Inflation figure that the Fed follows closely hits highest level since January 1982

Inflation figure that the Fed follows closely hits highest level since January 1982

An inflation gauge that the Federal Reserve uses as its primary barometer jumped to its highest 12-month gain in more than 40 years in June, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Friday. The personal consumption expenditures price index rose 6.8%, the biggest 12-month move since the 6.9% increase in January 1982. The index rose 1% … Read more

A Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup shortage? Hershey won’t meet Halloween candy demand

A Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup shortage? Hershey won’t meet Halloween candy demand

Trick-or-treaters may be missing some of their favorite Halloween candy this year, as the maker of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kats, Hershey’s Kisses, Mounds and Almond Joy has warned that it won’t be able to meet consumer demand this fail And Hershey says that the shortage is expected to run into the December holidays, … Read more

Taiwanese Fried Chicken Meets the Moment

Taiwanese Fried Chicken Meets the Moment

Growing up, the chef David Kuo and his brothers played video games in a converted garage in the family’s backyard in West Covina, Calif. Just outside, luffa gourds, garlic chives, sweet potato leaves and other beloved crops in Taiwan grew in his grandmother’s vegetable garden. Yet Mr. Kuo’s father would often come home late from … Read more

Lucky’s Fire & Smoke – Focus on Wagyu Beef, Exquisite Flavor and the Science Behind Great Nutrition

Lucky’s Fire & Smoke – Focus on Wagyu Beef, Exquisite Flavor and the Science Behind Great Nutrition

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:31 — 58.4MB) Subscribe: Google Podcasts | | More The proprietors of Lucky’s Fire & Smoke, Lafayette’s newest restaurant, discuss their unique cuisine which features farm-direct American Wagyu beef, poultry, locally sourced seafood, and plant-based offerings. Acclaimed chef and author, Jimmy Schmidt, a three-time winner of the … Read more

Baking industry on its toes with increased demand since IBIE 2019

Baking industry on its toes with increased demand since IBIE 2019

Shortly after IBIE 2019 took place, the nation was dealt a punch in the gut by the coronavirus (COVID-19). The grain-based foods industry would go on to experience varying degrees of demand over the next several years. Bread and tortillas, for example, were often hard to find on shelves as consumers stocked up for more … Read more

Hundreds of Climate, Community Groups Tell Biden, Congress: No Fossil Fuel Expansion in Reconciliation Bill

Hundreds of Climate, Community Groups Tell Biden, Congress: No Fossil Fuel Expansion in Reconciliation Bill

WASHINGTON— More than 350 conservation and community groups, representing millions of people, called on President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer today to reject fossil fuel expansion during negotiations over a reconciliation package. The groups also urged Biden to use the full suite of his executive authority to stop issuing federal fossil fuel leases … Read more

Charter Q2 Results Echo Comcast’s, Beating Wall Street Expectations But Showing Rare Loss Of Broadband Subscribers – Deadline

Charter Q2 Results Echo Comcast’s, Beating Wall Street Expectations But Showing Rare Loss Of Broadband Subscribers – Deadline

Charter Communications followed Comcast’s uneven financial report on Thursday with its own mixed batch of results, which featured an unusual decline in broadband subscribers but also key metrics above Wall Street expectations. Revenue increased 6% to $13.6 billion, edging Wall Street analysts’ consensus forecast of $13.4 billion. Earnings per share of $8.80 far outpaced the … Read more