Winter Weather Tips

With winter upon us, the AFPD’s endorsed insurance provider “Conifer Insurance Company” shares these tips to remind you about a variety of freezing weather topics, including how to reduce snow loads on roofs, avoid frozen pipes, and deal with flooding caused by melting snow. Snow Roof Risks:How much snow on your roof is too much?…

Brown-Forman to Sell Southern Comfort and Tuaca to Sazerac

Brown-Forman to Sell Southern Comfort and Tuaca to Sazerac for $544 Million By Brown-Forman Corporation Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Southern Comfort and Tuaca trademarks to Sazerac for $543.5 million.   Brown-Forman Chief Executive Officer Paul Varga said the decision to sell these brands reflects the company’s…

Lipari Foods Continues Expansion of Specialty Offerings With Proposed Acquisition of Ohio-Based Leo A. Dick and Sons Co.

Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Michigan, has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the specialty and gourmet business of Leo A. Dick & Sons Co. of Canton, Ohio. The acquisition will strengthen Lipari’s existing specialty grocery product portfolio which includes a broad range of natural, organic and gluten-free foods.…

Top 7 Trends for Reaching Consumers in 2016

Trends identify how a shift toward more life-centric technology will be realized in the coming year Interbrand and Ready Set Rocket announced seven technology trends that forward-looking brands can take advantage of in 2016. “Technology’s tremendous evolution provides us with a unique opportunity to re-imagine the traditional work/life/family/leisure structures of our lives,” said Aaron Harvey,…

Blendtech Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergen in Uncle Buck’s Fish Batter Mix – Original

View Product Photos BlendTechInc of Wichita, KS, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Uncle Buck’s Fish Batter Mix – Original due to the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled…