| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Big Lots will expand its food selection in all 1,491 of its stores nationwide, the retailer said in a press release last week.
“This expansion helps our customer find more of her favorite items and brands when shopping the Big Lots food...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Q. I used to make one of your recipes all the time when my children were in elementary school and we were always having to take a dish to PTA potlucks. It was easy and everyone loved it a Tex-Mex thing with chicken. I remember it fed a bunch from a single...
| Aug 15, 2014
Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot six-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.
Thompson, the Kraft Nabisco winner in April for her first major title, and Lee...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. said on Thursday it will hike coffee prices by up to 9 percent in November, becoming the latest major drinks maker trying to cover soaring coffee costs.
The move was also due to increasing costs for packaging materials, energy,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:23 AM
A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks.
Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Jelly Belly brand jelly beans will soon no longer be made at the North Chicago factory where they've been produced since 1978.
The company said Monday that 70 jobs will be eliminated as it moves production of all Jelly Belly brand candy products to its...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. posted weaker-than-anticipated sales and profit for the second quarter on Wednesday, which it blamed on higher prices turning off some shoppers and its own bad bets on ingredient prices.
“There’s no question that...
| Aug 1, 2014
Harry M. "Top" Peterson wasn't much of a cook, his family said, but he knew the chemistry of food inside and out, and used that expertise to become an innovator in the food processing industry.
After spending a year at Kraft Foods as a chemist in the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
| Aug 5, 2014
Walgreen Co. on Monday replaced longtime chief financial officer Wade Miquelon with Timothy McLevish, who held the same position at Kraft Foods Group Inc.
The move, effective immediately, comes days before the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain prepares to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Every now and then, you might want to make a meal that, as Tina Turner said, is nice ... and easy.
If you come home from work worn out and bedraggled, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in front of the stove creating some sort of culinary...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.
The company that will emerge...