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  • 10 Easiest Goat Breeds to Raise

    08/18/2017 4:12:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Stocks Review ^ | August 17, 2017 | Maria Mancic
    If you consider buying a farm or you already have some field and want to use it for this purpose, you would need to know about 10 easiest goat breeds to raise. First of all, you need to know why to choose goats instead of cows, pigs, or sheep? They give the same product as these three breeds, but products of cows, pigs, and sheep are more in demand. Well, that is true, but, when you look at the numbers, you will see that raising goats is more profitable and better in every matter than keeping these three. First of...
  • Chewy to expand in South Florida, hire 1,100 new employees

    08/16/2017 10:13:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The South Florida Business Journal ^ | August 4, 2017 | Debora Lima
    Chewy will create a customer service hub in Hollywood and hire 1,100 people, a move that will make the online pet product retailer the largest private employer in the city, it was learned today. Expected to be up and running by October or November, the new customer service outpost will be in the Hollywood Mall at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Park Road, according to Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy. “[1,100 new jobs] is huge, for any city,” Levy wrote in a Facebook post making the announcement. “I am very excited for the surrounding restaurants and businesses who will benefit...
  • South Burlington pizza cook fired after attending Charlottesville rally

    08/16/2017 9:33:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Vermont Digger ^ | August 16, 2017 | Alexandre Silberman
    BURLINGTON — Ryan Roy, an employee at Uno Pizzeria and Grill in South Burlington was fired after participating in white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned violent last weekend. Social media users identified Roy as a participant after he appeared in a Vice News report on the events in Charlottesville. Roy is seen carrying a torch and chanting white supremacist slogans in the video. Roy’s involvement in the rallies and employment status at the local restaurant was first reported by the Burlington Free Press. Skip Weldon, the Boston-based restaurant’s chief marketing officer, confirmed to multiple media outlets on Wednesday...
  • 25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

    08/16/2017 8:19:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Small Business Trends ^ | August 14, 2017 | Annie Pilon
    Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in your farmers market success is the actual market. You need to find one that fits with what you want to accomplish. And the best way to make that determination is to go and see for yourself. Leigh Adcock,...
  • Food cart maker to invest $13.3 million, adds 27 jobs in West Michigan

    08/16/2017 7:31:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Crain's Detroit Business ^ | August 16, 2017 | Annalise Frank
    New York-based food cart manufacturer Move Systems International is spending $13.3 million and adding 27 jobs at its production center in Walker, outside of Grand Rapids. With the investment, Move Systems will amp up production, bring in new equipment and add on to administrative areas at the Walker facility. The company received a $200,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant through the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the expansion. The Right Place Inc., an economic development organization based in Grand Rapids, worked with MEDC to assure Move Systems would invest in Michigan as opposed to out of state, The...
  • Tyson Foods Investing $80M, Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

    08/16/2017 7:00:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Business Facilities ^ | August 16, 2017
    Tyson Foods, Inc. will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City, TN. Tyson, one of the world’s largest food companies, plans to create more than 300 new jobs as part of its expansion in Obion County. Tyson plans to add 25,000 square feet and new production lines to its Union City plant, effectively doubling its output capabilities at the facility. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall. The expansion is expected to be operational by mid-2019. “Customer and consumer demand for protein, especially chicken, is increasing so we’re investing in projects that build on our strengths, expand...
  • Flagship Food Group expands to create 194 new NM jobs

    08/14/2017 12:58:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    KOB-TV ^ | August 14, 2017 | Stefan Dill
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Flagship Food Group -- parent company of the 505 Southwestern brand of food products -- will invest nearly $3 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Albuquerque area, creating 194 new manufacturing and distribution jobs and supporting over 100 construction jobs, according to an announcement made by Gov. Susana Martinez and CEO Rob Holland at the company's Albuquerque facility Monday. "Our New Mexico-based products have helped us to grow internationally, and we look forward to further developing our partnership with the great state of New Mexico," said Holland in an accompanying statement. Holland...
  • Big Tex-Urban Farms Farm on grounds of State Fair of Texas helps feed homeless

    08/11/2017 12:56:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    KRIS-TV ^ | August 11, 2017 | The Associated Press
    DALLAS (AP) - Drew Demler is digging in a box of dirt in the middle of Fair Park. The Dallas Morning News reports he is harvesting potatoes - big, small, misshapen, one that even looks like a snowman - in a hotter-than-deep-fried parking lot just outside the Cotton Bowl. "I think potatoes and onions are two of the most important crops that we grow," Demler, farm manager at Big Tex Urban Farms , says as he uses his bare hands to search for the tubers. "They're hearty and prolific, and their storage life is long."(continued)
  • 100-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica Is ‘Almost’ Edible

    08/11/2017 9:00:56 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 60 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 10 Aug 2017 | Christine Dell'Amore
    Famously indestructible, a fruitcake has withstood a century in the coldest, windiest, and driest place on Earth. "Fruitcake was a popular item in English society at the time, and it remains popular today,"
  • Campbell's Soup distribution facility to create 220 new jobs (Ohio)

    08/08/2017 8:54:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WTOL-TV ^ | August 8, 2017 | Jonathan Monk
    FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) - A ground breaking ceremony Tuesday in Findlay marked yet another step in an effort to bring more jobs to northwest Ohio. Campbell's Soup is officially the second tenant of the new Tall Timbers West Industrial Park in Findlay. Findlay and Hancock County leaders, along with officials from Campbell's, officially broke ground on the new facility that will bring hundreds of jobs to the area. The facility is a 700,000 square-foot distribution center, costing $44 million. Campbell's chose the site due to its proximity to other facilities in Willard and Napoleon, along with improvements to I-75. "And...
  • Finally, Little Caesars lets you pick up a pizza without talking to anyone

    08/07/2017 3:56:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | August 7, 2017 | Lulu Chang
    It’s already the meal you turn to when you’re looking to expend as little effort as possible, and now pizza chains across the U.S. — and the U.K. — are looking to simplify the process to purchase a pie. The latest innovation comes from Little Caesars, which on Monday introduced its new Reserve-N-Ready service. The key to the service is a device known as the Pizza Portal, which is being heralded as the first heated, self-service mobile order pickup station in the fast-food industry. So what does this mean for you? In essence, you can now get your pizza without...
  • Korean cuisine coming to Galesburg next month (Illinois)

    08/06/2017 5:46:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Register-Mail ^ | August 6, 2017 | Jay Redfern
    GALESBURG — Local foodies recently had the opportunity to experience authentic Korean food at Taste of Galesburg, and starting next month they will be able to enjoy it on a regular basis in downtown Galesburg. Ok Hyun (Kim) Curtis and her daughter Amber Jordan will soon open Koreana at 323 E. Main St. Koreana, scheduled to open mid-September, is an authentic Korean restaurant that will serve food native to South Korea, where Kim was born and raised, and where Amber was stationed with the Army. Koreana will offer popular Korean dishes such as bulgogi (grilled, thinly sliced beef), galbi (marinated...
  • 'BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN' Vegan cafe charges male customers 18 percent ‘man tax’ and seats women first

    08/06/2017 11:00:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The Sun ^ | August 5, 2017 | Patrick Knox
    Feminist vegan hopes the move will provoke people into discussing unfair treatment of women A CAFE is making waves after it began charging blokes more money in a bid to close the gender pay gap. The feminist vegan owner of Handsome Her eatery in Melbourne, Australia, is making them pay an 18 per cent “man tax” as well as giving women priority over seating. Owner Alex O’Brien told Broadsheet website: “I do want people to think about it, because we’ve had this (pay discrepancy) for decades and decades and we’re bringing it to the forefront of people’s minds. “I like...
  • How much does it cost to stock the typical family refrigerator?

    08/06/2017 1:02:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | August 6, 2017 | Jodi O'Connell, GoBankingRates.com
    Refrigerators were originally used to store just a few perishable essentials such as meat and milk. In fact, the first electric units of the 1920s were only slightly bigger than modern mini-fridges. Nearly 100 years later, refrigerators are bigger than ever and used to store the bulk of the food consumed by a household. Americans spend anywhere from $130 to just under $300 a week stocking up on food for a family of four, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But those numbers include dry goods that wouldn't be kept in the refrigerator and leave out fridge such staples...
  • Yelp to open DC office, will create 500 jobs

    08/04/2017 8:43:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WTOP-TV ^ | August 4, 2017 | Jeff Clabaugh
    Online reviews site Yelp will open its newest East Coast office in the District, and says it will create 500 new jobs over five years. Yelp pledged to hire D.C. residents for at least half of those new positions. Mayor Muriel Bowser, whose administration remains committed to bringing more tech jobs to the city, made the announcement Friday morning. San Francisco-based Yelp has other locations in New York City, Chicago, London, Hamburg and Scottsdale, Ariz. Yelp said it chose Washington, D.C. for its newest office because of the city’s thriving technology community, talented workforce and its proximity to other East...
  • A Gastronomic Asian Feast At London's Hot New Restaurant P. F. Chang's

    08/04/2017 12:11:47 AM PDT · by Logicbox · 27 replies
    Britznbeatz ^ | Marcus Adetola
    The food and drink are on another level, from the signature drink, Fizu, upon arrival (sparkling sake, cucumber, and lemon oil), to my personal favourite, the Original Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Dynamite Shrimp. It is a little spicy but maintains a perfect balance. I also had the zingy Orange Peel Lamb Chop. There is a great dessert selection for those with a sweet tooth like myself. The Gorgonzola Cheesecake is topped with sour cream and gorgonzola crumb which gives it a slight tang but is nicely balanced out with candied walnuts and a delicious mascarpone filled port poached pear....
  • Uncertainty Grows in Zimbabwe as the Trump Administration Considers Cutting Foreign Aid

    08/03/2017 1:10:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Zimbabwean ^ | August 3, 2017 | Pacific Standard
    Zimbabwe receives $150 million in U.S. aid funding annually to combat food insecurity and support climate resilience programs for 2.1 million people. A narrow dirt road snakes along the banks of a small river and leads to the remote village of Birirano. Marked by baobab trees and drought-tolerent shrubs, this small community is sandwiched between desolate mountains in Zimbabwe’s eastern district of Chipinge. Far from the main highway, it is largely cut off from the rest of the country and the world. With limited livelihood possibilities, villagers here have long been locked in an unending cycle of poverty. Over the...
  • Woman Claims She Used Breastmilk In Brownies For a School Bake Sale

    08/02/2017 7:38:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 2, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    A woman’s Facebook post claiming to have used breast milk while baking brownies for a school bake sale has garnered international outrage. Although the claim in the post has not yet been verified, a Facebook page called “Sanctimommy” received thousands of shares for the bizarre rant. According to the post, a woman tried posting three separate times about making brownies using breast milk for a school bake sale. The woman states other mothers found out about the breast milk and are “blowing it way out of proportion”:
  • Simmons Foods facility creating new jobs in Siloam Springs (78 jobs in Arkansas)

    08/01/2017 6:14:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    KATV-TV ^ | July 31, 2017 | Kristen Wilson|
    SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (KATV) — Simmons Feed Ingredients, an affiliate of Simmons Foods Inc., is opening a 72,000-square-foot ingredient facility in Siloam Springs, a move that represents a $30 million company investment. The site is expected to create 78 new jobs at the facility, where they will produce fresh and frozen meat ingredients for pet food manufacturers. “This wet ingredient facility is a model for the future of high-quality ingredient production for pet food manufacturers,” said Todd Simmons, CEO at Simmons Foods. “This new facility enables our team here to safely and reliably produce the highest quality, customizable ingredients for...
  • A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

    07/31/2017 8:08:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    Futurism ^ | July 26, 2017 | Tom Ward
    The Electric Bioreactor Farm Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a system powered by renewable energy. The entire process requires only electricity, water, carbon dioxide, and microbes. The synthetic food was created as part of the Food From Electricity project, which is a collaboration between Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. After exposing the raw materials to electrolysis in a bioreactor, the process forms a powder that consists of more than 50 percent protein and 25 percent carbohydrates — the texture...