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Happy Retirement Barbara!

Mom and Dad Lathrop HIRED her....and we RETIRED her! Our friendship with "Ms. Barbara" goes back to when Mark worked for HER, as her paper-boy! Barbara has spent the last 18 years as our office manager. Last night we held a special dinner for her, her family and members of our management team, to wish her well and send her off to the much deserved world of retirement! THANK YOU, Barbara, for 18 years of service and commitment to our Lathrop Vending family! You will be MISSED!!

Pumpkin Spice Where Did It Begin?

Despite the availability of pumpkin spice, it took several decades more before people had the history-altering idea to combine it with America’s favorite caffeinated beverage. In the “Nutrition Talk column of the March 1980 edition the Montreal Gazette, authors Jane Hope and Dr. Elizabeth Bright-See first mention pumpkin pie spice as a sugar substitute. “Five cups of coffee with just a level teaspoon of sugar adds up to 90 calories a day you really don’t need,” they wrote, while pushing for cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg or ginger as possible substitutes. It wasn’t until the 1990s that some coffee roasters initially began experimenting with pumpkin spice flavoring. A roaster called Home Roast Coff

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Uncasville, CT 06382-2512


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