On a day when the stock market drops more than 460 points, I’m here to hold your hand and to let you know that “All will be well.” At least all of us Baby Boomers with retirement savings tied into 401(k) plans certainly hope so.
Unlike that classic and ever-reoccurring novelty song “Yes! We have no bananas,” the American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT)’s seventh annual Iron Confectioner competition did. And then some.
If weather and diseases concerns weren’t enough for the upcoming cocoa bean harvest in the Ivory Coast, then the Ebola epidemic surely provides a real what-if fear — one that’s sending the price of cocoa beans soaring.