Photographed by a Mediterranean seawall in full sun? or at a studio in Des Moines, IA with artificial light?
You know that 7 inch metal reflector that comes with most strobes? The modifier you can't wait to toss and replace with an umbrella...
IKONIX Studio utilizes artificial light and natural skylight for food photography. http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/life/2015/11/18/food-stylists-des-moines/75232136/