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Beverage Industry

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  • China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root

    China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root
    A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
  • The next DIY frontier: roasting coffee beans at home

    The next DIY frontier: roasting coffee beans at home
    Four students are standing over a hot stove in the creamery of the Institute of Domestic Technology on a late-October Sunday at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena. Each one is manning a hand-cranked Whirley-Pop popcorn popper filled not with popcorn but...
  • Mayor, Alonso ask legislators for school construction flexibility

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso told legislators Friday that the city needs more flexibility in spending the school construction money it gets from the state — seeking a change that would let the school...
  • For city schools, a promising vision

    For city schools, a promising vision
    The proposal to rapidly overhaul Baltimore's aging school facilities that district CEO Andrés Alonso presented to a state Senate committee last week represents one of the most important and innovative ideas the city has offered in recent years to break...
  • Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives

    Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives
    Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
  • Two state-sponsored wine and food expos coming up in Richmond

    Two state-sponsored wine and food expos coming up in Richmond
      Mark your calendar for two state-sponsored food and wine events coming up in February and March at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in downtown Richmond. The fifth annual Virginia Wine Expo will take place February 24-26, and the 2012 Virginia...
  • Higher bottle tax will cost jobs in Baltimore

    Higher bottle tax will cost jobs in Baltimore
    There is no question Baltimore City schools need financial help to renovate aging buildings, but one aspect of the plan to finance this massive renovation project misses the mark and will have a devastating impact on hard-working businesses and families...
  • Dairy industry shrinks across Maryland

    Dairy industry shrinks across Maryland
    Andy and Mary Laudenklos each spend more than 70 hours a week caring for their 600 cows, delivering calves and overseeing the milking at their Carroll County dairy farm — and they're also raising three young sons. The couple and their three-year-...
  • Soft-drink boycott simplistic reaction to complex problem

    In an effort focused on grabbing headlines, County Executive Ken Ulman recently called for a 30-day boycott of soft drinks, completely missing an opportunity to educate and talk to the public about real solutions for addressing obesity. Now more than...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
  • Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property

    Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model. "I believe...