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What Does 'Artisan' Mean?

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artisan-pizza-200.jpgWith over 800 new "artisan" food products — including ones from Domino's, Tostitos, and Starbucks — released over the past five years, what does that word even mean anymore? According to one data cruncher, the word "suggests that the product is less likely to be mass-produced...It also suggests the product may be less processed and perhaps better tasting and maybe even be better for you." Maybe! [USA Today via -EN-]