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Nation of nibblers: Snacks replace meals for rising number of folks
Chicago Tribune
Kelly Anne Celli, a Lincoln Park Zoo employee who moonlights as a real estate agent, compares herself to a giraffe because she's always munching, slowly but surely. On something. She never sits for meals; she doesn't even have a kitchen table.
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ASSOCIATION NEWS


CinemaCon Panel set
NAC
NAC has announced the panel who will participate in the NAC Educational Program: "Concession Confessions: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities." The session will take place on Thursday, March 27 at 8:45 a.m. at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Kathi Gillman, Director of Food and Beverage/Purchasing, Starplex Cinemas, will facilitate this dynamic group of experienced concession experts as they discuss how the industry has changed over the years and how they plan on meeting the challenges of today's diverse and demanding consumer.

The panel will include Rob Lehman, Vice President of Concessions at Carmike Cinemas; Rob Novak, Director of Concessions at Marcus Theatres; Dean Gentile, VP of Operations at Digital Cinema Destinations Corp. and Gary Butske Jr., Vice President of Operations at Emagine Entertainment.

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Regional Seminar Series coming to Villa Park, Ill.
NAC
Following a highly successful session in Santa Fe Springs, the NAC Regional Seminar Series is coming to Villa Park, Ill., on March 13. The seminar is a one-day educational program designed for entry level managers, supervisors and those interested in concessions management. A perfect precursor to NAC's Concession Manager Certification Course.
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Concessions Industry Data Initiative Survey
NAC
In response to repeated inquiries for deeper information about the Concessions and Hospitality industry by members, industry, press, regulators and legislators, The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) is undergoing an Industry Data Initiative and is asking for participants in the industry to take a very brief online survey.

In order to achieve maximum results and assure impartial and confidential credibility, Florida International University (FIU) is partnering with NAC to conduct the survey and analyze the data. Here is a link to the survey.

https://fiu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_38XEoHFyzKDWkSx

As an extra incentive, those who participate will receive the final results well in advance of general publication which is anticipated to be in July .

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IN THE NEWS


Soda wars bubble up across the country
TIME
Unless something very unexpected happens, voters in San Francisco can expect to be answering a question like this come Election Day in November: Would you support a tax on sugar sweetened beverages, with the funds dedicated to health, nutrition, and physical activity programs? They can also expect to find themselves amid a whirlwind of arguments and ads from health organizations supporting the measure and from the powerful beverage industry opposing it.
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Hershey's is hiring a chocolate futurist
The Atlantic
The Hershey Company — makers of the eponymous candy bar, York Peppermint Patties, and Reese's Cups — is a big, complex organization. Not only is it the largest chocolate manufacturer in the United States, selling 40 percent of domestic dark chocolate, but it also operates a store/museum in Hershey, Pa. And one in Times Square. And one in Las Vegas.
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Russell Stover's slow, candy bar-free rise to a billion-dollar asking price
Bloomberg Businessweek
Do one thing, and do it well. You can find this earnest mantra championed all over the tech world — extolled by the folks who developed Unix, outlined in Google's company philosophy, embedded in descriptions for apps, and sometimes falsely attributed to Steve Jobs — probably because he said so many things that sounded so similar. You can also find it at Russell Stover Candies, the 91-year-old candy company.
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Plant turns Disney food scraps into electricity
Orlando Sentinel
The big truck tipped its load, and out gushed a bubbling slop of burger pieces, buns, onions, carrot peels, whole oranges, lettuce bits and much more that smelled as sour as it looked. Paul Sellew watched as if he were getting a gift. "It's beautiful," he said.
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Hand hygiene 'essential' to food facilities
Food Production Daily
A food science specialist says ensuring an effective safety program at any food processing environment involves one key ingredient: its people.
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Is your mobile workforce exposing you to unseen risks?
By Paul Starkman
Bring-your-own-device to work has fast become a popular trend as employees often prefer to use a single smartphone, laptop and tablet for both work and personal use. Initially, companies embraced BYOD as a workforce management strategy that fulfilled employees' demands for flexibility while lowering telecommunication expenses. Now it's become clear that BYOD also comes with many business risks that require further review, evaluation and action to reduce growing concerns with security, compliance and privacy issues.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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Food prices soar as incomes stand still (CBS News)
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