Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.
McDonald's says it will stop reporting its monthly sales results as the company works to fix its...
Archer Daniels Midland is shifting toward new uses for corn in light of lagging demand for two...
Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta AG believes rival Monsanto could make another bid to acquire the company within a matter of days.
Democratic members of Congress, with the support of natural food company officials, last month called for passage of legislation that would require labels disclosing the use of genetically modified ingredients in food.
The baby eels called elvers sold for $2,500 or more per pound at times this season due to low supply, fishermen and dealers say, beating the old record of $1,868.73 in 2012. This year's average price, which the state has not yet calculated, seems sure to dwarf last year's and possibly eclipse 2012, fishermen said.
Iconic brands are increasingly out of favor with U.S. consumers, whose preferences and priorities have evolved. Bank analysts predict that unless large F&B brands take bold action, they run the risk of following baby boomers into retirement.
Foster Farms is introducing two new product lines, Foster Farms Certified Organic and Foster Farms Simply Raised antibiotic-free chicken at major retailers throughout the West, making the family-owned company the largest producer of USDA certified organic and antibiotic-free chicken in the Western United States.
Danish researchers believe a rebranding campaign could enable scientists to improve crops while avoiding the stigma of genetic modification.
Ken Gard's 50-year history of marketing hogs in Sioux City ended — at least temporarily — with the closing of the John Morrell plant in April 2010.
Restaurant operator Bob Evans Farms Inc. is putting up a for sale sign on its new headquarters just outside Columbus along with two food manufacturing plants as part of stock buyback plan. The company plans to lease back the properties and use the money from the sale to buy back its stock.
San Francisco lawmakers are taking another stab at curbing soda consumption seven months after local voters rejected taxing sugary drinks in the name of public health.
Restaurant operator KFC said Monday it filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs.
Amazon.com plans to substantially expand grocery offerings under its nascent private-label Elements brand, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
The ongoing competition between dairy and dairy alternatives is only beginning to reach its apex and will continue to intensify over the next several years as consumers grow more comfortable with milk alternatives and scrutiny of dairy products escalates.
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The cheddar from Hook's Cheese Co. of Mineral Point goes on sale Friday for $209 a pound. Most of the 450-pound supply is already spoken for, with orders coming in after the planned sale went public earlier this year.
An Anheuser-Busch plant in northwest Georgia has started canning water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.
Nearly $100 million worth of apples that cannot be sold have been dumped into fields across central Washington, the nation's most productive apple region. The apples are being left to rot and compost in the hot sun, an unusual occurrence for an industry that has found ways to market ever-growing crops.
Rabobank is predicting that chicken producers in countries with balanced markets will continue to enjoy healthy margins, but stresses the importance that global approaches to deal with the avian influenza are now more important than ever.
A federal judge Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a salmonella outbreak traced to a Georgia peanut plant after the court investigated defense attorneys' claims of jury misconduct.
A company that sells specialty fresh vegetables and healthy party trays plans to add 200 to 250 employees by more than tripling the size of its south-central Pennsylvania operation.
Mondelez International has published its Call For Well-being 2014 Progress Report. The report details how the world's leading snacking company exceeded many key environmental goals and took significant steps forward to meet its remaining global well-being targets by 2020.