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Pandemic causes decline in Czech beer consumption

Apr. 20, 2021 08:06 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Beer consumption in the Czech republic — the world's largest per-capita consumer of the drink — was badly affected by the coronavirus last year, the country's brewing body said Tuesday. The amount consumed annually on average by each person in the...

Chattanooga swears in Tim Kelly as new mayor

Apr. 20, 2021 04:22 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga has sworn in Tim Kelly as its new mayor, replacing Andy Berke. After hitting his term limits, Berke handed over control of the government to Kelly during a ceremony Monday. In a runoff election last week,...

New Orleans brewery canning rice wine, plans expansion

Apr. 18, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A member of a New Orleans restaurant family is brewing the Japanese rice wine called sake from grain grown at Louisiana State University, the LSU AgCenter says. Brennan family member Lindsay Beard and business partner Nan Wallis...

Judge rules in favor of businesses challenging COVID orders

Apr. 09, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge on Friday temporarily blocked applying some of the state's pandemic-related restrictions to several restaurants and breweries challenging the governor's actions. Scott County Circuit Judge Brian Privett said in his narrowly...

Murphy gets vaccinated; approves aid to restaurants, bars

Apr. 09, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy received his first COVID-19 vaccination on Friday, shortly after signing legislation providing $35 million in federal pandemic funds to restaurants, bars and other related businesses. The Democratic governor got his...

Scrapple Trail honors love-it or loathe-it breakfast meat

Apr. 04, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — You either love or loathe the loaf. Scrapple, the breakfast meat made with pig parts not often talked about — like snouts, livers and hearts — a thick layer of cornmeal mush, and sprinkles of herbs and spices, is not for everyone. ...

California tribe's brewery serves beer with side of culture

Apr. 03, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

Rincon Reservation Road Brewery sits tucked next to Harrah’s Resort just north of San Diego, ready to serve up craft beer with a side of culture. As Southern California’s first craft brewery on tribal lands, 3R Brewery, as it’s known, aims to educate beer lovers...

Montana House backs bill on religious challenges to rules

Apr. 01, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana House passed a bill Thursday that would allow people to challenge government regulations that interfere with their religious beliefs. The approval, on a 59-38 vote, came a day after lawmakers rejected an amendment that would have made...

Nestle closes sale of bottled water brands in North America

Mar. 31, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Global food giant Nestle said Wednesday that it has completed the $4.3 billion sale of its bottled-water brands in North America to a pair of private-equity firms. One Rock Capital Partners, in partnership with Metropoulos & Co., assumed ownership of...

Firm backed by Anheuser-Busch plans $100 million facility

Mar. 31, 2021 11:22 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A new company backed by Anheuser-Busch that turns the remnants of barley from brewing into protein and fiber supplements is building a production facility on the brewery's St. Louis campus. The company, EverGrain, announced the project Tuesday, the St....