Send to KindleTweet The coffee wars are in full effect. McDonald’s is undercutting everyone with the $1 promo and Starbucks revealed last month plans for its own single cup brewer. What’s interesting here is 1) that Starbucks is competing with Green Mountain, which owns Keurig and has a deal with Starbucks for coffee pod distribution, [...]
Send to KindleTweet Jamba Juice has expanded its lineup of drinks, including bottled products, to include an energy product and coconut water-based beverage. Dubbed Fruit Refreshers, one new menu item is a coconut water drink made with fruit, sherbet, and ice. Another spring arrival is the launch of Jamba Juice All Natural Energy Drinks, the [...]
Send to KindleTweet Betting on Americans’ desires to count calories and dollars, Nestle’s Lean Cuisine brand announced the launch of an appetizer product. The new Lean Cuisine product, chicken Spring Rolls, come in three flavors: Garlic Chicken Spring Rolls, Thai-Style Chicken Spring Rolls, and Fajita-Style Chicken Spring Rolls. Made with 100% white meat chicken, the [...]
Send to KindleTweet Nestle is making a move into the Fair Trade sector thanks to a partnership with cocoa farmers in the African nation of Ivory Coast. The move, one lauded by the UK fair trade organization, The Fairtrade Foundation, will the see the first Kit Kat bars made with fair trade cocoa hit shelves [...]
Send to KindleTweet Christie Brinkley Launches Jewelry Line Christie Brinkley is launching a jewelry line called CeleBrate that will sell exclusively at Ross-Simons, License reports. The collection includes necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets with floral motifs, Southwestern-style turquoise and gold peace signs with diamonds. Many styles also include Brinkley’s initials. For the complete story, click [...]
The Melamine Diaries What:Chinese companies are under legal attack over melamine contamination that has spread from milk to fish and home goods.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:The American and European peoples ability to trust their government continues to dwindle, as they add agriculture to the growing list of regulatory failures, following the big one—finance. The crisis started in China in September and has escalated to a global situation by year’s end, with a legal battle ensuing in [...]