Lightning Round: Waste, Wages, and Tesco Troubles

By Frazer Jones
In India, the government is working toward a new National Food Processing Policy in order to improve the countrys food supply chain and better address...
  • In India, the government is working toward a new National Food Processing Policy in order to improve the country’s food supply chain and better address problems like perishable food waste. ~ The Economic Times
  • A truth about minimum wage: employees who feel valued and appreciated are employees who work harder and grow with the company, and paying the minimum can often signal that your business could not possibly (legally) value your employees less. ~ Forbes
  • Nestlé is investing $36 million into doubling production capacity at its Binh An manufacturing site in Vietnam, to meet the country’s growing demand for Milo and other upcoming ready-to-drink beverages. ~ Beverage Daily
  • Warren Buffet meant it when he called Berkshire Hathaway’s investment in Tesco a mistake –his investment company has now sold off 245 million shares in the grocery store chain, taking it down to less than 3 percent ownership. ~ BBC
  • And then a Tesco in Switzerland made headlines by shouting down a blind woman to remove her guide dog from the store premises. That may not have anything to do with Tesco’s other image troubles, but it’s certainly not helping matters any either. ~ The Guardian
  • Forbes delves into the everyday live and times of a Chief Sustainability Officer, to better understand what this executive role entails and why you might consider adding the role to your business roster. ~ Forbes
  • Burger King is getting fancy with the launch of a 13,000 square foot high-end flagship location in Paris. ~ Eater
  • Singha Corporation is branching out with the launch of a new low-alcohol fruity cocktail beverage. ~ The Nation
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