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Coca-Cola never patented their “secret formula” because they would have to reveal it to the public if they did.

Does formula mystery help keep Coke afloat? London (CNN) — Coca-Cola — the world’s ubiquitous brown fizzy drink — is staying afloat as the soda market shrinks, and many point to a marketing strategy around the so-called “secret recipe” as key to its resilience in a struggling industry. The Coca-Cola Company, which published its full …

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About a third of all fish and seafood eaten around the world is mislabelled, and the amount of fraud being committed is increasing.

Food fraud: Do you really know what fish species you are eating? A Taste of the Sea When you buy fish from a store, or when you are served a fish dish in a restaurant, you expect to get what the label says or to eat what you ordered. Unfortunately, the reality is sometimes far …

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Nearly 70% of icelanders has costco membership and there’s only one costco in the country

Costco Nation: 71% of Icelanders are members of members only warehouse supermarket Icelanders appear to have welcomed the opening up of Costco with open arms: A poll by the polling firm MMR shows that 71% of Icelanders have joined the members-only warehouse supermarket. The vast majority (60%) of these intends to renew their membership. The …

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British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during WWII, but after D-Day, there was no room for it on the ships going across the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry beer kegs and deliver brews to the troops. Flying high enough chilled it.

Spitfire – bringing beer kegs to the men in Normandy RAF Spitfire – “Mod. XXX” Beer-Carrying Spitfires British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during World War II, but just after D-Day, there was no room made to ship it over the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry …

British breweries donated free beer to soldiers during WWII, but after D-Day, there was no room for it on the ships going across the English Channel. Spitfire mechanics and pilots worked together to modify pylons to carry beer kegs and deliver brews to the troops. Flying high enough chilled it. Read More »

In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired.

4Chan Outs Burger King Employee Who Put His Feet in Lettuce This picture was uploaded anonymously Monday on 4chan, proclaiming, “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” These Burger King employees might be good at balancing themselves on buckets of vegetation, but they’re not very good at removing Exif data from their photos. …

In 2012, a burger king employee anonymously posted an image on 4-chan of him putting his feet in lettuce, with the caption: “This is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” It took 20 minutes for people to track down the branch the employee worked at and contact the news. He was promptly fired. Read More »

In 2008, Maple Leaf foods found that their meat was contaminated by listeria bacteria, and instead of covering it up , the CEO went on TV and accepted responsibility for the disaster, apologized to the public and recalled $20 million worth of food products.

The best legal advice is often an apology In 2008, Maple Leaf Foods of Toronto had a disaster on its hands after an outbreak of the listeria bacteria in some of its packaged meat products. Lunchmeat manufactured and packaged in Toronto under the Burns and Maple Leaf brands was infected, and there were nine confirmed …

In 2008, Maple Leaf foods found that their meat was contaminated by listeria bacteria, and instead of covering it up , the CEO went on TV and accepted responsibility for the disaster, apologized to the public and recalled $20 million worth of food products. Read More »

A Japanese ice cream company created a commercial to publicly apologize about needing to raise the price of their ice cream bars for the first time in 25 years from 60 yen to 70 yen

Japanese company apologises for 9 cent price increase A Japanese frozen dessert company has apologised for increasing the price of its Garigari-kun, a popular ice cream for children. Akagi Nyuguyo increased the price of its popsicle, going up from Y60 to Y70 ($0.62), a hike of 9 cents for the first time in 25 years, …

A Japanese ice cream company created a commercial to publicly apologize about needing to raise the price of their ice cream bars for the first time in 25 years from 60 yen to 70 yen Read More »

Growing almonds in California takes more than half of the commercial honeybees in the US, meaning they have to be temporarily shipped in from almost every other state.

Growing California almonds takes more than half of US honeybees Growing California almonds takes more than half of US honeybees00:0000:0015:48GO LIVEFacebookTwitterEmailEmbedSpeedNormalAutoplayCopy and paste to share this videoCopy and paste to embed this video — — It can be hard to see how important honeybees are to daily life. Just by looking at fully grown oranges, …

Growing almonds in California takes more than half of the commercial honeybees in the US, meaning they have to be temporarily shipped in from almost every other state. Read More »