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Beverage Industry

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  • Santa Monica firm sells camel's milk as healthful, but pricey, drink

    Santa Monica firm sells camel's milk as healthful, but pricey, drink
    With a plastic white cap and powder blue label, the Desert Farms milk bottle matches the idyllic image of the doorstep milk bottle. But a closer look reveals something a bit different: "Make every day a humpday." It is the lighthearted slogan of...
  • Berkeley voters will weigh in on sugary drink tax in November

    The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a proposal to levy a one-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages to voters in November, despite some opposition from local business owners. The decision makes...
  • Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food

    Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food
    In a detailed new report, public health advocate Michele Simon examines the distinct drawbacks of government programs to promote dairy consumption. These include milk programs in schools and the "checkoff" programs through which the government...
  • Reporter at tea taste contest wonders: Who am I to judge?

    Reporter at tea taste contest wonders: Who am I to judge?
    Five hours, 122 cups of tea and a dimly lit room. That might sound like the beginning of a bad joke or a fraternity hazing ritual. The reason I'm here, pencil in one hand and a matcha brew in the other, may be nearly as ill-advised. I'm judging iced tea...
  • Why not just send California's water to China?

    I suppose it is a good thing that California can sell alfalfa to China, in part as payment for all of the cheap items that fill our dollar-only stores. But notice that we are in effect also exporting California's water. ("U.S. farmers making hay with...
  • 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...
  • Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry

    Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry
    Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,” according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and winemaker of...
  • 7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)

    The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
  • Two Virginians receive national wine honors

    Two Virginians receive national wine honors
      Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,”  according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and ...