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Fructose off the hook for overweight and obesity?
WebMD via CBS News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When it comes to weight gain, fructose should not be singled out for blame, a new review of the scientific literature suggests. The review, in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows that excessive calories — and not any unique properties of fructose — are more likely to lead to extra pounds. More



Beverages


Pure coffee bliss ... in a siphon drip
The Indianapolis Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When it comes to brewing coffee, you got your drip pots, your espresso makers, your French presses, pour-overs and now siphon pots. Siphon pots have been around a long time, but in specialty coffee shops, they are making a comeback. More

The CafeXPress2 Brewer - Now Available!

The next generation of the CafeXpress is now available! With just the push of a button you can enjoy close to 100 specialty coffee drinks and most drinks are brewed in about 30 seconds. Each cup is brewed fresh using individually sealed, biodegradable coffee pods. The cutting edge CX2 brewer is designed for high-volume operation and internally auto-ejects spent pods.Sip, Savor and Enjoy! Find us at www.wpcoffee.com or call (877) 777-1600
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Exploring where espresso machines are born
Gizmodo    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Coffee in the U.S. has a bad rep, but if you walk into a good coffee shop that serves espresso, you will likely see a machine from one of these companies sitting on the bar: La Marzocco, Synesso or just maybe, Slayer. And they basically all come from one place: Seattle. More



Jamba acquires Talbott Teas — expands consumer products platform
BusinessWire via The Street    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Jamba Juice Company announced the acquisition of Talbott Teas, a Chicago-based boutique, premium tea company, recently profiled on ABC-TV's "Shark Tank." Talbott Teas founder, certified master tea blender, Shane Talbott, has a unique talent for blending specialty ingredients to produce exceptional, award-winning teas that appeal to tea aficionados and conventional consumers alike, and which Oprah Winfrey selected as one of her "Favorite Things" in 2010. More

Bottom Line Benefits of using GPS North America

Reduce operating expenses - including fuel costs, overtime pay, and insurance premiums, and enhance safety and reduce liability. Better measure, monitor, and manage fleet performance while increasing driver productivity and enhancing customer service.
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Global energy drinks market spurts ahead to $37 billion
FoodBev    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Global energy drink consumption surged by 14 percent in 2011 to 4.8 billion liters, adding over 1.5 billion liters since 2007, according to the latest report from the food and drink consultancy Zenith International. More

Quality Coffee Certificate Program

The Quality Coffee Certificate Program is entering its 12th year of educating OneShow attendees about coffee, water and the important role both play in serving a quality coffee beverage.

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New guidelines planned for school vending machines
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The government's attempt to reduce childhood obesity is moving from the school cafeteria to the vending machines. The Obama administration is working on setting nutritional standards for foods that children can buy outside the cafeteria. More

Brew the perfect single cup.

The new Curtis Gold Cup brewer. One touch creates a perfect Golden Cup of coffee. It’s ideal for executive OCS placement. Find out more!


Bill would ban food trucks near schools
NBC Los Angeles    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A new piece of legislation, aimed at helping keep school children from unhealthy foods could be viewed as a threat to the popular food truck industry in California. The proposed legislation AB 1678, introduced into the California State Legislature, would restrict "mobile food and beverage vending" near schools when they're in session. More

Vagabond: Vending operations management at your fingertips
Live machine views, net profit reports, inventory management—they're available in real time on your desktop or mobile device with Vagabond. A cloud-based vending operations software tool, Vagabond helps you carry less inventory and increase revenue as it learns product/sales trends. As machines are serviced less frequently and more efficiently, Vagabond customers report a reduction of up to 25% in labor costs!


Thinking outside the Redbox
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
To many people, the coffee dispensed by vending machines is a sour brew, forever associated with jury duty waiting rooms and bowling alleys. But Coinstar, which has become a force in self-service retailing through the swift rise of Redbox, its movie rental subsidiary, hopes to change that. More

Corporate Social Responsibility


Sustainability will continue to contribute to profits
4Hoteliers    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When corporate executives talk about "Sustainability," they mean taking long-term responsibility for the environment and society. It is a combination of Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental responsibility. A new report, titled "Sustainability Nears a Tipping Point," tells us that sustainability is increasingly important to bottom line profits. In fact, this new global study finds that more than two-thirds of companies have placed sustainability "permanently on their management agenda." More

NAMA News

The NAMA Scholarship Program:

The NAMA Foundation Scholarship Program will be offered for the 2012-2013 school year! Apply to win $2500 to pay for tuition, deadline is March 1. Winners will be randomly selected on April 2. Program information and applications are available.
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NAMA Supervisor Development Program Scheduled for April 23-25 in Las Vegas!

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