Reading the plethora of fun food news each week is just one of the perks of editing Food Dive. From the revival of a colonial beverage to the some very (very) unfortunate labeling mishaps, below are some interesting reads from the past five days.
Due to recent events, Belgian chocolatier ISIS—short for Italy and Switzerland, the two countries where the founder learned to make chocolate—will be changing its name to a sweeter-sounding “Libeert.”
In the tradition of everything old is hipster again, two Brooklynites are reviving switchel—a beverage also known as haymaker’s punch and popular with colonial farmers, Herman Melville, and twentysomethings in need of something other than their trusty PBR.
You are now free to blame ancient hunters for your next less-than-successful fishing trip—in northern Spain. Scientists say Stone Age fishers may have depleted the amount of large Atlantic salmon and brown trout in Spain’s Asturias region when they targeted only larger fish for meals.
After accidentally placing images of Hitler and Mussolini on select containers of its mini-creamer, Swiss retailer Migros recalled 2,000 packages of the product from 100 cafes in Switzerland.
To the disappointment of someone, somewhere, coffee-flavored potato chips will not be gracing grocery shelves anytime soon.