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New Blue Bell Ice Cream Investor; New Brewery for Artist Alley Project

Your Bluebell ice cream fast might be coming to an end, plus more news you might have missed.

Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue Bell Ice Cream

BRENHAMBlue Bell fans there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Sid Bass, a prominent  Texas businessman, has recently become an investor in the creamery. Fans of the Texas-based treat are hopeful his backing will ensure the swift return of Blue Bell ice cream products back to the market. It's been a tough summer for all of us. []

FIRST WARD Holler Brewery Co., is very first retail tenant to sign with the Silos at Sawyer Yards for the future Artist Alley project space. The brewery, from John and Kathryn Holler, is yet to acquire all permits necessary, but if all goes smoothly plans to open include a small-batch production facility and tasting room. An opening date has not yet been set. [Houston Chronicle]

NATIONAL Bacon Seaweed, that's right bacon seaweed. Scientists are hoping the seaweed, known as dulse dethrone kale, will become the next trendy and nutritional superfood that just happens to taste exactly like bacon. []

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