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This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier
Inventions

This Guy Just Made Opening Coconuts a Whole Lot Easier

By inventing a low tech cutting device that easily rips through the coconut's fibrous shell.
Coeli Carr
This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg
Business Unusual

This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg

Josh Tetrick wants to remake the food industry from the bottom up, starting with the traditional egg.
Nina Zipkin
How Relationships Are Fueling One Online Locavore Marketplace
Connected Entrepreneur

How Relationships Are Fueling One Online Locavore Marketplace

Boise startup Direct Local Food connects local farmers and ranchers on their terms – and in the process created a new way to help put more fresh food on tables.
Sarah Max
EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names
Negotiating

EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names

A not-so-'grate' proposal from the European Union to ban U.S. cheese makers from using names like Parmesan and Feta is stinking up trade negotiations.
Nina Zipkin
100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom
Forward thinkers

100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom

Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century.
Kelly K. Spors
The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW
SXSW

The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

Thanks to a commitment to big ideas, a dessert became one of the breakout launches at SXSW.
Linda Lacina

Must-take Steps Before Launching Your Restaurant

Making connections and knowing your market are among the steps every budding restaurateur should take.
David Koji
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts
Marketing

Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle premiered the first episode of its comedy series Farmed and Dangerous this Monday on Hulu.
Kate Taylor
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses
Finance

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments.
Laura Entis
How This Food Blogger Convinced Chick-fil-A to Go Antibiotics Free
Franchises

How This Food Blogger Convinced Chick-fil-A to Go Antibiotics Free

Chick-fil-A announced yesterday it would be the first national fast food chain to use antibiotic-free chicken. Here's how Food Babe Vani Hari helped make it happen.
Kate Taylor
Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones
Technology

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.
Kate Taylor
Why Picking a Franchise Is Like Picking a Pair of Shoes
Franchises

Why Picking a Franchise Is Like Picking a Pair of Shoes

Whether you are picking a franchise or shopping for shoes, one thing is the most important: a good fit.
Joe Prusha
Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Struggling Chain to Close 30 Restaurants
Franchises

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday? Struggling Chain to Close 30 Restaurants

Following a quarter of weak sales, Ruby Tuesday announced plans to close 30 restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut Offers Big Discount to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of the World's First Online Purchase
Franchises

Pizza Hut Offers Big Discount to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of the World's First Online Purchase

The pizza chain says the first purchase made online was one of its large pies. To mark the anniversary, it's offering customers an appetizing discount.
Kate Taylor