Chocolate as International Comfort Food
Despite the global economic downturn, 2008 saw record sales of Swiss chocolate.
Meanwhile, in the fourth quarter or 2008, U.S. consumer spending on food dropped 3.7%, the steepest decline in the 62 years the Commerce Department has been compiling such data.
The federal government has ordered Sixpoint brewery to stop selling its Hop Obama beer.
Times are so tough that Starbucks is reportedly launching an instant coffee called Via.
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