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SoCal Grocery Strike Averted; The Most Caffeinated City in the U.S.

• Though details are yet to be released, the grocery workers union and the top three Southern Californian supermarket chains have reached a three-year deal to avert a strike. [LAT]

• Behold America’s most caffeinated cities. Guess which Grub Street city is No. 1? [HuffPo]

• Just another reason fatness is a vicious cycle: It seems the brains of the obese crave high-calorie foods more than other people’s brains. [Health/US News]

• Sur La Table has been acquired by an investment group named Investcorp. [Sacramento Bee]

• Since 2008 demand has almost doubled at a Pasadena food bank for seniors. [LAT]

• Bruce Beresford-Redman, the Survivor producer accused of killing his wife, Zabumba owner Monica Beresford-Redman, is fighting extradition to Mexico to stand trial in the case. [My Fox LA]

• Jarritos, those colorful sodas that are fun to order at Mexican restaurants, is trying to expand its reach beyond the Latino community. [NYT]

• Say good-bye to the era of awkward tiny foil ketchup packages: If you haven’t noticed, Heinz has a new way of dispensing the goods on the go, dubbed the “Dip and Squeeze.” [WSJ]

SoCal Grocery Strike Averted; The Most Caffeinated City in the U.S.