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  • Bloomberg loses the soda battle, not the war

    Bloomberg loses the soda battle, not the war
    The beverage industry is claiming victory after a New York City judge on Monday overturned a ban on super-size sodas and sugary drinks Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg had championed as a way to combat obesity among residents. But the battle is hardly over. Mr....
  • Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy

    Starbucks pushes hard into tea with $620-million Teavana buy
    Starbucks Coffee Co. will buy Teavana Holdings Inc. for $620 million in cash as the coffee giant powers deeper into the tea market. The $15.50-a-share price is lower than the $17 a share at which Teavana was priced for its public debut last July. The...
  • 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 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...
  • One California -- or two?

    Are the recent raves about a new California renaissance true? Rolling Stone magazine just gushed that California Gov. Jerry Brown has brought the state back from the brink of "double-digit unemployment, a $26 billion deficit and an accumulated 'wall of...
  • 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...
  • A better solution for manure

    A better solution for manure
    Optimism might seem out of place after the Waterkeeper Alliance's bitter loss in a recent lawsuit to hold Perdue Farms and its grower Alan Hudson responsible for polluting waterways with poultry manure. But it's possible to at least be hopeful of...
  • Say yes to Michigan wine country

    Say yes to Michigan wine country
    Folk often tell me, at this time of year, that they're taking a trip to Napa Valley to "really learn about wine." That's like saying that someone needs to go to Rome to really learn how to be Catholic, or to St. Andrews to get the game of golf. People!...
  • Got diet milk?

    Got diet milk?
    In the face of troubling childhood obesity rates and what it sees as low milk consumption rates, the dairy industry says it has a solution: Offer kids flavored milk that uses low-calorie artificial sweeteners. The only problem, industry...
  • Locally roasted coffee by the numbers

    Locally roasted coffee by the numbers
    Chicagoans take their coffee seriously, and not just when they're drinking it. "For a long time in Chicago, coffee shops were split into two camps," said Zaida Dedolph of HalfWit Coffee Roasters. "Ones that served Intelligentsia, and ones that served...