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ECOR’s Recycling Plans Are Something That Cos. Can Build On

Process Creates Building Materials Out of RecyclingBefore, San Diego used to send the majority of its recycling to China, where it would be spun up into raw materials that could be manufactured into goods.

Public Can Warm Up To These Wearables

RETAIL: Heated Apparel Carried In Nearly 1,500 Stores

Tech Gear 5.7 Inc. has its Mobile Warming line of heated jackets, vests, base layers, socks and gloves.

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Glasses Focus on Style, Lifestyle

RETAIL: Pricing, Action Sports Connection Help Drive Sales

In its first year in business, Blenders Eyewear, founded in 2013, sold about one thousand pairs of sunglasses.

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Sourcify Connects Cos. to Overseas Manufacturing

STARTUP: Company Went Through EvoNexus And Y Combinator

In 2010, when 25-year-old Nathan Resnick lived in China as part of a high school foreign exchange program and after starting his own fashion e-commerce business.

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Cutwater Tequila Proudly Took the Long Way to Market

BEVERAGE: Ten Years In the Making, Co. Tapped Traditional Methods, Experts

San Diego-based Cutwater Spirits has revealed its latest creation: the brand’s first tequila offering.

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SD Climate Delivers for Coffee Drinkers

Local Production Seen As Start of Sea Change For Organic Coffee Scene

San Diego-based Bird Rock Coffee Roasters signed a deal with Oceanside’s Mraz Family Farms to sell the first San Diego-grown coffee and sold out in just four days.

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619 Spirits Gets USA TODAY’s Best Craft Vodka Distillery Nod

619 Spirits, with a 4,200 square foot distillery and tasting room located in North Park, was founded by San Diego local Nick Apostolopoulos in 2012.

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Cutwater Spirits Releases First Tequila

According to a press release, Cutwater Spirits’ master distiller, Yuseff Cherney, has been working on the tequila, called Rayador Tequila Blanco and made of 100% blue Mexican agave, for the last decade.

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Connect Names Finalists for Most Innovative Products Awards

21 companies will compete for the title of "Most Innovative" in December.

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RF Industries Reports Net Income of $1M During Third Quarter

Acquisition of C Enterprises Increases Revenue Picture

RF Industries reported net income of $1.0 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $15.5 million during its third quarter.

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Sempra Energy to Sell Peru Business for $3.59B

ENERGY: Chinese Buyer Takes First Step To Import U.S. LNG

Sempra Energy is weighing options for the $3.59 billion in cash it expects to receive through the sale of its interest in a South American electric utility.

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Leadership Changes At Akcea Therapeutics Include New CEO

Ionis to Deepen Its Commitment to the Company

Akcea Therapeutics on Sept. 23 announced the departures of CEO Paula Soteropoulos, President Sarah Boyce and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Goldberg.

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Company’s History Helps in Competitive Organics Market

RETAIL: Customer Loyalty and Small Co. Image Are Respected

San Diego-based Organics Unlimited Inc. is a major player in the produce game.

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Co.’s Antifungal Success May Help Other Efforts

MEDICINE: Drug May Help In Bone Marrow Transplants

Antibiotic-resistant infections grab headlines.

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DNA Printer and Tech for Improved Photosynthesis Score Funding Rounds

ZeaKal Raises $15M; SGI-DNA Takes in $25M

Two San Diego biotechs with head-turning technology recently picked up venture funding.

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