| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Food and drink companies are gearing up to tackle a variety of challenges in 2015, as economic pressure continues in markets around the world and some consumers push for less-processed products.
U.S. manufacturers are responding in a variety of ways. At...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:01 PM
March 2 is the deadline for non-profit groups and organizations to apply for environmental stewardship grants from Dominion Virginia Power.
Dominion will offer up to $50,000 for requests that protect and preserve natural habitats, monitor and enhance...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:47 AM
Capitalizing on the popularity of single K cup brewers, GE Appliances is launching new refrigerator later this year that can brew Keurig K-Cups.
"Over the last couple years, GE surveyed Café French door refrigerator consumers who have the hot water...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:47 AM
White cabinetry may be dominating America's kitchens now, but watch for splashes or whole rooms of bright color to start showing up soon.
"Consumers are becoming more color-courageous," according to Sarah Reep, who follows consumer tastes for home...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:30 AM
What to make of Marsala, the Pantone color of the year for 2015? In interior design circles, its reception has been ... mixed.
"There's not really a color that I hate, but now I have an exception," says Los Angeles interior designer Kerry Joyce. "It's a...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:35 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
This week's red-hot freebies incude a $100 Fitbit Flex from TD Bank, a price cut from Verizon Wireless, free frozen yogurt, museum visits on Saturday and Sunday, up to $50 in free gift cards from Pubix, a free $15 off a $15...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Keurig Green Mountain, which operates a roasting, grinding and packaging facility in Isle of Wight County, posted weak first fiscal quarter earnings despite seeing sales from its popular brewing cups rise.
The coffee firm employs about 500 workers in...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:14 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as much for it.
The national rollout of Fairlife over the next several weeks marks Coca-Cola's entry into...
| Feb 2, 2015
County officials are betting on a new approach to lure businesses into Isle of Wight's troubled intermodal park — one that will cost the county up front but will pay dividends if successful.
The county has allotted $1.9 million in its proposed...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:44 AM
Keurig Green Mountain Inc., which has a production facility in Isle of Wight, released the results from a Harris Poll survey of 843 office workers on the benefits of having coffee in the workplace.
Here are the results:
- 89 percent say a good cup...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Keurig Green Mountain posted large fourth-quarter revenue gains despite seeing royalty income and sales from its brewers and accessories drop, according to its quarterly report.
The coffee firm operates a roasting, grinding and packaging facility in the...