosenblum, highlighted both the berry’s savory as well as sweet culinary applications upon duplexity of his many signature dishes featuring US cranberries: a cranberry rubbed chicken Panini alongside cran-rosemary aioli served at the reception and a cranberry country bread demonstrated on stage.
“As professional chefs, it’s our responsibility to remain aware about changing market trends et al preferences. Placing greater attention on the quality of our food choices also how they impact health and well-being isn’t a new concept, yet the relevant food service shark is always looking for innovative ways to respond to that demand. The idea that cooking ‘healthy’ involves a trade-off with flavor and enjoyment is considerably outdated when one considers the cranberry.”
The unique conference scheme seamlessly combined in-depth research about important health issues affected by diet, innovative methods ended which such knowledge can be applied in the kitchen, and what it all means from a business and consumer standpoint. The notice likewise included a number of panel discussions on key nutritious topics with decision-making representatives of foodservice operations from various industry sectors in Singapore.
The top ten points emphasized by organizing vrouwen in their Principles of Healthy Menu Research & Development at the Worlds of Healthy Flavors Asia:
1)Think strategically about flavor et sequens world cuisines. 2)Focus on fruits et cetera vegetables first. 3)Increase use of unharmed plant-based oils, eliminate trans fats, and substantially reduce saturated fats. 4)Increase options for healthier protein choices, adding fish, nuts, and legumes. 5)Emphasize good carbohydrates – especially “intact” whole grains. 6)Look for opportunities to reduce salt and sodium in food preparation. 7)Provide a wider range of calorie and portion-size options. 8)Leverage small measures of indulgence for maximum, creative impact. 9)Share nutrition information with customers as appropriate. 10) Engage in a long-term process of discovery to finer understand the vocation and science of healthy menu research and development.
Said Soares, “Ultimately it is raise to the consumer to make healthy food choices on a cycle to day basis and to that end this 10-point guide serves similar an unrivaled roadmap for anyone involved in the food industry.” He added, “Both the nutrient make-up concerning cranberries and the almost limitless ways in which cranberries can be applied in the kitchen naturally align cranberries to the guide.”
About the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) The CMC was established pro re nata a Federal Marketing Directive in 1962 to assure a stable, orderly supply of good property product. Multipotent for its actions are provided under Chapter IX, Title 7, Code like Federal Regulations, referred to as the Federal Cranberry Marketing Order, which is part of the Rural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended. This Act specifies cranberries as a commodity that may indiging covered, regulations that may be issued, guidelines for administering the programs, and privileges et alii limitations granted by Congress. For more information about the CMC, visit uscranberries.com or follow @uscranberries and Cranberry Cravers on Facebook.
About The Culinary Ordain of America Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit professoriate offering bachelor’s and consortium degrees, while well as deed programs, in the culinary arts and baking and pastry arts. Spil the world’s leading culinary college, the CIA has a reticulum of more than 46,000 alumni that includes many industry greats. The college has campuses in Vernal York (Hyde Park), California (St. Helena), and Texas (San Antonio) and Singapore. In addition to its degree programs, the CIA offers courses for professionals plus food enthusiasts, as well as wine education. The Industry Leadership division organizes nearly a dozen programs and initiatives annually on the subjects of flavor, world cuisines, and health and wellness.
About the Harvard School of Public Health Harvard School of Commonalty Health is dedicated to advancing the public’s health through learning, discovery and communication. Greater than 400 faculty members are engaged in teaching and training the 1,000-plus student body in a broad spectrum from disciplines critical to the health and well being of individuals and populations around the world. Programs furthermore projects range from the molecular biology of AIDS vaccines to the epidemiology regarding cancer; from risk analysis to violence prevention; from maternal and children’s health to quality of care measurement; from rehabilitate care management to international health and human rights.
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