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Red Lobster building huge aquafarm in Malaysia

Apr 9, 2012
The parent company of Red Lobster will create a 35-square-mile aquafarm to help keep its restaurants from running out of lobster.
Posted In: Red Lobster, fish, Food
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Dutch winemaker saves old French vineyard

Apr 6, 2012
In France, land for development is at a premium, and vineyards are threatened, but Dutch winemaker Cornelius Kamerbeek saved one in the city of Nice.
Posted In: vineyard, wine, grapes, France
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Stores target matzo in Passover price war

Apr 5, 2012
Supermarkets regularly take losses on matzo sales to bring in Passover shoppers, and often turn to cheaper Israeli manufacturers to minimize those losses. While American matzo producers are hurting, shoppers don't seem to mind where their matzo came from.
Posted In: matzo, Passover
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How Cuties marketed Mandarin oranges from fruit to brand

Apr 2, 2012
Smithsonian.com blogger Sarah Rich talks about how those little, seedless Mandarin oranges became a ubiquitous brand.
Posted In: Food, oranges, fruit, marketing
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Would you spend $15 for a burger?

Mar 22, 2012
A Los Angeles high-end burger chain is looking to expand east.
Posted In: Food, umami, burger
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Consuming white rice linked to risk of diabetes

Mar 16, 2012
Publishing in the British Medical Journal, researchers looked at four studies covering 350,000 people in Asia and the West.
Posted In: Health, Food, diabetes
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McDonald's growing strongly in the U.S.

Mar 8, 2012
Like any company with more than 30,000 locations, McDonald's sales figures give us a snapshot of the global economy.
Posted In: McDonald's, fast food
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McDonald's woos cash-strapped customers

Mar 8, 2012
McDonald's hopes to boost sales by expanding its options for value-conscious customers, including a new "Extra Value Menu."
Posted In: Food, McDonald's, fast food
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Food giants feel the heat

Feb 17, 2012
High commodity prices put big food producers in a tough spot.
Posted In: Food, food prices
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Yummy baked goods, without the allergens

Feb 14, 2012
Erin McKenna, co-founder of BabyCakes -- a chain of allergen-free bakeries -- discusses how to make gluten, soy, dairy, egg-free donuts.
Posted In: recipe, gluten-free, BabyCakes, bakery

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