Beverage manufacturing

June 19, 2017 - 4:57 pm
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — It's a lobster lover's dream. A Portsmouth, New Hampshire, restaurant is hoping it set the record for the longest lobster roll at 159 feet, 6 inches (49 meters). A lobster roll is usually made from a hot dog-type bun stuffed with lobster meat. The creation by the British...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coca-Cola's marketing efforts during the weekend's heatwave in Pittsburgh backfired when the company mistakenly used a map of Philadelphia in a post on Twitter. Sunday's tweet said, "Today's forecast in Pittsburgh: Record heat, followed by an ice-cold wave of ahhhhhhh. #ShareaCoke...
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June 16, 2017 - 1:26 am
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant is banning tips in favor of raising menu prices to give its staff a salary of $45,000 to $50,000 per year. Owners of 7th Settlement Brewery in Dover say they are the first restaurant in New Hampshire to ban tipping, and will no longer accept tips...
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In this undated photo, a barge carrying Chinese-made beer fermentation tanks floats down the Erie Canal in Clyde, N.Y., toward the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, N.Y. Some politicians are irritated that the Rochester brewery, which receives state economic development funding, bought beer fermentation tanks from China that could have been produced in New York. (Michael Riviello via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 8:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some politicians are irritated that a Rochester brewery receiving state economic development funding bought beer fermentation tanks from China that could have been produced in New York. Three upstate members of the Assembly and the Little Falls mayor on Friday criticized...
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This May 15, 2017, photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden shows a can for Listermann Brewing Company's Team Fiona beer, featuring an image of the Nile hippopotamus named Fiona born prematurely Jan. 24 at the zoo in Cincinnati. Zoo officials say the Cincinnati microbrewery's New England-style India pale ale will be introduced June 10 with 25 percent of proceeds from sales at seven Cincinnati-area stores earmarked for the zoo's #TeamFiona fundraising campaign. (Chad Yelton/Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 12:15 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippo named Fiona is getting a new beer in her honor. Listermann Brewing Company is releasing a Team Fiona New England-style IPA. The hippo's care team helped brew the beer. And the brewing company says 25 percent of the beer sales proceeds is...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, vineyard owner Katherine Bryan laughs as she discusses the wines available for tasting at Deer Creek Vineyards in Selma, Ore. Bryan is one of a handful of vineyard owners and winemakers in this fertile corner of southwestern Oregon who are branching out into marijuana farming after the legalization of recreational weed in Oregon two years ago. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 25, 2017 - 5:03 am
JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop: marijuana. Oregon's...
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May 23, 2017 - 12:02 pm
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. U.S. stocks are higher as banks and health care companies rise. Beverage makers are also gaining Tuesday, leading household products makers upward. Nokia jumped 5 percent after settling its legal disputes with Apple...
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This Jan. 14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. A Dubai firm’s dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing illustration of global warming, the company sees it as a source of profit, and a way of offsetting the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Gulf. But the plan faces a daunting array of legal, financial and logistical hurdles _ and environmentalists are less than thrilled. (NASA via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 2:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, the National Advisor Bureau Limited sees it as a source of...
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This Jan. 14, 2015 satellite image provided by NASA shows the shattered remains of a colossal iceberg known as B-15 on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. A Dubai firm’s dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing illustration of global warming, the company sees it as a source of profit, and a way of offsetting the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Gulf. But the plan faces a daunting array of legal, financial and logistical hurdles _ and environmentalists are less than thrilled. (NASA via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 2:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, the National Advisor Bureau Limited sees it as a source of...
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In this April 13, 2017, photo, people take part in a yoga class by the pool at the Green Valley Ranch hotel and casino in Las Vegas. As Las Vegas continues to broaden the range of interests and wallets it appeals to, companies have been carefully selecting unique, picture-perfect sites where visitors and locals can practice yoga. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 15, 2017 - 8:39 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an instructor guided them through their poses: upward dog, downward dog, lord of the dance. The participants, though, weren't the only...
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