Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 6, 2012 Why is the frozen food industry hurting, even as more people are dining at home?
Jan 5, 2012 The low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia is set to show up in more drinks and desserts this year. Its market share grew in the U.S. last year, and now the European Union will also allow its sale.
Jan 11, 2012 For years, Betty Crocker's Hamburger Helper dominated that market, but a new product from Kraft called Cheesy Skillet has recently started nibbling away.
Dec 13, 2011 What do Prohibition, World War II and immigration policy have to do with your food? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses reasons why American food is what it is today.
Nov 24, 2011 We learn what's cheaper -- and tastier -- to make at home and what you should just buy from the grocery store.
Nov 29, 2011 This Thanksgiving, we talk to a big wig in the cranberry industry, the CEO of Ocean Spray. While the U.S. is on holiday, financial troubles in the eurozone march on. And Google wants to light up your home -- with lightbulbs, that is.
Nov 24, 2011 The hours leading up to Thanksgiving are considered the busiest grocery-shopping time of the year. So, some grocers are hoping to capitalize by staying open.
Nov 23, 2011 Jon Chonko's new book takes apart the sandwich -- quite literally.
Nov 20, 2011 Squeezed by rising commodities prices and falling demand in the U.S., Heinz is responding by appealing to cost-conscious consumers