Welcome to 2024! Some major headlines are bound to bubble up on the food beat this year, and I’m ready to go.
I’ve already been diving into my first stories of the year, and as I plan out more for this newsletter, I’d love to know what you’d like to read more about in Fresh Take. (Email me at email@example.com!)
I’m also gearing up for a reporting trip to Los Angeles. Guess which food factory I’m headed to! Expect that fun feature soon, and a lot more to come in the new year. Send me your Los Angeles eating recommendations, and have a great weekend!
— Chloe Sorvino, Staff Writer
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Kroger and Albertsons plan on merging, creating a 5,000 store grocery behemoth. But some of their workers don’t think this is such a great idea.
One hundred and fifty-nine countries have now pledged to incorporate food into their climate strategies by the year 2025.
In 2023, the hottest year on record, global food security was impacted by climate change-related extreme weather. Here are the foods which were hit the hardest.
My new year’s black eyed peas, thanks to my Rancho Gordo bean club membership. These tender beans came alive alongside a smoked ham hock, carrots, celery, onion and garlic.
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