There are more than 60 microbreweries operating in Virginia. The breweries have become so popular that August was designated Virginia Craft Beer Month. Perfectly timed to coincide with this monthlong celebration is the release of a book on melding fine beers with good eats.
In winery after winery, oak wine barrels stacked high and weighing more than a quarter-ton each came cascading down, renewing worries about a lightly regulated threat to safety in fault-riddled wine country.
American Born Moonshine is expanding into Texas, marking the brand's first foray into the Lone Star State. The family of products includes three flavors — Original, Apple Pie and Dixie — and honors the tradition of authentic mountain moonshine and the patriotic American rebel spirit.
Vermont, the second biggest producer of apples in New England after Massachusetts, produced about 850,000 bushels of apples last year, and experts predict this year's yield will be close to that.
Beer gardens weren't terribly hard for people to accept in Milwaukee County, which has one of the highest numbers of people with German ancestry in the country. While the big breweries moved years ago, beer is still ingrained here, with smaller breweries like Sprecher Brewing Co.
Some residents of Crested Butte, Colorado are upset after local officials gave the go-ahead to Bud Light to take over the town, fence it in and literally paint it blue for an upcoming weekend event.
In response to National Chicken Month, ASPCA encourages consumers to request more humanely raised chicken options from their grocery stores. The survey shows consumers want more humanely raised chickens because they feel it leads to safer chicken products.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is selling its global chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million. The agribusiness company said the sale will give the company an opportunity to redeploy capital to other areas and improve its returns.
7-Eleven, Inc., the first national retailer to offer fresh-brewed coffee in to-go cups, celebrates 50 years of on-the-go coffee with 50-cent coffee from Sept. 3 through Sept. 14.
The Hershey Company announced the new design of its corporate logo, which adds a new version of the Kisses chocolate at the end of the company's name.
Kraft Foods voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product for an ingredient not being stored in accordance to the company's temperature standards.
Bubier Meats of Greene, a Maine company, is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease.
The confectioner has seen double-digit sales growth over the last three years, fueled in part by native Michiganders buying the products they remember from their childhoods. Sanders' President Ron Rapson said annual sales are about $25 million.
Supporting the HBCU Classics for more than 25 years, Coors Light maintains its commitment as a community leader that supports higher education, civic leadership and economic empowerment. This year, Coors Light is awarding each participating school $10,000 in scholarships.
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than first estimated.
Improving education about risky food handling behaviors would reduce the amount of foodborne illness and help improve food security around the world, according to Kansas State University research.
Almost half of young workers are given their work schedule with one week’s notice or less, according to the new national study by researchers from the University of Chicago.
According to recent research from Smart Research, the US is the market leader in the wine segment but China is projected to take the leading position by 2016-17.
The new storage and distribution facility will allow the company to continue to produce at an increased capacity to meet growing consumer and market demand.
Experts from a range of disciplines explore the latest research on sustainable manufacturing and how life cycle engineering is being used to reduce environmental impact.