More On Rising Food Prices: Orange and Coffee Crops Devasted By Bad Weather

More On Rising Food Prices: Orange and Coffee Crops Devasted By Bad Weather

Foursquare 3.0's new "Explore" capability, which recommends places to try based on users' check-in history, is just another example of how social media has become the go-to marketing tool for restaurants. [Nation's Restaurant News]

Tropicana has announced it will raise its prices on certain juices following freezing temperatures taking their toll on citrus crops. [FOX Business]

Meanwhile, rising coffee prices can be attributed to unusually warmer, wetter weather that scientists attribute to global warming creating a perfect storm for pests. [NY Times]

Organic Valley has introduced New York Fresh milk, a locally produced milk for the New York metropolitan region. [PRWeb]

Starbucks reiterated its commitment to "health and wellness" the same week it announced Petites: Cake Pops, Red Velvet Whoopie Pies, Mini Cupcakes, and Sweet Squares. [BNET]

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