Carolina Reaper is given the title of world's hottest pepper by The Guinness Book of World Records last month. Smokin Ed Currie is the man who has grown this scorching red pepper at The PuckerButt Pepper Company in South Carolina, United States.
Dec 27 2013, 2:19am CST
Source: Canadian Business Online
Soda tax’s last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don’t pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to curb consumption by imposing taxes and other measures have failed, in part because the beverage indus ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online
2 days ago, 5:12pm CDT
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don’t pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to curb consumption by imposing taxes and other measures have failed, in part because the beverage industry has spent millions to defeat the efforts.
Now, the question of whether a bottle of Dr Pepper with 64 ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
2 days ago, 11:15am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
Stevia, a natural, zer0-calorie sweetener, has been in the news lately as beverage companies like Coca-Cola have started using it in products as an alternative to artifical sweeteners. But some customers have had a negative reaction to the taste. As we reported, fans of Vitaminwater took to Facebook to protest the use of stevia in the company's products, complaining it tastes like "chemicals" and "cough syrup." Time to learn what all the fuss is about. What Is Stevia ...
Full article at: The Business Insider
Jul 3 2014, 11:14am CDT
Source: DJ Booth
When an emcee says that something is “Official,” they are essentially describing a person, place or thing as real, genuine, and respected. In the case of MMG artist Rockie Fresh, who is fresh off his collaboration with Dr. Pepper for their One of a Kind project, it could mean a variety of things. The Chi ...
Full article at: DJ Booth
Jul 1 2014, 2:15pm CDT
Source: The Atlantic
In the fall of 1966, during a stretch of nine weeks away from the Beatles, John Lennon wrote a song. He was in rural Spain at the time, on the set of a movie called How I Won the War, but the lyrics cast back to an icon of his boyhood in Liverpool: the Strawberry Field children’s home, whose sprawling grounds he’d often explored with his gang and visited with his Aunt Mimi. In late November, the Beatles began work on the song at EMI Studios, on Abbey Road in London. A ...
Full article at: The Atlantic
Jun 25 2014, 8:06pm CDT
Source: Digital Music News
A new record for the sale of a popular music manuscript has been set. The record setting song? Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”.
The manuscript sold for over $2 million at a Sotheby’s auction in New York.
The seller is a fan living in California who bought the manuscript directly from Dylan.
The previous record for a popular music manuscript was held by John Lennon’s “A Day in the Life”, from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. That docume ...
Full article at: Digital Music News
Jun 25 2014, 4:02pm CDT
Source: Forbes Real Time
Dr. Pepper is well positioned in the RTD tea category on the back of strong sales for the flagship drink Snapple. Going forward, volume-growth in the budding RTD tea category might boost sales for Dr.Pepper’s North America NCB division, which constitutes just over one-fourth ...
Full article at: Forbes Real Time
Jun 25 2014, 7:50am CDT
Dr Pepper Super Bowl commercial features the bands Kiss and miniKiss. Both bands play together in the Dr Pepper ad...
Feb 4 2010, 4:21am CST