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In Fred Heatherton’s novelty song, “I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts,” the composer depicts a showman prodding people to play a game involving coconuts in order to make him rich.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” has been more top of mind in recent years as the wealth of health and wellness information inspires consumers to consider their diets. According to the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2012 Food & Health Survey, nearly all Americans say they have given at least a little thought to the healthfulness of their diets, physical activity and the safety of the food they eat and are trying to improve at least one of their eating habits.
Direct Refreshments LLC launched Splendid Blend, an all-natural mixture of orange juice and cranberry juice.
Although juices have long been a popular start to the day because of their wholesome nutrition, vitamins and more, the category has experienced numerous innovations aligning with consumer trends.
Bethesda, Md.-based Honest Tea, a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, released its 2012 mission report, “Keeping it Honest.” The third annual report details how the company is working to live up to its mission “to create and promote great-tasting, healthier, organic beverages” and extend economic opportunities to help communities in need.
Seventy-five years ago, Multi-Flow Industries was a family business that delivered fountain sodas up and down the streets to customers in Philadelphia.
Jamba Juice partnered with Summit Entertainment to promote the “Twilight” movie saga.
Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.
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This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.