In an age of greater awareness of the relationship between conspicuous consumption and climate change, sustainability is now more of a core concern for corporations and people (which I guess are the same thing to the Supreme Court) than ever. That’s led businesses with sizable carbon footprints to explore how they can reuse some of the spent or unused materials they’d otherwise throw away.
The holiday season is a festive time of year full of what previously undiscovered forms of alcohol. Maybe it’s the fact that there are so many beverages like eggnog and hot cocoa ready for the spiking that explains the proliferation.
Regardless, a newly-spotted offering from Trader Joe’s looks like it’s exactly what you need to take your yuletide boozing to the next level. According to eagle-eyed instagrammer @TraderJoesObsessed, there’s a new house-brand Cocoa Cream Liqueur hitting store shelves.
It’s after 2:30 on a busy workday, and you haven’t eaten lunch yet, nor did you plan ahead and bring anything. There’s only five minutes until your next meeting, but you know you’ll flip over a conference table out of sheer hangriness if you don’t get any food in you first. Suddenly, you spot something miraculous: a vending machine with salad in it.