Connected fridges, new canteens 2.0

More economical, connected fridges follow the trend of healthier fast food, with optimization of space and costs, guarantee of success. Often, the lackluster image of the canteen dates back to childhood. Faced with this, company catering, since 2014, has been trying to change this representation and now offers fresh and local dishes, available to employees … Read more

Biden’s Fed nominee Michael Barr downplays institution’s climate role

According to Michael Barr, “the only objective should be to understand the risks that the climate could pose to the financial system and to work” on “measures to manage these risks.” The US central bank (Fed) must understand climate risks and help banks deal with them, not determine which sectors they should or should not … Read more

In the United States, changing consumer behavior is destabilizing retail giants

DECRYPTION – In response to inflation, Americans suddenly decided to limit their spending on goods. A shift with serious consequences. Wall Street is giving the biggest names in the real economy punishments the likes of which have not been seen since the crash of 1987. Retail leaders Walmart, Target, Costco, Kohl’s and Amazon have seen … Read more

Consumption does not weaken in the United States, but is inflated by inflation

AFP, published on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11:54 p.m. Consumer spending is still climbing in the United States, but is inflated by inflation, which lengthens consumers’ bills and reduces the contents of their baskets. Rising costs are also weighing on the profitability of some large retailers such as Walmart. Supermarket giant Walmart, acclaimed for … Read more

what are the best sausages for our health?

In a sausage “we mainly put pork lean and fat which are chopped and mixed. We add salt, sugar, spices and possibly aromatic herbs. We also put lactic acid bacteria so that it ferments well. And in most cases, we put nitrates and nitrites”, describes Sylvie Metzelard in Here we are! Sausages are mainly made … Read more

consumer confidence deteriorates significantly in May (University of Michigan)

American consumer confidence deteriorated sharply in May, in all categories of the population, and the index measuring it fell to its lowest level since August 2011. The index thus lost 9.4% compared to April, and fell to 59.1 points, according to the preliminary estimate of the University of Michigan survey released on Friday. This deterioration … Read more

Cakes, chocolates… Sweet pleasures at the top of the favorite brands of the French

St Michel biscuits are at the top of the ranking, ahead of Lindt chocolates and Amora condiments. The French like to eat. And not necessarily the healthiest products. This is what emerges from the 2022 Observatory of the French Favorite Brand label, unveiled on Thursday at an event organized by the Union des Marques. He … Read more

E.Leclerc recalls aperitif cheeses suspected of containing listeria

The recall campaign concerns a 65 gram sachet of the Les Croisés brand, containing a duo of goat cheese balls for an aperitif. E.Leclerc stores launched a national recall campaign on Thursday, May 12, relayed by the government site Rappel Conso, concerning aperitif cheeses suspected of containing listeria, a bacterium responsible for listeriosis. This infectious … Read more

In the United States, employees in a position of strength

American companies are short of manpower. The ILWU, one of the strongest unions in the country, is in a strong position to win higher wages and better working conditions. Washington Correspondent The negotiations which have just opened between the union of 22,000 dockworkers on the west coast and the operators of the largest American ports … Read more