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The psychology of small packages
The Wall Street Journal
Aware that people snack a lot throughout the day, packaged-food makers continue to introduce new packaging that encourages consumers to eat their food anytime they have an urge to nibble, what some executives have dubbed "hand-to-mouth" eating.
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Dr Pepper Ballpark unveils new concessions
KXAS-TV
VideoBriefA new season at Frisco, Texas's Dr Pepper Ballpark means some big changes for RoughRiders fans. Team President Scott Sonju says his employees have been "busy" in the offseason, after the investment of about $1 million to upgrade the park's entire concession system. "For a small ballpark like this, a $1 million investment is a lot," Sonju added.
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Baseball's love affair with food
KNSD-TV
VideoBrief What would baseball be like without the food? "It wouldn't be baseball," said Padre fan Rick Arballo, who says he always buys a hot dog or sausage at the game smothered with bell peppers and onions. Sagen Sauvageau drove to the San Diego Padre home opener at Petco Park from Temecula and said one of the appeals of the game is always the food.
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Scientific secret of why people can't stop after just one potato chip
USAgNet
The scientific secrets underpinning that awful reality about potato chips — eat one and you're apt to scarf 'em all down — were revealed at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Researcher Tobias Hoch, Ph.D., shed light on the causes of a condition called "hedonic hyperphagia."
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More parents purchasing organic products
Progressive Grocer
U.S. families are embracing organic products in a wide range of categories, with 81 percent now reporting they purchase organic at least sometimes, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2013 U.S. Families Organic Attitudes and Beliefs Study.
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New York's Auburn Doubledays add healthier options to ballpark menu
The Auburn Citizen
Diabetes and obesity are two of the top three chronic diseases in Cayuga County. According to statistics, Cayuga County has a higher rate (63.6 percent) of obese adults ages 25 and older than New York state (59.3 percent).
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Chick-fil-A breaks new ground in health, transparency
USA Today
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A will announce detailed plans to try to broaden its appeal to the crucial millennial market. Beginning April 29, Chick-fil-A will seriously play the health card, with new menu items and calorie counts, plus — in a first for a national fast food chain — instant back-of-house tours for customers.
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Study suggests Bloomberg soda plan increases soda consumption
Forbes
An independent study by academics at the University of San Diego, which simulated a series of soda-buying behavioral scenarios among a sample of students, raises the possibility that strategies to curb soda consumption by limiting large serving sizes could backfire if businesses simply bundled smaller serving sizes together at the same cost.
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