How would you like to bite into a life-size chocolate Benedict Cumberbatch this Easter? In a strange stunt to help promote its new Drama channel, UKTV has created a 6-foot, 88-pound doppelganger of the famed actor out of pure Belgian chocolate, giving intense fans just one more reason to drool over him.
Morgan Stanley Co-Head of Mergers and Acquisitions Jim Head discusses the mergers and acquisitions environment. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Animal health officials have confirmed a bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry at a fourth turkey farm in Minnesota. The Board of Animal Health says the highly pathogenic H5N2 virus was found at a commercial turkey farm in Nobles County in southwestern Minnesota.
Hershey's John Bilbrey was named chairman at the confectioner four years after he became CEO.
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Entrepreneurs looking to get a leg up in the food industry may seek a new pathway to success. Food incubators are popping up in commercial kitchen spaces across the country. Chip Reid reports from Union Kitchen, one incubator in Washington, D.C.
The candy company, known for its variety of confections, including Lemonheads, Trolli, Super Bubble Bubble Gum, Fruit Stripe Gum, Now & Laters and Atomic Fireballs, will erect the new facility alongside its existing 750,000-square-foot operations.
As food recalls litter the headlines and impact the health of consumers, food safety continues to be a crucial area of focus. A sound food safety program begins on the plant floor, and it all starts with following sanitary design best practices.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the civil charges Wednesday against the two companies. The agency said the companies used "manipulative trading strategies" in December 2011 to artificially lower wheat prices on the spot market.
A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Missouri found that commonly used chemicals affected reproduction in fish populations.
The seventh annual poll by Prime Advantage, a Chicago-based purchasing aggregator, indicated that half of the participating chief financial officers anticipated growth in the U.S. economy this year, a four percent increase over the 2014 poll and a record high for the survey.
A federal jury in Pittsburgh has rejected a Michigan man's claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in 2010.
Although Sam Adams is a big name in beer, it makes up only 1 percent of the American market. Boston Beer Company founder and CEO Jim Koch says his company still has "a long way to grow."
The grants include funding for research projects focused on food safety and quality as well as mitigating antibiotic resistance.
How do you shop? Are you an innovative customer? With all the tools out there, today's consumer has the ability to use modern technology every step of the way. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack recently offered a solution for consumers in the debate of the labeling of genetically modified foods: use your smart phone.
McDonald's says it's simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize, the latest sign the company is rethinking its menu to keep up with changing tastes.
Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry.
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, chairman of the Swiss multinational, said last week in Hong Kong that the company's Cailler brand would be recast as premium Swiss chocolate to help international sales.
The St. Louis agricultural business giant reported a second-quarter profit of $1.42 billion, or $2.92 per share, down from $1.67 billion, or $3.15 per share, in the prior year period. Sales slid to $5.2 billion from $5.8 billion.