| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Imagine being able to press a button and create your own chocolate bar. Hershey might be taking steps to make this chocolate fantasy a reality, teaming up with a company that has a 3-D chocolate printer.
Yes, a printer that can print chocolate. ...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Queso-eating football fans may want to prepare themselves for a possible Velveeta shortage before the Super Bowl. Kraft Foods, the makers of the easily meltable cheese blocks is having trouble keeping up with the Velveeta demand.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Attention, Velveeta lovers: The cheesepocalypse is real. Kraft Foods has confirmed recent reports of a Velveeta shortage.
Kraft posted a statement on its Tumblr thanking Velveeta fans for their support during this difficult time.
"As you have...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Men’s Wearhouse Inc. is upping its bid to buy competitor Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, offering to pay some $1.6 billion for the men’s apparel retailer.
The two companies have been trading acquisition attempts, sparked by Jos. A. Bank’s...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:17 AM
When Kraft Foods Group announced on Tuesday that customers might not be able to find some Velveeta products on store shelves for several weeks. The Twitter-verse, talk shows and the like reacted as if we all might starve during the NFL Playoffs and --...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:38 AM
Northfield-based Kraft Foods Group Inc. said it is setting aside $3 billion for an open-ended stock repurchase program.
The timing and amount of stock repurchases will be subject to management evaluation of market conditions and other factors, the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:26 AM
If you've ever wished you could sip a hot cup of McDonald's coffee brewed at home, you'll soon get your chance. McDonald's bagged coffee is to be available at your local grocery store next year.
The fast-food chain plans on selling a variety of packaged...
| Nov 3, 2013
"If each of all of the races which have subsisted in the vast Middle West could contribute one dish to one great Midwestern cauldron, it is certain that we'd have therein a most foreign and gigantic stew."
This piece first ran in...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Kraft macaroni and cheese is known for its neon yellow color, but the company has announced plans to remove the yellow dye that gives the mac and cheese its signature hue. But before health-conscious moms across the globe give a cheer, the company is...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Kellogg Co. on Monday reported third-quarter net sales of $3.7 billion and also announced a four-year plan to cut costs that will include reducing its global work force by 7%, or about 2,000 jobs.
Though the company largely met earnings expectations,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Kraft Foods has prevailed, at least so far, in the battle over the Cracker Barrel label.
The issue before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was whether Cracker Barrel Old Country Store should be prohibited from marketing a line of meat under its name...
| Nov 21, 2013
At the current rate, women will achieve equal representation in the boardrooms and executive ranks of Chicago's largest companies in 2084.
Or 71 years from now.
That glacial pace of change is the key finding of The Chicago Network's 2013 census...