The humble Q-Tip, that cotton swab on a stick, celebrates 100 years in 2023. In preparation, the brands owner, Unilever, has released centennial packaging, seen in stores, including Publix. That the centennial info is before the actual year is the smart thing for a brand; you can use the centuryMORE HERE

On July 12, The Royal Burgh of St. Andrews Community Council make Jack Nicklaus an Jack Nicklaus as an honorary citizen of St. Andrews, Scotland. It was there that he won two of his three Open titles at St. Andrews. The Old Course is also where Nicklaus chose to compete in hisMORE HERE

Goodbye, frozen vegetable brick. In spite of the recent explosion in frozen foods, changing consumer habits have meant the loss of one of the best known types of frozen food, the frozen food block. In the photo above, the sole remaining frozen vegetable brick at a Super Target is spinach,MORE HERE

SIMPSONVILLE, KENTUCKY – There were once dozens of regional sausage brands. One standout among the independents still remaining is the Old Folks brand, founded in 1944. Old Folks is actually the nickname for founder F. B. Purnell. Their archived website has a history of the brand: Old Folks was accustomedMORE HERE

For generations, the Mennen brand, now part of Colgate-Palmolive, was synonymous with mens’ and babies’ products, from baby oil to Speed Stick, Afta to Skin Bracer. Today, as the Colgate-Palmolive board meets for its annual meeting, it would do well to reconsider the value of the Mennen brand and companyMORE HERE

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cracker Barrel Old Country Store today launched its first Cracker Barrel Kitchen delivery service in Hollywood, Calif. The restaurant takeout will offer Cracker Barrel meals with delivery services DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub. Cracker Barrel’s Los Angeles ghost kitchen will also serve its existing virtual brand ChickenMORE HERE