Indian Cola Wars

In the Indian Cola market, Coke is #3, Pepsi is #2 and Thums Up is #1. Thums Up? More orangy and fizzy than Coke, Thums Up was created by local businessmen when Coke left India in 1977.  Coke exited w…

Recycling Matters

Coca-Cola has a recycling problem. Last year, it had hoped to process 100 million pounds of recycled PET (bottle grade) plastic in its Spartanburg, S.C. plant and is not even close. Here is why: Less …

Yak Herders

Demand is soaring for yartsa gunbu, a “nutty tasting fungus” from China’s Tibetan Plateau and similar Himalayan regions in Nepal and Bhutan. Reputed to have cancer fighting capabilit…

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