Waterbury Local Business
Friday Apr 24 | via Daily Herald
Call it the most-disruptive development in the business since Starbucks Corp. began the coffee-shop boom in the late 1980s. It might even be the biggest thing since Luigi Bezzera patented the espresso machine in 1901. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Neatorama
As a kid growing up in Waterbury, Vermont, Kirsten Schimoler was a regular on the Ben & Jerry's factory tour. Now, after getting a food science degree from Cornell University, she's moved back to her hometown and taken her dream job on Ben & Jerry's research and development team, where she helps think up, develop, taste, and perfect every flavor that comes out of the company kitchen. Comment?
Thursday Apr 23 | via The Bennington Banner
Solar developers want to expand the state's net metering program this year to make larger solar arrays eligible for incentive rates utilities pay customers. The program is designed to encourage the construction of small-scale renewable energy projects. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Bloomberg
Waterbury, Vermont-based Keurig Green Mountain, which estimates 20 million of its brewers are in use across the U.S., says spending on coffee per buyer is up more than any other beverage since 2010, and that its brewed packs are up more than three times as much as energy drinks. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Call it the most-disruptive development in the business since Starbucks Corp. began the coffee-shop boom in the late 1980s. Comment?
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