Food and drink: What’s on the menu for immune support?

Immune support has been on the public radar a lot lately—for reasons that, at this point, are so obvious as not to need restating. But what’s impossible to understate is the extent to which [...]

Imbibe launches ingredients platform for beverages

CHICAGO — Beverage development company Imbibe launched Ingredients by Imbibe, a platform that offers high-performing ingredients to external R&D teams. Imbibe’s ingredient portfolio includes [...]

The 4 best soda makers we tested in 2021

In the last few years, seltzer has become more than just a beverage — it’s become a way of life. From fan-favorite La Croix to Sanzo, which was founded by a Filipino-American entrepreneur [...]

Allulose: A new sugar substitute that sounds almost too good to be true

Local food manufacturers are betting on a new sweetener that has roots in the Chicago area and promises to appeal to the crowd of consumers working to reduce their sugar intake. The sweetener, [...]