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  • Connecticut Dairies Face an Uncertain Future. Will $7-a-Gallon Milk Help?

    Connecticut Dairies Face an Uncertain Future. Will $7-a-Gallon Milk Help?
    Connecticut's dairy farmers are stubborn people. And that's a very good thing, considering they're fighting what some fear could be a losing battle against Big Agriculture, constantly rising expenses, and a Congress mired in partisan gridlock. "If we...
  • New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess

    New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess
    You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...
  • Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack

    Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After more than a year's delay, American schools will soon see new U.S. government rules targeting the kinds of snacks sold to students, a move nutritionists say could play an important role in fighting childhood obesity. Anxious...
  • U.S. wine exports hit record, China sales up 18%

    U.S. wine exports hit record, China sales up 18%
    Foreigners are still loving on American wine, especially if it’s from California, pushing U.S. vino exports to a record $1.4 billion in 2012. Wine shipments out of the country grew for the third straight year in a 2.6% boost, according to the Wine...
  • What to do about warehouses?

    What to do about warehouses?
    The Lehigh Valley may be attached to its legacy as a place that makes stuff — steel, cement, Mack Trucks, etc. But the rest of the world, it seems, has come to see the region as something quite different: a distribution hub. This happens to be a...
  • Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy

    Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy
    MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay. It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
  • 'A sigh of relief': Industry hails halt of NYC sugary drinks rule

    'A sigh of relief': Industry hails halt of NYC sugary drinks rule
    The beverage industry and many other Big Apple businesses were celebrating Monday after a New York state judge halted a ban on large sugary drinks a day before it was scheduled to go into effect. The regulation, initiated by New York City Mayor...
  • Who are the new California winemakers? No more hedge fund operators with cash to burn

    Who are the new California winemakers? No more hedge fund operators with cash to burn
    Jon BonnĂ©’s new book, “The New California Wine: A guide to the producers and wines behind a revolution in taste,” is a wonderful, engaging read with an actual narrative and a cast of characters who think outside the box, care about...
  • New Zealand tainted-milk scare sends shock waves through China

    BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
  • Saving the orange tree

    Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
  • Wine PressAustralia, a rising star in the New World of wine

    Although I have never been to Australia, the country’s wines and culture have fascinated me for some time. Recently I moderated a Australian wine dinner at the Town Point Club in Norfolk. In preparation for the evening, I did a lot of reading...