Blue Bottle could gain shelf space but lose chic with Nestle majority stake

Sep 15, 2017
Like many startups, getting bought by a huge company is the dream for many small entrepreneurial food and beverage brands. Global food corporations are facing backlash, and specialty and craft focused products can help them increase sales. Blue Bottle leadership…

Asian-inspired night markets are becoming a staple of Southern California

Sep 4, 2017
Vendors serve up dishes like ramen tacos and chicken skin nachos at 626 Night Market, where 100,000 people converge on summer weekends.
Hundreds of pop-up restaurants spend weekends in the summer serving food at the 626 Night Market in Arcadia, California.
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Your pumpkin pie is a lie

Aug 15, 2017
In "BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts," Stella Parks tells how corporations popularized many treats (and yes, there are recipes, too).
Butternut Pumpkin Pie.
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As soda sales lose their fizz, Pepsico looks to healthier drinks and snacks

Jul 11, 2017
PepsiCo reports second quarter earnings today. The snack and beverage conglomerate has consistently beaten estimates in recent quarters — even as Americans drink less soda than they have in three decades. Can PepsiCo keep the streak going?  Click the audio player above…

Soda pop gives a family-owned grocery store a new life

Jul 6, 2017
John Nese of Galco's Soda Pop Stop in Los Angeles shares the history of his store and the soda it sells.
Galco's owner John Nese.
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What an Amazon-Whole Foods store may look like

Jun 16, 2017
The online retail giant is buying the grocery chain for $13.7 billion.
Customers shop for produce at a Whole Foods market in San Francisco.
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Nestle Crunch bars may soon be a thing of the past

Jun 16, 2017
Nestle has announced it's looking for a buyer.
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Atlanta Braves stadium development aims to keep fans lingering (and spending)

Jun 1, 2017
With high-end apartments, office space and a concert venue, the team’s business model has moved beyond hot dogs and beer.
Thousands of fans congregate in The Battery outside SunTrust Park during the Atlanta Braves' home opener.
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What's your best recipe for under $25?

May 22, 2017
Marketplace Weekend wants to hear how you eat well on a budget.
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Joy! Kinder Eggs are coming to America

May 22, 2017
The popular European treat is changing its packaging to comply with U.S. rules.
Kinder Joy is made up of two plastic halves of an egg. 
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