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Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

Will.i.am Wants You to Buy This Eco-Friendly 3-D Printer

The Ekocycle Cube, priced at $1,199 and shipping later this year, purportedly turns old plastic Coke bottles into ‘beautiful objects,’ the artist says.
Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Scott Adams took on eco-friendly franchising as a Massage Green Spa franchisee. Here's what he has learned.
Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

Want to Change the World? Maybe Try Being an Intrapraneur.

Working as an innovator inside a company, especially in the environmental field, can yield satisfying results, says an insider.
Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills.
3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

Sustainability is still evolving within fashion retail and these startups are trying to set the standards.
A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights

A Highway Illuminated by Glow in the Dark Paint, Not Streetlights

You may have heard of the smart car, but what about a smart highway?
3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

3 Companies Who Make the Environment a Top Concern

Eco-minded entrepreneurs are making big impacts in many different sized businesses. Here are three entrepreneurs building their companies with an eco consciousness.
This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg

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.
'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

'Gluten-Free' and 'Sustainable' Take Over Menus as New Healthy Buzzwords

A look at the key phrases restaurants are serving up for the health-conscious customer.
Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup.
McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.

McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.

What does 'sustainable beef' actually mean? Here's what we know so far.
BrusselKale: The Trendiest Superfood of All?

BrusselKale: The Trendiest Superfood of All?

Two trendy vegetables have united to create a hip hybrid that may be the next big thing in food.
Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer

Of all the people and companies that Frank Ocean could attack, the usually PR-friendly Chipotle would not have been our first bet.
Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole

Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole

The burrito chain has said that if climate change continues to adversely affect the weather, some options may be dropped from the menu.
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

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.
We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

More than 87,000 people including celebs such as Ellen DeGeneres and Pamela Anderson have signed a petition asking McDonald's for a McVeggie.
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry

How McDonald's Defines 'Sustainable' Beef Will Impact the Entire Industry

As McDonald's promises to buy 'verified sustainable' beef by 2016, the question remains -- what exactly is sustainable beef?
How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable

How to Prove Clean Tech is Marketable

"Clean tech" may not be the easiest sell. But startups in the sustainable technology sector offer the next wave of discoveries with potential for big returns.
This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

In places where access to electricity and other infrastructure is far from guaranteed, this system aims to sterilize the grimy bits.

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