Expanded commercial exports from the U.S. of certain goods and services will be authorized, including building materials for private residential construction, goods for use by private sector Cuban entrepreneurs, and agricultural equipment for farmers.
The report showed that the U.S. food network moves more than 400 million tons of food annually, and of that total, more than 70 million tons are transported through Illinois, the most of any state in the nation.
Amid a host of American corporations poised to enter or re-enter a market largely denied them for half a century, local wineries are beginning to look into future sales through Cuba’s tourism and restaurant industries.
Attorney General Lori Swanson said that her office had heard complaints from Minnesota-based restaurants that the $3.5 billion acquisition would leave them "fewer choices among distributors and potentially resulting in higher prices for consumers."
Effective Dec. 18, 2014, professional truck drivers will no longer have to comply with a burdensome daily paperwork requirement associated with completing daily vehicle inspection reports (DVIR) when no defects were found.
Officials at the Ministry of Agriculture have approved lifting a ban on imports of a genetically-modified corn variety that’s commonly grown in the U.S., as trade talks between the two countries continue.
Foodservice providers, restaurants, and grocers are among those tasked with responding quickly to shifts in consumer demands, while simultaneously staying on top of their own business demands and those of their suppliers.
These are exciting times in the food industry. The consumer media and the business press are filled with colorful reports on how supermarkets are dressing up delis to attract more home meal shoppers. A highlight of this year’s Food Marketing Institute...