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Wild Oats a pioneer of organic and natural food trends in the late 1980’s but largely disappeared since 2007.

Wal-mart partners with Wild Oats to offer Organic Food Products at budget friendly prices

In a bid to make organic food affordable to customers, nation’s largest retailer Wal-Mart is trying to re-launch its organic food items at up to 25% cheaper rates.   Wal-mart announced on Thursday that it will be re-launching popular line of organic groceries – Wild Oats, starting this month at much affordable prices, inclusive of [...]

The Interactive Tabletop gives several options such as swiping to change the size of the dough, choosing the sauce, adding toppings.

Pizza Hut Introduces Fun Way of Drooling on Interactive Tabletops!

Pizza Hut is collaborating with Chaotic Moons Studio to work on a device that will change the face of food industry forever. Much the same as playing with a tablet or smartphone, the interactive tabletop lets customers build their own pizza by checking what garnishes they might fancy, and pay for it using a smartphone. [...]

PepsiCo owns 22 iconic, billion dollar brands which are the flagship snacks and beverages business

Activists Shareholders Pushing PepsiCo in to Splitting its Snacks and Beverages Business

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management LP is reviving its campaign to slit up PepsiCo less than a week after Pepsi-Cola and Lay’s potato chips said it would not derivate its North- American beverage business. Trian Fund Management LP had sent a 37-page letter to PepsiCo’s BOD summarizing why it still thinks the snack and drinks [...]

Union Wine Company #Beerification of Wine

Clever Packaging: A Great Way of Capitalize on Cost Cutting & Rebranding

Packaging is the primary means of communication brands use to create an identity and demonstrate their philosophy. It’s important for businesses to understand that the brand is fitting their target consumer sectors as well as the cultures it operates in. However, marketers see packaging more of a cost than an investment to remain competitive. Hence, [...]

McDonalds opens its first outlet in Vietnam

BigMac Challenges Pho Banh Mi: McDonalds opens its first outlet in Vietnam

With its latest addition McDonalds now operates in 119 countries. Located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s commercial center is America’s symbol of capitalism. The McDonalds branch is a 24hr drive through service and will be featuring some of its usual menu classics as well as additional items to cater local tastes. [...]

World’s First Carbon-Neutral Hotel Group

World’s First Carbon-Neutral Hotel Group – a great case study of Environmentally Conscious Entrepreneurship

Born in a family entrepreneurs and healthcare personnel with an inherited entrepreneurial lore, Kristen Brøchner’s philosophy in life is straightforward – if you value ethics in your business, the money will follow automatically. Arthur Hotel Group byproduct of Brøchner Hotels a family owned business running since 1982. In June 2013 when due to generational change [...]

Coca Cola can now be made at home

Open Happiness: Coca Cola can now be made at home

On Wednesday, Green Mountains Coffee Roasters announced that Coca Cola will buy 10% stake by buying 16.7 million shares in GMCR for USD 1.25Billion. The companies have signed a 10year strategic alliance to bring Keurig Cold Beverage System around the world. In return for the investment, Coke would help launch Green Mountain’s new Keurig’s home-beverage [...]

Subway Protests

Subway to Remove Bleaching Chemical from Bread after Protest

As a part of on-going effort to improve its recipes Subway proclaimed that it will be removing a harmful chemical Azodicarbonamide. Popular food blogger Vani Hari, who runs FoodBabe.com deserves credit for launching a petition this week urging Subway to stop using the chemical which is banned all over the globe. Azodicarbonamide is a yellow [...]

Another Cyberespionage Target - White Lodging

White Lodging Services Corp, another Cyberespionage Target

In the wake of Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels, White Lodging Services Corp is the latest to investigate a suspected data breach at 14 food and beverages outlets. It incorporates seven Marriott, two Holiday Inn, and two Renaissance hotels, one Sheraton, one Westin and one Radisson across the states of Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania Colorado, Texas, [...]

Radisson Blu Hotel Frankfurt

Radisson Blu hotels: Designed to Content

When traveling, it is always important to book a comfortable, efficient, and welcoming hotel that helps you relax and makes you feel like home. Radisson Blu, the upper scale brand for Radisson Hotels, not only gathers the entire previous criterion but also adds a couple of stars.

Suntory-Beam merger spirits

Japan’s Suntory Limited purchases Jim Beam for $16 billion

The agreement to a $13.6 billion cash purchase of Jim Beam by Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings Limited represents the first big corporate acquisition of 2014 and is also a sign of the growing popularity of whiskey, particularly Kentucky Bourbon’s whiskey, both overseas and domestically.

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Hershey’s will soon be selling 3D printed edible chocolates!

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collaborate on creating a 3-D food printer that will be able to produce printed edible chocolates and other products.

Cracking the Egg

Eggs without eggs

Something smells good in Silicon Valley! Did you ever think that latest news regarding food would be coming from Silicon Valley? Well if you combine food and technology this is obviously more than possible. Even though Silicon Valley is more used to having places where new software are being developed or websites together with mobile-phone apps, now the startup is about food and changes around it. Don’t get surprised if you will be soon eating eggs without eggs.

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Coca Cola fights

When talking about Coca-Cola Company it’s not even enough to call it beverage giant, the company highly ranked when it comes to most admired companies or the ones with highest income; simply one of the most powerful companies on the globe. How, why? It all started with that magic drink, we all know today as Coke, drink that enjoy something like a status of deities since 94% of world’s population can recognize its logo. Absolutely unbelievable is the number of Cokes sold every day when we include all the articles written bad influence on our health and weight, everybody knows it’s bad , but still many can’t fight the need for it. Nevertheless seems like the beverage giant Coca- Cola has some fights of its own going on.

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Nuts for longer life

Every now and then scientists come out with different research results or studies explaining us what is healthy for us, what is not, what we should or shouldn’t do. It is not so rare that it happens that one year something is a health booster and in few years it becomes almost like a poison.

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Cinnamon time of the year

That part of the year that often takes you back to your happy days of childhood is here. Suddenly many restaurants and coffee places start to smell like you’re grandma or mum’s kitchen around Christmas time. It is cinnamon time of the year; special offers of coffees, cakes, sweets and all kinds of beverages just for holiday’s season, often including cinnamon which is inevitable when it comes to special Christmas offers.

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Ordering food from an iPad; trend that is about to stay

New Restaurant Trends!
Since this year is about to reach it’s end all kinds of trends for the upcoming year are popping out constantly, including everything you can imagine. With no doubt there are 2014 trends for eating out as well. If you want to know what kind of service or food to expect in next year among restaurants, next lines could be your cheat sheet.

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Ruby Tuesday for Starbucks

They officially separated in March 2011, this Tuesday that cost Starbucks 2.76 billion dollars. Besides Starbucks stock fell $1.20, or 1.5 percent, to $79.41, all together Starbucks seriously lost bucks. Hopefully future development of events will be more positive for world’s most popular coffee place and this lost won’t jeopardize any of the employees, reaching now more than 150.000.

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Reasons to doubt next FDA decision

How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it as doing a favor to your health or immune system, turning it into a substitute for the healthy diet you still haven’t started with. Or when was the last time you didn’t feel comfortable with taking a generic drug, or just had no idea what it really meant? And when was the last time you felt like you have committed a crime after eating frozen pizza? Or is it just FDA having double standards when it comes to some things? Let’s start from the beginning.