A New York judge will hear arguments Tuesday in a potentially $1 billion legal fight over control of Chobani Greek yogurt.
In the $28 billion U.S. pet food market, mergers and acquisitions have dominated the headlines in recent years. Among the most noticeable pet market merger and acquisition trends has been companies traditionally known for producing food for humans entering the pet food category.
Study the label of almost any food product and you're likely to see the rather vague warning "May contain peanuts" somewhere on there, unless of course it's a product that definitely does contain peanuts. These warnings of peanut contamination could soon lose much of their uncertainty, thanks to a novel form of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy.
Daily's Premium Meats, which offers "sliced-to-order" naturally smoked bacon, will build a 100,000-square-foot plant in St. Joseph, Mo.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first report of the new crop season says farmers will plant 84.6 million acres in soybeans, up 1 percent from last year's previous record of 83.7 million acres.
The first lady once again is challenging the nation's children to dream up healthy lunch recipes, a now annual component of her Let's Move! campaign to reduce childhood obesity through diet and exercise.
A new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation recommends that manufacturers convert their risk management practices to "an ongoing conversation rather than a periodic presentation."
Poultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.
A program to put a dietitian group's "Kids Eat Right" logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date. Kraft Foods and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decided to end the partnership because "misperceptions are overshadowing the campaign," Kraft said in a statement.
A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the "Little Dipper" condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled out in February 2010, lawyers in opening statements told a federal court jury in Pittsburgh on Monday.
Dairy farmers hit the streets of Brussels Tuesday to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk.
Booze, bikes and rock 'n' roll. That's the plan for economic development in this otherwise sleepy town of Trimble, Tenn. The only thing standing in the way, say distillers Michael Ballard and Jesse James Dupree, is the state's stuffy law restricting how spirits must be made so they can be marketed as "Tennessee Whiskey."
The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4½ years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday.
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.
The world's largest restaurant chain said the test will include a partial menu and feature some of McDonald's breakfast sandwiches and hash browns. The company didn't say which sandwiches would make the cut.
As an immediate step, 10% of all eggs sourced for its breakfast sandwiches in the U.S. will be cage-free by the end of next year. Additionally, Dunkin' Donuts will source only gestation crate-free pork in the U.S. by 2022.
The deal marks Bacardi’s entry into the bourbon category of the North American whiskey sector.
Ferrara Candy Company announced a series of enhancements to its manufacturing network, including increasing the manufacturing capacity and capabilities of its Bellwood, Ill. manufacturing facility, and opening a new packaging center in Bolingbrook, Ill.
With this new agreement, consumers in at-home and away-from-home channels will be able to enjoy their favorite New England brand coffee, French Market brand coffee, and Luzianne brand iced teas at the touch of a button in a variety of Keurig formats. The companies plan to launch the new, licensed K-Cup pods in fall 2015.
A "food source" sickened nearly 100 restaurant patrons in Philadelphia last month, but city and state health officials say Pennsylvania law bars them from disclosing what the food was or how it was contaminated.