New Peeps store gets hopping

Dec 10, 2009
The maker of Peeps, those little marshmallow chicks and bunnies, is opening its first store near Washington, D.C. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.
Posted In: Food

Cleveland restaurants serve up success

Dec 10, 2009
Despite Cleveland's problems with foreclosures and poverty, restaurants keep opening up and prospering. Why? Dan Bobkoff reports.
Posted In: Food

Drinkers are still looking for deals

Dec 10, 2009
Wine is struggling with a retail trade-down as more people are purchasing the alcohol in stores than out somewhere on the town. But hard liquor still has loyal customers and drink specials keeps bar attendance flowing. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Korean barbecue by the truckload

Nov 26, 2009
Ever since Kogi Korean BBQ-to-Go put its meals on wheels, lines have been forming wherever its truck is parked in greater Los Angeles. Its most loyal customers follow Twitter updates to find the next stop. Brendan Newnam reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Winemakers want you, man!

Nov 26, 2009
The recession has cut into wine sales in restaurants, so winemakers are trying to find ways to attract new buyers, including one market the business had previously written off. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Food

Food pantry donations get a little fruity

Nov 26, 2009
Food pantries have seen demand at record highs this year while donations have dwindled. But some help has come from people who, instead of donating money, have provided the fruits of their labor. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Charity, Food

A well-traveled breakfast

Nov 26, 2009
Marketplace reporter Steve Henn figures his typical family breakfast journeys 6,000 miles to his kitchen table -- a symptom of the growing global food trade. And the fossil-fuel cost of moving commodities across the planet keeps growing too.
Posted In: Food

Where it pays to make it from scratch

Nov 24, 2009
Is it worth it to make your own butter? Jennifer Reese explores the most cost-effective approach to do-it-yourself food in her frugal-minded blog, The Tipsy Baker. Tess Vigeland paid her a visit and helped her make bagels.
Posted In: Food, Internet

Policy changes could help fight hunger

Nov 23, 2009
The recession has worsened hunger around the world, but anti-hunger charity Bread for the World says there are plenty of longer-lasting policy changes that could help solve the problem. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

Bitter fight developing over sugar beets

Nov 19, 2009
Virtually the entire sugar beet crop in the United States is genetically engineered to protect it from herbicides. Now, a lawsuit claiming the biotech beets pose a risk to other varieties could threaten sugar production. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food



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