Heartsmart’s Condiments: Healthy food can be tasty food

Herbert M. Pickett

The steady growth of the agro processing sub-sector from a modest and little-regarded pursuit used mostly to subsidize the incomes of poor families to what, in some instances, are, these days, significant investments in the manufacture of condiments from locally grown fruit and vegetables, is, arguably, one of the recent noteworthy successes in the agro-processing sector.

 Time was when agro processed produce was vended mostly in hastily wrapped paper and plastic packages and from in bottles that often raised questions about the sanitation bona fides of the products themselves.  How things have changed! These days, the manufacture of these fruit and vegetable-based snacks, condiments and seasonings is subject to the strict food safety oversight protocols that are embedded in the law; so that even the smallest ‘manufacturer’ of agro produce, these days, must comply with at least minimum factory, presentation and sanitation standards that are subject to enforcement and transgression

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Best Weeknight Dinners to Make in December

You’re busy baking gingerbread cookies and making chocolate fudge when a thought crosses your mind: “What should I make for dinner?” The answer to that eternal question? Comfort foods that will help you stay warm as the temperatures drop, such as the Pepper-Crusted Lamb with Roasted Vegetables that’s pictured here. It’s simple enough to prepare any night of the week, but special enough for a holiday gathering; simply put, it’s the back-pocket recipe you need during a busy month like December. Like the rest of the recipes we’re sharing here, it serves at least four people and comes together in less than one hour. And, as always, Mondays are meatless.

December is a jam-packed month. You’re likely shopping for gifts, entertaining, attending cookie swaps, taking kids to holiday events, and so much more. Time is extra tight for meal prep during this time of year, which is why we’ve saved

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Business Finance Vs Private Finance

Graduates pursue careers in commercial and investment banking, monetary advising and portfolio management, monetary analysis, and corporate finance. “At Gies, students benefit from a faculty of international consultants who convey in depth skilled finance experience to their educating. That makes their education rigorous, real, and related and units them up for success Business & Finance.” A financial, or company, supervisor has to determine the risks dealing with the corporate and then make an try to quantify them. The risks that a business agency takes determines its tolerance for risk and its potential to make a return. The return on an organization’s investments, or capital projects, must at least equal the extent of risk related to the funding or project.

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