About 70% of the world's cocoa is grown in West Africa, in environments that challenge farmers in the best of circumstances. In these Cocoa Belt regions, roads and the general infrastructure are poor, and cars and trucks are expensive to maintain.
Day-to-day management of a food or beverage manufacturing plant often doesn't leave you much time to review all manufacturing processes for inefficiencies. With rising ingredient and input costs, chances are the pressure is mounting to find new ways to take cost out. Especially in these volatile times, what’s needed is...
As many of the world's beer drinkers descend on Munich's Oktoberfest for Weissbier and Bavarian Gemütlichkeit, what better time to talk about beer? Specifically, let's talk craft beer, those unique, small-batch brews made by traditional, independent breweries.
When it comes to sports drinks, consumers want great taste, hydration and energy in one convenient product. They want the kind of fuel that will stick with them throughout athletic events or exercise—especially during the hot summer months.
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