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.
Meanwhile, rising coffee prices can be attributed to unusually warmer, wetter weather that scientists attribute to global warming creating a perfect storm for pests.
Organic Valley has introduced New York Fresh milk, a locally produced milk for the New York metropolitan region.
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.