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What have you invented lately?

Modobag is the motorized ride-on suitcase for adults. Clever. Practical. Provides a solution. Isn’t that what good inventing should represent? Read the article by Chris Leadbeater in The Telegraph UK. It’s a great example of a new application for efficient technology. And, it looks like fun, too!...
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Allured continuing education grants applications due

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this Fall and next Winter to help build your skills. The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based grants provide financial help for industry members who wish to expand their food-science knowledge or confectionery skills through continuing education courses. Due dates are...
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Happy 18th Birthday to Google!

The search engine which gets more than 40,000 search queries per second celebrates it’s 18th birthday today with a special birthday doodle. Read about Google’s doodles and other facts at this Independent UK article. Watch the internet live stats here! That’s 3.5 billion searches per day!...
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There’s a Shortage of Manufacturing Talent for American companies

Are you a technical college or university student? When deciding your major, take some mechanical and industrial engineering classes. Add a few food science and robotics classes. Summer job? Work in a factory. Find the reason in the article “Why U.S. companies pay headhunters $15,000 to fill manufacturing jobs” in...
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Chocolate festival at Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco

Save the date! Save the weekend! September 10-11, 2016 … bring your love of chocolate to San Francisco for the 21st annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival… and help support a great cause. Location is the famous Ghirardelli Square overlooking San Francisco Bay. Chef demonstrations, bean to bar education, ice cream and...
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