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Hot Pockets heat up with effort to lure foodies

Aug 2, 2013
The handheld, sandwich-like pastry is relaunching with healthier, higher-quality ingredients to appeal to millennials.
Posted In: Hot Pockets, marketing, Food

Hamburger Helper gets a new name

Jul 15, 2013
Things have changed since Hamburger Helper premiered in the 1970s. Instead of targeting working moms, the company is shifting its marketing strategy to millennials and young men.
Posted In: hamburger helper, Food

Drawing a comfort food can make you feel comforted

Jul 10, 2013
A study says simply drawing pictures of comfort food can make you feel better.
Posted In: drawing, Food

In France, resistance to restaurants' ready-made meals

Jul 5, 2013
Lawmakers in France's lower house have voted to ban restaurants from passing off dishes cooked off-site as freshly prepared on the premises.
Posted In: France, Food, cooking, restaurants

Freakonomics: Can the McDouble save humanity?

Jul 3, 2013
An argument for why the McDonald's burger is the "cheapest, most nutritious, and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history."
Posted In: McDonald's, big mac, Food

Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Posted In: Food, food and drink, school lunches, nutrition, Health

Breakfast: The most important meal for food companies

Jun 26, 2013
General Mills posts strong profits, but the battle for breakfast is heating up.
Posted In: food and drink, Food, breakfast, General Mills, cereal

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.
Posted In: Ralphs, food desert, food and drink, Food, grocery stores

Whole Foods CEO: Detroit is a long-term investment

Jun 5, 2013
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Posted In: Whole Foods, groceries, Food, Detroit, food deserts, poverty, Walter Robb

Do those grocery bags say Amazon.com?

Jun 5, 2013
According to Reuters, Amazon is on the verge of bringing online grocery delivery to cities across the country.
Posted In: Amazon, groceries, Food

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