Prices rises squeeze food producers, retailers

Sep 20, 2011
Food conglomerate ConAgra reports quarterly results and finds itself caught in price pressures from the farm and in the supermarket.
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Are mangoes the new banana?

Sep 19, 2011
Major food companies, consumers are getting sweet on the exotic fruit -- as mangoes become more mainstream.
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U.K. seeks to reform date stamps on food packaging

Sep 15, 2011
In the U.K., families throw away over 5 million tons of perfectly good food every year. The U.K. government thinks "sell-by" dates are to blame.
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What's in a name: Corn sugar vs. corn syrup

Sep 13, 2011
A court case in California over the rebranding of corn syrup to "corn sugar" highlights the increasing concern over obesity in the U.S.
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Scotch whisky exports up 22 percent from 2010

Sep 12, 2011
Despite the global recession, Scotch whisky exports to the rest of the world were worth more than $2.8 billion in the first half of the year. But it might not be because of financial woes that more people are drinking up.
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Beermaker Pabst moves to L.A.

Sep 5, 2011
Embracing its new home, the brand is turning to celebrities to help boost sales.
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Guinness hopes to make a splash in U.S. beer market with new lager

Sep 1, 2011
The Irish beer maker is stretching its brand and launching a new dark lager. But that move could be risky.
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The beer packaging debate: Bottle vs. can

Aug 5, 2011
Many beer drinkers automatically think beer in a bottle tastes better than in a can. But is that true?
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Kraft Foods to carve itself in two

Aug 4, 2011
In a push to increase profits, one company will spotlight snacks while the other will focus on the sit-down meal market
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Pending a takeover, Clorox's multiple brands come into question

Aug 3, 2011
Besides selling bleach, Clorox also owns Glad trash bags and Hidden Valley salad dressing, among others. Analysts say those brands might do better if they were sold off
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