Coffee crusaders, backed by caffeine-buzzed venture capitalists, are taking aim at Starbucks with a $7 cup of joe. And you might even consider buying it.
Starbucks or Blue Bottle? Rocket Fuel or Mint Mojito? We’ve collected the signature drinks from 36 coffee purveyors.
The $4 billion gum industry has gone into freefall, with sales down 11% and volume down 20% in the past five years. No type of gum is immune—everything from sugar-free gum to bubble gum is experiencing the drop in sales. What’s going on?
Some Chinese customers will have to wait until early August for their Big Macs and chicken nuggets. For now, there’s Filet-O-Fish.
The fast-food giant is undertaking an 18-month effort to change its image in consumers’ minds. But don’t expect a new logo.
Scientists have already proven it’s possible to grow a burger in the lab using a few cells from a cow. Someday, it might also be possible to grow food from fake plastic cells—and get all of the nutrition we need without relying on nature or a farm.
“You can really make sense of what people find appealing from the data if you have enough of it. It’s been fun to be really big dorks when it comes to dinner.”
CMO Frances Allen talks about Denny’s (dennys) content marketing success, how it manages its offbeat social media persona and 5 core principles driving it all.
Want something better? The founder of Blue Bottle Coffee found the market “repulsive,” and decided to take on the industry.
With this partnership, Munchery’s meal data, which breaks down calories, fiber, and fat, will automatically transfer to the Jawbone UP app.
Kids who could identify golden arches and other junk food logos had higher BMIs than their brand-ignorant peers, researchers found.
A new study shows that young children who are familiar with unhealthy food branding—McDonald’s golden arches, Trix’s silly rabbit, Burger King’s crown—are more likely to be overweight than their brand-ignorant peers. Studies show that people who are overweight in childhood tend to stay that way.
The researchers tested two groups of three- to five-year-olds on their knowledge of fast food and processed food brands like McDonald’s, Burger King, Coke, Pepsi, Fritos, and Doritos. They found that those who could correctly identify the sugar-and-grease-mongering logos tended to have higher body mass indexes (BMIs). “We found the relationship between brand knowledge and BMI to be quite robust,” said Anna McAlister, an MSU assistant professor of advertising and public relations who was a member of the research team.
American soldiers can’t drink when they’re fighting overseas, but returning vets can work wonders in the brewery.
Among the thousands of beers that will be drank near Fort Bragg this Fourth, there will be at least one that got its start in the war zone of Iraq. Working as medics in a Baghdad hospital, becoming numb to the wounds of war that they treated around the clock, Gerald Montero and two other medics spent their downtime talking about all the beer they would drink and make upon their return. When Eric Whealton, Tito Valenzuela, and Montero all finished their tours and arrived at Fort Bragg, they found a community perfect for launching their inaugural brew, Dirtbag Ales.
A “dirtbag” is defined by Urban Dictionary as a person who is a committed to an extreme lifestyle to the point of abandoning societal norms. There is some of that in this trio of veteran brewers, and in many of the military veteran brewers across the country.