If New York City bans big sodas, what's next? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater popcorn? The 16-ounce strip steak? Opponents of the proposed ban may use that slippery-slope argument along with other legal strategies to try to block the first-in-the-nation rule.
In the past 10 years, hot sauce sales have increased by 150 percent. CBS News digs into the trend by exploring why consumers crave heat and visiting the maker of Blair's Death Sauce, a growing, multimillion dollar enterprise.
In Sevilla, 2 years after its start and with an investment of over 300 million Euros, the new brewery of Heineken España S.A., is nearly completed. It is called “jumbo” because of the magnitude of the project, which has been built at record speed.
Designed for the management of up to 16 gravimetric screw feeders, weighfeeders and mass flow meters, the DISOCONT® MASTER Touch Group Controller is new to the North American marketplace.
The Model PH-1 Meter Application Accessory for the iPhone or iPod measures pH accurately, presents the data in an easy-to-read format and supports email transmission of critical readings.
Company's Model BDW-1-HD is a compact, easy to install unit designed to wash and sanitize food soils from barrels, drums and other reusable containers up to 26 in. in diameter by 38 in. tall.
Golden Glen Creamery of Bow, Wash., is voluntarily recalling Red Pepper with Onion & Garlic Cheddar produced on August 30, 2011 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Against the backdrop of a stagnant economy, food and beverage companies have significant cash on the balance sheets, and intend to increase capital spending on new products, mergers and acquisitions and technology to fuel growth, according to a recent survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm.
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp. said Wednesday that it reached a deal with Citymax Hotels Pvt. Ltd. for the development of 80 Krispy Kreme franchise stores over the next five years in India.
New York brewmeisters can celebrate with some Saranac beer brewed in the foothills of the Adirondacks or Brooklyn's Monster Ale now that state officials have found a way to restore a tax break for craft beer brewers.
A beef-processing plant in western Wisconsin has been cited with 11 safety violations after a maintenance worker died by electrocution in December.
It's the largest beer market in the world and it seems that when it comes to its importance for manufacturers, there will be no half measures—as latest research from Mintel reveals that China's beer market grew by 29% in volume terms in the five years to 2011, to reach an all-time high total volume of 50 billion liters for the first time in 2011.
Driven partly by the economic downturn and by retailers’ savvy marketing and customer loyalty strategies, private label products are claiming a greater share of store shelves and consumer cupboards.
Antonelli's and Sons, a South San Francisco, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,534 pounds of a raw stuffed chicken product because of misbranding and undeclared ingredients, including known allergens.
Smithfield Foods Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit fell 19 percent on lower margins on fresh pork and higher selling costs.
A new study finds that while pig farms of the 1950s may be remembered as idyllic, they were not as sustainable as those of today. This becomes clear as the metrics most associated with sustainability are revealed from their 1959 baseline – a 35 percent decrease in carbon footprint, a 41 percent reduction in water usage and a 78 percent drop in land needed to produce a pound of pork.
A former Coca Cola exec cops to marketing to children and says he is speaking out publicly because of his guilt over the negative impact that soda has on public health.A former Coca Cola exec cops to marketing to children and says he is speaking out publicly because of his guilt over the negative impact that soda has on public health.
"This measure is riddled with loopholes and special exemptions that make no sense," said Bill Dombrowski, President & CEO, California Retailers Association, "We don't think requiring labels on foods made using modern biotechnology are necessary. But creating a hodgepodge and nonsensical labeling regime is only going to confuse and mislead consumers."
Last year, industrial and materials manufacturers had a 37 percent increase in big equipment purchases, according to PayNet, a company that tracks lending to small businesses. That compares to an average of 17 percent for all the industries PayNet follows.
Out of more than 20,000 food and beverage products launched in the U.S. in 2011, 422 claimed to be free of high fructose corn syrup. That's only a percent of new product claims, reports Mintel.