thoughts of food

The truth about expired food

“What happens if you ignore expiry dates altogether? One man did that for a year, without ill effects – but his approach is debatable.” | learn more

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Pet food mislabeling

“Should you feed your dog organic, biodynamic, grain-fed, non-GMO, high-protein, low-carb, unpasteurized, cruelty-free, free-range, soy-lacto-egg-free caribou Num-Nums? Particularly when their last meal was cat vomit?” | learn more

thoughts of food

How tax policy gave us White Claw

Interesting background on everyone’s favorite Drink of Summer 2019. The ingredient profile of a vodka soda and the tax profile of a beer. It took real innovation to bring this product to market and avoid the tax implications of using […]

thoughts of food

Popeyes & private equity

Ranjan Roy from The Margins talks about fried chicken and 3G (the private equity firm). “Has my beloved Popeyes been given a new life thanks to private equity and that specific breed of hyper-capitalism?” | learn more