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Cheese maker plans to bring milk back to Kensington

Feb. 15, 2020 3:06 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A good cheese can reflect the nationality of its maker. Yoav Perry’s approach to cheese-making manifests the American melting-pot ideal, blending ingredients and techniques from traditional cheeses around the world to create something original: a bloomy rind cheese with enzymes...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Feb. 12, 2020 4:13 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: North East charts path to future Erie Times-News Feb. 10As the 2021 closure of the Mercyhurst University North East campus draws near, the North East community stands at a pivotal crossroads. We don’t have to look far to...

FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in a tasting room in Purcellville, Va. A new spirits industry report says President Donald Trump's trade war dampened the overseas market for American-made whiskey last year. The Distilled Spirits Council says overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey tumbled amid a trade war-induced decline in exports to key European markets. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

US whiskey exports decline as trade dispute with EU persists

Feb. 12, 2020 10:04 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade war dampened the overseas market for American-made whiskey last year, diminishing exports even as the domestic market continues to thrive. Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey tumbled amid a trade war-induced decline in...

A weeding root machine is displayed at the wine fair in Paris, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Two thousand winemakers - including giant Moet-Hennessy - are wooing some 30,000 French and international visitors at the Vinexpo fair through Wednesday with a renewed focus on ecology and sustainability as well as tech innovation like robots. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Amid uncertainty, French wine industry puts itself on show

Feb. 11, 2020 8:28 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's big wine industry, shaken by U.S. President Trump’s painful tariff hikes and the threat of climate change, is hoping to re-energize global interest in its products with a big trade fair in Paris. Two thousand winemakers - including giant Moet-Hennessy - are wooing some 30,000...

Brewery reopens Detroit taproom after lawsuit settlement

Feb. 7, 2020 6:21 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A brewery reopened a Detroit taproom months after settling a racial discrimination lawsuit by a black former employee. Founders Brewing Co. began serving drinks and food again to customers at the taproom just north of downtown on Thursday. Tracy Evans was fired as an events and promotions...

Beer maker Carlsberg sees 2019 profits rise on strong sales

Feb. 4, 2020 6:29 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg says its 2019 net profit rose nearly 24 % to 6.6 billion kroner ($977 million) on strong beer sales in major markets, but noted it had lost market share in Russian due to tough competition. The company said Tuesday its revenue increased 5.4% to 65.9...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, waves at the conclusion of a town hall meeting at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

2020 candidates brace for frenzied, final weekend in Iowa

Feb. 1, 2020 1:26 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates kicked off a final, frenetic weekend of campaigning ahead of the Iowa caucuses, which will begin the battle to take on President Donald Trump in November. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana,...

This undated image provided by Michelob ULTRA shows from left, Brooke Sweat, John Cena, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Jimmy Fallon in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot.  Michelob Ultra stresses its low calories and low carbs in an ad that shows talk show host Jimmy Fallon and wrestler John Cena working out. (Michelob ULTRA via AP)

Drinkers want fizz, low carbs, and Super Bowl ads reflect it

Jan. 30, 2020 5:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — When Americans crack open a cold one during Sunday's Super Bowl, it might not be a traditional domestic beer. Sales of classic beers like Bud Light have been dropping for nearly a decade as new choices hit the shelves. First, it was a host of craft beers. Now, there are fizzy, fruit-flavored...

Mount Carbon, seen here from an aerial view on Tuesday, is getting assistance from the state as the last employee left the borough office in March. A merger with Pottsville is one possibility being considered. User Upload Caption: Mount Carbon, seen here from an aerial view, is getting assistance from the state as the last employee left the borough office in March. A merger with Pottsville, Pa., is one possibility being considered. (David McKeown/The Morning Call via AP)

Borough of Mount Carbon might vanish from the map

Jan. 25, 2020 11:30 AM EST

MOUNT CARBON, Pa. (AP) — In November, when election results came in, John Raess found himself mayor of Mount Carbon by way of two write-in votes and councilman by way of five. But when he showed up for the reorganization meeting at the firehouse this month, no one else did, dashing hopes that the tiny...

Drink ad puts Pennsylvania village on map

Jan. 25, 2020 3:05 AM EST

MARLIN, Pa. (AP) — Seltzer, Pennsylvania, is undeniably having a moment this winter. The small Schuylkill County village between Pottsville and Minersville has spent most of its 125-year existence in relative obscurity, a hamlet of 300 or so people in Norwegian Township that is boasting – these days...