A home cook is not just a chef or baker anymore, he or she is a professional who wants to have an intimate relationship with their food.
This is the main reason why the U.S. government is considering the most popular cookware brands, like the Best Cookware brands and Nestle brands, to receive a boost in federal funding.
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to give the brands a $4 billion boost to help them reach consumers.
The agency is seeking proposals for the grants and expects to announce the winners in the coming months.
The government would not disclose the names of the manufacturers, but the grants would go to companies that produce or supply cookware and household appliances that are made with food that is high in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
According to a recent report from the Consumer Federation of America, the average American spends $1,300 a year on kitchen equipment.
The report says that is more than $6,000 a year for each person who relies on that kitchen equipment to cook meals.
For the average home cook, it’s the perfect time to invest in a new dishwasher, dishwasher griddle, dish washer and even a microwave.
In addition to the government grant, the agency is also seeking proposals to boost the federal funding for home and commercial kitchen appliances.
This is a good time to start looking for a new kitchen and the government is looking for proposals to help support these projects, the USDA said in a news release.
A total of $4.4 billion will be available for food-service, consumer and other commercial kitchen appliance projects, and $3.2 billion will go to support food-services, home-care and retail food services projects.
Other federal programs, such as the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2016, would also be expanded to help the best products reach consumers and help them have better lives.
Here are some other items to consider if you want to upgrade your home appliance or kitchen: Bakeries and other food manufacturers are expected to receive $1 billion to help build new ovens, freezers and refrigerators, the Agriculture Department said in its announcement.
Bakeware makers would receive a $3 billion boost from the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and the USDA is looking to increase the amount of money available to retailers.
“Food-service appliances have become a vital part of the American household, and it is essential that we support our food-safety industries and support our small businesses that provide food-related services,” Agriculture Secretary John R. Thomas said in the news release about the grants.
New home appliances are expected $2 billion a year, and new products are expected for $1.5 billion.
An expansion of the program is expected to increase consumer spending on food and beverage by nearly $500 billion over the next decade.
Home-care products are already seeing a boost from this funding.
About $300 billion is expected for the food-and-beverage industry and about $200 billion for other goods and services.