Coke hopes deal puts fizz back in biz

Feb 25, 2010
The Coca-Cola Company is buying the North American bottling operations of Coca-Cola Enterprises in a deal worth $12 billion. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

First Lady puts focus on healthy eating

Feb 19, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama visited a Fresh Grocer in North Philadelphia, an area that she says lacked a decent grocery store for 10 years. Bob Moon reports on the Obama administration's healthy food initiative.
Posted In: Food

Grapes invoke wrath at French customs

Feb 18, 2010
A dozen French wine producers and traders have been found guilty of mislabeling 18 million bottles of Pinot Noir. French customs officers discovered the grand-scale wine fraud upon detecting an inferior grape blend. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime, Food

Keeping global beer biz in the heartland

Feb 16, 2010
After nearly a year and a half under new Belgian owners, North American beer conglomerate AB-InBev has no plans to leave its St. Louis headquarters. Adam Allington explores the pros and cons of that decision.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

Surprisingly good for a soup kitchen

Feb 15, 2010
Most soup kitchens invoke thoughts of vats of somewhat unappealing slop. But the high quality of food at Miriam's Kitchen in Washington, D.C. has attracted widespread attention. Alexis Kenyon reports.
Posted In: Food

Hooters seeks buyer in hard times

Feb 11, 2010
With the casual restaurant industry experiencing big drops in sales, the Hooters chain is looking for a buyer. Jeremy Hobson reports -- without using a single Hooters-themed pun.
Posted In: Food

The problem with marketing health food

Feb 9, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama will lead a new campaign to fight childhood obesity. Nutrition advocates say part of this fight is making healthy food more appealing. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

Heinz squeezes out new ketchup packet

Feb 4, 2010
Heinz is replacing the little foil squeeze packets you find at fast-food restaurants with a new packet they call "Dip & Squeeze." Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food

Study: 1 in 8 Americans use food banks

Feb 2, 2010
A new study by Feeding America says 37 million people receive emergency food assistance from soup kitchens each year. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Charity, Food

Taco Bell: A gateway to acceptance

Jan 22, 2010
Many foodies may not think too highly of Taco Bell. But commentator Gustavo Arellano says with the recent death of the fast-food chain's creator, it's time to praise the fruits of his creation.
Posted In: Food