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February 20, 2018
Padilla Announces Agency Promotions

Minneapolis (February 20, 2018) – Padilla today announced employee promotions across several of its industry and functional groups. These four individuals were recognized for their contributions at Padilla and FoodMinds, a division of Padilla. Chicago Allison Mikita, M.S., was promoted from senior director to vice president. She will assume the role of director of the […]

February 15, 2018
FoodMinds is hiring! Vice President position in Minneapolis, New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Richmond or Chicago

Expertly navigate food and nutrition science, policy and communications to lead client programs and generate business growth Client Business: Lead, from start to finish, all aspects of large-scale nutrition communications programs Manage client relationship: act as thought leadership partner, challenge status quo, demonstrate influence Create and nurture breakthrough nutrition affairs, science and communications strategies Possess […]

January 26, 2018
NEXTern: FoodMinds is hiring summer interns in Chicago and Washington, DC offices. Apply now!

Padilla NEXTerns, the agency’s summer internship program, offers college students and recent graduates opportunities in account service, brand, public relations and creative tracks. As a Padilla NEXTern, you don’t just gain hands-on experience working with some of the leading minds in our industry, you will help build the framework for the future of our agency; […]

October 17, 2017
FoodMinds Global ExpertBench™ to Unveil Food Values Project™ Internationally

CHICAGO (Oct. 17, 2017) – FoodMinds, a food and nutrition consulting and communications firm that is boldly transforming the way the world thinks about food, nutrition, and health, will be presenting the framework of its Food Values Project™ that may shape consumer and policy decisions around the world. The FoodMinds Food Values Project™ is a […]

October 6, 2017
Padilla and Its FoodMinds Division Open New Washington, D.C. Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 2017) – Padilla, a top 10 independent public relations and communications company – and its food and nutrition communications and consulting division, FoodMinds – have combined their Washington, D.C offices into one location in the northwest section of the District. The new office is located at 1100 G Street NW, Suite […]

June 1, 2017
Almond Board of California selects Padilla to lead its Industry Communications Program

MINNEAPOLIS (June 1, 2017) – After a competitive national search, Almond Board of California has selected Padilla, with its FoodMinds division, to lead its industry communications program. California almond growers produce 80 percent of the world’s almond supply. The Almond Board’s industry communications program is aimed at reaching the farmers, processors and allied industry members […]

December 19, 2016
Do You Know Your Organization’s Crisis IQ?

Begin to answer that question by taking the FoodMinds Issues & Crisis Navigation 5-10 minute Crisis IQ assessment. You will receive an immediate score indicating how prepared your organization is to prevent a crisis, weather a media storm, or otherwise limit the effects of a negative event. Make a New Year’s Resolution to improve your […]

October 25, 2016
Nutrition Science and Food Industry Veteran Dr. Mitch Kanter Joins FoodMinds

New Chief Science Officer bolsters FoodMinds capabilities in food & nutrition science CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 – FoodMinds, an award-winning food and nutrition communications and consulting company, is pleased to welcome Mitch Kanter, PhD as its Chief Science Officer. In his new role, Kanter will work closely with FoodMinds co-founders Laura Cubillos, RD, Bill Layden […]

October 5, 2016
An Important Segment of Consumers Thinks Food Policy Issues Should Be Part of the Presidential Debate

Survey by FoodMinds also found a steady increase in people who believe the primary responsibility for making the right food choices lies with society rather than the individual Chicago, Ill. (October 5, 2016) – At a time when Democrats and Republicans agree on few solutions to the challenges facing America, FoodMinds’ fourth “Food Temperance in America” survey […]

August 4, 2016
FoodMinds Named Agency of Record for Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) Nutrition Research Programs

CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2016 – FoodMinds announced that after a competitive review, it has been selected as agency of record for the nutrition research programs of the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE). “FoodMinds attracted our interest by demonstrating strong capabilities and a proven track record of success in developing and sustaining effective clinical […]