| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
The long-term fate of 250 workers engaged in making on-demand coffee products such as Keurig and Tassimo-brand pods at Kraft's Lehigh Valley plant is uncertain in the wake of a deal the food company announced Friday with Keurig.
For now, their jobs are...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Coca-Cola is buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's biggest soda maker hoping to benefit from the surging popularity of energy drinks.
The Atlanta-based company said Thursday it will also place two...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. routes 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County.
"Corrowaugh" was the first recorded name for what would later become Windsor.
Corrowaugh was established as a post office in 1852, with mail...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:32 AM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Too good to be true of course, this ambitious viral video hoax heralding the......
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Talk about corporate synergy: Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday it will start selling soup pods beginning next year that can be heated on Keurig brand coffee brewers.
The K-cups, as the pods are known, will have a broth inside that can be brewed...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Coca-Cola is making a move to enter the home soda machine market with a new partnership with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, makers of the small beverage pods used in Keurig single-cup coffee machines. The partnership comes just days after Soda Stream,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Starbucks this week launched its new Verismo single-cup machine for the coffee-buzzed public as a chain known for its cafes continues to expand into new business venues.
Now selling exclusively on Verismo.com, the high-pressure technology uses pods of...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:03 AM
That’s quite a caffeine high: Between Peet’s Coffee & Tea and now Caribou Coffee Co., German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser will pay more than $1.3 billion this year for joe.
On Monday, Benckiser said it will shell out $340 million for...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The parent company of Tully’s Coffee, the Seattle-based coffee cafe chain that isn’t Starbucks, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week.
TC Global Inc. said it would close an undisclosed number of its 175 stores in the process. Tully’...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Tully's Coffee filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to close a number of underperforming stores, the company announced Wednesday.
"After careful consideration, our Board of Directors and Leadership Team believe that the restructuring under the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Here's your tell-it-to-the-Marines Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Starbucks thinks single-serve coffee will be a growing part of our busy future. The company says Starbucks coffee in pods designed for Keurig coffee makers will...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Omar Sacirbey reports for the Religion News Service about a Tampa Bay Christian group that is urging advertisers to pull their commercials from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim.”: (RNS) Lowe’s, the national hardware chain, has...