Coffee and tea manufacturing

December 22, 2017 - 3:00 am
What's in a name? These days, if it's anything close to "bitcoin," it's Wall Street gold. The latest example of a company trying to tie its fortunes to the cryptocurrency craze came Thursday in form of an iced tea maker. Long Island Iced Tea Corp. until this week was known for its ready-to-drink...
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In this Nov. 8, 2017, photo, Christine Wade sits among her children in front of their donated tent in the city-sanctioned encampment on a parking lot in San Diego. They are, from left, Shawnni, 12, Roland, 4, Rayahna, 3, Jaymason, 2, Brooklyn, 8, and Shaccoya, 14. The Wade family is among several hundred people living in the city's first campground open for the homeless, set up to curb the worst Hepatitis A outbreak in the United States in decades. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 07, 2017 - 7:50 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot. It was, at least, far better than their previous home in the city, a shelter where rats ate through the family's bags of clothes and chewed on 2-year-old Jaymason's stroller...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity called on his supporters to stop smashing Keurig coffee makers to protest a decision to stop advertising on his show, it remains unclear whether Keurig will actually return as a sponsor. Hannity and a liberal lobbying group's effort to choke off...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City coffee company has been lauded by conservatives after coffee-machine maker Keurig drew anger from the right when it pulled its ads from Sean Hannity's Fox News program over his coverage of an Alabama U.S. Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct. As...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 13, 2017 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of conservative host Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show are responding to a decision by Keurig to stop advertising on the show by smashing Keurig coffee makers. The company announced Saturday it had pulled advertising from "Hannity" after several Twitter users...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. A decision by coffee maker manufacturer Keurig announced on Nov. 11, 2017, to stop advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company’s products. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by Keurig to stop advertising on Sean Hannity's Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company's coffee makers. Keurig announced Saturday that it had pulled advertising from "Hannity" after several Twitter users questioned the company's...
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In this image made available from Matternet Thursday Sept. 28, 2017, a Matternet drone is pictured transporting on-demand e-commerce goods in Zurich, Switzerland. Drones will soon start to deliver small items in Zurich as part of a pilot project, the first of its kind over a populated area, transporting goods about 8 to 16 kilometers (5 to 10 miles) to awaiting delivery vans and the van drivers will then deliver them to customers. (Matternet via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 6:26 pm
ZOLLIKON, Switzerland (AP) — Drones will help deliver toothbrushes, deodorant and smartphones to Swiss homes this fall as part of a pilot project, the first of its kind over a densely populated area. The drones will take items from a distribution center in the Zurich area and transport them 8 to 16...
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September 27, 2017 - 5:58 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Christopher Hendon, University of Oregon (THE CONVERSATION) Coffee is unique among artisanal beverages in that the brewer plays a significant role in its quality at the point of...
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In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, a barista pours steamed milk in a coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. In a long-running court case playing out in a Los Angeles courtroom, a nonprofit has been presenting evidence to show that coffee companies should post ominous warning labels about a cancer-causing chemical in every cup. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, after several retailers reported earnings that were far better than analysts were expecting. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 24, 2017 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks flipped between modest gains and losses on Thursday, the latest meandering course for a market that's been pushed in many directions the last few weeks. Retailers were big winners after a wide variety said they earned bigger profits last quarter than Wall Street forecast...
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