Recession takes bite out of McDonald's

Sep 9, 2009
McDonalds' sales growth has slowed in the U.S. and fell in Asia. Steve Henn reports the recession is tarnishing the performance of even the best-positioned brands.
Posted In: Food

Cadbury not sweet on Kraft takeover

Sep 7, 2009
American food giant Kraft has made a $17 billion move on British chocolatier Cadbury -- and Cadbury has turned it down. Bill Radke talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard and Ian King, business editor of the Times of London.
Posted In: Food

Denny's in suit over salt disclosure

Aug 31, 2009
When it comes to salt content, Denny's restaurant can put McDonald's to shame. And the lack of warning to customers is in poor taste with health advocates. Corbb O'Connor explains why the food there is so salty.
Posted In: Food, Health

Food prices may slowly edge up

Aug 27, 2009
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says food prices are likely to increase slightly as the economy begins to recover. Why? Mitchell Hartman reports.
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N.J. schools bag funds with free lunch

Aug 18, 2009
New Jersey's public schools have a new funding formula, and it comes with a nutritional twist. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Education, Food

Winemakers want you, man!

Aug 14, 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

A shortage of sugar? Oh no!

Aug 13, 2009
Big names in the food industry are warning of dire consequences if the U.S. doesn't increase sugar import quotas. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Food

What's biting Nestle's profits

Aug 12, 2009
Nestle, the world's largest food and drink company, is reporting a more than 2 percent drop in profit, its first decline in six years. Why? Christopher Werth reports.
Posted In: Food

Farmers face big losses due to weeds

Aug 12, 2009
Data from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says farmers worldwide face huge losses from weed infestation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food

Where it pays to make it from scratch

Aug 7, 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