Food & drink industry

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A New York Starbucks abruptly closed – was it retaliation for a union drive?
Workers in Ithaca say closure represents pure opposition from Starbucks, whose CEO says he will ‘never embrace the union’

Michael Sainato

04, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Irish whiskey roaring back after decades of decline
Irish distillers are closing the market gap on their hitherto dominant Scottish rivals

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Inn is out as locals favour Bar and Tap for new pub names
The advent of the micropub is the latest trend to be reflected in changing pub signs

James Tapper

03, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘How are we supposed to live?’: fast-food workers squeezed by inflation
Workers at big chains struggle to make ends meet as prices increase but their wages have not

Michael Sainato

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Kate Moss named latest creative director of Diet Coke
Model who once claimed ‘nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’ will work on products and events for the brand

Lauren Cochrane

01, Jul, 2022 @3:02 PM

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Singapore craft beer uses recycled sewage to highlight water scarcity
Collaboration between national water agency and craft brewer described as ‘highly quaffable’

Rebecca Ratcliffe

01, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Lavazza in talks with UK retailers as coffee bean costs jump 80%
Coffee maker’s move comes as brands struggle with inflation on energy, freight costs and ingredients

Sarah Butler

30, Jun, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Meat, monopolies, mega farms: how the US food system fuels climate crisis
From a beef-heavy diet to growing crops that don’t feed people – the biggest challenges facing the agriculture industry

Amanda Schupak

30, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says
Research ‘exposes litany of misleading claims’ by household names, including Coca-Cola and Unilever

Sandra Laville Environment reporter

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Queen could revoke Davidstow cheddar royal warrant over river pollution
Palace says cheesemakers to Queen must keep up with environmental standards or risk removal of coat of arms

Helena Horton Environment reporter

29, Jun, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Chilli peppers, coffee, wine: how the climate crisis is causing food shortages
Blistering heat, stronger storms, droughts, floods and fires are putting food production at risk

Victoria Namkung

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK faces ‘significant risks’ to quality of food imported post-Brexit, says report
Better controls on EU goods needed as impact of Covid and Russia-Ukraine war also put pressure on standards

Mark Sweney

27, Jun, 2022 @3:36 PM

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