Entries by Bijan Razavi

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Surprising Calcium Sources for Shoppers Avoiding Dairy

Calcium is a very necessary mineral, but when most of us hear calcium we automatically think milk – well think again because there are a plethora of calcium rich foods that are actually dairy free! Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body; it helps to maintain strong, healthy bones and teeth, supports […]

The big picture behind food safety

Food Safety – A panel discussion at the Global Food Safety Conference that took place Feb. 28 and featured the chief executive officers of some of the largest food and beverage companies quickly shifted away from the topic at hand to consumer trust and what’s at stake if the wave of nationalism and protectionism sweeping […]

Our Social Responsibility

Thanks to CNN for highlighting our story. We at Souq International Market take pride in our role supporting our families and local community as part of our companies social responsibility beliefs in-line with our motto #WeServeYouBetter. To see complete video of CNN interview with Souq International Market click on the link.

Revamped Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions will be top of mind for shoppers as they browse the store—leading them right to the produce department. Old habits die hard, but a new year provides a fresh start for people resolved to break the pattern of the habits they would like to change or improve upon. Nearly half of consumers […]

food safety

BENTONVILLE, ARK. — Recently, everything from Listeria to E. coli to Campylobacter has given American consumers good reason to worry about the safety of their food. The industry has responded and is making every effort to improve the safety of food by utilizing science-based testing and sampling practices, detection technologies, food safety training and education, […]

From the Store to the Stove

From the Store to the Stove, Acosta Research Shows Grocery Shopper Behavior Influenced by Engagement with Food Today’s shoppers are seeking positive culinary experiences, making deliberate decisions from the store to the stove, including wanting to feel good about the foods they eat, have pride in the brands they buy and share their cooking journeys […]

The Top 10 Healthy Foods in Your Grocery Store

Imagine a choice of foods that were tasty, nutritious and good for your health – i.e. they helped you maintain a healthy body weight, improved your overall mood, and reduced your risk of developing diseases. This article provides details on the top ten foods considered to be the most healthy, according to surveys and sources […]

Americans Set to Enjoy Candy in Moderation this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Americans will share and gift candy, enjoying their favorite wintertime treats in moderation. John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, offers insight on the role that chocolate, candy, gum, and mints can play in holiday traditions and celebrations. How many Americans will celebrate the winter holidays by gifting chocolate […]

Acceptable additives for processed meats

Additives play an important role in food processing, with many assisting in the production of affordable, quality and safe food. Though numerous meat and poultry processors are currently trying to eliminate chemical-sounding ingredients from product formulations, it is important to understand that some products, based on use, positioning and price point in the market, cannot […]

Millennials are eating more vegetables

Millennials and Gen Zs are driving growth in vegetable consumption, but their parents – who likely taught them to eat their vegetables – don’t seem to be following their own advice. Read Source