Are pickles good for you? Just 1 spear is packed with these vitamins and minerals

Originally published by Today on December 11, 2023 Written By Caroline Kee Love them or hate them, pickles are a classic salty, sour snack. But are they good for you? Experts discuss the health benefits and risks. Love them or hate them, pickles are having a moment. The salty, crunchy snack is a refrigerator staple, […]

Iced spice: are jalapeños really losing their heat?

Originally published by The Guardian on March 15th, 2024 Written by Matthew Cantor The jalapeño pepper has long been synonymous with spiciness – but if you’ve perceived a decline in its power, it’s not your imagination. Some jalapeños truly are getting less spicy, thanks to shadowy forces. The dining critic Brian Reinhart blew the whole thing […]

The reason so many people are putting pickles in Dr Pepper right now — and how it tastes

Originally published by Today May 9th, 2024 Written by Joseph Lamour “… it’s sick and wrong… but part of me wants to try it…” wrote one Reddit user. There’s a sour, green drink hack taking over Sonic, and fans of the mixed beverage have helped it go viral online calling it the perfect sip. On […]

Huy Fong Sriracha is facing a shortage, again — here’s why

Originally published by New York Post on May 8th, 2024 Written by Brooke Kato      Supply chain hurdles are putting the squeeze on Sriracha. Huy Fong Foods, makers of the fan-favorite chili sauce — known for their signature green-capped branded squirt featuring the brand’s rooster mascot — has halted production of the zesty condiment after determining […]

US pickle shortage tied to extreme weather in Mexico

Originally published by Fox 10 Phonenix on May 3, 2024 Written by Andrew Wulfeck  Every year, Americans consume more than 20 billion pickles, but recently, consumers have noticed some restaurants warning of a “national pickle shortage.” The warnings from restaurants such as Firehouse Subs, local delis and others are generally bona fide, as both the […]