Trouble for the Moonstruck Bakery, Equity Crowdfunding Rules, Money for a Food Substitute: Oct. 23

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Brooklyn’s Cammareri Bakery, which was made famous by the 1987 movie Moonstruck, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to Adrianne Pasquarelli. [Crain’s New York Business]

On Oct. 23 the Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to propose rules that would allow equity crowdfunding, writes J.D. Harrison. [Washington Post]

The rising price of cocoa has posed a challenge to small chocolate makers, writes Gabrielle Karol. [Fox Business]

Soylent, a startup that’s developing a powder intended as a substitute for food, raised $1.5 million from Andreessen Horowitz and other investors, writes Christina Chaey. [Fast Company]

Phil Mattingly and Megan Hughes discuss the fallout from technical problems with [Bloomberg Television]

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