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Moet Hennessy to make bubbly in China

May 13, 2011
The wine and spirits arm of France's LVMH luxury group announced yesterday it's planning its first vineyard in China to produce a premium sparkling wine.
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Starbucks chief blames high coffee prices on speculators

May 11, 2011
Howard Schultz has accused speculators of pushing up the price of coffee to a 34-year high. He is calling for more transparency when it comes to coffee trading.
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Now you too can drink like a Founding Father

May 9, 2011
The New York Public Library has published a handwritten recipe for "small beer" by none other than Founding Father George Washington. The recipe...
Posted In: beer, Food, George Washington, New York Public Library

PepsiCo aims to chip away at sodium content with Crystal Salt

May 6, 2011
The company that makes Lay's Potato Chips says it has developed a low-sodium chip that doesn't taste any less salty.
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Cuba cuts down on its coffee fix

May 6, 2011
In a cost-cutting measure, Cuba is cutting down on the rations of coffee offered to citizens.
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When do you buy organic? When do experts?

May 4, 2011
I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Posted In: conventional food, farming, Food, GMOS, organics, pesticides, population, prices, sustainability

The non-organic future

May 4, 2011
Think organic food plays an essential role in feeding the future? Think again.
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McDonalds, Starbucks, Subway rank as biggest chain restaurants

Apr 27, 2011
McDonalds, Subway and Starbucks are now the top three largest-selling chain restaurant in the United States. Darren Tristano of Technomic explains.
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More food scandals in China may point to better regulation

Apr 26, 2011
China has seen a string of alarming food safety reports -- from glow-in-the-dark pork to ink-dyed steamed buns. But the uptick in scandals could mean that food in China is actually getting safer.
Posted In: China, Food

Coffee prices on their way up

Apr 25, 2011
Thanks to unusual temperatures and rainfall, coffee production is falling in some parts of the world, just as emerging markets like India and China are embracing the drink.
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