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Business News Archive - March 04, 2008

By Rehan, Kelly Morris National creates upscale flavors and packaging for its traditional chocolate truffles and liquor-filled chocolate lines, while also spearheading innovative novelty candy launches.

Jones Soda Co. (the "Company" or "Jones Soda") (NASDAQ: JSDA) announced today that its entire line of 24c vitamin-enhanced powder drink mixes is now available nationwide at Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFMI), the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket.

Dyneon LLC, a 3M company, announced today that it has acquired the business of Hitech Polymers Inc., a manufacturer of specialty thermoplastic polymers and provider of toll thermoplastic compounding services based in Hebron, Ky. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Eden Energy Corp. is pleased to announce that Eden's joint venture partner in the Noah Prospect in White Pine County Nevada has advised the company that they have signed a drilling agreement with Badger Drilling Company's Rig No. 1 based out of Roosevelt Utah.

By Jim McBride, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Mar. 4--The Bureau of Land Management's crude helium enrichment unit north of Amarillo will be shut down for maintenance and component replacement through March 14.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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