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Coca-Cola bets on energy drinks with Monster stake

...buying a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 billion, with the world's...markets such as the United States. Monster Beverage Corp., meanwhile, has cultivated a...Coca-Cola will take Monster's other beverages, such as Hansen's Natural Sodas and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/coca-cola-bets-energy-drin
Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...alcohol license holders who appeared at a Tuesday commission meeting, Rae's Coastal Cafe owner Walter Clay said the food and beverage community was "not opposed to the city doing better in the revenue being collected" but reminded commissioners the same establishments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/augusta-commission-nixes
Augusta Regional Collaboration Project hits snag over restroom renovation

...is soliciting proposals from organizations of all kinds to occupy at little cost one of several spaces inside for food and beverage, events, performance and recording, educational or office uses, obtained $300,000 in city funds for the project and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-27/augusta-regional-collabo
US job growth drops to 142,000, slowest in 8 months

...strike at Market Basket, a grocery chain in the Northeast, contributed to an unusually large drop of 17,000 jobs at food and beverage stores. That strike has since been resolved, which could lead to a rebound in hiring this month.Officials also noted that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/us-job-growth-drops-142000
Community Expo welcomes cyber newcomers

...their time here," said Maldonado, who expected 200 people to attend the expo, mostly during lunch, when free pizza and beverages were provided.Chris Johnson, of Fidelity Bank Mortgage, said that area growth remains in new-home construction but that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/community-expo-welcomes-cybe
Cafe on the Canal - A Mission for Healthful Living

...Friday and from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The executive chef, Tony Direnzo, has an extensive background in food and beverage. He has worked at several five-star and five-diamond resorts such as the Cloister at Sea Island, Ga."My comfort zone...

http://augusta.com/eat/cafe-on-canal-0
Summer heat sends more to area cooling centers

...designated in the 10 Augusta recreation centers offered to residents, including those who are disabled, looking for a cold beverage and a break from the sweltering heat, said Dee Griffin, fire department spokeswoman.Both counties, however, reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/summer-heat-sends-more-area-
Anheuser-Busch to import Mexican beer

...and Hispanic flavors and ingredients increasingly are flavoring the Amer ican culinary experience. His panic foods and beverages were an $8 billion market in 2012, according to research firm Packaged Facts. "There's obviously a growing consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-16/anheuser-busch-import-mexican-beer
School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...worthwhile education programs,'' their statement says. "While we are concerned about the obesity epidemic, limiting food and beverage fundraisers at schools and school-related events is not the solution."A federal law dubbed the "Smart Snack Law" went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
$6 million changes planned for historic Partridge Inn in Augusta

...Holiday Inn Resort will open on Jekyll Island later this year.NorthPointe Hospitality, which manages accounting, food and beverage, staffing and other operations for hotels, handles Patton's soon-to-open Holiday Inn Resort and his Hilton Garden Inn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-19/6-million-c