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Peta Building A Drone Army To Catch Culprits
PETA, the world famous animal lovers’ organization, is going to launch an army of drone spies to watch over culprits who are cruel against organisms other than humans. For this, it has sought aerial drone technology so that it can monitor suspected... -
The Smelly Internet Just Got Real!
The apple pie picture that you just received in the mail smells so nice, doesn’t it? Well, if you are confused, don’t be because smelling the food over Internet is no longer an April Fool’s joke. This was proved at the First World... -
Victoria's Secret, Calvin Klein Polluting Third World Water
March 22 is World Water Day but it is a pity that not many people are doing anything about it. It is not your fault actually!! You live with water, you use it every day but do you really know what water is all about? For instance, do... -
New Method Of Wine Aging Takes Place In The Ocean
A California winery began a unique experiment in the age-old art of winemaking, as it submerged four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon in the Charleston Harbor. The exercise is aimed to determine the effect of ocean waters on the aging of wine.
Coca-cola Ad Speaks Of Obesity
You may be forced to think that ‘look who’s talking!’ but Coca-Cola, one of the leading soft drink producers of the world has launched an advertisement that speaks of the growing levels of obesity in the country. A soft drink brand... -
Mcdonald's Becomes ‘macca's’ For Australia Day
If you go looking for a McDonald’s restaurant anywhere in Australia in the near future, make sure you are looking for Macca’s . Why? Because the international fast food giant has decided to change its signs temporarily , to honor Australia Day ,... -
Boeing Thinks You Are A Potato
Boeing engineers, working to improve the Wi-Fi connection during the flight, lent a new meaning to the term couch potato. Boeing Airlines is conducting experiments to improve the signal strength of in-flight Wi Fi within its flights for... -
Twinkies R.i.p. As Hostess Brands Closes Shop
Makers of such iconic brands as Twinkies , Drake’s Devil Dogs , and Wonder Bread , the Hostess Brands , have been forced to close doors because of a bakers’ strike. As a result, more than 18,000 workers will go jobless , 33 bakeries would... -
Enomatic Wine-dispensing Machines Inspire More Rage Than Praise
Wine experts and experienced sommeliers claim that wine dispensing machines are killing the romance associated with wine but is that all there is to the battle between old-world tradition and the new-age wine preservation systems? Certainly not. But for... -
Vineyard Tending Goes Robotic
Wall-Ye, the wine robot is now here to aid the wine makers create the finest vintage wines without having to worry about labor unrest or shortage of staff. The robot is capable of recognizing individual vines and move from plant to plant... -
Ben & Jerry’s Force Recall Of Porn Videos
Ben & Jerry’s Ice cream won a temporary battle against Caballero Video when the latter agreed to destroy all the material used for creating the X-rated videos that closely resemble Ben & Jerry’s product names. The lawsuit... -
Check Your Nutrient Intake With A Veggie-meter
Are you fond of veggies or do you shirk from them preferring to eat meat instead? Well, the USDA is currently developing the veggie-meter which is a laser based machine that will be able to measure whether you have had... -
The First Round Goes To 2nd Avenue Deli
The meat-stuffed pancake sandwich, marketed by 2nd Avenue Deli has won its name and also the right to be served at Deli restaurants in the country. The Deli was fighting a court case in which a Las Vegas restaurant had claimed that the name of the sandwich,... -
Mcdonald’s Slips In Acsi Survey
If the 2012 findings of the "American Consumer Satisfaction Index" (ACSI) are anything to go by, McDonald’s customers are not really “lovin’ it.” According to the ACSI survey of 2012, the world’s largest fast-food chain... -
Even Slurpee Is Getting Skinnier!
This is one frozen drink no one would have expected to get any skinnier than it already is. However, that did not deter 7-Eleven from giving its Slurpee a healthier avatar. This has been done by using Splenda instead of sugar so that the calorie count is... -
Chocolate Printer Becomes A 3d Reality At Just £2,500
Have you ever wanted a printer that could print food, instead of documents? What if you were offered a printer that can print chocolate in 3D? Well, you are jumping already! So, here is a chocolate printer, Choc Edge, which prints yummy chocolate in three... -
Nestle Brings An Avalanche In Your Ice Cream Cup!
Here is some news from Nestle. Right after enticing candy-lovers with its “Mysterious Temptress,” the company is going to raise an avalanche in your ice cream cup. The Swiss food company has brought in the latest ‘avalanche’ technique to improve... -
Kraft Renames Snacks Division ‘mondelez International’
Kraft, the snack giant, has split into two and named its global snack business ‘Mondelez International.” So, the next time you purchase Oreo, look for 'Mondelez' printed on the packet, not Kraft. The renaming came after the company asked for... -
Starbucks’ Responsibility Drive With ‘venti’ Recycling
In its just-released global responsibility report, coffee giant Starbucks has admitted to its aim to make 100% of its cups reusable or recyclable by 2015. The news comes on the heels of another announcement from the company about opening of its Evolution... -
Starbucks’ Year Of Innovation – Evolution Fresh Store
Year 2012 seems to be the year of innovation for Starbucks, the coffee giant. The company has just opened the store “Evolution Fresh” – to sell its revolutionary cold-crafted juices. The cold-crafted juice category is worth $3.4 billion and the store... -
Iacp 34th Annual Conference In Nyc (3/29-4/2/2012)
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CULINARY PROFESSIONALS
ANNOUNCES PUBLIC EVENTS LINEUP
DURING 34 TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK, MARCH 29 – APRIL 2, 2012
Special Programs Designed for Food Enthusiasts of All Ages to Meet ... -
Seafood Fraud – A Bitter Reality Of Fine Dining
This may come as a shock to the seafood-lovers that their favorite food is fraught with fraudulent practices. Seafood fraud is the bitter reality of fine dining today and it is a shame that not many people are aware of it. It may start with the red snapper on... -
Toshiba’s Food Scanner Will Save Your Time
Your supermarket experience is going to get faster courtesy an Object Recognition Scanner, built by Toshiba of Japan. While it may sound like a machine more suitable for a laboratory but it is going to prove immensely useful in the supermarket check out line.... -
Coca Cola’s Discernable Taste Test Throws Up Surprises
Coca Cola, or Coke (as it is popularly called), has been the world’s favorite soft drink for decades now. However, only recently, a discernable taste test of the coke, conducted by the editorial team of the New York Times, has pointed to the fact that there... -
Corruption Forces Nestle Out Of Azerbaijan
In January 2012, corruption forced Nestle to suspend all trade ties with the country of Azerbaijan, although, at the same time, the company also hopes that it would be able to resume the supply of its products “as soon as possible.” The world’s largest... -
Starbucks Promises A Stronger Brew To Britain
After repeated complaints that the coffee served in its British outlets was “weak and milky”, the Starbucks chain of coffee shops has promised a departure from its standard recipe used in the Starbucks outlets in the US and rest of the world. The company... -
Starbucks’ Verismo Not A Take On Keurig
Starbucks Corp. is going to bring out Verismo, a single-cup coffee machine soon. It will allow people to brew coffee drinks, including lattes, at home with ease. The coffee-chain has been taking many giant steps recently to... -
Simpli Oatshake Wins Nra’s Innovative Product Award
What could be better than having a bowl of oats or a glass of smoothie every morning? Having a combination of both! And this is possible in the form of Simpli OatShake, which brings together the goodness of oats within a portable snack that is natural,... -
Pepsico Profits Driven By Water
Right on the heels of Mars getting slimmer comes the news that PepsiCo is ‘watering’ down its products to rake up profits. Critics are accusing the food and beverages company of using water to drive its profits. At the centre of this controversy is... -
Mars Is Going Lean And Responsible
The confectionary conglomerate Mars Inc. has decided to go lean in a bit to appear more responsible while selling its calorie-laden confectionary products to Americans and citizens worldwide. The announcement comes on the heel of a public discussion ensuing... -
London’s ‘irish Butcher’ Gets Sacked From Selfridges
Just a week after claiming another victim in the fast food chain, McDonald’s , public activism has turned its attention to the controversial gourmet dish, foie gras. This time, under immense public pressure, Selfridges, the reputed London store, has... -
Mcdonald’s Goes French With Mcbaguette
After struggling with public health activists over its mascot , happy meal toys , and McRib , the leading fast food chain of the world, McDonald’s is now trying to bring things back on track, at least in France with McBaguette. The McBaguette and... -
A Tale Of Supermarkets & Premium ‘lies’
If you go looking for the Lochmuir salmon on the world map, chances are that you will never find the location that is because there is no such farm as Lochmuir. Surprised? Don’t be because this and other such products are such premium ‘lies’, which... -
‘inhumane’ Lawsuit Gets Mcdonald’s Into Action
The sandwich, which makes an off and on appearance on McDonald’s menu, the McRib, is in for trouble again and it has got McDonald’s into action. After the "Humane Society of the United States" (HSUS) threatened that it is going to file a... -
Home Making And Hotel Cooking; Hand In Hand Now!!!
Read about any celebrity interview and they will say that they miss the home cooked food when they travel abroad. “Ghar ka khana” is what we all crave for and cannot live without it for many days.
Your Chocolate Is Made By A Slave Child
Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, take a break and consider this fact – "It might be made by a slave child." Although, this may not be true about every chocolate in the world, it is true for most of the chocolates sold every day. UNESCO... -
Mcdonald’s Changing Its Colors In India
McDonald’s is changing its traditional colors in its India outlets, in keeping with its global strategy to lure more adult customers to its restaurants worldwide. In its costliest makeover till date, the fast-food chain is going from its classic... -
The Many Ways To Use Signupgenius
When Dan Rutledge created the SignUpGenius website in 2008, he had not imagined the ways in which his website would be used. In the past three years, Rutledge has found that there are indeed many ways to use SignUpGenius, which... -
Why Campbell Soup Is Losing Its Steam
Americans are drinking less and less of soup and that is a cause of worry for the Campbell Soup Co. as this new problem is threatening to affect its future growth prospects.
The exact problem is that the millennial generation, which means... -
Bebevco To Sell More Relaxation Drinks In 2012
People all over the world are going to drink relaxation beverages in 2012, more than ever, claims Bebida Beverage Company (BeBevCo). A forecast reported by IBISWorld, largest publisher of industry-related research in America, has made the beverage company... -
After Ramadan, Whole Foods Hits ‘skinnygirl’ Fiasco
After the Ramadan fiasco, it is the “Skinnygirl Margaritas,” which are at the center of yet another controversy related to the Whole Foods Company. The Company has taken off its shelves the Skinnygirl margaritas, a brand owned by the Bravo star Bethenny... -
Whole Foods Market On Back Foot Over Ramadan Campaign
It all started with an email that the Whole Foods sent to its US stores, asking its various locations in the country to not to include Ramadan in its marketing campaign this year. The email reportedly instructed its officials not to “specifically call our... -
Us Companies Make Efforts To Stay Ahead Of E. Coli Threat
Even as a deadly Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) sickness wave grips Europe, alarming countries on both sides of the Atlantic ocean, the US federal government takes forward its research of many years to help keep the dangerous E. Coli bacteria out of the food... -
Taco Bell Asks Toledo To Judge Its New Taco.
The fast food giant Taco Bell is all set to introduce new product Doritos Locos Tacos this month at its Toledo outlet. Close on the heels of Denny Bacons Sundae, the Doritos Locos Tacos is all set to garner the storm. The Taco Bell has chosen... -
Taco Bell- Journey So Far
How it all began?
Taco Bell was founded in the year 1962 by a Marine named Glenn Bell. He named his new restaurant Bell’s drive in California. In the ensuing years Bell started and ended many restaurant businesses in California. He started Taco Bell in... -
Us To Cut Down Packaging Cost By 4 Billion Pounds
Recently it has been reported that US is cutting down packaging cost in order to support green planet resolution plan. The stand is being supported by recent survey done by McKinsely and Georgetown Economic Services under the... -
Watch Out Of These 10 Companies Playing Well With Food
Read this blog to know about the companies playing with food . The markets, these days, are stuffed with a wide range of food companies. Food companies are getting more and more innovative with their extensive range of... -
How Companies Monitor Independent Research In Gm Movement
The multibillion dollar companies monitor independent research by refusing to provide the scientists with seeds or requisite funds in order to see their projects through. The facts point out that most of the common crops grown in the United States... -
Chocolate Bar Billboard Contends For World Attention
A gigantic chocolate bar billboard has been put up in front of a confectionary factory in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. This gigantic chocolate bar billboard idea has created a stir in the advertising world. No one has ever created such huge... -
Walmart Makes Healthy Food More Accessible
The latest news on the block is that Wal-Mart, the leading supermarket chain is planning to introduce accessible healthy food alternatives. Well, when it comes to the past profit charts of Wal-Mart, healthy food has not been the social criteria ever! But,... -
Wal-mart Unveils Its 5-year Health Plan
Wal-Mart finally made public its 5-Year Health Plan. It is in line with US First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity . Michelle had called for measures to reduce obesity among children and provide food that can be bought by all.... -
Nutritional Labeling Could Become Mandatory For Alcohol Industry
Alcohol containing beverages sold in the market do not contain nutritional labeling. Things could change now and nutritional labeling could become mandatory for alcohol industry since most people want it to be so. Seems that the push for nutritional labeling... -
New Rankings Put Up The Most 'social' Restaurant Brands
The latest buzz in the restaurant sector is that as per the Virtue listing, new rankings put up the most social restaurant brands. Virtue is based out of Atlanta and is a provider of social media publishing software.
How Ethanol Helps Boost Meat Prices
The meat prices are going higher. But do you know that ethanol helps boost meat prizes? How???
The production of corn in U.S. is quite high. However, even one third of the corn is not used in our cereals and cow feed —– instead it is used as... -
Billionaire Pays $417,200 At Truffle Sale
A fan can do anything to get what he wants. To prove this saying a Macau Billionaire Pays $417,200 At Truffle Sale. The auction was organized in London, Rome and Macau simultaneously last Saturday where billionaire Stanley Ho won the highest bid for two... -
Wendy’s – The Best Fast Food Joint In America
Off late Wendy's was adjudged the best fast food join in America. Upcoming trends do not only hit the fashion industry but several others as well. Wendy’s is the latest emerging trend in America’s fastest growing fast food chains. From onion... -
Accounting Office Warns Against Tax Cuts
The Federal Court does not agree with the tax cut plans by black and yellow. The top auditor issued not only to the tax plans are clearly opposed, they also lack a clear strategy to reduce the record debt. But the tax packages in the past twelve months... -
How Marketers Are Cashing On The Sustainables Craze!
The ever-escalating craze over sustainable foods have taken the entire world by a storm. With billions of people dying either of hunger or obesity, the demand for sustainable foods have just compounded. However, before we proceed to explain how marketers... -
Recession – Are Candy Companies Experiencing A Big Boom?
I love psychology and so do not miss out on anything connected to people and their behavior. Recession seems to be showing up extreme behaviors among different sets of people. Recently had done a blog post on “ Recession – How is it affecting your sex... -
Stock Market Blues- Cheer Up With Some Great Comfort Food
The economic downturn, the stock market dips and the rising prices is sure leading many to finding alternative options to de-stress. Laughter clubs, counselling sessions are getting popular by the day. However, have you tried a more easy and relaxing way of... -
Top Us Companies
1. Wal-Mart Stores
2. Exxon Mobil
4. General Motors
5. ... -
Bryant Park In New York
Happy New Year! I took some time off to explore the Peruvian Amazon, Machu Picchu and of course, great ceviche!
Now that I'm back in The Big Apple I can recommend checking out Bryant Park this weekend....
Winter Celebration in Bryant Park ... -
The Philadelphia National Candy Gift And Gourmet Show
The Philadelphia National Candy Gift and Gourmet Show is sponsored by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia (RCAP). The RCAP, a non-profit Trade Association, was founded in 1918 for the purpose of sharing information and knowledge about candy... -
First Shipment Of Jamon Iberico Arrives In Usa
Marking its entry into the U.S. market, Jamon Iberico, the famed Spanish ham, was the star of a press conference here at Spanish restaurant Jaleo Dec.6.
Santiago Martin of Fermin USA and Spanish chef Jose Andres of Jaleo sliced some of the first Iberico... -
Fmi Testifies On Import Safety Bill
WASHINGTON--During a House subcommittee meeting here Sept. 26, The Food Marketing Institute voiced several concerns regarding the proposed Food and Drug Import Safety Act--a bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives Sept. 20 by Rep. John Dingell,... -
Unique Hotel Story In Web2.0
A hotel Web site is not a typical place for a birth announcement, but for Victor L. it made perfect sense: He and his family were staying at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel when his wife went into labor during a snowstorm. "After a bath... -
Taj Group To Build 200-room Business Hotel In Gurgaon
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) today said it will build a premium 200-room Taj Business hotel in partnership with HB Estate Developers in Gurgaon, which is expected to be operational by 2010.
IHCL has identified the location as one of the fast... -
Onion Goggles On The Way......
Indian cuisine is famous for it mouthwatering curries. An imperative component of these curries is onion. But people shed tears while slicing onions. Why do we cry when we chop onions?
When we cut onions the cells are... -
Pathmark Debuts Revamped Fresh Departments
CARTERET, N.J. — Branded specialty departments are a key element of Pathmark Stores’ new prototype, unveiled Monday at a remodeled location in Kinnelon, N.J. The design uses new lighting, new flooring, new color palettes and other design... -
Meet Chief Beer Officer Of Four Point Sheraton
Who said drinking beer wouldn't get you anywhere?
Starting today, CEO's and COO's will have to step aside and make room in the executive suite for its newest chief as Scott Kerkmans, Four Points by Sheraton's new Chief Beer Officer... -
From The Ny Times Web Site
both are great !!
IN the last year, two mega-grocery stores have opened in communities that were previously making do without one: Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Whole Foods Market at the nexus of a few under-grocered downtown neighborhoods:... -
Free Wireless Internet By Google
Google announces free in-home wireless broadband service
"Dark porcelain" project offers self-installed plumbing-based Internet access
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2007 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today... -