Plant disease raising high-end coffee price

May 19, 2014

Plant disease raising high-end coffee price

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease and hold down the price of coffee. At issue is a fungus called coffee rust, which has caused more than $1 billion in damage across Latin America. ...

Jack Daniel's roils its rivals with 'Tennessee whiskey' rule

Mar 31, 2014

Jack Daniel's roils its rivals with 'Tennessee whiskey' rule

According to Jack Daniel’s, Tennessee’s world-famous corn-based whiskey should be made according to a strict recipe — basically, its own. But to rivals, some with their roots in ginning up moonshine in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, it seems that Jack Daniel’s wants ...