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Chipotle expected to keep profits on the upswing

Jul 19, 2011
With its simple menu and fresh ingredients, the burrito chain has delighted both diners and investors.
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Campbell's Soup tries to heat up sales

Jul 12, 2011
Soup used to a cheap and easy go-to food, but sales have dropped recently. Campbell tries to change up its strategies.
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Freakonomics: How does a company bounce back after controversy?

Jul 12, 2011
Bad things happen in business. So how do firms bounce back and keep reputations intact?
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How to Navigate Chinese Cuisine

Jul 6, 2011
In this episode from our video series, the China Survival Guide, host Kai Ryssdal explains how to eat well when visiting China
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Posting calorie counts doesn't affect the consumer's choices

Jul 4, 2011
Government regulators are enforcing chain restaurants to post calorie counts on menus, but research shows the information doesn't change consumers' choices.
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Where have all the coconuts gone?

Jun 27, 2011
Thailand's recent drought and unusually heavy flooding could dry up the latest trendy drink taking the U.S. by storm: coconut water.
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Planters gets back into the peanut butter business

Jun 23, 2011
Planters, personified by its mascot Mr. Peanut, hasn't sold peanut butter in the U.S. for several decades. But now, Planters parent company Kraft Foods is re-entering the peanut butter market.
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Tang sales skyrocket to $1 billion annually

Jun 17, 2011
The astronaut-approved orange drink now comes in a variety of local flavors for overseas markets. It's one reason sales have doubled in the past four years.
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Pepsi NEXT targets the mildly health conscious

Jun 14, 2011
In the ongoing battle to please both calorie-conscious and sweet-toothed consumers, Pepsi is preparing to launch a mid-calorie beverage called 'Pepsi NEXT.'
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McDonald's apologizes for the quality of its coffee

Jun 6, 2011
The Australian branch of the fast food giant has conceded that its coffee is not up to scratch, and has announced plans for better blends and barista training to improve the standard of its brew.
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