Food & Drink

There are a few big days every year for whisky fans, and one of them for me is always the announcement of Diageo’s Special Releases for the year. The yearly collection spans Diageo’s portfolio of single malts and typically offers some pretty great expressions Today’s the day for this year’s collection. “Elusive Expressions” includes seven
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Say “wine” and “Paris” side-by-side, and the association might conjure images of bistros or sidewalk cafés with une demi bouteille of a crisp white or chilled red shared over lunch. Low-alcohol or no-alcohol beverage options haven’t exactly fitted into the picture, traditionally, but that could be changing. Low- and no-alcohol [or NA] options are, contrary
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Two years ago, Jack Daniel’s and Uncle Nearest launched a comprehensive new advancement program aimed at broadening the diversity of the distilling scene. Now, the first graduates have completed their studies and ready to start top roles at both distilleries. At Jack Daniel’s, graduate Byron Copeland’s new role will find him overseeing operations, with a
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During Chipotle’s Q2 earnings call in late July, executives made it clear the system needed to refine some of its operational processes as dine-in business returns while off-premise business remains elevated. In doing so, Chief Restaurant Officer Scott Boatwright touted the company’s Project Square One, a game plan focused on employee training to execute orders
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Over the last few years, the non-alcoholic scene has burst open. Pre-pandemic, non drinkers were largely relegated to sodas, sparkling waters, or Seedlip at select bars. In the last few years, the category has grown past its infancy and consists of a spectrum of sans-booze bars, from canned cocktails to zero-proof wines to no-proof spirits.
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Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin In a widely expected move on Wednesday, the Federal Reserve wrapped up its two-day policy meeting by announcing a third consecutive 75-basis-point interest rate hike, raising borrowing costs to their highest level since the Great Recession. Stocks immediately tanked in volatile trading after the news, and
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Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Climate Week in New York City has me buzzing. On Tuesday at Forbes’ inaugural Sustainability Leaders Summit, I led two back-to-back fireside chats about whether modern agriculture—built on cheap energy, free water and consistent weather—is actually a house of cards. Fifth-generation Alabama farmer Kyle Bridgeforth kicked
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Broiling heat in the middle of the worst drought in 1,200 years has strained the state’s underground water supply, pitting the Central Valley’s $20 billion agriculture industry against many of its own workers. Nature has a way of telling people when their wells are running dry. In California’s Central Valley, where 40% of the fresh
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Grocery stores have long been a place where brands battle, but lately, private label has been winning. Retailers from Walmart WMT to Trader Joe’s are pumping it up, and given the post-pandemic economy, inflation, and retailers’ interest in building their own brands, we may be seeing a perfect storm for private label. While Walmart’s private
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