Food & Beverage
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10/12/2018

PayPal customers will be able to make deposits and withdrawals from their online accounts at Walmart stores by early November. The service, which is the first of its kind for PayPal in brick-and-mortar locations, will carry a $3 fee and will also be available to PayPal Cash Mastercard holders.

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10/12/2018

In 2014, Lowes Foods began rebranding to become a new kind of grocer due to the changing pace of food retail, according to Tim Lowe, president of the North Carolina-based chain. "We saw a few years back that the consumer was changing and there was a convergence coming that was going to cause a seismic shift that would not leave the landscape the same," Lowe said.

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10/12/2018

Chipotle Mexican Grill's scratch-and-sniff version of its digital Giphy stickers sold out soon after going on sale this week, the company said. The restaurant chain was one of the first big brands to start using Giphy stickers -- small versions of GIFs that can be added to social media photos -- to promote the brand and new products.

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10/12/2018

The number of students in New Jersey receiving after-school meals through two federal programs rose more than 13% from 2016 to 2017, according to a report from the Food Research & Action Center. However, only about a quarter of the students who are eligible for after-school meals actually are getting those meals.

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NJTV (New Jersey)
10/12/2018

J.M. Smucker is updating its approach to brand building in an effort to offer "brands that consumers love, not just know and trust," said Senior Vice President of Growth and Consumer Engagement Geoff Tanner. The company's new model includes optimizing data insights, making operations more agile and partnering with emerging brands.

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10/12/2018

PepsiCo has launched an expanded grant opportunity for colleges and universities wishing to implement new sustainability initiatives. The company's Zero Impact Fund, which has awarded grants to 27 schools during the last two years, encourages environmental stewardship and community involvement as part of PepsiCo's Performance with Purpose agenda.

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Waste360
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10/12/2018

Honey can be substituted for sugar in just about any baked recipe, but the amount of honey used should be less than the sugar called for in the originals recipe, Sheela Prakash writes. Baking soda should be added to counter honey's acidity, and the oven needs to be set at a lower temperature to ensure the honey does not burn.

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The Kitchn
10/12/2018

Sommelier Jordan Salcito created the Ramona wine spritz to be an inviting first step into wine for those who don't really know their way around a wine shop yet. The company started with a ruby grapefruit variety and is now introducing a lemon flavor.

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Coveteur
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Jordan Salcito, Somm
10/12/2018

If you're unsure whether you've met someone before, can't remember a name or claim expertise when you're clueless, Vanessa Van Edwards has advice for saving face in these difficult moments. "I am a big fan of coming clean and stopping the lie before it gets too far," she writes.

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Science of People
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Vanessa Van Edwards
10/12/2018

The Obama Foundation will start the Global Girls Alliance, writes former first lady Michelle Obama who made the announcement on the International Day of the Girl. In this commentary, she writes that the alliance will aim to empower girls through education at a time when more than 98 million teen girls worldwide are not able to attend school.

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CNN
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