| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Nov 12 (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp said on Tuesday
an arbitrator has concluded that it must pay Kraft Foods Group
Inc $2.23 billion in damages plus $527 million in
prejudgment interest and attorneys fees after the coffee chain's
early termination of the...
| Nov 8, 2013
What's so scary about chocolate frosting on a birthday cake?
For one thing, there's too much artery-clogging fat, according to the Food and Drug Administration, which announced Thursday that it is moving to eliminate added trans fat from use in...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C.-based American Meat Institute and the Oakland, Calif.-based North American Meat Association have initiated discussions about a possible merger.
Within the industry, AMI is viewed as the representative of the big...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value.
Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I recently caught up with a group of teenage girls who had given up a week of summer vacation to learn about budgeting, credit and investing at a financial boot camp sponsored by the Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls, or FLOW, in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. dumped stakes in Kraft Foods Group Inc., added holdings in General Motors Co. and took new positions in Dish Network Corp., a regulatory filing showed Thursday.
The closely watched investment company cut its...