| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:01 AM
What happens when you marry French toast with crème brulee and a side of bacon or ham?
You get named to this year’s Xtreme Eating Awards, an annual public shaming of the restaurant industry’s biggest caloric offenders.
Held by the...
| Jul 31, 2014
Kraft Foods Group Inc. blamed itself and industry dynamics Wednesday for a poor quarterly showing, saying it had to raise prices because of higher commodity costs and offering too many coupons and promotions in order to keep up with rivals.
"I think it...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Mondelez International’s longtime chief marketing executive is leaving the snack-maker after 28 years with the company.
Mary Beth West, executive vice president and chief category and marketing officer, will leave “after a transition to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Reports: Second-quarter advance GDP, ADP employment survey for July
Local earnings: Acco Brands Corp., Allstate Corp., Hospira Inc., Ingredion Inc., KapStone Paper & Packaging, Kraft Foods Group Inc., Littelfuse Inc., Nanophase Technologies Corp., R.R....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Massachusetts detectives in one of Aaron Hernandez's murder cases have interviewed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and other team employees as part of the yearlong probe.
Their statements — along with text messages...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Of all the regional foods out there, the one that's mystified me the most is the hot dog.
Yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago. A version was served during the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition; they were popularized on countless street carts...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, on Tuesday hiked its chocolate prices for the first time in three years, a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners' profits. The overall price increase, effective...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Glenn Dale is home to one of the area's best recreational clay target shooting facility, open year round with lots of popular clay target games.
The Prince George's County Trap and Skeet Center offers competitive, instructional and safety programs, run...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
Prices for shelf-stable and processed...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Like it or not, the paleo diet fad has now gone mainstream.
This week, Taco Bell announced that it will be beefing up its menu — quite literally — by launching a new menu centered around meat and protein. The new menu, which, as the...