Food & Drink

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin I’m back after my longest break from working in, well, my entire life, and feeling quite refreshed. How could I not after two weeks of organic juices, huge avocados and hikes to waterfalls and hot springs that start and end with climbing up trees to pick
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The fitness energy drink producer expects to integrate over 200 of its independent U.S. distributors with PepsiCo’s PEP network, and further decentralize warehouses so as to be closer to its co-manufacturers in the face of inflationary and supply chain constraints, CEO John Fieldly recently told me during an exclusive interview. Celsius Holdings, which has taken
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The restaurant industry’s recovery has somewhat stalled throughout the past several months, as the inflationary environment relentlessly lingers. But it’s not all bad news. Consumer demand for eating out remains strong and restaurants remain well-positioned as grocery costs trend higher. For some parts of the business, recovery continues to be in full swing. That is
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Topline With the stock market rising significantly from its low point nearly two months ago, tech stocks appear to be back in vogue after being shunned by investors during the widespread selloff earlier this year, once again leading the market higher as investors snap up shares. Key Facts Though investors piled into defensive sectors—such as
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When LVMH purchased Scottish whisky distillery Glenmorangie in 2004, for a cool for £300 million ($362 million), it didn’t seem entirely in-line with the company’s portfolio. While the Moët Hennessy empire was already packed with many award-winning and respected liquids, Glenmorangie felt a tad, well, traditional, in comparison. And it showed in the numbers; profits
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In an attempt to stop the multitude of bootlegged gin operations, the Gin Act of 1751 outlawed small gin distilleries in London. This law remained in place until 2008 and in 2009 Sam Galsworthy launched Sipsmith, the first gin distillery to open in London since 1820. Since 2009, according to the Office for National Statistics,
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Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Long-delayed approval from the Department of Justice on Cargill and Continental Grain’s $4.5 billion acquisition of publicly traded Sanderson Farms has the barnyard buzzing: Could even more consolidation in the chicken industry be coming? Farmers, distributors and truckers — stakeholders up and down the supply chain
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Topline Shares of Carvana and Beyond Meat surged Friday, making them the latest companies to be rewarded by investors after announcing layoffs or cost cuts in recent weeks amid a challenging economic environment, as Wall Street analysts have largely cheered the cost-saving measures. Key Facts Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly 22% despite the plant-based
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There isn’t a lot for scenery-obsessed backpackers to discover in Necoclí, a coastal Colombian settlement sitting humbly near the tip of Antioquia Department: here, violence and narcos-related crimes are still rampant, poverty runs deep across its population of 20,000, and the humidity level constantly at 100% throughout the year. Things have gotten increasingly out of
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Topline The stock market rallied on Wednesday, reversing losses from earlier this week thanks to stronger-than-expected economic data which helped offset lingering recession fears, even as Federal Reserve officials continue to promise more rate hikes to bring down inflation. Key Facts Stocks rebounded after back-to-back losing sessions earlier this week: The Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Amos Yoder is an Amish startup founder who faced an interesting challenge in telling the story of a new retail business he’s building called Kinfork. In his work for Keystone Family Farms, a cooperative of small, independent, family farmers in Central, Pennsylvania, Amos realized that he wasn’t building a narrative around one set of customers,
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Topline Stocks were under pressure after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the democratically governed island of Taiwan on Tuesday, a move which has led to rising tensions with China and that has rattled investors concerned about additional geopolitical uncertainty in markets. Key Facts U.S. stocks opened lower but pared back some losses: The Dow Jones
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