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With comments due April 9, more than 20,000 comments (and counting) have been received on www.regulations.gov website for the “National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: Nutrition Standards for... Read more.
All of marketing and consumer perception is little more than a word association game. I say Oreos. You say guilty pleasure. Boosted by social media accelerants, the ebb and flow of favorable and unfavorable... Read more.
Hold on a sec. I’m a little confused about messages being sent out about Mexico. On one hand, there are stories portraying the interior of Mexico as near-ghost towns, giving the impression that... Read more.
The immediate f.o.b. market for Chilean seedless grapes doesn’t seem to be too animated about the port strike in Chile, but the lack of alarm does not extend to our Chilean friends. The USDA-reported... Read more.
Yes, there is a worker shortage out there in the orchards of California and it is reaching crisis proportions. A worker bee shortage, that is. That’s the case, at least, if you have been reading... Read more.
“Baseball been berry, berry good to me,” is the line from the fictional ex-baseball player Chico Escuela in a memorable Saturday Night Live skit from 1978. If Chico went on to grow berries... Read more.
“No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public,” goes a paraphrase of a quote from H.L. Mencken, an early 20th century journalist and social critic. Put another... Read more.
Cry me a river! Should I call a wambulance? I feel like uncorking the R-rated versions of these G-rated putdowns after reading a recent court case filed by a prisoner in California at the U.S. District... Read more.
The Chilean port strike is garnering attention this morning. The Chilean growers group, Fedefruta, had coverage about the effect of the strike on fruit exports to the U.S. According to the translated... Read more.
One of the great proclivities of human nature is to underestimate our shortcomings and exaggerate our attributes. I thought of this when I read this recent report about the disconnect between parental... Read more.