Food & Drink

The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) International Food Security Assessment, 2020–2030: COVID-19 Update and Impacts on Food Insecurity report released in January 2021 reveals that 12.8 per cent of the Jamaican population is currently food insecure, equating to some 400,000 people. This is double pre-COVID-19 USDA ERS projections and an
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The fastest-growing premium water brand in North America is ready to make a bigger splash. Flow Water today announced plans to go public. The Toronto-based company, founded just six years ago, is planning a reverse merger, with the stock expected to start to trade this spring. Aside from saving a lot of money in legal
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Bruno Mars and Selva Ray Owner’s Reserve Selva Ray SelvaRey, the Panama rum brand co-owner by superstar Bruno Mars, launched a new “Owners Reserve” bottle this month.  The run is a single-estate rum hand-selected from the cellars of SelvaRay’s Master Distiller, Don “Pancho” Francisco Fernandez. In terms of the name, Bruno is considered the “owner”
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KIND Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky has invested in egg white protein snacks company Quevos. ABC.com KIND Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky has announced on Shark Tank that he’s investing in egg white protein snacks company Quevos through his own family office Equilibra. The billionaire businessman, who sold his nutrition bar company to the confectionery market incumbent
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Topline Leading an active lifestyle is not enough to counter the negative effects of being overweight on heart health, according to new research published today, challenging the idea that fitness is more important than weight in leading a healthy lifestyle, and prompting calls for policymakers to rethink health initiatives that prioritize physical activity over weight
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Bart Watson, Chief Economist at the Brewers Association. Brewers Association Last year saw the craft brewing industry weather the biggest disruption to the alcohol industry since Prohibition took effect in 1920. To make sense of it all, I reached out to Bart Watson, the Chief Economist of the Brewer’s Association, the largest brewing trade association
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“Over the years, food trends have evolved and mealtimes have migrated from a dining table to a … [+] kitchen island for some, but the power of sharing time together over a meal remains the same.” – Doris Christopher Photo: Pampered Chef With an entrepreneurial spirit, a $3,000 loan from an insurance policy, and the
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Australian malting barley, once favoured by China’s Tsingtao brewery until hit by punitive Chinese Government tariffs, has found a new market in Mexico. Tsingtao, and other Chinese brewers through their industry group, the China Alcoholic Drinks Association, raised concerns earlier this year when the government unveiled plans for an 80% tariff on Australian barley. Cheers.
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Fredi is among a growing number of supplement brands that use plant-based ingredients to boost … [+] energy, cognitive function, and the overall brain health. Fredi Supplements offering health benefits that aren’t typically available through functional foods are poised for massive growth as the sector gains further interest among consumer investors. Products delivering substances, particularly
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