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  • NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 7, 2014-- Hilco Industrial announced today that it will run a webcast and onsite auction to sell the assets of the recently closed Liquid Manufacturing, LLC, a private label brewer and contract packager of alcoholic& non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages located in Brighton, Michigan. Having opened in 2003, Liquid Manufacturing LLC production operations expanded over the next nine years, adding production of energy drinks and energy shots at the height of that market, as well as pouched, frozen alcoholic beverages.

  • Seriously, toast? The artisanal food backlash Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    Artisanal toast is a new food trend. Or is it bruschetta?

    From cupcakes to cronuts, foodies love food trends. The latest hipster food fad to emerge is artisanal toast. We kid you not.

  • Cramer: Wall Street's lost faith in this stock Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    CNBC's Jim Cramer.

    Shares of Whole Foods Market dipped more than 18 percent when trading began Wednesday morning, and CNBC's Jim Cramer calls the move a 'loss of faith.'

  • May 7- Mondelez International Inc and Dutch coffee and tea company D.E Master Blenders 1753 BV said on Wednesday they would combine their coffee businesses, as the U.S. company focuses on snacks such as Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies.

  • Beijing brewery raises a pint to pollution Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 2:22 PM ET
    A man wearing a mask rides a bicycle during severe pollution on February 25, 2014 in Beijing, China.

    Beijing-based brewery Jing-A recently released Airpocalypse IPA, a tribute to the city's well-known air-quality issues.

  • Meet the '4%': Small number of farms dominates US Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    Rice harvest in Williams, Calif.

    Large farms with over $1 million in sales account for only four percent of all farms, but 66 percent of all sales.

  • *Apple shares in spotlight after closing above $600. *Shares of Office Depot Inc jumped 10 percent in premarket trading even as it reported a quarterly loss and said it would shut at least 400 stores in the United States, hurt by competition from e-retailers, mass market chains and drugstores.

  • *Apple shares in spotlight after closing above $600. *Shares of Office Depot Inc jumped 8 percent in premarket trading even as it reported a quarterly loss and said it would shut at least 400 stores in the United States, hurt by competition from e-retailers, mass market chains and drugstores.

  • DENVER, May 6, 2014-- Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, announced that Hannaford Supermarkets, a U.S. grocery company based in Scarborough, Maine, will carry two Marley Coffee products in their 184 stores across Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York.

  • Office Depot to close 400 U.S. stores, posts loss Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    May 6- Office Depot Inc said it would close at least 400 stores in the United States as shoppers shift their office supply purchases to e-retailers, mass market chains and drugstores. Office Depot, which also reported a quarterly net loss, said it expects to close 150 stores this year.

  • Billionaire restaurant owner: Diners will pay more Monday, 5 May 2014 | 4:07 PM ET
    Tilman Fertitta, chief executive officer of Landry's Inc.

    Due to food price inflation and minimum wage hikes, Tilman Fertitta, founder and CEO of Landry's Inc., said that diners should prepare to pay more.

  • Design your own soda? There's an app for that Monday, 5 May 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    A Coca-Cola Co. Freestyle beverage dispenser is demonstrated in Washington.

    The ability to personalize your own carbonated drink will soon be a few clicks away once Coca-Cola rolls out a new feature.

  • The BMW of beer: Brewery crafts luxury approach Saturday, 3 May 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    Brewery Ommegang is stealing a page from the luxury brand playbook.

  • Chipotle price increases revealed Friday, 2 May 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    Getting a steak burrito bowl? That'll be 8.3 percent more in New York City. While you're at it, be prepared to fork over 11.1 percent more for guacamole.

  • Cinco de Mayo toast for this market crash Friday, 2 May 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    Limes are displayed at Cal-Mart Grocery on March 27, 2014 in San Francisco.

    Olé! After several weeks of sky-high prices, lime consumers have something to cheer about: a crash in lime prices.

  • Blue Apron makes cooking easy & fun     Friday, 2 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Blue Apron provides you with recipes and the ingredients needed to make a meal in exactly the right proportions. Matt Salzberg, Blue Apron co-founder and CEO, breaks down their business model and discusses the company's $50 million round of venture funding.

  • Gillette aims for a swivel in sales from new razor Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    Gillette hopes its FlexBall razor can boost stagnant razor sales with a nifty new swiveling feature.

  • Fancy a $100 tea? This cup comes with Champagne Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    City dwellers can sit and sip on a $100 Champagne Cream Tea built for two at Manhattan's Peacock restaurant, according to a report.

  • Craft beer turf battle brewing, Boston Beer's Koch Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    Boston Beer's Jim Koch said craft brewers may be getting to the point where the increases in shelf space will slow.

  • Food bill rising? At least you’re not French Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Americans devote a smaller portion of their overall budget to groceries than most other countries, experts say.

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