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]