Food News Roundup - Burger King, Tap Water, Lime Fresh, Banana Farms, Lose Weight, Chef Allen, Great Food, and Cuba

  • Burger King continues its quest for world domination, 4th quarter numbers are in, profits are up, revenues down. [Forbes] [BizJournals] [BKCorp]
  • Miami Dade Water & Sewer Department launching advertising campaign to promote the benefits of tap water for your drinking pleasure. [Bnet] [FoodWaterWatch]
  • Lime Fresh Mexican Grill names a former Starbucks exec as new VP of Development. [ChainLeader]
  • Dole Food goes to federal court in Miami September 1st for litigation regarding banana farms the company once ran in Nicaragua. [MSNBC]
  • A University of Miami student talks about losing 50 pounds with a smartphone diet app. [PCworld]
  • Chef Allen Susser featured in new online, downloadable cookbook to celebrate California's Mirassou Winery 155th year of winemaking. [PRnewswire]
  • U.S. recession means less money for immigrants to send back home where families spend that money on food. [TCPalm]
  • Neville Brothers will headline 2nd Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest which according to a press release promotes "great food, and fine dining." [PRlog]
  • University of Florida professor and expert on Cuban agriculture says "they think that we are stupid." [McClatchy]


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