| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Veteran food brands Oscar Mayer and Oreo are trying out some of the latest technology to get people the food they want, or just the enticing smell of it.
Oscar Mayer is going after bacon lovers with "Wake Up & Smell the Bacon," a new device that plugs...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. on Friday said Chief Executive Tony Vernon’s compensation rose to $9.19 million last year, as he received a bigger stock award based on the food maker's performance as a standalone company and his first full year at the helm....
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
McDonald's Corp. said it will soon offer free coffee at its U.S. restaurants for two weeks, as the world's largest restaurant chain tries to gain the attention of patrons amid a sales slump and as rivals step up their breakfast promotions.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Cash-strapped consumers finally have some good news to toast -- perhaps with a steaming cup o' joe.
The price of coffee beans hit a four-year low on Monday.
Dry weather has improved growing conditions in Brazil, the world’s largest producer...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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 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 --...
| 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...