Tag Archive for Food

More Slaughtered Cattle Makes Beef More Expensive?

The headline here is a definite head-scratcher. But after you read the story it makes more sense. Another example of incentives working. Drought Creating Surplus Of Cattle At Auction, Beef Prices May Jump – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth: “With…

A “Why Didn’t I Think of That?!” Moment

Mmmmm. Here is the manufacturer. ToastaBags: “A game-changing food invention that just about rivals sliced bread, ToastaBags provides a mess-free method for making a sandwich toasted to perfection. This child-friendly product is ideal for those with an affinity for sandwiches…

Markets In Everything: Japanese Watermelon

Mmmm. (pic: Sapporo Central Wholesale Market) Densuke Watermelon, A Bargain at $4,000? – Scene Asia – WSJ: “A prized Japanese watermelon fetched nearly $4,000 on Monday at an auction in Sapporo. Yes, $4,000. But before you choke on your own…

We’re Living In The Golden Age of Drive-Thru

Fantastic and interesting article. Thanks to Dr. Newmark for the link. Taco Bell and the Golden Age of Drive-Thru – BusinessWeek: “Go into the kitchen of a Taco Bell today, and you’ll find a strong counterargument to any notion that…

No More Marmite In Denmark

And liberty continues to yield. (pic via Telegraph) Marmite made illegal in Denmark – Telegraph: “According to the marketing slogan it is a taste that you either love or hate. But Danes will no longer get the chance to make…

“This is very sophisticated”

Not even sure where to start with this one. $2 million to take pics of kids’ lunches. In Texas schools, a picture’s worth 1,000 calories – Yahoo! News: “SAN ANTONIO – Smile, Texas schoolchildren. You’re on calorie camera. That’s the…