“I have always loved Chicago for its great food and performing arts,” said owner and creator Barton G. Weiss, “and what we have in store is nothing short of bold and culinarily insane.”
Chef Erwin Mallet (formerly of Chicago Firehouse and Webster’s Wine Bar) will head the Chicago kitchen, producing such eye-catching dishes as Thai Sexual Surf N Turf (spicy wings and baked grouper with coconut-pistachio chutney), presented alongside a flower-draped (fake) elephant head; and Marie Antoinette’s Head — Let Them Eat cake, which features a 2-foot-tall cotton-candy pompadour atop a mannequin head surrounded by cake and candy.
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Today we’d like to introduce you to Katlin Smith. Thanks for sharing your story with us Katlin. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. Simple Mills grew out of a dietary change that I made six years ago. I felt so much better and more energetic when I began eating real, whole foods that I decided I wanted to provide better and cleaner food choices for other people.
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Diverse networks can foster new ways of thinking by connecting you to people whose viewpoints, insights, resources, and lived experiences differ from your own.
Consider a 1985 study by Carnegie Mellon researcher Robert Kelley and Janet Caplan, who analyzed the characteristics of exceptional engineers at Bell Labs. According to their research, IQ didn’t explain the difference between top performers and average ones; star performers approached their jobs differently. The most-productive employees proactively developed relationships with other experts — and these networks were significantly more diverse than their average-performing colleagues’
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Welcome to Kellogg Company’s 10th Global Corporate Responsibility Report. Annually, we’ve highlighted the work we’re doing around the world to fulfill our company’s purpose of nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive. We’re proud of our accomplishments during the past decade, and we’re even more proud of our company’s 112-year legacy of making a difference.
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Missouri was sued in federal court the day before a state law went into effect which would ban plant-based and cell-cultured meat producers from using the words "meat," "beef," "chicken" and "sausages" on their labels, even if the terms "plant-based" or "vegan" are also used, Food Navigator reported.
The plaintiffs are the Good Food Institute, Animal Legal Defense Fund, American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and the plant-based brand Tofurky. Their complaint argues the new state law is unconstitutional and would criminalize the word "meat." They asked the court for a preliminary injunction to stop enforcement until the lawsuit is settled.
Our member, Simple Mills is on the MSN lifestyle list of "30 cult favorite products from Target that hit the bullseye every time." We are extremely proud of Simple Mills, and completely agree with how amazing and tasty their products are! To read more, and to view the full list on MSN Lifestyle, click HERE.
American spirits company Constellation Brands has immensely increased its investment in a Canadian cannabis company, betting that recreational cannabis will be a huge market when it becomes fully legal in Canada in two months.
Constellation, the $8 billion company behind Corona and Modelo beers and Svedka vodka, will spend US$3.88 billion to increase its ownership of Canopy Growth Corp. to 38 percent and will nominate four directors to Canopy's seven-member board, it was announced today.
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PepsiCo today (Aug. 20) announced it will acquire SodaStream International Ltd., maker of "Sparkling Water Makers," for $3.2 billion in cash.
SodaStream was an early entry in the home-soda market. Its machine allows consumers to "transform ordinary tap water into sparkling water and flavored sparkling water in seconds." Regarding that last part: At the moment, SodaStream sells generic flavors for its carbonated water – "lemon fruit drops, raspberry fruit drops, diet cola and "Dr. Pete" – but those could become branded PepsiCo products.
PepsiCo offered $144 per share in cash for the Israel-based company, 32 percent above its 30-day average price.
In addition to the synergies and business talk, Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's chairman and CEO for another six weeks, noted SodaStream fits well into her company's "Performance with Purpose" philosophy by "offering consumers the ability to make great-tasting beverages while reducing the amount of waste generated. ... Together, we can advance our shared vision of a healthier, more-sustainable planet."
And while it does help Pepsico reach consumers in their homes, rather than in grocery or convenience stores, it is a doubling-down on carbonated soft drinks, sales of which have flattened lately.
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