| 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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It is a bizarre anniversary, one that would have been crazy to predict.
Los Angeles has gone nearly two decades without an NFL franchise. The Rams and Raiders began their final season in Southern California 20 years ago. Since, the nation's No. 2 market...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends.
The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is taking cues from Silicon Valley as it strives to inject a startup vibe into its operations, a move it's betting will make it more nimble and help it better position its brands to appeal to millennials, Hispanic shoppers and those...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Yahoo! Finance reports: Coffee prices are heading higher at the supermarket and possibly at your local Dunkin' Donuts. Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, tells The Daily Ticker that "coffee...