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Manufacturing Sector

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2014
  • Calendar

    November 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch and Lazy Sunday: Get SNL-Themed Ben & Jerry's Flavors in Coral Gables

    Ben & Jerry's, the Vermont-based ice cream company that incorporates pop-culture into its ice cream along with nuts and fudge swirls, is at it again. This time, it's announced four new Saturday Night Live-themed ice cream flavors. Two of the four are now available in Miami, with the second two bein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Miami Is America's Top Market for Luxury Cars

    Miami's overall economy may still be in recovery mode, but that doesn't mean we're scrimping when it comes to our cars. Luxury cars and trucks make up a higher percentage of the Miami area's overall auto sales than in any other market in the country.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Is Today: Here's the Story Behind It

    Today is Free Cone Day, a made-up holiday that's celebrated throughout the land. And why not? It's not every day a company celebrates by giving something away. But then again, Ben & Jerry's is no ordinary company. The ice-cream manufacturer is politically incorrect, satirical, and socially consc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Ben & Jerry's Free Greek FroYo: You Invite the Truck!

    "Free Ben & Jerry's" just might be the happiest phrase in the universe.The Vermont-based ice-cream company that believes treating people well is as important as making a great product, has a long history of giving away its frozen goodies. It began with the first Free Cone Day in 1979 w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Dairy Industry Aims to Use Aspartame Secretly

    The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation want to be able to use aspartame without having to include it on product labels, as is currently required by law. The FDA has been ignoring the petition, which was filed in 2009. Until now. The agency is co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Easy-Bake Oven: Hasbro to Release Gender-Neutral Version

    In news that's bound to make the budding Mario Batalis of the world giddy with anticipation, Hasbro announced yesterday that they're planning to release a gender neutral version of their Easy-Bake Oven. The changes to the classic toy were prompted by 13-year-old McKenna Pope's Change.org petition. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Ben & Jerry's Sues Porn Company Over Dirty Ben & Cherry's Videos

    Ben & Jerry's, the ice cream company that likes to push the limits with its own unique sense of edgy humor has finally reached its own limit.The frozen treat manufacturer, known for its pop-culture-inspired ice cream names, is suing the producers of Ben & Cherry's adult DVDs, saying the "har ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    The Music Industry's Top Ten Corporate Whores

    These days, musicians are nothing without high-profile, million-dollar endorsements. You just aren't a winner unless you're shilling soda, makeup, electronics, and your own personal brand of booze. Luckily, today's commercial powerhouses are more entrepreneurial than ever. So they will literally se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Kosher Hot Dog Suit: If 'Holy' Food Is Blasphemous, We Can't Trust Anyone

    Something just ain't kosher.As reported by Short Order earlier this week, ConAgra Foods, Inc., the company that produces those delicious Hebrew National hot dogs, is being sued. Well, not only sued, but sued in a class action lawsuit. The law firm of Blackwell Burke filed the suit in Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Tweeting Toasters? The Next Step In Kitchen Tech for 2012

    ​There's no question that if left unattended, our kitchen appliances can develop minds of their own, but tweeting toasters? What the hell? This is a prediction from a report released last month by Massachusetts-based marketing research firm International Data Corporation. IDC predicts that 2012 wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Government Backs Off the Food Industry

    ​Anti-obesity lobbyists and children activists have been trying for years to get food companies to stop marketing high sugar, high sodium, and overall unhealthy foods to children.Food companies, such as McDonald's, General Mills, and others, create advertising campaigns that include cartoon charac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    One Million Moms Don't Like Schweddy Balls, But I Do

    ​One Million Moms has an issue with Schweddy Balls.Moms, an online branch of  right-wing, conservative, pro-life American Family Association, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, has taken umbrage with Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls Ice Cream. On their website they claim: "Ben & Jerry's ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Philip Morris Sues Miami Stores for Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes

    ​You can get a counterfeit version of almost anything in Miami. Apparently even cigarettes. Tobacco giant Philip Morris has filed suit against 17 Miami-area retailers for stocking fake cigarettes. We all know that the stuff in the name-brand smokes will kill you. We can't imagine what kind of stuf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's Truck Hits Miami Streets Today: Tweet for Free Ice Cream

    Ben & Jerry's The Ben & Jerry's Scoop Truck is in Miami for a six-week tour.​Ben & Jerry's, the Vermont-based ice-cream company that features flavors named for hippies, rock stars, and talk-show hosts, is bringing its ice-cream truck to Miami for a six-week tour. Beginning today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Nanotechnology: "The Next Big Controversy in Food"

    Michael Passoff, activist and one of 2009's "100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics."​What is nanotechnology? Michael Passoff, a senior strategist with shareholder activist group As You Sow, recently wrote an article about nanotechnology and its use in food manufacturing. "Nanotech is alre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Fertilizer Company Pays $10K for Cake Baked by Agriculture Commissioner's 9-Year-Old Daughter

    ​Something doesn't smell right about the actions of The Mosaic Co., a leading Florida fertilizer company. OK, nothing ever smells good about the fertilizer business, but in this sense we mean it smells politically funny. The company ended up shelling out $10,000 at a fair auction for a cake baked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Pizza, Bagel Joints Feud Over Holy H2O

    Lee KleinOriginaly Brooklyn Water Bagel Company coming to Miami Beach​Water is at the center of a legal food fight between a Delray bagel shop and a Lake Worth pizzeria. But it's not South Florida water that heating up. It's the New York tap H2O that does miracles for pizza and bagel dough. Or so ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Free Big Boi Concert on South Beach This Wednesday at SoBe Live

    ​If you have ever, ever professed to love hip-hop, here are two things you need to do/plan to do, immediately, if you haven't completed at least step one:1) Get Big Boi's new solo album, Sir Luscious Left Foot ... the Son Of Chico Dusty. If you haven't listened yet, well, what the hell have y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Behind The Scenes With Ingrid Hoffman for Got Milk Photoshoot

    Watch the above video and you'll notice that Miami based international culinary personality Ingrid Hoffman has something more than milk stuck to her lips. According to a spokesperson for the Got Milk campaign "the milk mustache is a combination of lowfat milk and other lowfat dairy products."Pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Gay Ice Cream

    Fudge covered pretzels, huh?​Beginning this week, gay and lesbian couples can marry in the state of Vermont -- and in recognition and support, Ben & Jerry's has renamed their "Chubby Hubby" flavor "Hubby Hubby".The company states:"Ben & Jerry's has a long history of commitment to social ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Psystar's Suit Against Apple Thrown Out

    Psystar's "Attack of the Clones" seems to have hit a major roadblock. The Miami-based computer makers caused a stir when they started selling their own desktops packaged with Apple's OSX operating system. Apple only allows the system to be installed on its on hardware, and quickly filed suit. Psysta ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2008

    Sugar Deal Is Not So Sweet

    Charlie Crist gets a bogus hero medal for bailing out Big Sugar.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Herald Shills For The Dairy Industry

    Did you know that pasteurized milk is “more natural” than raw milk? Or that lactose-sensitive people should not avoid all milk and other dairy foods? Neither did I until partaking of the Dairy Nutrition Quiz in yesterday’s Miami Herald health section (the “wellness” page, to be precise). ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    Red Carpet Rollups

    The search for America’s next top cigar roller heats up.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    ADM: Supermaggot To The World

    Who ever heard of a vegetable oil-aholic? "We have a saying in our company: "Our competitors are our friends. Our customers are the enemy." -- A comment made in the early 1990s by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)’s then-president James Randall, as quoted in Fast Food Nation The Archer Daniels Midl ... More >>

  • News

    May 10, 2007

    Hecho en Miami

    They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?

  • Calendar

    October 12, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    May 25, 2006

    Next Big Things

    The five biggest attention-getters at E3

  • Music

    March 24, 2005

    Hotel Party

    Manufacturers and DJs mix, mingle, and make sense of music technology

  • Music

    July 8, 2004
  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Revenge of the Misfit Toys

    A year ago, three South Florida friends began sewing plush dolls for fun; now they're at the vanguard of a toy revolution

  • Shops and Wares

    May 16, 2002

    BEST BIKE SHOP

    Cycle World

  • Finest Foods

    May 17, 2001

    Best Chocolate

    Le Chocolatier

  • City Life

    May 17, 2001

    Best Lawyers

    Stanley and Susan Rosenblatt

  • Music

    May 17, 2001
  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Palm Reach

    MIAPUG!

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Riptide

    Someone's out to get counterfeit Cubans

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Internet Café

    Kafka's Kafe and Newsstand

  • Shops and Wares

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    July 8, 1999

    We're Number Gun

    Miami's own Taurus International Firearms is taking aim at the competition

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Get Your Foreign Butts Out of Our Convenience Stores!

    Want to make Big Tobacco really mad? Just try importing export-only cigarettes

  • News

    May 18, 1995

    Holy Smoke

    Deep in the heart of Little Havana, El Credito's expatriate artisans quietly go about the business of hand-rolling the creme de la creme of Cuban cigars

  • News

    May 29, 1991
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