Food & Beverage

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Grupo Bimbo files patent for reduced-fat pork rinds


  • (France)

Mexico-based Grupo Bimbo has filed an international patent application for a reduced-fat pork rind snack. High fat content in traditional pork rinds is not only a health risk, it also shortens shelf l… Read More

Chinese wine buyer publicly destroys fake Lafite


  • Drinks Business online (U.K.), The

A Chinese wine merchant publicly smashed 200 bottles of fake Lafite that were part of a 13,069-bottle lot he purchased at auction for $1.4 million. The buyer sent his bottles to Lafite for verificatio… Read More

Last chance for Congress to act


Congress has only a handful of legislative days remaining to act on an issue that brings tens of millions of customers to restaurants each year. Read more. Read More

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