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Aisha Kabani

Eagle Beverage Vice President

Read the newest blog by Aisha Kabani and see how a family owned manufacturing company manages the different facets of creating spectacular products & sharing them with the world.

The Circle of Conservation

Alan Menken and Stephen Laurence Schwartz wrote Colors of the Wind for the movie “Pocahontas” and today I’m reminded of…
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Reflection & Thank You

As we wind down the year and look back, it was definitely a year fraught with twists and turns.  Could…
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A-Musing about the Seahawks

Everytime I think about the Seattle Seahawks, I can’t decide if I’m naively optimistic about them, or cautiously pessimistic… And…
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Changes to Labeling Laws

Over the next year or so, the FDA is requiring changes to nutrition panels.  For larger companies with a bevy…
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Best Coffee Cities in the World

A recent article at ccn.com listed the top 8 cities for coffee. (http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/04/travel/best-coffee-cities/index.html?hpt=tr_c2) In reading through the list, I’ve been…
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Flavored Beer

On a visit to SE Asia to one of our customers we were introduced to a new craze…. Flavored beer.…
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Happy New Year

It is with great excitement that I start to write for the blog again.  First of all, Happy New Year…
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Conducting a Blind Tasting

Conducting a blind tasting takes an assortment of skills and a variety of characters.  First, the skills: Analytical – what…
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Dubai, late 2010

I’ve been to Dubai about five times in as many years and this most recent trip in November was definitely…
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The Flavors of Provence

The south of France is a a delight to the senses.  Visually exquisite, cuisine that is simple, fresh and flavorful,…
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A-A-T-M-F

I recently attended a beer tasting at Cowboy Stadium in Dallas, TX. As an aside, Cowboy Stadium is amazing. It…
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The Jerk/Sucker Tradeoff

I was at a class recently taught by Professor Sonia Marciano a Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at…
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Blue Hawaiian Mix

We recently had a request for a Blue Hawaiian Mix and discussions started flying around the office as to what…
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Buck Hendrix, Starbucks

Buck Hendrix has a long history with Starbucks, starting in Procurement. He currently is the Starbucks President for Europe, Middle…
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Europe’s Coffee Show

The Specialty Coffee Association of Europe held it’s Caffe Culture Conference & World Championships – World Barista Championship 2010 convention…
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24/7 Quality Control

Managing quality control is a 24/7 job. It is easy to think that managing quality is all about making sure…
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The Handle of Invitation

Did you know? Eighty-seven years ago, In 1923, Coca Cola introduced a six-pack cardboard carton that was described as “a…
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The Restaurant Show 2010

Every year, small businesses have the dilemna of choosing the best industry trade show to hawk their wares and capture…
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The Booze Cruise

We spend a lot of time talking about specialty beverages, but very little about the other ingredients. Here, our R&D…
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Sugared Toppings

We get a lot of requests for sugars and toppings. Toppings are beverage enhancements that essentially decorate the beverage. These…
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Lets Talk Tea

First thing in the morning, I like to drink tea. Tea is the most popular drink around the world and…
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Fruit Based Products

We are all about Fruit based products at Eagle. In manufacturing fruit products, we get to taste so many delicious…
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Powders

As we head into spring, we should talk about Powdered bases. These are one of the fastest growing segments in…
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Versatile Sauces

Sauces are versatile products but fairly specialized. The most common sauce is chocolate (what a surprise), which is used to…
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Machine-age

Have you ever seen the I Love Lucy episode where Lucy and Ethel go to work in a chocolate factory?…
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Metal Detectors

Metal detectors are often one of the last steps in processing food products. This simple step assures that food products…
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Specialty Coffee

In my opinion, within specialty coffee, there are four main components: 1. The coffee – It is all about the…
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Did you know…

Did you know, German chocolate cake does not come from Germany. In 1852, Sam German developed a sweet baking chocolate…
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Glass vs. Plastic

Plastic bottles are not as sturdy as glass bottles, which have large implications in the beverage industry. One reason is…
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The FDA and Sugar

The FDA recently published a preliminary guidance document relating to the labeling of sugar? This is interesting for all those…
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Did you know…

English coffee houses in the 17th and 18th century were viewed with suspicion by the crown as centers of unregularted…
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