food

Amos Morale III
November 15, 2019 - 12:01 pm
The Emeril Lagasse Foundation's Bourdin Bourbin & Beer event took place last week and more than 70 chefs prepared special dishes around the theme. Among them was Frank Brigten and Emily Pfeifer of Brigtsen's meatless take on boudin, which WWL Radio's Scoot got a chance to try at the event...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced the "first stage of a phenomenal new trade agreement" with Japan. It's not immediately clear from Trump's comments on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly what that "first stage" includes. But Washington and Japan — which is the world...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2019 file photo, a Walmart logo is displayed outside of a Walmart store, in Walpole, Mass. Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string of illnesses and deaths related to vaping. The nation's largest retailer said Friday, Sept. 20 that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. It cited growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity regarding vaping products. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is getting out of the vaping business. The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs in the U.S. when it sells out its current inventory. The nation's largest retailer said the move is due to...
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Handcuffed workers await transportation to a processing center following a raid by U.S. immigration officials at Koch Foods Inc., plant in Morton, Miss. U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
August 09, 2019 - 5:40 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on immigration raids in Mississippi (all times local): 5:35 p.m. One of the Mississippi chicken processing plants caught in an immigration raid plans a job fair Monday. Illinois-based Koch (cook) Foods says it will be recruiting new workers for its Morton plant at a...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:15 am
( WDZH ) -- This isn’t a trick — Snickers has pledged to give away 1 million candy bars if the official date of Halloween is changed to the last Saturday in October. A petition to change the date of Halloween has picked up over 100,000 signatures. This week, it also earned the support of some of...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2019 file photo French President Emmanuel Macron, left, meets U.S President Donald Trump during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. President Donald Trump promised on Friday July 26, 2019 to retaliate against France for adopting a pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. Trump said referring to French President Emmanuel Macron: "We will announce a substantial reciprocal action on Macron's foolishness shortly."(Ian Langsdon/POOL via AP, File)
July 27, 2019 - 11:47 am
PARIS (AP) — France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech companies like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. That's rattling French vintners, who sold 1.6 billion euros ($1.78 billion) worth of wine last year to American...
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Thomas Perumean
July 18, 2019 - 9:40 am
A New Orleans favorite, once found at any local store, will be back on shelves as soon as next year. Hubig's Pies, longtime maker of fried fruit pies has announced it will open a new $1.37-million piemaking facility in Jefferson Parish. The project initially will create 14 full-time direct jobs,...
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Don Ames
July 01, 2019 - 6:13 am
Americans are now devoting more of their budget to dining out and carry-out than to grocery shopping. Data from the commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE, shows nearly a quarter of every retail dollar spent in the U.S. last year fell within the food and beverage segment. Food...
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June 07, 2019 - 9:33 am
There are a lot of fake food holidays out there—“ National Grilled Cheese Day ,” “ National Fries Day .” Maybe fun. Definitely not real. But there is a food holiday on the calendar with an actual history that long predates the trend of major food associations and chains declaring a day in honor of...
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June 05, 2019 - 9:30 am
Bubble tea—the sweet tea beverage filled with tiny little pearls of tapioca that explode in your mouth—is big business. Some estimates say the industry will be worth more than $11 billion by the middle of the next decade . You can find shops slinging the stuff from Nepal to Nebraska, but it hasn’t...
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