The Impossible Whopper Isn’t A Whopper

About the ingredients: Shortly after Burger King released the Impossible Burger in all it's stores in the USA I contacted them on their main website to ask if the bun contained any animal products. They did not respond. I'm sure many people who don't want animals in their buns or their mayonnaise, or any other … Continue reading The Impossible Whopper Isn’t A Whopper

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Profit Trends – KushCo.

Marijuana legalization is spreading – not just across the U.S., but across the globe. That creates a lot of opportunities up and down the supply chain, as well as on the creative side. And there’s one company involved in legal cannabis more than any other: KushCo Holdings (OTC: KSHB). KushCo has a diverse footprint across … Continue reading Profit Trends – KushCo.

Improve Your Investment Strategy With Ancient Philosophy – Stoicism

CHEF SHARON: Sounds familiar. Looks like I'm right up there with the famous philosophers. A pleasant surprise. How This Ancient Philosophy Can Help Your Investing written by Nicholas Vardy August 29, 2019 Although Stoicism dates back to 300 B.C., it still resonates with many world leaders and prominent entrepreneurs. Today, Nicholas Vardy explains how it … Continue reading Improve Your Investment Strategy With Ancient Philosophy – Stoicism

FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

At $5 billion, the fine the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it’s given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012. The long-expected punishment, which Facebook is well prepared for, is unlikely to make a dent in the … Continue reading FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

Why The World Needs Plant Meats and Plant Dairy

WHY THE WORLD NEEDS PLANT MEATS AND PLANT DAIRY Some vegans, especially minimalists, concerned about the carbon footprint believe that the carbon footprint that most researchers agree needs to be reduced may not be accomplished by replacing all animal products with plant alternatives. That may be so, however in order to convince the largest numbers … Continue reading Why The World Needs Plant Meats and Plant Dairy

Beyond Meat Stock Price Skyrockets on Its IPO Launch

Beyond Meat Stock Price Skyrockets on Its IPO Launch The company debuts strong and becomes the first plant-based "meat" company to trade on a major stock exchange. Danny Vena (TMFLifeIsGood) May 2, 2019 at 1:28PM The stock of plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) surged out of the gate on its first day as a … Continue reading Beyond Meat Stock Price Skyrockets on Its IPO Launch

Why Kellogg Just Sold a Smorgasbord of Beloved Brands

Why Kellogg Just Sold a Smorgasbord of Beloved BrandsFrom cookies to fruit snacks and pie crusts, the consumer-goods giant just divested some of its biggest products. Here's what investors need to know. Steve Symington (TMFSymington) Apr 3, 2019 at 3:35PM In today's ever-evolving consumer-goods landscape, it's hard to overstate the importance of building recognizable brands. … Continue reading Why Kellogg Just Sold a Smorgasbord of Beloved Brands

Gingko Bioworks uses $90M funding round to launch ingredients firm Motif | Food Dive

  BRIEF Gingko Bioworks uses $90M funding round to launch ingredients firm Motif AUTHOR Cathy Siegner PUBLISHED Feb. 27, 2019 Dive Brief: Startup Gingko Bioworks announced the launch of its Motif Ingredients company with a $90 million funding round. Investors included Breakthrough Energy Ventures — which has Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg and Richard … Continue reading Gingko Bioworks uses $90M funding round to launch ingredients firm Motif | Food Dive

The Man Deciding Facebook’s Fate – The New York Times

By Cecilia Kang March 8, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission has no shortage of critics who say it cannot protect Americans from the prying eyes of Big Tech. Instead of forceful action against the likes of Facebook and Google, they say, the F.T.C. leans on a rules that make it hard to impose … Continue reading The Man Deciding Facebook’s Fate – The New York Times

Contains No Animal Products

The word PRODUCT. There are many definitions and uses for the word 'product'. Most manufacturers at this time are not going to put on their labels 'contains no animals'. But that's what I'm working toward. Right now the goal is 'contains no animal products'. It's straight forward in a language people understand. No matter the … Continue reading Contains No Animal Products

THIS POST WAS BANNED BY FACEBOOK; let this be a censorship lesson to investors

Banned Post: Laws People Think Are Theirs’ To Break Are Major Ones Blacks and Hispanics force white people to fight their battles for them. They do it with their dogs and gamecocks too – force them to fight, for the purpose of monetary gain. It’s always about the money. Blacks and Browns like to watch people … Continue reading THIS POST WAS BANNED BY FACEBOOK; let this be a censorship lesson to investors

WHITE-LYNCHING

Brutalizing people is not an effective recruiting strategy. Neither is making enemies to build friendships. Standing at a 13% population disadvantage, making enemies by bringing white people to their knees and ruining their businesses for offenses committed by other people in the past is a destructive use of small town tactics to gain up town … Continue reading WHITE-LYNCHING

Turnaround of the Year: Danone | Food Dive

DIVE AWARDS Turnaround of the Year: Danone AUTHOR Lillianna Byington@lil_byington PUBLISHED Dec. 3, 2018 Most recent earnings: Q3 sales reached $7.14 billion Outlook: If Danone turns to M&A and product innovation in the better-for-you sector, it could see more financial and brand recognition in the coming year. After years of struggling with yogurt sales and an … Continue reading Turnaround of the Year: Danone | Food Dive

Colin Connotations

Colin Kaepernick puts his name on Nike products - big time sellers of footwear Nike's worth sourced from The Motley Fool:  Dan Caplinger (TMFGalagan) Sep 9, 2016 at 12:31PM "The simplest measure of Nike's worth The stock market gives the most obvious indication of a simple valuation of a company. Nike currently has about 1.35 billion … Continue reading Colin Connotations

Streamlined Clearance and Settlement Provides Added-Value for US Investors

Phivida Receives DTC Eligibility for OTCQX.PHVAF Streamlined Clearance and Settlement Provides Added-Value for US Investors VANCOUVER, B.C. – August 20th, 2018 – Phivida Holdings Inc. ("Phivida" or the "Company") (CSE: VIDA; OTCQX: PHVAF) has been awarded full DTC (Depository Trust Company) and CNS (Continuous-Net-Settlement) eligibility for its common shares that are listed for trading on the OTCQX® … Continue reading Streamlined Clearance and Settlement Provides Added-Value for US Investors

10 Canadian Marijuana Stocks for Your Portfolio 

  10 Canadian Marijuana Stocks for Your Portfolio By Mrinalini Krishna | Updated August 3, 2018 — 9:13 AM EDT Unlike its southern neighbor, Canada legalized medical marijuana nationwide back in 2001. That means that the industry has evolved a lot more and is not plagued with restrictions across state lines, as is the case … Continue reading 10 Canadian Marijuana Stocks for Your Portfolio 

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA) Bryan Logan, Business Insider Sat, Aug 18 12:44 AM EDT Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief … Continue reading Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)

Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview 

  Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview Noel Randewich, Nivedita Balu (Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) shares slumped 9 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told the New York Times he was under major emotional stress and was preparing for “extreme torture” from short sellers.Tesla stock was on track … Continue reading Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview 

After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

  After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what's next for Facebook? Social media giant posts big profit, but other numbers show potential long-term problems Pete Evans · CBC News · Posted: Jul 28, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: July 28 Facebook still earns massive profits, but the company learned a harsh … Continue reading After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

By Cecilia KangApril 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, on Thursday attacked the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block its merger with Time Warner, saying that a combined company would be no different from the Silicon Valley giants that make and distribute video content. As the last witness for the defense in the … Continue reading AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Where's the beef? For Impossible Foods it's in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions Jonathan Shieber,TechCrunch Tue, Apr 3 5:38 PM EDT Any company that's looking to replace the more than 5 billion pounds of ground beef making its way onto tables in the U.S. every year with a meatless substitute is going … Continue reading Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as CEO

Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as Chief Executive Officer VANCOUVER, B.C. — February 28th, 2018 — Phivida Holdings Inc. ("Phivida" or the "Company") (CSE: VIDA; OTCMKTS: PHVAF) has appointed Mr. James Bailey as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commencing March 19th, 2018.  As former President of Red Bull Canada, Mr. Bailey stewarded the … Continue reading Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as CEO

Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world’s largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the company reshapes operations, and shares headed … Continue reading Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top U.S. food distributors Sysco Corp and US Foods Holding Corp have joined retailer Winn-Dixie Stores [BILODW.UL] and other poultry buyers suing the country’s biggest chicken processors for allegedly conspiring to inflate prices. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The distributors sued companies including … Continue reading U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats

Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief Jan 31, 2018 Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, revealed on Jan. 29 it has invested an unspecified amount in Memphis Meats, one of the startup companies creating "cultured meat," produced directly from animal cells. "The investment is … Continue reading Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats

Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available

Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available Phivida Holdings Inc. is rolling out a line of single-serve functional iced teas. All of the company’s products are designed for those seeking cannabinoid-based functional benefits without the psychotropic side effects of tetrahydrocannabinol from marijuana. This is accomplished through the use of hemp-derived cannabinoids, which enable the products to be … Continue reading Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available

A World Without Coffee?

A tenacious fungus is threatening the global coffee supply. Can genetics save our morning cup? A World Without Coffee? Fiona McMillan , CONTRIBUTOR I write about biology and nanotechnology. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. If you’re drinking a good cup of coffee as you read this, take a moment to savor it. … Continue reading A World Without Coffee?

Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer  October 31, 2017 12:56pm   If we had to pinpoint one characteristic that stands out in Jane West,it would be her attention to detail. After all, being an events organizer, details are central to standing out among the crowd. Jane transitioned from a successful career in traditional events organization to … Continue reading Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros.

The Madison, Wis., plant made hot dogs, cold cuts and Lunchables products; Reich Brothers specializes in acquiring turnkey manufacturing plants.   Home / Industry News / 2017 / Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros. Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros. By Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor Oct 23, … Continue reading Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros.

Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280

Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280 Zacks Equity Research November 10, 2017 Recently, Twitter Inc. (TWTR - Free Report) rolled out a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling it from the traditional 140 limit, in an attempt to make tweeting easier for people and to enable them to express more in a tweet. … Continue reading Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280

Marijuana social media company Massroots is making a big bet on software

(Compliance is a huge problem facing cannabis companies.REUTERS/Andres Stapff) Massroots, a technology platform for cannabis consumers, is acquiring CannaRegs in a stock deal for $12 million, multiple sources told Business Insider on Wednesday. The acquisition allows MassRoots to become a one-stop shop for cannabis businesses to connect with customers and ensure they're in compliance with all … Continue reading Marijuana social media company Massroots is making a big bet on software

Corbion Wins Court Approval to Buy TerraVia for $20 Million

5:03 pm ET September 15, 2017 (Dow Jones) Print By Peg Brickley Netherlands-based biotechnology company Corbion NV has won approval to pay $20 million for TerraVia Holdings Inc., once a highflying pioneer that promised to transform algae into fuel. Judge Christopher Sontchi approved the sale at a hearing Friday in TerraVia's bankruptcy case. Approval from the judge clears the way … Continue reading Corbion Wins Court Approval to Buy TerraVia for $20 Million