Lightning Round: Forklifts and Foster Farms

By Frazer Jones
Electric forklift popularity is on the rise, as businesses attempt to improve their supply chain sustainability. ~ Food Logistics Four teenagers have...
  • Electric forklift popularity is on the rise, as businesses attempt to improve their supply chain sustainability. ~ Food Logistics
  • Four teenagers have been arrested for breaking into a Foster Farms facility in mid-September and beating 920 Foster Farms chickens to death with a golf club. ~ NBC San Diego
  • Business Insider has dissected the strategy behind McDonald’s Monopoly game – the franchise makes it much harder to win by flooding the market with multiples of only certain game pieces – and (somewhat) evens the playing field by laying out which properties consumers should really keep an eye out for. ~ Business Insider
  • McDonald’s Hong Kong is promoting the Justice League with an egg-topped Double Beef Batman Burger and it looks like the greatest thing ever. ~ Foodbeast
  • Counterpoint: PepsiCo has filed a patent for Quaker brand Chewy granola bars made with Pop Rocks-like fizzy candy, and that also sounds like the greatest thing ever. ~ Food Navigator
  • The Morton Salt Girl was inducted onto the Advertising Week Walk of Fame on New York City’s Madison Avenue this year, along with fire safety warden Smoky the Bear and fabric softener advocate Snuggle Bear. ~ Food Processing
  • A smart business tip for entrepreneurs: don’t post racist rants to Instagram. (Or any form of social media, for that matter.) ~ Gawker
  • Commodities producer Archer Daniels Midland has completed its acquisition of flavoring and ingredients business WILD Flavors for GmbH. ~ Street Insider
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