Food

Pages

5

Starbucks chief blames high coffee prices on speculators

May 11, 2011
Howard Schultz has accused speculators of pushing up the price of coffee to a 34-year high. He is calling for more transparency when it comes to coffee trading.
Posted In: Food
14

Now you too can drink like a Founding Father

May 9, 2011
The New York Public Library has published a handwritten recipe for "small beer" by none other than Founding Father George Washington. The recipe...
Posted In: beer, Food, George Washington, New York Public Library
1

PepsiCo aims to chip away at sodium content with Crystal Salt

May 6, 2011
The company that makes Lay's Potato Chips says it has developed a low-sodium chip that doesn't taste any less salty.
Posted In: Food
0

Cuba cuts down on its coffee fix

May 6, 2011
In a cost-cutting measure, Cuba is cutting down on the rations of coffee offered to citizens.
Posted In: Food
54

When do you buy organic? When do experts?

May 4, 2011
I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Posted In: conventional food, farming, Food, GMOS, organics, pesticides, population, prices, sustainability
255

The non-organic future

May 4, 2011
Think organic food plays an essential role in feeding the future? Think again.
Posted In: Food
1

McDonalds, Starbucks, Subway rank as biggest chain restaurants

Apr 27, 2011
McDonalds, Subway and Starbucks are now the top three largest-selling chain restaurant in the United States. Darren Tristano of Technomic explains.
Posted In: Food
1

More food scandals in China may point to better regulation

Apr 26, 2011
China has seen a string of alarming food safety reports -- from glow-in-the-dark pork to ink-dyed steamed buns. But the uptick in scandals could mean that food in China is actually getting safer.
Posted In: China, Food
3

Coffee prices on their way up

Apr 25, 2011
Thanks to unusual temperatures and rainfall, coffee production is falling in some parts of the world, just as emerging markets like India and China are embracing the drink.
Posted In: Food
3

The return of oyster po' boy

Apr 22, 2011
A year after the BP oil spill, the Gulf Coast oyster -- and the oyster po' boy -- are back. Though maybe not like you remember.
Posted In: Food

Pages

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

emcolligan's picture

Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...

NickMullins's picture

When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...