The Conference Board said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Index is at 62. That's down from the 64.4 reading in May and the 63.2 analysts were expecting. The index remains well below the 90 reading that indicates a healthy economy — a level it hasn't been near since the recession began in December 2007.
The fast-food giant, a top Olympics sponsor with exclusive rights to sell branded food products inside the venue, said Monday its two-story restaurant at the games will be its biggest and busiest in the world, seating 1,500 diners and serving up to 14,000 people a day.
Hershey Co. reaffirmed its full-year forecast and set its long-term financial goals Monday as it outlined plans to build its business around five key candy brands.
A livestock producer in Shawano County has agreed to shut down until it can prove to federal authorities that its cows aren't being overdosed with antibiotics.
As National Hot Dog Month approaches in July and Americans prepare to chow down on an estimated 150 million wieners on Independence Day alone, a new survey finds that while many Americans differ in preferences for what's on their hot dogs, 77 percent of Americans are concerned about what's in their hot dogs.
Chicago-based Bel Brands USA is holding a groundbreaking ceremony this week for a new cheese plant in Brookings.
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Monday he plans to veto a bill that would remove mandatory certification for Hawaii-grown coffee, a measure Kona coffee farmers said would be disastrous for the industry's integrity and reputation.
Missouri farmer Terry Durham, who oversees one of the nation's largest commercial elderberry farms on 37 acres of Missouri River bottomlands, believes the crop has huge potential as Americans continue to tap into the medicinal properties of food.
Butter from Trickling Springs Creamery in Chambersburg is spreading through five-star eateries in the Northeast. The local artisan butter was among 19 recommended by Culture, a national magazine about cheese and other foods.
The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest an additional $3 billion in India through 2020 as it looks to capitalize on the growing market.
Folk healers have long used elderberries to concoct herbal remedies, but the federal government is now investing millions of dollars in studying their potential medicinal benefits.
A mid-sized manufacturer needs to do the following five things right, so it can continue to successfully compete and maintain its growth rate.
Businesses are beginning to hire experts and mid-level leadership again, but they are cautious in their selections. It is a challenge to dig beyond what a person knows to decipher what a person can do. Here are some thoughts.
A marathon runner talks about his plant-based diet and the competitive advantage that it provides.
Blackburn KUBE® Motor Lead Disconnects provide a fast, snap-together connection that saves time in changing out electric motors, eliminating the need to cut through messy insulating tape and unbolt conventional lugs.
Company offers a complete line of High Capacity, Heavy Industry Weigh Belt Feeders Model MH capable of accurately measuring and controlling feed rates up to 3,000 tons per hour.
Company announces the LF1048 Series AC/DC constant current or constant voltage dimmable LED driver power supply. Units are fully potted and suitable for dry and damp locations.
If food companies take the time to learn the concerns of animal activists and consumers, they can take action before a potentially detrimental situation occurs at their facility, as well as gain the respect and trust of their customers.
Three local chefs participated Saturday night in a cook-off competition using the invasive species as key ingredients. The goal was to raise awareness about how the animals impact South Florida's ecology — and perhaps even generate an appetite for them.