PepsiCo Inc., which owns Cheetos, Fritos, Tostitos and other snacks, found success last year after teaming up with Taco Bell to create Dorito-flavored taco shells. And it has since been dreaming up other restaurant dishes featuring its popular snacks.
California citrus growers have agreed to hold off packing fruit for two days to let state and...
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The second report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare reveals that despite growing investor interest in the business case for managing farm animal welfare standards, companies are failing to provide reassurance that farm animal welfare-related issues are being effectively managed.
Virginians bought more alcohol in the state's beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency saw a record profit in the last fiscal year. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said the agency has seen retail sales increase to record levels consecutively for the past 15 years.
America's appetite for specialty foods hit a record high last year. The Specialty Food Association has released the results of a survey that reveal the top product categories, flavors and ingredients available for gift-giving this holiday season.
A skills gap survey showed that 77 percent of manufacturers and distributors are facing challenges finding skilled workers for new positions and replacing workers who have left. The survey also touched on how manufacturers and distributors recruit, retain and train workers in their companies.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded five grants to support research, education and extension programs that will improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers.
The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product.
Quinetum is a cordial from Hendrick's Gin. Don't feel bad if you've never heard of it. That's kind of the idea. Quinetum is sold exclusively to a few bars around the country. And Hendrick's isn't the only brand making a pitch to the cocktail cognoscenti.
The EPA hosted a public hearing on its proposed rule to reduce the 2014 renewable volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) past president, Steve Foglesong, testified at the hearing.
The Czech brewery Budvar said a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision prohibiting its rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, from selling beer under the Budweiser name in the country. State-owned Budvar has been fighting with Anheuser-Busch for over a century over use of the Budweiser brand name.
Citing a potential threat to public health, the FDA moved Wednesday toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat. Many livestock producers give their animals antibiotics regularly to ensure that the animals are healthy and to facilitate the production process.
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier cut ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm Tuesday after an animal rights group released undercover video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
Companies seeking to get closer to their customers simply need to acknowledge their birthdays, according to a new online survey. The survey finds that nearly three out of four consumers who received birthday messages from a company they do business with thought more positively of the company afterwards.
StockPot is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,800 cases of 24-ounce, refrigerated plastic tubs of Wholesome@Home Classic Chicken Noodle Soup. Some of the plastic tubs may carry the side labeling of Wholesome@Home Loaded Baked Potato Style Soup.
Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill — or an extension of current law — before Jan 1.
Greek yogurt company Chobani says it is increasing production at its Twin Falls plant and adding production of a new "light" yogurt called Simply 100. Chobani officials say the $450 million plant is running at optimal production capability for the first time since it opened a year ago.
Rockefeller Center is crowded at Christmastime thanks to the famous tree, the skating rink and the show at Radio City Music Hall, but visitors can choose from a variety of places to eat in the area, from ethnic food and street carts to sit-down dining.
A newly formed Harrisonburg company is planning to reopen a former Pilgrim's Pride poultry processing facility, creating the equivalent of 102 full-time jobs. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Monday that Shenandoah Processing will invest more than $2.2 million in the project.
Morgan Stanley analyst Matthew Grainger on Monday upgraded his rating on Kraft Foods Group Inc., saying there is still a good long-term growth story ahead for the food company. The analyst said the company's current stock price does not fully reflect the company's potential.
Sysco, one of the largest food supply companies, is buying privately held US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. When the deal closes, Sysco expects the addition of US Foods to boost its annual sales by about 46 percent to around $65 billion.
McDonald's said a key sales figure slipped 0.8 percent in the U.S. last month, as the chain faced tough competition and flat traffic. Sales at stores open at least a year is a key gauge of health because it excludes results from stores recently opened or closed.