Author Archives: In Food

We’re growing – say hello to our five new hires!

Quick! Grab five extra plates and scoot over to make room, we’re growing and we’ve added five new faces to the IN Food crew over the past several months. Graphic Designer, Maddy Baker (second from left), joined the team in August, bringing previous experience with mouthwatering food and foodservice imagery as a designer for HyVee […]

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Making Food Connections

About Food Connections: Food Connections is a Twin Cities group of food professionals who meet 4-6 times per year to network, exchange industry knowledge and expand their own capabilities through trusted partnerships. We sat down with Anita Nelson, president/owner of IN Food Marketing & Design and Food Connections founder to learn more about how and […]

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The Lowdown on Pizza Expo 2018

Pizza Expo 2018 in Las Vegas was one for the books – walking between booths with increasingly full bellies and slightly less-full wallets (what’s a trip to Vegas without a round of video poker?) we kept our eyes peeled for the very latest trends in pizza. Here’s what we saw…er, tasted: Get on board with […]

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Emily Erickson promoted to Account Executive

IN Food Marketing & Design believes strongly in supporting, advancing and investing in our best and brightest. Put two and two together and you’ve likely already figured out why Emily Erickson was recently promoted to Account Executive at this Minneapolis-based communications agency. No, she’s not a good employee, account person or strategic thinker—she’s an excellent […]

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You had us at pizza. Which brand is a freezer must-have?

At IN Food, all we’ve been thinking about is pizza (hey, Pizza Expo). Can’t say anything would be different if we weren’t going, we love this staple favorite. So, inspired by our love of cheesy, saucy goodness, we decided to compare a few frozen pizza brands to determine which is the absolute freezer must-have. The […]

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Chocolate and stout…that’s what love is about!

Indulge your sweetheart (or office mates!) with decadent truffles this Valentine’s Day. As a nod to our North Loop neighbor, Fulton Brewery, we chose their Worthy Adversary Stout for this recipe. Ingredients: Creamy Centers 1/4 cup Nutella spread 6 oz. milk chocolate, coarsely chopped Truffle Filling 1 1/2 cups (1 bottle) Fulton Worthy Adversary Stout beer […]

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Why Giving Back is Part of Our Business Model

Food is our passion and our expertise, but it should never be our unique privilege. At IN Food Marketing & Design we believe good business includes social responsibility. That’s why we invest a portion of our time, money and energy in combatting problems like food insecurity, poverty, illness and unnecessary food waste in our community. […]

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10 Takeaways from 2017: The IN Food Annual Roundup

From the value of programmatic advertising to the wonders of the 21st century (have you tried Slack?!) to activating latent badassery in our office, here are 10 things we’ve learned in 2017. 1. Social media is a great place to test new creative ideas. Trying to decide between two versions of a headline? Two different […]

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Food Connections: Happy Hour Edition

There are Happy Hours…and then there are Food Connections Happy Hours. Voluntarily or not, you’ve probably attended a version of the former: pre-packaged cheese platters, mediocre wine served in plastic cups with a side of stilted conversation. Sound familiar? It’s no secret that happy hour networking events range from mildly enjoyable (on a good day) […]

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Gingerbread Cookies

MAKES 7 DOZEN 3-INCH COOKIES A nostalgic holiday cookie, perfect for rolling and decorating to keep a classic holiday tradition alive. INGREDIENTS COOKIES 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 egg yolks – reserve whites for frosting 1 cup molasses 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 1 […]

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