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These Entrepreneurs Were Even More Energetic Than Usual: They Were at the New York Coffee Festival!

The caffeine flowed freely, and so did conversations by dozens of coffee entrepreneurs -- who perhaps talked a tad faster than normal -- at the fourth annual New York Coffee Festival in Manhattan this past weekend. Featured at the event were booths for espresso machines, French presses and eco-friendly coffee cups, plus free tastings of every flavor of roasted bean imaginable -- as well as “latte…

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Wakayama Ume (Japanese Plum) Promotion Event

On Oct.10, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and The Norinchukin Bank invited the press and people in the food and restaurant industry to an event in New York promoting ume (plums) from Wakayama, Japan. This prefecture produces 60% of the ume grown in Japan and 80% of the umeboshi (salt pickled ume). During the event Ms. Emi Horiguchi of JETRO Osaka introduced the agricultural systems in…

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October Round Up: All Treats, No Tricks

It’s that yummy time of year. From Halloween to all the other upcoming holidays, thoughts turn to hosting and/or attending some friendly festivities. For adults planning Halloween parties in recreationally legal states there are new enchanting alternatives for elevating your celebration with cannabis-infused edibles. Infused options should be offered separately from other party snacks, so guests…

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Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

It was another busy week for the cannabis industry, with Aurora Cannabis Inc (OTC: ACBFF) applying to list on the New York Stock Exchange, tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reportedly showing interest inin Aphria Inc. (OTC: APHQF), and Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) confirming it conducted “some preliminary fact-finding” related to selling cannabis-based products in its stores. The biggest…

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Chef-Quality CBD Infusions Connect Cannabis to the Foodservice Industry

With the cannabis industry booming across the nation, CBD has made its way onto menus as an infusion that can be added into coffee, cocktails, and more. On this episode of The Barron Report, Paul Barron speaks with CEO, Kim Sanchez Rael and Chief Creative Officer, Ron Silver of Azuca, a company with a unique technology to create fast-acting cannabis edibles, sugar, and syrups made from…

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Restaurants add cannabis-derived ingredient to their menus

The James New York NoMad hotel is offering new room service items designed not only to feed but to relax its guests. The luxury hotel tapped famed cannabis chef Andrea Drummer to design a CBD-infused menu. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a chemical component of the cannabis plant, usually hemp. It is a non-psychoactive chemical compound, which means it won’t give you the same kind of high that THC-laced…

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CBD-Infused Foods and Drinks Grow in Popularity at NYC Shops, Cafes

More businesses in New York City are capitalizing on the growing popularity of cannabidiol, or CBD, as merchants tout its health benefits to sell CBD-infused products as varied as pastries, coffee and topical creams. The controversial compound found in the cannabis plant is said to have several medical benefits, including anti-anxiety, stress relief, pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties.…

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Cannabis Syrup For Your Shakes, Smoothies, And Sauces

Azuca Cannabis Syrup Could Make Recipes Even Better Dosage has always been one of the trickier aspects to figure out when it comes to making cannabis-infused edibles and beverages. But a revolutionary new product seeks to change all that. Meet Azuca, a unique line of cannabis-infused sweeteners and syrups. These all-natural products are designed to offer cannabis consumers more control in…

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NYC chef brings cannabis edibles to city with Massachusetts on horizon

For nearly 30 years, Bubby’s has been a staple dining destination in New York City, and now chef and owner Ron Silver has set his sights on the booming cannabis industry in New York and Massachusetts with his new venture, Azuca.Azuca is a line of fast-acting cannabis-infused sweeteners and syrups that are currently available at Bubby’s locations and will launch in Massachusetts sometime this…

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Sweet N’ High: Cannabis-Infused Sweetener For Your Kugel

He operates two massively popular Bubby’s restaurants in New York - and seven in Japan. He and wife Melissa have four adorable kids. He even co-authored a book on Bubby’s Homemade Pies in 2007.Now, Silver’s tapping his rebellious roots to launch a different kind of edible: Cannabis-infused sweeteners whose high-tech formulation lets consumers know exactly what dose they’re getting and “how long…

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