Fiji Water to Pull Out of Fiji; Bees in Red Hook Caught Red-Bodied
Fiji Water is shutting down its operations on the island due to a tax hike imposed by Fiji's government. The company is owned by billionaire investors Lynda Resnick and Stewart Resnick, who also own POM Wonderful. [Wall Street Journal]
Burger King's monthlong "King of the Road" bus tour has just ended. It featured the chain's mascot traveling cross-country, promoting the brand. [Nation's Restaurant News]
Bensonhurst is still Brooklyn's Little Italy, even though great Chinese restaurants, a Polish grocery store, and a Mexican buffet can be found along 18th Avenue. [Brooklyn Paper]
Kraft Foods is getting a divorce from Starbucks and wants the coffee chain to pay a fee of some $1.5 billion in order to exit its 12-year partnership. [Financial Times]
Whole Foods in California is recalling seven varieties of cheese made by Bravo Farms, due to potential E. coli contamination. [NY Daily News]
Bees raised in Red Hook and on Governors Island have been caught dipping into the artificial red juice from Dell's Maraschino Cherries Company in Red Hook. [NY Times]
Cortelyou Road is quickly becoming Ditmas Park's foodie central with such recent openings as Café Madeline, Catskill Bagel Co., and Qathra Café. [Wall Street Journal]
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