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A Border Project Faces Accusations of Lobbying Pressure and Wasted Moneynew

According to some critics, the push for consolidating services at the Nogales port comes from the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, a powerful trade group representing 125 produce dealers, brokers and distributors who import Mexican fruits and vegetables. Big money is at stake: In Nogales, produce has grown into a $2 billion industry.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  10-07-2009  |  Immigration

Eric Seed is Fueling the Nation's Classic-Cocktail Revivalnew

Through his work importing unusual spirits, Seed is quickly expanding the tippler's toolkit, helping cocktail geeks avoid whopping airmail fees or the risks of smuggling bottles in suitcases.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Rachel Hutton  |  09-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Brazilian Wineries Finally Come of Agenew

Not too long ago, the words "Brazilian" and "wine" would hardly be put together without a stern warning against a horrible hangover. Not that decent wine did not exist there -- it simply had not been made available for the general public, and much less for export.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ernest Barteldes  |  07-09-2008  |  Food+Drink

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