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Why private equity firms are hungry for old-school food brands

Sep 7, 2018
They aren't buying the food companies for the long run or the delicious taste.
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What food companies learn from a smart-mouthed robot

Feb 15, 2016
A mechanical mouth is helping some big food companies reformulate products.
When the mechanical mouth at the University of Minnesota's Dentistry School chews a piece of cereal, the computer it's hooked up to registers the audio frequencies emitted.
University of Minnesota's Dentistry School

The multi-billion dollar problem of food fraud

Jan 15, 2016
Recalls and brand damage related to food fraud cost companies billions.

Why sales of packaged or processed foods are declining

Mar 11, 2015
Packaged food companies' big brands are suffering as consumers opt for fresh food.