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BELOIT, WIS. – Consumers are demanding increased sustainability benchmarks from their food and drink, according to a new report from Kerry. The company surveyed more than 14,000 consumers in 18 countries and found that 49% of global consumers consider the attributes of sustainability when purchasing food and drink. Sustainability attributes were most important for dairy, …

Briam is a Greek vegetarian food. Credit: Christ-ophile / BY-NC-ND-2.0 While the phrase “ghost kitchen” may conjure up images of haunted houses, the reality is a bit more mundane. Through Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Ghost kitchens are food preparation operations with no servers, no dining room, and no parking – really, no public presence. …

St. Louis Federal Reserve Chairman James Bullard on the state of the economy and growing concerns about inflation. Major food and beverage producers are sounding the alarm bells for higher prices to come later this year. The warning deals yet another blow to consumers who are already grappling with the largest annual price increase in …

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – Premier Foods (PFD.L), one of Britain’s largest food companies, has called on the government to consider using the military to distribute goods to alleviate a severe shortage of drivers truck. Last week, industry executives warned Britain could face gaps in supermarket shelves this summer and an ‘unimaginable’ supply chain collapse …

The following article is a written adaptation of a episode from Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism, Slate’s podcast about business in the news and how they got there. In 2017, Amazon entered the grocery business by throwing Whole Foods into its shopping cart. Amazon spent more than $ 13 billion to buy this 40-year-old supermarket …

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – After the town of Muskegon agreed to provide grants and loans to those convicted under Michigan’s old marijuana laws, Cory Roberts wasted no time in applying. Roberts, who is part of a group working to establish a new marijuana dispensary, grow operation and consumer parlor in Muskegon, has applied for a …

CANFIELD, Ohio – Napa Grocery, the California-style grocery store that opened today, is a new concept for the Valley. The owners developed the idea on the basis of their extensive experience in the restaurant business, their knowledge of their favorite cuisine and their desire to adapt to changing consumer habits. Nunzio Scordo and Aaron Hynek …

FORT WAYNE, IND. – Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Inc., a UK-based subsidiary of Froneri, has announced plans to invest $ 145 million to further expand its ice cream production facility in Fort Wayne. As part of its latest round of investment, Dreyer’s announced the addition of two new production lines for the company’s Drumstick products, …

Tornado Truck cOwner Clint Brumleve explains how restaurants cope with the high cost of cooking oil. Jackson clay DECATUR – A deep fryer is one of the essential appliances in most restaurants. However, many owners find it increasingly worrying to use this important piece of equipment. Along with a shortage of workers and supplies, the …

Bernie Utchenik with his signature Cajun chicken. (PHOTO: Bernie Utchenik) SINGAPORE – “It’s an addiction,” laughed Bernie Utchenik of the food and drink industry, “in the sense that it’s a ‘terrible’ job”. “You work harder than anyone [who is not in the F&B industry] might even think. You’ve certainly put in some odd hours. You …