Category: Media Coverage
Each year for the last five years, at the end of January, big (and small!) players in the food industry get together to celebrate the new initiatives taken that year. This year, it’s with great pride that we have won the DUX Contest for our initiative the “FODMAP Diet”!
Most people who can digest anything don’t know how lucky they are. The situation is rather different for millions of others (1 in 7) who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Research shows that a low-FODMAP diet works in 75% of cases to considerably diminish the IBS symptoms.
According to the Food Price Report 2015 published by the University of Guelph in early December, food prices in Canada will increase between 0.3% to 2.6% on average in 2015. The price rise could be higher than the rate of inflation. The largest increases will affect meat, fish, seafood and vegetables. In the case of […]
In each of our lives, there is always some food that is extra special to us for purely sentimental reasons. For me, born as I was in Liguria, a coastal region of north-western Italy that borders the Mediterranean Sea, it is pesto (which explains the very name of this “Pestoblog”) AUTHENTIC pesto is a creamy sauce […]
This was the title of a TV report from Radio Canada’s show “L’Épicerie”, aired last Wednesday. Making the difference between the true bargains and the “booby-traps” is not always easy, and that’s were SOSCuisine can be a great resource to consumers. Obviously, being featured in such a renowned show made us very proud and happy! […]
The team from Radio-Canada’s TV show l’Épicerie requested our help in analysing the results of a study on prices in grocery stores, being conducted by the ACEF in Lower Laurentians. The study aimed to verify if the first week of the month was still the least favourable, as revealed by a survey conducted in Montreal 10 years […]
With a little knowledge and some planning, it is always possible to eat well and healthy without spending too much money. Here’s a video from the CBC’s “Recession Guide” serie, where Cinzia is revealing some of the prices to look for. It aired almost 3 years ago (2009-04-07) but it provides price points that are […]
Canadians are expected to pay more at the grocery store in 2013, especially for meat and eggs, according to a forecast by University of Guelph researchers. General food expenditures will increase between 1.5% and 3.5%, which means that a family of 2 adults and 2 kids, spending about $280 per week, should expect to spend […]
Have you ever watched “Til Debt Do Us Part” or “Princess”? If you have, you surely understand why I was so pleased when money expert Gail Vaz-Oxlade contacted me a few weeks ago proposing an interview on her weekly program on radio Newstalk1010. Having our service recognized and recommended by such a no-nonsense and charismatic person […]
The Canadian Diabetes Association granted SOSCuisine the “favourite online service” status in its recent review of online resources for people with diabetes. It mentions that our diabetes meal plans meet the nutritional guidelines of the Canadian Diabetes Association, Health Canada and Diabète Québec. This article was published in the Spring 2012 issue of the Diabetes […]
No, I’m not standing for the next elections… And yet, last Saturday while I was shopping at the Jean Talon Market, I was accosted thrice – and that too in the nicest possible way – by women who greeted me eagerly with the following words: ‘Ms. Cuneo, I voted for you’. ‘How’s that?’ you’re asking […]