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Coke gets an energy jolt from Monster, and vice versa

Aug 15, 2014
Coke is acquiring a 17 percent stake in Monster Beverage for over $2 billion.
Posted In: Coca-cola, energy drink, food and drink
Crumbs Bake Shop

As the cupcake crumbles: Lessons from Crumbs' demise

Jul 8, 2014
Crumbs expanded quickly and even went public.
Posted In: cupcakes, food and drink

How do restaurants set their buffet prices?

Jun 9, 2014
There's a careful science to pricing a buffet - and to getting your money's worth.
Posted In: buffets, restaurants, food and drink

Lessons from the food truck worker who was fired over a tip-shaming tweet

Aug 1, 2013
A New York food truck worker who tweeted about a big company not leaving a tip on a big order lost his job over the tweet.
Posted In: tips, restaurants, food and drink, Twitter

Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Posted In: Food, food and drink, school lunches, nutrition, Health

Breakfast: The most important meal for food companies

Jun 26, 2013
General Mills posts strong profits, but the battle for breakfast is heating up.
Posted In: food and drink, Food, breakfast, General Mills, cereal

Critics accuse Ralphs of creating 'food apartheid'

Jun 20, 2013
Critics say Ralphs fobs off lower-quality products on low-income neighborhoods, but Ralphs says it varies what's on sale based on what customers buy.
Posted In: Ralphs, food desert, food and drink, Food, grocery stores

Are you afraid of the potato cartel?

Jun 17, 2013
A giant grocery wholesaler is accusing a giant potato growers association of fixing prices.
Posted In: potatoes, idaho, McDonald's, price fixing, food and drink

Could California's humane chicken law hatch a national trend? (Map)

Jun 13, 2013
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.
Posted In: eggs, animal rights, chickens, food and drink, farm bill

Target wants to take a bite out of the organic market

Jun 10, 2013
As big-box stores like Target and Walmart compete for grocery sales, new offerings -- like organic produce -- are one way to up the ante.
Posted In: Target, Wal-Mart, food and drink, organic

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