beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

August 25, 2017 - 11:52 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A beer company in Vermont's Green Mountains says it has reached a resolution with a snowboard company over use of the slogan "Take a Hike." Long Trail Brewing Co. sued Burton Snowboards on Wednesday, claiming Burton is using the beer company's slogan on its apparel...
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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 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked lower on Thursday, but only after a circuitous ride that saw them flip multiple times between small gains and losses. It's the latest meandering course for a market that's been pushed in many directions the last few weeks. Food companies struggled after the...
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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 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks held steady in Thursday morning trading after flipping between modest gains and losses, 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...
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This Friday, June 16, 2017, photo shows a Whole Foods Market in San Antonio. Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight." By buying Whole Foods, Amazon will get more than 460 stores and potentially very lucrative data about how shoppers behave offline. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 23, 2017 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring big changes to the supermarket industry and how people order groceries online. By buying Whole Foods, Amazon is taking a bold step into brick-...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, groceries from Whole Foods Market sit in a cart before being loaded into a car, outside a store in Jackson, Miss. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, Whole Foods shareholders will be voting on whether to approve Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
August 23, 2017 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders voted to bless a union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO called "love at first sight." The approval from Whole Foods shareholders on Wednesday is one of the steps required to close the deal. It also needs the go-ahead from government...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, groceries from Whole Foods Market sit in a cart before being loaded into a car, outside a store in Jackson, Miss. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, Whole Foods shareholders will be voting on whether to approve Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
August 23, 2017 - 3:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders will vote on whether to bless a union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO called "love at first sight." Before agreeing to the $13.7 billion offer, Whole Foods had been under intense shareholder pressure to improve results and retain customers...
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August 22, 2017 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Panera Bread will start listing the amount of added sugar and calories on the cups for seven drinks, including cola and iced teas. The move is the latest by the company to appeal to Americans who are increasingly concerned about what's in their food and drinks. Panera and other...
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August 21, 2017 - 8:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has issued a new law that imposes taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks to boost revenue and help offset the impact of lower oil prices. President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the tax decree...
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August 17, 2017 - 3:56 pm
A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains "100 percent natural spring water" that hails from Maine. The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Connecticut claims that parent company Nestle Waters North...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2015, file photo, a long line of hikers head out of the Grand Canyon along the Bright Angel Trail at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. The U.S. federal government announced Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, it will eliminate a policy it put in place to allow national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 17, 2017 - 12:36 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Park Service said in a statement it made the decision to "expand hydration options for...
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