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The CEO behind IHOP and Applebee’s perfectly illustrates how US restaurants could be one of the biggest winners of Trump’s trade war

“In response to Trump’s tariffs, countries like China, Canada, and Mexico responded with tariffs of their own on US agricultural goods” writes Kate Taylor for businessinsider.com. While President Donald Trump’s tariffs may be bad news for retailers like Walmart and Costco, the CEO of IHOP and Applebee’s says those chains are set to profit.The cuts on the agricultural products means that ingredients for the food used at IHOP and Applebee’s gets cheaper.Combined, IHOP and Applebee’s purchase billions of dollars of food each year, Joyce said. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Food, clothes, medicine: the people of Yemen just want the same life as us

“And with families now having so little buying power, they often must make the excruciating choice between food and medical care” writes Johannes Bruwer In for theguardian.com. Of a population of 28 million people, nearly 18 million survive with the help of food assistance.They are desperate for food, for clothes, for medical care. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Table for none: When food turns you off

“Since news of the food museum was announced, there have been many complaints on social media, Ahrens said” writes Christina Anderson for seattletimes.com. A basic human reaction would surface at some point: disgust — which scientists say helps protect us against poisonous food.Visitors will be invited to explore their notions of food through the lens of disgust, said West, an organizational psychologist, who hopes the museum will stimulate discussion and self-reflection.Fried tarantula became popular with Cambodians when food became scarce under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Source: seattletimes.com Share…

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Eddie Jones gives his England team food for thought ahead of rare Japan encounter

“On Tuesday night, England brought in chefs from a Japanese restaurant based in Winchester to serve up a spread of sushi to enhance the cultural theme” writes Rugnews Correspondent for telegraph.co.uk. Jones, however, indicated but the experience was not embraced whole-heartedly by all. “They put on a good spread and the boys enjoyed the difference,” reported England head coach Eddie Jones, with a smile. “At the team meeting everyone got a set of chopsticks… but I don’t think everyone used them.” Maro Itoje was one player, at least,… Source: telegraph.co.uk Share…

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UK austerity has inflicted ‘great misery’ on citizens, UN says

“Universal credit is failing miserably, leaving families in debt, [in] rent arrears and at risk of becoming homeless” writes Robert Booth for theguardian.com. He called for the elimination of the five-week delay in receiving benefits under the universal credit system, which has plunged many into destitution.The UK government has inflicted “great misery” on its people with “punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous” austerity policies driven by a political desire to undertake social re-engineering rather than economic necessity, the United Nations poverty envoy has found. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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XMAS MARKETS: Our Pick Of Britain’s Best Christmas Markets For An Ultra Festive Day Out

“If your inner elf is gagging for a festive day out then look no further than the UK high street, because there are some truly beautiful Christmas markets cropping up already” writes Natasha Hinde for huffingtonpost.com. We’re excited for: Last year this was voted the best Christmas market in the UK and for good reason. Source: huffingtonpost.com Share This:

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Tractor maker Deere aims to ride green revolution in Africa

“In Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, food production is projected to add more jobs than the rest of the economy combined through 2025” reports businessinsider.com. Taylor said around 80 percent of its equipment shipments to Africa currently go to 10 markets, including South Africa, Zambia, Kenya and Ghana.Ramaphosa has promised the process will not threaten food security or growth, but the move has nonetheless unnerved some investors. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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With Thanksgiving ahead, food officials stress safe handling of raw turkey

“Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in Illinois, 25 other states Drug-resistant salmonella outbreak sickens 92, including five in Illinois: CDC” writes Associated Press for suntimes.com. MINNEAPOLIS — Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching.There’s been one reported death, in California, linked to tainted turkey. Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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Schwan’s Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billion

“The company also sells rice, noodles and Korean sauces and spices in U.S. stores under the CJ, Annie Chun, Bibigo and Omni labels” reports thebusinessjournal.com. Company officials also hope Schwan’s distribution system will bring their Korean products into more U.S. groceries and restaurants. “CJ will accelerate the globalization of Korean food culture,” CJCJ chief executive Shin Ho-kang said in a statement.CJCJ had $14.5 billion in sales last year and is the largest food producer in South Korea.Schwan’s also has a food service business that sells to schools, hospitals and other…

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Ready, set, shop: More than a third of Americans to buy on Black Friday: poll

“Fifty-nine percent of the people who plan to shop Black Friday deals intend to finish at least half of their holiday shopping that day, the Nov. 7-13 poll showed” reports businessinsider.com. “I’m doing all of my Black Friday shopping online because I don’t want to get killed!”. Free delivery is the biggest draw for online shopping, followed by coupons and door-buster deals, the poll showed.”The crowds are too crazy, and this (shopping online) just makes my life easier,” said Adetayo, one of the 1,819 people who responded to the poll.Retailers…

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