Bent Kettle Tap Room a Reality….

Brick and mortar going to be a reality! Having cultivated many friends and contacts throughout the years I became good friends with a guy I met on Twitter. We were tweeting about craft beer and agreed there is loads of commercially-produced swill on the market. You know the crap!! Well it turns out this guy… Continue reading Bent Kettle Tap Room a Reality….

Weed and balls….

My balls hurt! Like when I was a kid playing little League baseball you’d sometimes get hit in the family jewels by a line drive and even though you wore a jockstrap with a cup, IT FUCKING HURT!! I was diagnosed with epiditimitis which is swollen balls! They put me on a Dilaudid drip and… Continue reading Weed and balls….

Chipotle failed, the straight poop! Poop, really!

The straight POOP on what happened to Chipotle…. THE STRAIGHT POOP ON WHAT HAPPENED TO CHIPOTLE Andrew I Jaffee Business I originally intended this blog to be a potent reminder of how little we know about foodborne illnesses and how much you are at risk for it in your restaurant. While certainly a worthy discussion,… Continue reading Chipotle failed, the straight poop! Poop, really!

Which flavors are trending in energy drinks??

Fruity and citrus flavors are most popular among leading energy drink brands. Anton Angelich, group vice president, marketing, for flavor house Virginia Dare (Brooklyn, NY), says, “The characteristic and iconic tutti-frutti–type flavor of Red Bull leads the category’s flavors.” Still, today’s energy drink makers are also inspired by other botanical flavors, says Tina Rzeha, marketing… Continue reading Which flavors are trending in energy drinks??

Milwaukee public market sets records in 2015!

The St. Paul Fish Company area at the Milwaukee Public Market was a busy place Tuesday afternoon. The Market set records for sales and visits in 2015. Riding a wave of interest in urban living and craft foods, the now-thriving Milwaukee Public Market posted another good year in 2015, breaking records for both sales and… Continue reading Milwaukee public market sets records in 2015!

Salmon is now more popular than prawns….

Salmon is now the most popularly traded fish, overtaking shrimp which was two percentage points below salmon’s total traded value, according to figures from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Shrimp was the most traded seafood for decades, but its production and price volatility due to disease has reduced its share. Production of… Continue reading Salmon is now more popular than prawns….

USDA releases guidance document on organics….

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 02/15/2016 and available online at http://federalregister.gov/a/2016-00678, and on FDsys.gov DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 205 [Document Number AMS-NOP-14-0012; NOP-14-03] National Organic Program: Notice of Final Guidance on Substances Used in Post-Harvest Handling of Organic Products AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service,… Continue reading USDA releases guidance document on organics….