Food & Drink

The packaged food market in America is valued at over $800 billion. In recent years, consumers have been demanding products with higher nutritional content and more organic ingredients, and ones that meet dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and vegan. Smaller companies are achieving success as people seek healthier, locally-made, more authentic goods and
0 Comments
Farm Burger Catfish SandwichFarm Burger With plant-based burgers at the forefront of menu trends, Southern-based Farm Burger is bringing a new option to fast casual dining tables. Farm Burger has launched a Chesapeake Bay Blue Catfish sandwich with the invasive species protein at its base. The farm-to-table fast casual restaurant’s invasive species option is guided not
0 Comments
The historic auction of the 1945 Romanée-Conti. Photocredit: Sotheby’s Sothebys Wine sales at major auction houses across the globe hit record highs in 2018, according to Sotheby’s, the international auction house with outposts around the world. Global wine auctions sales surged more than 50 percent, according to the company’s 2018 Wine Market Report. Key findings include that
0 Comments
Yuyuan Tourist Mart (AA)Getty All-day dining won’t solve Starbucks’ big problem in China: Growing foreign and domestic competition. Starbucks is introducing a new store concept in China in Shanghai: All-day dining, featuring fresh Italian food, according to a Bloomberg report. “The Starbucks Reserve Bakery Cafe is, along with the already-opened Reserve Roastery, part of the
0 Comments
Botin is famous for its suckling pig roasted in an ancient tiled oven.Gerry Dawes The new, innovative restaurants of Madrid that I wrote about last week are wonderful enticements at the high-end of this splendid city. Still, the traditional tabernas, tapas bars and restaurantes that you find on every corner and tucked away in markets
0 Comments
Have a craving for coffee? You’re not the only one. Nestlé wants us to know it’s a lot more than chocolate. In addition to Nespresso and Nescafe, the company this month announced it’s rolling out 24 Starbucks products. Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider talked about the company’s “unique nutrition, health and wellness strategy” and announced “strategic
0 Comments
Campbell Soup believes that the sustainability concept should equate to building resiliency and efficiency in the agriculture supply chain, and sustainable farming practices will eventually help its business reduce costs. “For consumers, price increase usually jumps to their mind when it comes to sustainability, but that’s never been our goal,” Campbell’s VP of corporate responsibility Dave
0 Comments
Blackberry Mountain, a new luxury resort from acclaimed Blackberry Farm, has teamed up with Trek Travel to offer an awesome cycling experience.Trek Travel For years, Blackberry Farm in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee has been one of the most acclaimed resorts in the United States. The Forbes 4-Star property combines the charms of a country
0 Comments
A container of Roundup Weed and Grass Killer. Roundup is a popular gardening and landscaping product that is manufactured by the Scotts Company LLC.Getty For many years, environmental activists have been concerned about the herbicide glyphosphate, which is the main ingredient in RoundUp®, the world’s most widely-used weed killer. Since 1996, global usage of glyphosphate has
0 Comments
Gigondas out the window.Michelle Williams There is no denying Châteauneuf-du-Pape reigns supreme among southern Rhône cru wines. These highly sought after wines illustrate the region’s potential of sun-drenched, bold red wines. However, these lavish wines sport a steep price tag, and often require years of cellaring before optimum enjoyment. The only way to truly enjoy
0 Comments
People tasting white wine during a masterclass.Getty The British trade in German, Portuguese and French wines spans almost three-quarters of a millennium and has been either the source of or the beneficiary of such important things like viticultural demarcation rules, allowed grape varieties, and so on. The rules have gone a long way toward establishing what to expect from
0 Comments