Food companies keep indicating that their good fortune last year will extend into this one. Investors might be ready to start listening. Kraft Heinz reported solid fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday. The company also guided for flat to positive organic sales growth in the first quarter of , paired with low single-digit growth in adjusted earnings. This is notable because it is measured against an extraordinarily high base; it was in March of last year when consumers rushed to stock up their pantries. Granted, the pandemic has stretched on in January and February, keeping many out of restaurants.
Virgin Orbit, founded by Sir Richard Branson, is a company that aims to use a modified jumbo jet to launch small satellites into orbit using its novel LauncherOne booster as seen in this illustration. See how Virgin Orbit, a cousin to Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic, will work in the photos here. Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket was mated to its carrier aircraft, a modified known as Cosmic Girl, for the first time on Oct. Read our full story on the milestone here! The company is planning a captive carry test of the system in early July. Here, the aircraft arrives in Long Beach, where the company is headquartered.
Published Wednesday, February 3, The high-altitude experimental launch from Boca Chica, Texas, is a repeat of an accident that destroyed a previous test rocket. The SpaceX Starship system is a fully reusable; two-stage-to-orbit; super heavy-lift launch vehicle designed for long-duration cargo and, eventually, a passenger-carrying spacecraft. The latest test saw the craft reaching its peak altitude of about 10km as planned before hovering momentarily in mid-air. After flipping its nose upward again to begin its landing sequence, it tried to reactivate two of its three Raptor thrusters.
The food marketplace has come a long way in the past century. Today, consumers assume they can walk into a grocery store and buy that is both safe and properly labeled. This was an independent sampling, which NCL paid out-of-pocket, that included a battery of chemical and sensory tests that are not inexpensive. Bottles were selected from the back of lower shelves to ensure they were not damaged by exposure to natural or artificial lighting. NCL did not test all brands that a consumer might buy.