Pacific Cornetta Inc of Wilsonville, Ore., has been awarded the 2002 Gold Medal from the American Culinary Institute for thermal beverage containers. The company's Liquid Solutions vacuum bottles won the "thermal carafe" category, going up against several larger and well-known companies. A panel of professional chefs declared the bottle "best overall" in design, construction, and user-friendliness. www.pacific-cornetta.com.
Did you hear?...Germany's OutDoor show awards nine product gold medals for innovation
Of 242 entries for the fourth-annual 2009 OutDoor award, nine were chosen for gold medals signifying what the jury considered innovation and excellent design. At the ceremony July 16 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, a standing-room-only crowd listened for an hour as each of the 63 ...read more