Breakfast: The most important meal for food companies

Jun 26, 2013
General Mills posts strong profits, but the battle for breakfast is heating up.
General Mills posts strong profits, but the battle for breakfast is heating up.
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Critics accuse Ralphs of creating 'food apartheid'

Jun 20, 2013
Critics say Ralphs fobs off lower-quality products on low-income neighborhoods, but Ralphs says it varies what's on sale based on what customers buy.

Are you afraid of the potato cartel?

Jun 17, 2013
A giant grocery wholesaler is accusing a giant potato growers association of fixing prices.

Could California's humane chicken law hatch a national trend? (Map)

Jun 13, 2013
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.

Target wants to take a bite out of the organic market

Jun 10, 2013
As big-box stores like Target and Walmart compete for grocery sales, new offerings -- like organic produce -- are one way to up the ante.

Two years after the Partnership for Healthier America, have calorie counts decreased?

May 30, 2013
In 2010, 16 food and beverage companies promised to reduce calories as part of the First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America. Two years later, how have they done?

Soon, an app to tell you when your microwave popcorn is ready

May 29, 2013
It'll listen to the bag popping in the microwave and algorithmically tell you exactly when to take it out.

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Does McDonald's have too many items on the menu?

May 23, 2013
Fewer choices might speed up service and put the 'fast' back into 'fast food', and it just might help you enjoy your burger more.

Stricter school lunch nutrition standards reduce childhood obesity: Study

Apr 10, 2013
School lunch programs with stricter nutrition standards may be helping to reduce obesity in children, especially those who receive free or reduced lunches.

Corn prices plummet, will the price of Cheerios?

Apr 4, 2013
Corn prices are tanking amid stuffed silos and plans for the country’s biggest planting in decades.
Corn prices are tanking amid stuffed silos and plans for the country’s biggest planting in decades.
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