A Southern California doughnut shop has come up with yet another guilty pleasure gone viral: a gigantic doughnut stuffed with a Pop Tart filling. Donut Bar, with outlets in Fountain Valley and San Diego, calls the 1-pound creation the "Big Poppa Tart Donut."
The specialty snack food maker is investing $22 million to build an 88,000-square-foot facility that's expected to create more than 270 jobs in Kingsport.
Better Made was one of at least 22 chip-makers that sprang up in Detroit in the late 1920s through the mid-'30s — and the independent, family-owned business is the only one of that era still in business, a rare survivor in an industry dominated by conglomerates.
Consumers in developed countries tend to take the humble chocolate bar for granted. But the world's multi-billion dollar chocolate market relies on a fragile plant and faces volatile global economic factors.
A growing number of restaurant customers and grocery store shoppers in the country are asking for Alaska's Copper River sockeye salmon by name. But red fish could be in jeopardy as the commercial fishermen who provide much of its funding decide whether to pull their support.
Wisconsin shoppers will soon be able to add booze to their free sample options in supermarket aisles. The state Senate adopted legislation Tuesday that would allow grocery and liquor stores to provide one half-ounce sample of hard liquor per day to customers.
Tests confirmed the liquid inside the barrels was Wild Turkey bourbon distilled in 2009. The bourbon was slated to become Wild Turkey 101, the brand's flagship product, a blend of barrels typically aged for five to eight years.
The news of Kraft recalling 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese because some may contain small metal fragments was a popular topic for Food Manufacturing readers Wednesday. Find out more by browsing this compilation of media coverage.
The North American Meat Institute this week announced key speakers for its upcoming Meat Industry Management Conference, scheduled to take place April 15-18, 2015, in Carlsbad, California. The annual conference will feature education sessions covering an array of topics, including food safety, government regulations, economics, communications and workforce issues.
General Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter as a stronger dollar pressured sales.
In Seattle, Starbucks said it will team up with a company called Postmates to deliver to homes and offices within specific areas. In New York City, delivery will be from existing or newly setup Starbucks shops in certain buildings, starting with the Empire State Building.
The companies said they hope their new industrial facility will serve the country's food sector "with zero environmental impact."
Legislation under consideration in Maryland would ban a wide range of ingredients and chemicals from meals served in the state's public schools.
That's the message from 20 of the world's leading chefs, who gathered in northeastern Spain on Tuesday to draw attention to what they hope is a simple solution to the threat facing many of the larger fish species that overfishing has pushed to near collapse.
Longtime Riceland Foods Inc. president and chief executive officer Richard Bell has died in Stuttgart.
Latin American cuisine has gained respect globally thanks to culinary maestros like Peru's Gaston Acurio, who has opened more than a dozen restaurants worldwide, including the Astrid & Gaston franchise. Now, Chile is starting to appear on the world's gastronomical radar.
A troubled winery owner who chased an investor through a Northern California vineyard and shot him in the head at close range as police approached had a silencer in his gun, which could signal the man planned the killing, police said.
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. has revealed a $47 million expansion of its existing beef processing plant in central Nebraska.
Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.
Among the most popular functional foods are sports drinks and nutrition bars. According to market research publisher Packaged Facts, 36 percent of all U.S. adults consume sports drinks. Meanwhile, dollar sales in the nutrition bar segment grew an impressive 8 percent last year.