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McDonald's supersizes hiring

Apr 4, 2011
The fast food giant will add up to 50,000 new employees in one day. And McDonald's is looking for workers who are looking for more than a McJob.
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As prices rise, eateries rethink how to buy food

Apr 1, 2011
Restaurant chains like Red Lobster are testing new buying strategies to cope with soaring prices of ingredients.
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Firms cash in on edible advertising

Apr 1, 2011
Ads are everywhere in grocery stores -- milk cartons, shopping carts, the floor. But now, new technology means you might start seeing ads on your food.
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Avoiding recalls by tracking food from seed to supermarket

Mar 29, 2011
A new food safety law that requires stores, growers, and distributors to be able to trace every stop in the supply chain is creating a whole new business.
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Culinary school, at a cheaper price

Mar 25, 2011
A culinary arts degree can be expensive and leave future chefs with a mound of debt. But one chef in Los Angeles came up with a new solution.
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American meat and vegetables could be a hot commodity in Japan

Mar 22, 2011
Food safety concerns means the Japanese could import more produce and meat products from the U.S., despite Japan's protectionist agriculture policy.
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Diet Coke beats Pepsi

Mar 17, 2011
Diet Coke takes the number two position in the soda wars. But what's that really worth?
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Starbucks and Green Mountain double up for single-serve

Mar 10, 2011
Starbucks is joining forces with Green Mountain to sell single-serve coffee and tea for Green Mountain's Keurig machines. Green Mountain already dominates the coffee-pod market. With Starbucks, its machines will become the industry standard.
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Cocoa prices near record high

Mar 9, 2011
Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gdagbo has effectively nationalized the country's cocoa farms -- something chocolate lovers should be worried about.
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