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Whole Foods to label all genetically modified foods

Mar 11, 2013
The grocery chain Whole Foods has announced it will require all of its products that contain genetically modified food ingredients to be labeled that way by 2018.
Posted In: Whole Foods, GMOS, Food, supermarket
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AB InBev faces watered down profits...and beer?

Feb 27, 2013
Anheuser-Busch InBev is facing a lawsuit over whether or not the company has been watering down its beer.
Posted In: beer, Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser, alcohol
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Wine in a box? Soup in a pouch? A brief history

Feb 20, 2013
Packaged food makers are giving new meaning to thinking outside the box. Everyone from Campbell's to Cadbury is ditching cans, bottles, cups and containers and getting in on the pouch parade.
Posted In: marketing, branding
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What to eat on your artisan bike in Brooklyn? Soup!

Feb 20, 2013
Losing market share, Campbell has launched a new 'Go Soup' line aimed at millennials. The marketing campaign missed the mark -- but got people talking.
Posted In: branding, food and drink, Millennial Generation, advertising
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Look past the headlines: Horse meat is cheaper, healthier

Feb 15, 2013
A major scandal in Europe over horsemeat is having an unexpected consequence in Britain: A surge in sales of horseburgers.
Posted In: horse, Food, food safety, england
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British food safety regulators ask: Where's the beef?

Feb 8, 2013
The British government has ordered the country’s food industry to test all processed beef products after some of the country's biggest food manufacturers have been finding horsemeat in their products.
Posted In: england, Food, food safety, meat
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Is the dollar menu good for McDonald's bottom line?

Jan 23, 2013
Cheap food draws customers, but also cuts into profits.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, Arby's
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Spam maker Hormel to buy Skippy peanut butter

Jan 3, 2013
The company best known for canned and deli meats is taking Skippy off the hands of the huge food conglomerate Unilever for a cool $700 million.
Posted In: Food, peanut butter, acquisition
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Uncorking what keeps independent liquor stores afloat

Dec 7, 2012
Conventional wisdom says that big-box stores and supermarket chains offer cheaper alcohol than independent shops. But private liquor stores offer something big retailers can't.
Posted In: wine, big box, independent stores
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'Well, blow me down!' Popeye is out at Popeyes

Nov 29, 2012
The spinach-chomping sailor loses his contract as a fast-food pitchman.
Posted In: fast food, branding

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