"This weekend, I made my first ever loaf of bread. It was delicious, crusty, easy and leads me to a marketing point.
As background, I had first seen the recipe for this no-knead bread in 2006. Here is the original video that Mark Bittman did in hi..."
"The Department of Trade and Industry sees lower prices of bread and other wheat-based products in December as a result of 25 percent reduction in prices of wheat in the international market as the agency is preparing for measures to ensure reasonable..."
"August 3rd, 2015 02:09 PM
FILE – In this April 21, 2015 file photo, a man fishes in Guanabara Bay where an oil platform floats, backdropped by Sugar Loaf Mountain, left, in Niteroi, Brazil. AP
SINGAPORE, Singapore – Oil prices fell in Asia Mo..."
"Gardenia Bakeries Philippines, Inc., the country’s largest bread manufacturer, expects faster growth of 30 percent this year from P5 billion in 2015 and further widening of its market share to as much as 70 percent in three years following its plant ..."
"DAMASCUS // Spiralling oil prices have started to hurt ordinary Syrians, who were already struggling as the civil war entered its fourth year.
The US-led bombings of ISIL have been targeting small oil wells, tankers and pumping stations under the mi..."
Louise Fresco shows us why we should celebrate mass-produced, supermarket-style white bread. She says environmentally sound mass production will feed the world, yet leave a role for small bakeries and traditional methods.
"Prices of most basic foodstuffs have shot up drastically over the last one year. The prices of some of the foodstuffs have risen as much as 50% from January 2015 to date.
A market survey conducted by The Finder at major markets in Accra revealed..."
"Increasing the efficiency of food supply chains can decrease wastage. Credit: Neil Palmer (CIAT)
In this age of rapid and escalating change, what can businesses do to flourish? Take a look at their supply chains, say researchers in the Centre for In..."
"People who are penny wise and pound foolish, meaning they focus on saving a few cents on a loaf of bread but then don't negotiate a good price on big-ticket items like a house or car, end up worse off financially than those who do the opposite. The s..."
Making toast doesn’t sound very complicated -- until someone asks you to draw the process, step by step. Tom Wujec loves asking people and teams to draw how they make toast, because the process reveals unexpected truths about how we can solve our biggest, most complicated problems at work. Learn how to run this exercise yourself, and hear Wujec’s surprising insights from watching thousands of people draw toast.
"The Kansas City Star
Three years ago, iconic products like Wonder Bread and Twinkies were dead, killed in a bankruptcy that shut down the once-thriving Hostess bakeries of a Kansas City-based company.
Today, at bakeries in Lenexa, Kan., and Emporia..."
"Start a 3D printing business and you could be on to a winning business idea. Layer-by layer 3D printing is emerging as one of the best business opportunities of our time.
It represents a real-world example of how technology can help South African co..."
"ShutterstockDan Miller is a father of six who runs the travel rewards blogPoints With a Crew.
After reading our post about the budget for our family of 8, reader Braden cant understand how we can possibly eat for under $1 / day.
He calculated that nu..."
Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence.
"The winners of the PRide Awards Northern Ireland 2014 were revealed on Friday 17 October 2014 at Culloden Estate & Spa, Holywood. To view and download photos from the night, visit Harrison Photography on Flickr. Read on for the results.
Note: All ca..."
In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.