Juice Bar in Coronado At a time when
clarity is hard to come by, Fuel Juice Bar is bringing
defined, quality health food to Coronado. And its
employing environmentally conscious, family-business
practices to boot.
These days, we're bombarded by countless buzzwords for
healthy livingwords like organic, all natural
and green. With food and beverage purveyors everywhere
hopping on the aforementioned bandwagon, the lines are
sometimes blurred as to who is actually footing the
consumer bill of health.
Woes Still Thwart Franchise GrowthBanks are expected to
lend $8.4 billion to franchises this year, an amount
that is projected to fall $2 billion short of demand,
concludes a study prepared by Arlington-Va., research
firm Frandata on behalf of the International Franchise
Association, a trade group in Washington. The reason,
it speculates, is that banks are still reeling from
the housing crisis, which continues to persist.
For prospective and existing franchisees, a dearth of
credit will remain a major hurdle this year to opening
up new units or transferring ownership of existing ones,
a new study shows.
Offers New Smoothies
The new line of Fruit & Veggie smoothies includes
Berry UpBeet, Apple n Greens, and Orange Carrot
Karma flavors. Each of the new smoothies features less
than 250 calories in a 16-ounce serving, as well as
one full serving of vegetables and two full servings
of fruit. Although vegetable flavors may not be as natural
to the smoothie world as fruit flavors, Shields said
the Fruit & Veggie line went through the same R&D
process as all of the chains other flavors.
Goes to Washington: Supports US-Korea Free-Trade Agreement
James D. White, chairman, president and chief executive
officer, Jamba, Inc (NASDAQ: JMBA) led a delegation
of company executives to the nations capitol last
week visiting several senior Obama Administration officials.
The meetings were organized to promote the Companys
long-standing commitment to promoting healthy, active
lifestyles, small business entrepreneurship, and to
building healthier communities and schools across America.
White also joined a chorus of American companies pledging
their support for the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement...
Free-Trade Agreement Bolsters Foreign Tribunals: Skirts
Free trade theorists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo
must be rolling in their graves to see pacts like President
Obamas Korea Agreement called free trade.
Like the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the North
American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the pact, written
by unelected trade bureaucrats, spans 1,000 pages...