THRILLIST: WALMART IS NOW SELLING ITS OWN FANCY BEER
"The retailer has begun selling its own private-label beer called Trouble Brewing. [It's] is sold in 12-packs for the very Walmart price of $13. The pack comes with beers in four different styles: 'Round Midnight Belgian White, Cat's Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, and the Red Flag Amber. Early impressions of the beer — like this taste-test from a beer blog — weren't too kind. But on the plus side, you're getting 12 beers for $13!" Read full story.
QUARTZ: French Parents Know How to Teach Their Kids to Love Food Without Overeating
"What if we could have it all? Keep the pleasure and stick to our resolution? In the US, people tend to compartmentalize pleasure, separating it from our daily chores and relegating it to special times. In France, pleasure, in fact, takes the weight of a moral value, because according to the French, pleasure serves as a compass guiding people in their actions. And parents begin teaching their children from very early childhood in a process called the education of taste, or “l’éducation du gout.”" Read full story.
NY TIMES: Nestlé Reformulates Sugar And Says It Will Use Less In Its Candy
"Nestlé, the international food behemoth, announced Wednesday that it had developed a way of restructuring sugar, allowing the company to reduce the amount of sugar in its candy products. Nestlé said the new sugar would be introduced in products starting in 2018, and that more details about it would be released next year." Read full story.