Food & Drink

New wave aging is one of the primary consumer priorities this year, says health and wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett’s (H&B) Wellness Trends Report for 2024. “As the average lifespan is increasing and people are living longer, we’re seeing concepts such as ‘reducing biological age’ and ‘age reversal’ appearing,” says Alex Glover, Senior Nutritionist at
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Everybody has heard of Oktoberfest. That’s the biggest beer festival in the world and the 2023 edition set new attendance records. Lesser known, but perhaps more fun (with better beer and without the tourist crowds), is Munich’s Starkbierfest. “Starkbier” simply means “strong beer”, but in reference to these historically monastic Lenten brews, starkbier is also
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Japanese whiskey is emerging as one of the spirits industry’s most sought-after subcategories, and it only takes a tasting to see why. Captivating the palates of connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike, Japanese whiskey is renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and unique flavor profile; often, led by more subtle, citric flavor profiles. If you’re looking to
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Black History Month gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the culture of Black Americans, and what better way to do it than toasting with one of the rising spirits brands developed and created by folks who are proud of their traditions and achievements? Here are seven brands to look for when it’s time
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To celebrate 40 years of distilling mastery, Midleton Very Rare has just announced its 40th Anniversary Ruby Edition, retailing at €20,000 ($21,690). This opulent release pays homage to the iconic Irish whiskey, crafted by the combined expertise of three esteemed Midleton Master Distillers: Brian Nation, Kevin O’Gorman, and Barry Crockett – the latter of whom
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The FTC has filed a lawsuit to stop the $25 billion Kroger KR -Albertsons ACI merger. The historic lawsuit rigorously documents how the 5,000 store, 710,000 employee mega-deal will eliminate competition, create higher prices for consumers and reduce wages for workers, especially by harming collective bargaining power. Labor unions, growers, and elected officials have echoed
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Supermarkets and food companies have registered dietitians in strategic leadership roles and adding registered nurses, nurse practitioners, medical doctors, and health coaches to drive their health and well-being initiatives and to fuel their commitment to “Food as Medicine”. FMI – The Food Industry Association released the findings from its latest survey report, “Food Industry Contributions
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Chicago-based investment firm, Bluestein Ventures, has closed its oversubscribed third fund at $45 million, and it aims to continue investing in early-stage businesses across the entire food and beverage supply chain. Anchored by the Bluestein family and the first to receive backing from external family offices and entrepreneurs with expertise in the food space, the
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