The first check will be awarded to the San Antonio Chapter of the American Diabetes Association at Adams® 125th Birthday Celebration in front of the Alamo on January 25, 2013 at Noon.
USDA reports that the average American caloric consumption in the last 20 years has increased over 500 calories a day while the American population has grown an estimated 10.4%. Yet, Spice Industry data suggests that the importing of natural herbs and spices has decreased approximately 3% in the last ten years. Experts believe that salts, sugars, artificial flavorings and oleo resins are replacing the use of spices & herbs.
“Recent studies are showing that the average American is consuming more than the daily recommended amounts of calories, salts, and sugars. Most of these come from fast food, processed and prepared foods and are some of the main contributors to health related diseases,” said Annie Ortega, Adams® Brand Communications and Media Coordinator.
“We believe going home to cook fresh foods, prepared and seasoned properly, is half the battle in the fight to control and eliminate Diabetes and other health related illnesses,” said Sterling Crim, Adams® Managing Partner and Chief Marketing Officer. “Adams®
The American Diabetes Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, delivers services to hundreds of communities, provides objective and creditable information, and advocates for those already affected by diabetes.
Based in Gonzales, Texas, Adams® is a highly recognized leader in the manufacturing and distribution of blends, extracts and spices sold to retail supermarkets and food manufacturers in the South-Central and South-Eastern U.S. Adams manufactures and markets under several Adams® Brand banners including Adams Best®, Adams Extract®, Adams ClearVan®, Adams® Seasoning & Spice, Adams Reserve®, Flavor King, Adams Pantry Basics, Sear-n-Crust®
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