Whether served hot or over ice, or made by drip, French Press, N'Espresso or Keurig, each of us downs about 23 gallons of java a year, and those numbers are rising across the planet. More Americans are willing to buy premium, single-origin beans and to brew their cups carefully.
Hollifield Ranches is appealing a ruling in bankruptcy court saying it must pay nearly $1 million after breaching a cattle-feeding contract. The company filed the appeal last week in U.S. District Court in Boise after a judge ordered it to pay Tyson Fresh Meats $958,442.
For almost 60 years, Saputo has quietly built its business from a family of cheesemakers into the top ten of the world's largest dairy empires. But the company's reputation is being put to the test in a very public battle for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter — Australia's oldest dairy.
Gone are the days when only a bottle of wine — or maybe a bottle of the hard stuff — would suffice as a gift to bring your holiday party host. Today, craft beers have the respect they deserve, opening up tons of fresh ways to share the cheer this season.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported that the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection sent a letter dated Nov. 11 to chef Dan Fox ordering his Fox Heritage Farms to stop selling "misbranded multiple ingredient meat products, specifically pork."
Construction is finishing up on a new cheese plant in Brookings, S.D. The Bel Brands USA plant director tells the Brookings Register the plant is on track to start production in July and the operation is moving into the hiring and equipment testing phases.
Australia blocked the 3.4 billion Australian dollar ($3.1 billion) takeover bid by U.S. food giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. for GrainCorp Ltd. Treasurer Joe Hockey said he rejected the 100 percent takeover of GrainCorp because it would not be in the Australian national interest.
A California slaughterhouse, a meat-packing facility and two companies that provided loans to the operations have agreed to settlements after allegations of inhumane treatment led to a massive recall that included beef sold to the National School Lunch Program.
Limited-edition offerings have become commonplace as American whiskey makers dabble in new flavors to lure customers. But the latest introduction by Michter's Distillery LLC breaks into a pricing stratosphere that could reverberate across the industry.
Whiskey fans including celebrities and corporate chiefs are angling to snatch up limited stocks of Michter's Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey, paying nearly $4,000 per bottle. Shots won't come cheap, either, fetching an expected $350 a pop.
The FDA is warning consumers that some cooking preparation methods may cause cancer. Dr. Richard Besser discusses the details from the warning, which cautions that breakfast foods like burnt toast and dark hash browns have been linked to cancer.
Energy usage continues to be a critical issue in the manufacturing sector, due to concerns over energy costs as well as the need to meet corporate sustainability requirements. But with advanced energy management technology, manufacturers more easily can meet their energy goals.
The VersaTouch® product portfolio features high-performance reusable gloves for managing cut and thermal risks, fully immersible gloves for working in liquid environments and single use gloves for versatile wet and dry applications.
The economical PowerFlex 523 AC drive includes flexible features that help users be more competitive.
The Ultra EZpette™ provides both accurate and precise liquid dispensing in a comfortable, ergonomic design.
After weeks of a judicial tug of war, Huy Fong foods, producer of popular Sriracha hot sauce, has been ordered to shut down part of its production facility. Residents in the Irwindale, Calif., neighborhood complained about the smell causing health issues.
The Connecticut Public Health Department is reminding people to be careful preparing food for the holidays so they don't get sick. The state's protection program warns one in six Americans will get food poisoning this year and holiday foods can be risky.
Rhode Island is eliminating the state sales tax on certain alcohol products. Beginning Sunday, wine and spirits bought at a Rhode Island liquor store will no longer carry a 7-percent sales tax. The tax will remain for beer and other malt beverages.
Thanksgiving dinner costs in Louisiana are up about 9 percent — from $44.35 for a dinner for 10 last year, to $48.50 this year, the LSU AgCenter says. The biggest chunk of that is in the turkey. However, holiday specials are likely to cut that cost.
Short term improvements in jobs or sales are like a sick person getting some medicine from the doctor and feeling better the next day. A thorough examination of all of the vital signs might show that the patient actually has a debilitating disease. A real assessment of American Manufacturing also requires a longer term examination of manufacturing vital signs.