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Smart farming uses driverless tractors and weed-killing robots

Robots are taking over farms faster than anyone saw coming.   The first fully autonomous farm equipment is becoming commercially available, which means machines...
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Beer Goes Digital at the National Restaurant Show 2019

One of the biggest points of emphasis at this week's National Restaurant Association Show was the future of the dining experience. Margins have always been thin in the restaurant...
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Innovation and Education Highlight Day Three at NRA Show 2019

The National Restaurant Show 2019 became competitive on Monday. The Star of the Bar competition captivated attendees and aimed to crown the most talented mixologist in America. https://twitter.com/NatlRestShow/status/1130676538054270976 Chad Spangler took...
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Tariffs on Tap: Craft Breweries Facing Increased Steel, Aluminum Costs

When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line. “The cost of these tariffs are...
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National Restaurant Association Looks to the Future at 100th Annual Show

The National Restaurant Association Show is underway in Chicago. The organization is celebrating its 100th annual event, but the theme for 2019 is strictly focused on the next century...
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When it Comes to Wine, Weird is the New Normal – and That’s For...

Two telling things happened in spring 2008: In March, JP Morgan acquired Bear Stearns for $2 per share, to stabilize a Wall Street giant, and about a month later,...

The Winners and Losers of America’s Trade War with China

The ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China have the business world in a state of flux. Uncertainty is a condition in which no business wants to...

Nut News: The Short Term Looks Positive for Almonds after April 2019 Almond Position...

On this episode of Nut News with host Tyler Kern, Bob Nunes, CEO of Select Harvest USA, revealed good news for April 2019 almond shipments after the release of...

Small Craft Breweries Across US Consolidate as Competition Stiffens

A number of small brewery transactions have emerged this month, as craft breweries across the country fight to remain competitive in an increasingly more crowded industry. In Wisconsin, the nearly...

How The Restaurant Industry Is Moving Toward Cashless Payments For Employees

Today, most restaurant transactions either involve a credit card or debit card. Although consumers are used to instant and cashless payments, the majority or restaurant employees still get paid...