Paramount Coffee Project Brings Flat Whites and Vegemite Dust to Fairfax Avenue 

  By Valentina Silva | October 23, 2015 The Aussie import is serving a distinct coffee culture and a unique cross-cultural menu In 2000, Starbucks entered the Australian market, eventually opening 84 stores across the continent. Just eight years later, the corporate coffee giant had closed 60 locations and Posted over $100 million in losses. The reason? You don’t mess with Australians and their coffee. Rooted in an Italian immigration boom in the aftermath of World War II, …

Kaldi’s recalls coffee cup sleeves that ignite in microwave : Business

… “100% Recycled Paperboard” printed on the back. Kaldi’s said it removed all potentially affected sleeves from its company-owned cafes in March, within 24 hours of being notified of the fire hazard. “For the past 2 months, all of the sleeves distributed are new and unaffected,” the company Posted on its website. “The sleeves that were affected by this recall should have been removed from circulation several months ago, but if you have an old sleeve in your possession …

Cadbury announces new vegemite-infused chocolate bar – 9news.com.au

From www.9news.com.au | May 7, 2015 May 07, 2015: Cadbury is set to release its newest flavour combination – chocolate and vegemite – in the coming weeks. It’s the sweet and savoury snack that probably shouldn’t exist. But according to Cadbury Australia’s official Twitter account, the company is planning to release a vegemite-infused chocolate bar on June 1. In a short promotional video Posted this …

North Dakota coffee shop bans lawmakers opposing gay rights bill – The Washington Post

By Dave Kolpack | April 12, 2015 FARGO, N.D. — A worker-owner of a Fargo coffee shop who instituted a tongue-in-cheek ban on North Dakota lawmakers for opposing an anti-discrimination bill says the response has been “99.9 percent positive” and that he made his point, even if a few people didn’t like it. Joe Curry, one of the worker-owners of the Red Raven Espresso Parlor, Posted a newspaper page in the shop this month that showed the 55 Republican state House members who rejected a …

Hershey’s Ban on Cadbury Chocolate Has British Expats Up in Arms | Vanity Fair

By Bruce Handy | The Magazine | Posted April 13, 2015 British-expat enclaves across America are furious over a recent move to halt the import of U.K.-manufactured Cadbury chocolate, the nostalgic English childhood treat. The villain? Hershey, which licenses the Cadbury name for chocolate made in the U.S. He desperately wanted something more filling and satisfying than cabbage and cabbage soup. The one thing he longed for more than anything else was … CHOCOLATE. —From Charlie and the …