How do we pick what to eat and what to wear? It's not comfort or hunger — it's all in the label. Food and clothing labeled small appeal to most of us, even when the labels lie, a marketing professor says.
Cooks and servers, scientists and sales reps — those are some of the workers who say they perform better after drinking coffee. People who work as nurses, journalists, and teachers also say they're more effective if they have coffee, in a survey from Dunkin Donuts and CareerBuilder.
Greek businessmen say the country has never managed to properly market its prized olive oil. They say many of the country's business practices will have to change if it is to become a player on the world market.
A new generation of meadmakers are producing a drier, more drinkable product than old-style meads. Companies like Maine Mead Works are also tapping mead's potential to make creative use of local ingredients, like berries and lavender.
Twenty-nine people in about 18 states have reported becoming sick from a rare strain of Salmonella associated with the peanut butter so far. Peanut butter supplier Sunland, Inc.'s expanded recall is a reminder that our food system depends on just a handful of companies.
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