With the total amount of foreign fast food outlets in China set to break the 50,000 mark this year, up from 48,477 in 2011 and 36,037 in 2006, and 44 percent of Chinese consumers saying that they plan to spend more on fast food in the coming year, the potential for the sector is clear.
Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage is recalling some packages of turkey sausage with cheddar cheese because the product may include pieces of glove.
Switzerland's Nestle has lost a bid in neighboring Germany to ban the sale generic coffee capsules that can be used in its Nespresso machines.
A series of below-freezing nights in April zapped buds that had sprouted during a rare summerlike stretch the previous month, decimating cherries, peaches and other tree fruits. While some apple orchards escaped relatively unscathed, many are producing only a small fraction of their normal output and some are coming up empty.
Starbucks Corp. will open a bigger juice factory in Southern California to fuel the growth of its Evolution Fresh bottled drinks.
The nation's largest agribusiness and biotech companies are pouring millions of dollars into California to stop the first-ever initiative to require special labels on foods made with genetically modified ingredients, a sign of their determination to keep the measure from sparking a nationwide movement.
Apple-picking, a cherished autumn tradition, is off to an early start in the Northeast and Upper Midwest as growers deal with aftershocks from wacky spring weather that hammered fruit crops.
Wine company Constellation Brands plans to use proceeds from a debt offering, coupled with available cash and borrowings under a senior credit facility, to fund its Crown Imports LLC transaction.
The American Frozen Food Institute and the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association are pleased to announce that the Distinguished Order of Zerocrats has selected three food industry leaders as the 2012 Frozen Food Hall of Fame inductees.
The Cornucopia Institute, a not-for-profit policy research organization based in Wisconsin, filed a formal legal complaint with the USDA against several infant formula manufacturers that are adding two synthetic preservatives to certified organic infant formula.
Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor is unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, a federal judge ruled.
Gelio Hernandez and Angel Busurot were arrested last week as a result of their indictment for engaging in the inhumane slaughter of swine and the sale of uninspected and adulterated swine meat for human consumption.
A new Q3 report looks at the global beef industry and the production imbalance resulting from the North American drought.
A Draper company is recalling more than 38,000 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.
A groundbreaking ceremony takes place Thursday in southwestern Kansas for a $20 million dairy ingredient and cheese processing plant. The facility will employ 60 people when it is finished.
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July from June, as a small drop in energy costs offset slightly higher food prices. The consumer price index hasn't changed since March, evidence that the weak economy is keeping inflation in check.
A northwest Missouri dairy has resumed operations less than a week after some of its products were recalled by the state Department of Agriculture.
An attorney for people who say they were sickened by cantaloupe contaminated with listeria says U.S. Attorney's officials are investigating the outbreak.
The CDC released its 2011 map showing the prevalence of obesity in the U.S. By state, obesity prevalence ranged from 20.7 percent in Colorado to 34.9 percent in Mississippi in 2011.
Liquor sales declined slightly in June compared with the same month the previous year, after Washington state businesses and consumers stocked up on spirits in advance of price increases with liquor privatization.