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Beverage Industry

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  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill

    Connecticut's Small Dairy Farmers Unsure Of Impact Of Farm Bill
    It's a classic congressional cluster flop. You've got partisan political clashes; regional conflicts; huge subsidies; lobbying cash; industries fractured by disputes; House and Senate rivalries; government gridlock. And it's all about food. And money....
  • Will Radcliff dies at 74; entrepreneur who produced Slush Puppie frozen drinks

    Will Radcliff, 74, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, died Thursday in Cincinnati of complications from a recent fall, his family said. Radcliff was a natural salesman who once peddled vacuum cleaners...
  • DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax

    DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs. The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
  • New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say

     New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say
    To Pamela Paulsen, school bake sales aren't about promoting obesity and peddling brownies to impressionable children. They're chances to teach kids about leadership skills, helping others and moderation. "I'd rather have them give back to society with...
  • General Mills takes new steps to combat climate change

    General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors. About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas emissions...
  • Kraft 2Q sales crimped by higher prices

    Kraft Foods Group Inc. posted weaker-than-anticipated sales and profit for the second quarter on Wednesday, which it blamed on higher prices turning off some shoppers and its own bad bets on ingredient prices. “There’s no question that...
  • The invisible high price of your little bottle of water

    The invisible high price of your little bottle of water
    Bottled water is usually a waste of money and, beyond that, an environmental mess. American buy 50 billion bottles of water each year, and recycle less than one-fourth of those bottles. It’s a tremendous source of landfill waste, but worse, 17...
  • Night Market Monterey Park, 'A Film about Coffee' screening, Melisse protege dinner

    Night Market Monterey Park, 'A Film about Coffee' screening, Melisse protege dinner
    The Monterey Park Night Market (MPK Night Market) series will kick off Friday at 5 p.m. at Barnes Park. The event will include street food from more than 25 food trucks and booths, art exhibitions during the first MPK Art Walk, live entertainment,...
  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • New ways of pouring wine allow for more variety and experimentation

    New ways of pouring wine allow for more variety and experimentation
    New advances in wine technology are great news for people who thrive on variety and experimentation. With more Baltimore-area restaurants adopting an array of advanced wine-dispensing systems — from kegs to devices that allow wine to be poured...