General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its "Health Metric" to encourage progress on nutrition and health improvements. These improvements include enhancing positive nutrition such as increasing protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, or reducing limiters such as calories, sodium, sugar and fat.
Nestle CEO speaks about earnings and the company's decision to remove artificial additives from its products.
The stats on food waste in the U.S. are not pretty. About half of all food wasted is fresh produce. One San Francisco-based social enterprise is taking the problem head on with a simple mission to give surplus produce a second chance.
To many small companies, the thought of lean manufacturing is a business principle traditionally reserved for the big companies — such as Boeing or General Motors. Yet with the rapid proliferation of technology and cloud computing, “going lean” has never been so easy for small shops.
Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling insects to extract innovative flavors.
A decade ago, who would have thought that an application on your smart phone could be the trick to keep you healthy? Allowing your doctors access to your fitness trackers and health apps can provide them with the day-to-day information they need.
Spice seller McCormick & Co. is adding some Italian flavor to its lineup by paying up to $97 million for the more than century-old Drogheria & Alimentari.
Thirty years ago today, Coca-Cola USA announced that it would start selling Cherry Coke in cans and bottles in test markets across the country. Company officials predict that consumers would buy 130 million cases a year.
You might know that Girl Scout Cookies are sold across the country and that the profits fund community service projects, scholarships, and summer camps. However, you might not be aware that the beloved cookies are sustainably produced and safe for consumers with common dietary restrictions.
The American Beverage Association is not so keen on some of the recommended restrictions from the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee. The Committee is considering putting limitations on added sugars for the first time.
Antitrust regulators are challenging the $3.5 billion sale of US Foods to Sysco, saying the deal would hurt customers by reducing competition between food supply companies. Sysco Corp. agreed to buy US Foods in December 2013, saying they would create a company with $65 billion in annual revenue.
The purchase of the facility, closed by its previous owners in December 2014, will help Butterball continue to meet growing consumer demand for a variety of Butterball turkey products.
Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an environmentally friendly diet lower in red and processed meats. But the panel would reverse previous guidance on limiting dietary cholesterol. And it says the caffeine in a few cups of coffee could actually be good for you.
A worker at a suburban Philadelphia meat rendering plant has been charged with fatally stabbing a colleague a day after the co-worker yanked a chair out from under him as a prank.
This new, compact Rotary Drum Screen removes solids from industrial and municipal waste streams, and recovers solid product from process streams, at rates from 600 to 2,790 gal/min (2,270 to 10,560 liter/min) without blinding or clogging the screen, while reducing floor space and headroom requirements compared with non-rotating equipment of equivalent capacity.
This sales performance solution is an innovative platform for the management and distribution of collateral to iPad and WIN8 tablets.
Six states are considering phasing out bisphenol A, or BPA, from consumer products, while four states are set to take up restrictions on cadmium. Other potential measures include restrictions on formaldehyde, triclosan and microbeads.
Nestle S.A. says net profit rose 44 percent last year. But annual sales fell in Swiss franc terms due to hesitant consumers in Europe and shifting exchange rates.
Gone are the days where leaders sit in their offices sending out directives to the rest of the organization and lead mainly by pounding on the rest of us when those directives are not met. Today, leaders are responsible for training and mentoring their people.
Ten people were injured in southern Mexico after an attempt to attack the Coca-Cola company's offices in the southern state of Guerrero. Protesters tried to attack the Coke offices "to damage the facilities."