food and drink
Jan 10, 2013
Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Nov 27, 2012
Giant food company ConAgra is getting a little more giant. It's agreed to buy private-label food producer Ralcorp for about $4.95 billion.
Oct 29, 2012
More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Oct 18, 2012
Genetically modified crops are so pervasive that food companies that don't use GMO ingredients still have traces in their products.
Sep 3, 2012
With so many ways to find recipes and cooking tips these days, many food enthusiasts wonder if cookbooks will go the way of the dodo.
Oct 31, 2011
A new study out from Yale's Rudd Center shows that children and teens are more exposed to ads for high-calorie soda drinks than ever before. The...
Sep 22, 2010
You might have heard about Ronnie, a New York City entrepreneur who sells grilled cheese sandwiches underground, on our Marketplace Morning Report...
Sep 21, 2010
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz reported on the black market for mooncake vouchers that emerges every Moon Festival. Traditional mooncakes, what with...
Sep 14, 2010
This final note today, one that pretty much writes itself, to be honest with you. The Corn Refiners Association has just about had it with the...