#North And South America

What’s Sweeter Than Desserts? President and Founder of Silverland Bakery, Athena Uslander, Shares Her Courageous Story That Takes Her From a College Dorm to Top Dessert Entrepreneur, and the Face Of Dove. You Will Just Love Her Story!

Silverland Bakery began over 30 years ago as one of the first commercial bakers of brownies. Since 1983, our founder and former structural engineer Athena Uslander has been hand crafting brownies, old fashioned bakery bars, cookies, crispy rice treats, raw bars and customized products for wholesale customers as well as direct to the consumer. Recipes are developed by Athena are hand made with locally sourced, high quality all-natural ingredients in small batches, preservative free. Our family business strives to be a recognized brand known to consumers, foodservice and retailers for making all natural desserts crafted by heart and hand.
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Getting the Story Straight on History

New Orleans For all of the superrich interest in space as a new frontier for the future, it seems that science is making major advances in discovering clues about our past. I’m not talking about last year or one-hundred years ago, I’m talking about tens of thousands of years ago back before the Enlightenment and the Euro-versions of history became the definition of today. Dating has improved for archeologists. Imagining systems in the ground and from the air are opening up new pages in prehistory. Discoveries both in water and where shores receded have revealed amazing finds. Joining with anthropologists, some are coming up with new questions, new possibilities, and new theories that offer a more nuanced understanding of the past than any of us were taught, and that some may not find comfortable.

USHBC’s MAP funding doubles for 2022

FOLSOM, Calif., November 29, 2021—The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has notified the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) that its 2022 Market Access Program (MAP) funding award will nearly double to $597,810, up from $299,195 in 2021 and $207,449 in 2020. “This exponential funding increase in just two years demonstrates...

The World’s Top Three Places to Invest in Real Estate Today

I’m met with the faint scent of sea air. The condo is just how I left it almost three months earlier. Not a thing out of place…. Instinctively, I make my way to the terrace, to the million-dollar views. It’s what drew me to the property when I saw it a year before. But it hits me afresh when I pull back the sliding glass door.
The Independent

Driving change in cross-border payments

Sending money home is important for millions of people around the world. Almost a billion people receive money from friends and relatives who have moved abroad or live outside their home country, and the value of these international payments (known as remittances) is more than half a billion dollars a year.

Maersk Training wins safety and training awards

The GWO Safety & Training Awards is the world’s first programme of its kind, focused on excellence in training and aims to recognise the impact of training providers, instructors, and supporting workforces within the wind energy industry. After achieving accolades for Training Team of the Year in both the Newcomer...

Ted Peterson on leadership: It’s about relationships; ‘no dictator stands for long’

Christmas decorations have gone up all around the world. Syracuse-based Downtown Decorations had a hand in hundreds of them. Founder and president Ted Peterson said his company designs and sells commercial holiday decor and banners for downtowns, shopping malls, commercial centers, casinos, military bases, and similar places in North and South America. In North America, Texas has the largest number of clients. In South America, Ecuador has the most. The company has done holiday displays for Disney parks, for movies like the Iron Man series, and for TV’s Hallmark Channel.

Cooking with care

Bruno Goussault, PhD, chief scientist at Cuisine Solutions, Sterling, Va., began developing the sous vide method of cooking in 1971. The director of meat purchasing for Jacque Borel’s restaurants asked Goussault for a way to cook roast beef from the hard muscles of the beef carcass. They wanted a method to retain the juices and tenderness without the use of a traditional cooking oven.

Synergy, southern hospitality drive belting deal

PARAGOULD, Ark.—Call the recent deal between GRT Rubber Technologies L.L.C. and Valley Rubber L.L.C. the result of cultural similarities, complementary product lines—and a bit of southern hospitality. For GRT Rubber, the Nov. 18 acquisition of Valley Rubber means an expanded international footprint, especially as it relates to mining and aggregate...