On PR Newswire: Outstanding Wine Grape Harvest; Hormel Debuts Bacon-Scented Wrapping Paper

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists.  Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:

California Wine Grape Harvest

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Vintners Across the State Report Outstanding Quality for 2021 California Harvest

Winemakers across California predict that the 2021 vintage will be one of the best in recent memory, while the Golden State’s winegrowers enjoyed a smooth harvest following a moderate and consistent growing season. Picking began early in many regions, including the North Coast — ranging from a week to several weeks ahead of average. Central Coast appellations experienced a cool year that prompted a later-than-average start.

Hormel Black Label Bacon Wrapping Paper

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The Makers of HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon Launch Limited-Edition, Bacon-Scented and Printed Wrapping Paper for the Holidays

The makers of Hormel Black Label Bacon, a leader in breakfast meats in America, announced today the launch of Hormel Black Label Bacon Wrapping Paper. The limited-edition wrapping paper features the joyous scent of Hormel Black Label Bacon baked into every sheet and a mouth-watering decorative bacon weave pattern. With Hormel Black Label Bacon Wrapping Paper, gift-givers can transform the most ordinary present into something truly extraordinary while making giving and receiving gifts this holiday season a truly delicious experience.

The Economist The World Ahead 2022

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2022 Will Be the Year of Adjusting to New Realities According to The Economist’s The World Ahead 2022

Today (Nov. 9) The Economist launched The World Ahead 2022, a look at the important themes, trends, and events that will shape the year ahead. The issue’s top ten themes for next year and their accompanying articles are online today.

The full edition will be available on economist.com and available on newsstands starting Nov. 18.

Reflecting on this year’s World Ahead, editor Tom Standage, wrote, “If 2021 was the year the world turned the tide against the pandemic, 2022 will be dominated by the need to adjust to new realities, both in areas reshaped by the pandemic and as deeper trends reassert themselves.”

IBM logo

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IBM Study: CIOs’ Influence Is Growing as Technology Becomes Core to Surveyed Enterprises

A new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study revealed CIOs’ influence on business strategy and operations is growing as technology pervades surveyed enterprises. When asked which other C-Suite members will be most critical over the next few years, CEOs surveyed named their tech chiefs (CIOs and CTOs) at more than twice the rate of CMOs, CHROs, or any other position excluding CFO and COOs.

The annual global study also revealed critical challenges CIOs are facing and recommendations to help overcome those challenges and drive agility, innovation, and growth for their organizations.

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin - people making Christmas cookies

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Americans are Expected to Purchase 161 Million Pounds of Butter for the Holidays

As friends and family gather for the holidays, Americans are expected to purchase 161 million pounds of butter from the second week in November through Christmas. While butter sales usually increase during the holidays, the pandemic, which spiked a rebirth of home cooking, has also caused butter sales to grow significantly year-round.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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