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hiphopdx.com - Mark Elibert - E-40 Is The 'Goon With The Spoon' With A New Business Deal In The Food Industry
E-40 Is The 'Goon With The Spoon' With A New Business Deal In The Food Industry
HipHopDX

E-40 is a man of many titles, and the legendary Bay Area rapper is taking his talents to the kitchen. On Monday (October 25), E-40 announced his new gourmet meats brand called Goon with the Spoon. Goon with the Spoon has been in the works for…

bostonglobe.com - Janelle Nanos - A prescription for... food. Debit card program enables doctors to help patients buy healthy groceries
A prescription for... food. Debit card program enables doctors to help patients buy healthy groceries
BostonGlobe.com

For nearly a decade, the local non-profit About Fresh has navigated its Fresh Truck throughout Greater Boston, bringing a mobile grocery store to communities that struggle to access healthy food. On Monday, the organization launched an ambitious…

techcrunch.com - Tage Kene-Okafor - Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
TechCrunch

Vendease, an online marketplace that allows restaurants and other food businesses to buy supplies straight from manufacturers and farms, has raised a seed round of $3.2 million, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The news is coming seven months…

theguardian.com - Rob Davies - William Hill accused of 'cynical' tactics over cafes serving hot food in its shops
William Hill accused of 'cynical' tactics over cafes serving hot food in its shops
The Guardian

William Hill has been accused of deploying “cynical” tactics to keep people gambling after the bookmaker launched an in-store cafe selling hot food, with some items cheaper than at McDonald's. At one branch of the bookmaker in the…

reuters.com - Nneka Chile - Nigerian start-ups digitise local food supply chain
Nigerian start-ups digitise local food supply chain
Reuters

LAGOS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian start-ups are digitising the local food supply chain, helping merchants navigate high food costs and farmers sell their produce. Two such firms, Vendease and Sabi, which were formed last year, have created digital…

usnews.com - 20 Foods to Buy When You're on a Super Tight Budget
20 Foods to Buy When You're on a Super Tight Budget
U.S. News & World Report

When money is tight, as it has been for a lot of people in these pandemic-charged and inflationary times, it makes sense to cut back on what you're spending at the grocery store. But while spending less on groceries is a seemingly simple way to…

businessinsider.com - Marianne Guenot - US promoted 'peaceful' nukes to build dams, power planes, grow food
US promoted 'peaceful' nukes to build dams, power planes, grow food
Business Insider

A 50s US campaign called 'Atoms for Peace' sought to bolster the reputation of nuclear weapons. It lasted for decades and encompassed schemes to use nukes to excavate highways and frack for gas. One expert called the campaign 'propaganda' to cover…

theglobeandmail.com - Afghanistan's population faces extreme hunger as collapsing economy, drought and conflict hamper access to food
Afghanistan's population faces extreme hunger as collapsing economy, drought and conflict hamper access to food
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. More than half of Afghanistan's population – 22.8 million people – will face extreme hunger over the winter months as the country plunges deeper into a worsening food crisis. A collapsing economy…

kptv.com - Kandra Kent - Soaring food prices another punch to restaurant industry
Soaring food prices another punch to restaurant industry
KPTV.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - What restaurants are dishing out is eating away at profit, as the price of goods soars and supply chain issues make it more difficult to shop around. Restaurant managers told Fox 12 it's becoming increasingly difficult to…

eater.com - Farley Elliott - Cracker Barrel's Comfort Food Is Now Officially Available in Los Angeles
Cracker Barrel's Comfort Food Is Now Officially Available in Los Angeles
Eater

Great news for fans of Southern-styled chain comfort food: Cracker Barrel is here. The nationally-known home for country kitsch and sturdy dishes like biscuits and gravy has expanded to Hollywood — via a ghost kitchen. And while plans for a…

cbc.ca - Christian Roach - Down the aisle, past the pet food is Cape Breton's first bitcoin ATM
Down the aisle, past the pet food is Cape Breton's first bitcoin ATM
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email A convenience store in Sydney, N.S., is leading Cape Breton into the digital-currency age with a new bitcoin ATM featured inside the store. Mac's Convenience, near downtown Sydney, has been taking…

bloomberg.com - Chris Hughes - Can Private Equity Improve Dog Food Sales?
Can Private Equity Improve Dog Food Sales?
Bloomberg

Two buyout firms join forces to share control of an up-and-coming German pet supplies company. The latest European buyout is another stark expression of the gulf between the value that stock-market investors see in an asset and the price that…

boston.com - This year's Thanksgiving feast will wallop the wallet
This year's Thanksgiving feast will wallop the wallet
Boston.com

Thanksgiving 2021 is shaping up to be the most expensive meal in the history of the holiday. Caroline Hoffman is already stashing canned pumpkin in the kitchen of her Chicago apartment when she finds some for under a dollar. She recently spent…

phys.org - Science X staff - Aerial scanning can help protect food crops against devastating disease
Aerial scanning can help protect food crops against devastating disease
Phys.org

Virulent diseases which devastate food crops like coffee, almond, citrus and grapevines with serious global economic and environmental consequences, could be controlled by large-scale aerial scanning, says new collaborative research involving…

eater.com - Sarah Maiellano - Wilmington Is Coming for Philly's Food Scene
Wilmington Is Coming for Philly's Food Scene
Eater

Picture this: A 15-year-old Tyler Akin — now a high-profile Philly chef and co-founder of the Independent Restaurant Coalition — having afternoon tea with his friends in Wilmington, Delaware, at the Hotel Du Pont's century-old Green…

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