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VIDEO: Coca-Cola Ads Through the Years

March 26, 2015 3:00 pm | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Coca-Cola has been in business for over 120 years. Here are some of the most iconic ads in the company's history.

Founder of 5-Hour Energy Drink is Big Political Donor

March 26, 2015 10:45 am | by AP Exchange | News | Comments

The billionaire founder of the 5-hour Energy drink and his Michigan-based companies have given...

In The News: Arsenic in Wine

March 24, 2015 12:30 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

A lawsuit filed in California last week alleging that high levels of arsenic were found is some...

Feds Worry About Contamination of Calif. Winery's Sea-Aged Wine

March 24, 2015 8:10 am | by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press | News | Comments

 It seemed like a worthwhile experiment to a small winery: Submerge bottles of wine in sea water...

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The List of Wines Cited in California Lawsuit as Having High Arsenic Levels

March 23, 2015 8:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit last week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels.

Infographic: 20 Amazing Water Facts

March 20, 2015 3:05 pm | by Able Skills | News | Comments

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day. It's a day to celebrate water. It's a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues. It's a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future.

Napa Winemaker's Life, Finances Unspooling Before He Shot Investor, Self

March 20, 2015 10:00 am | by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press | News | Comments

Robert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley's famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while.

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Lawsuit Alleges High Levels of Arsenic in Some Vino — Should We Drink On?

March 20, 2015 8:50 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Blogs | Comments

According to a story reported by CBS News, a researcher named Kevin Hicks analyzed 1,300 bottles of wine and found that almost a quarter of them had arsenic levels higher than what's considered safe for water.

Diageo to Add Alcohol-Content, Nutrition Information to Labels

March 20, 2015 7:40 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Global alcohol giant Diageo says it will put alcohol-content and nutrition information on the labels of its products. The label will include information like the drink's alcohol by volume, fluid ounces of alcohol, calories, carbohydrates, and fat content based on a typical serving size.

Exemption in 'Tennessee Whiskey' Law Raises Legal Flags

March 19, 2015 1:20 pm | by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press | News | Comments

An embattled state law establishing legal requirements to market spirits as "Tennessee Whiskey" could run afoul of both the U.S. and state constitutions for carving out a special exemption for a single distiller, according to a new legal opinion from state Attorney General Herbert Slatery.

Wisconsin Likely to Allow Liquor Samples in Stores

March 19, 2015 9:25 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Wisconsin shoppers will soon be able to add booze to their free sample options in supermarket aisles. The state Senate adopted legislation Tuesday that would allow grocery and liquor stores to provide one half-ounce sample of hard liquor per day to customers.

No Signs of a Break-In Where Kentucky Bourbon Was Stolen

March 19, 2015 8:10 am | by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tests confirmed the liquid inside the barrels was Wild Turkey bourbon distilled in 2009. The bourbon was slated to become Wild Turkey 101, the brand's flagship product, a blend of barrels typically aged for five to eight years.

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Bud Light Fans Upset With Controversial Tweet

March 18, 2015 2:35 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Bud Light's #UpForWhatever hashtag backfired on St. Patrick's Day when one of the brand's tweets seemed to poke fun at issues of sexual consent. While the beer giant may have intended to write a humorous tweet in celebration of the holiday, its Twitter followers were less than amused.

Starbucks Delivery to Start in Seattle, NYC

March 18, 2015 12:45 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

In Seattle, Starbucks said it will team up with a company called Postmates to deliver to homes and offices within specific areas. In New York City, delivery will be from existing or newly setup Starbucks shops in certain buildings, starting with the Empire State Building.

America Has Entered a New Era of Sports Nutrition

March 17, 2015 4:05 pm | by Packaged Facts | News | Comments

Among the most popular functional foods are sports drinks and nutrition bars. According to market research publisher Packaged Facts, 36 percent of all U.S. adults consume sports drinks. Meanwhile, dollar sales in the nutrition bar segment grew an impressive 8 percent last year.

March/April 2015: A Firm Grasp on its Craft

March 17, 2015 3:41 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

Griffin Claw Brewing Company prides itself on producing beer with a mix of tradition and technology at its Birmingham, Michigan facility. To read this cover story, exclusive features on robotics in the food plant and ways to introduce ... 

Brown-Forman Descendant First to Run Old Forester in Nearly 100 Years

March 17, 2015 3:15 pm | by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press | News | Comments

 Liquor producer Brown-Forman Corp. is putting a descendant of its founder in charge of its original whiskey, the latest sign that it intends to rejuvenate the long-struggling Old Forester bourbon brand.

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Eating Red, Processed Meats: A Dietitian's Thoughts on the US Dietary Guidelines

March 17, 2015 1:15 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Food Manufacturing sat down with Jennifer Christman, Registered Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Manager at Medifast, to discuss her thoughts on the dietary guideline suggestions of meat intake.

Battle of the Coffee Pods: Keurig vs. Recyclables

March 17, 2015 11:00 am | by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Keurig, the single-serve coffee industry's leader, produced enough plastic coffee pods last year to circle the earth more than 10 times, according to one analyst's estimate, often cited by Keurig's critics.

George Dickel Whiskey is Losing Master Distiller

March 16, 2015 2:30 pm | by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press | News | Comments

A central figure in the public dispute between Jack Daniel's and George Dickel distilleries over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey is leaving to head up a brand named after a legendary moonshiner.

Every Brew is Made the Same Way. Yes, Even Craft Options

March 16, 2015 1:25 pm | by Reactions | Videos | Comments

Craft breweries are taking beer flavors where no beer has gone before. But all those different tastes come down to one thing: chemistry. Watch this video for some fun facts on the making of craft brews.

Growing Controversy Over Craft Beer Trademarks

March 16, 2015 10:10 am | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

Naming beer is harder than you might think. Passionate brewers are going up against each other over something as simple as the name and image. With more than one new craft brewery opening up in the U.S. every day, that's a lot of competition, and a battle over naming beer is emerging.

Coca-Cola Teams Up With Nutritionists to Push Coke as Healthy Treat

March 16, 2015 8:25 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

The world's biggest beverage maker is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its cola as a healthy treat. In February, for instance, several wrote online pieces for American Heart Month, with each including a mini-can of Coke or small soda as a snack idea.

In The News: Powdered Alcohol

March 16, 2015 8:00 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Palcohol has been a popular topic of late, and the powdered alcohol product received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau last week. Find out more about Palcohol by taking a look at a compilation of media coverage on the topic.

Mountain Dew Creates New Craft Soda

March 13, 2015 2:30 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Mountain Dew is joining the craft craze with its new DEWshine, expected to hit the store shelves on March 23. But even though the product has yet to hit store shelves, the beverage giant is taking some grief for going craft.

How to Pronounce 22 Tricky Types of Wine

March 13, 2015 11:10 am | by Food Beast | Videos | Comments

Sick of feeling dumb every time you hit the wine list at your favorite restaurant? What about those hours spent in the wine aisle trying to pronounce those labels? No more — we got you.

5 Barrels of Stolen Bourbon Found in Backyard

March 13, 2015 9:10 am | by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Another iconic bourbon brand in Kentucky has been targeted in a heist, but this time authorities say they have arrested a suspect caught with the stash of pricey whiskey in his backyard.

Regulators Say Powdered Alcohol is Illegal in Massachusetts

March 13, 2015 8:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Alcohol Beverages Control Commission issued the advisory two days after a federal regulatory agency, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, approved Palcohol, a condensed form of alcohol that is intended to be mixed with water into drinks.

Powdered Alcohol Gets Federal Approval

March 12, 2015 2:00 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

The powdered alcohol product, called Palcohol, has received the greenlight from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Should the product be approved and regulated like other alcohol products?

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