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Kenyan hunger worsens over drought

Sep 30, 2009
Millions of Kenyans are going hungry because of a severe drought that has devastated harvests and caused food prices to more than double. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Food

'Via' coffee not an economic reaction

Sep 30, 2009
Yesterday, Starbucks launched an instant coffee product called Via and tapped into a $20 billion global market. But the move wasn't a response to the economic downturn. Bill Radke talks to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
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Food makers hungry to change for WIC

Sep 29, 2009
The WIC program, which offers nutrition education and food vouchers to low-income families, will soon get a healthy overhaul. But to cash in, food manufacturers have had to make some adjustments. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
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Nestle's milk linked to Zimbabwe prez

Sep 28, 2009
Swiss food giant Nestle is being accused of aiding and abetting the theft of a Zimbabwean dairy farm, which was seized from its white owners and is now run by the wife of President Robert Mugabe. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food

Franchisees sour on Dunkin' Donuts

Sep 23, 2009
Dunkin' Donuts franchisees are accusing the company of using lawsuits and huge fees to push stores out and get new ones into the chain. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food

Why food producers are doing well

Sep 23, 2009
ConAgra and General Mills report earnings this week, and things seem to be looking up. Why? The short answer: it costs less to buy what it takes for companies to make the food. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Subway's growth is on a roll

Sep 21, 2009
Subway is about to overtake rival burger giants and become the world's most ubiquitous restaurant. Soon, the number of Subway outlets will outnumber McDonald's. Jeff Tyler reports on what's behind the growth.
Posted In: Food, Retail

Dairy farmers face shrinking paychecks

Sep 18, 2009
An over supply of milk and a drop in international demand have sent prices paid to farmers to their lowest levels in 30 years. Farmers are blaming lack of competition -- and getting the Justice Department involved. John Dillon reports.
Posted In: Agriculture, Food

National grocery stores in price war

Sep 18, 2009
Food prices are on the decline in grocery stores across the country. Lower gas prices are one cause; cash-strapped customers are another. Stacey Vanek-Smith goes shopping.
Posted In: Food

L.A. restaurant has the links to success

Sep 15, 2009
Many businesses are struggling to get by in this recession, but there are success stories. Caitlan Carroll reports on one restaurant in downtown Los Angeles that's sizzling even as the economy cools.
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