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Organics would seem tailor-made for shoppers seeking foods and beverages that are healthier for them, their families and the planet, but new research from Mintel reveals that Americans appear confused about the benefits of organics, with many perceiving the organic label as nothing more than an excuse to sell products at a premium.
Monthly sales at restaurants exceeded grocery stores sales for the first time on record, the National Restaurant Association noted Wednesday.
Monsanto Company this week announced a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its crop protection operations by 22 percent by 2020.
A new survey of manufacturers found that nearly two-thirds saw improved plant productivity after implementing a cloud-computing system. Nearly three-quarters reported process improvements following cloud deployment, while just over 60 percent said product quality improved.
Commercial beekeepers were hit particularly hard by the high rate of summer losses, which outstripped winter losses for the first time in five years, stoking concerns over the long-term trend of poor health in honey bee colonies.
The ongoing bird flu outbreak has spread into northeast Nebraska, and officials are planning to kill 1.7 million chickens on a farm where the disease has been confirmed.
The rules proposed last year by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have fueled political anger in the country's heartland, becoming a top issue of concern for many farmers and landowners who say there are already too many government regulations affecting their businesses.
ConAgra Foods, Inc., announced Tuesday that it has acquired Blake’s All Natural Foods, a rapidly-growing, family-owned company which makes natural and organic frozen meals, including pot pies, casseroles, pasta dishes and other entrees.
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Beer and wine bottle maker Owens-Illinois will pay about $2.15 billion to buy the food and beverage glass container business of the Mexican company Vitro. Owens-Illinois Inc. said Wednesday that the all-cash deal will bolster its stake in Mexico's packaging market and start helping its earnings by the first year after it closes.
Prices for eggs and turkey meat are rising as an outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys.
Raw milk proponents in Texas are one step closer to buying the product outside of the state's dairy farms. The Texas House gave final approval late last week to legislation that would allow consumers to buy unpasteurized milk at farmers markets or via delivery services.
In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic sector, the Organic Trade Association, in collaboration with the GRO Organic Core Committee, on Tuesday formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin steps to conduct a vote on and implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.
Crown Royal is proud to introduce its first blended rye whisky, Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye.
A federal report anticipates that new college graduates in agriculture and related fields will only be able to fill about 60 percent of the available jobs in those industries in coming years.
The country's largest meat producer recently announced plans to limit the use of antibiotics in poultry destined for institutions such as schools and hospitals. Tyson Foods Inc. indicated it would conform to the Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use standard.
The Environmental Protection Agency rules proposed last year have become a top issue of concern for many farmers and landowners who say there are already too many government regulations that affect their businesses.
Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them. The restaurant chain owned by Darden Restaurants Inc. says it plans to use its breadsticks for chicken parmigiana and meatball sandwiches starting June 1.
Health officials in Vancouver are warning consumers about ground pork and beef that was sold at a local store and may be contaminated with E. coli.