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A harsh winter in many of the U.S. regions where it operates didn't keep people away from Dunkin' Donuts over the past three months, helping to boost parent company Dunkin' Brands' quarterly profit.
Hershey's expansion into China hasn't been so sweet. The maker of Reese's peanut butter cups, Twizzlers licorice and other candies and chocolates said sales in China during the country's New Year holiday were weaker than it expected.
PepsiCo's profit in the first quarter topped Wall Street expectations, boosted by the popularity of its Frito-Lay snacks and lower costs.
The maker of Sprite, Dasani, Powerade and other drinks said its global volume rose 1 percent, reflecting gains in both soda and non-carbonated drinks.
McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon. But don't write the obituary just yet. McDonald's has many strengths that the rivals biting at its heels can only envy.
Nomad Holdings Ltd. has agreed to buy Iglo Foods Holding Ltd., the frozen food company that introduced fish sticks to Britain in the 1950s, for 2.6 billion euros ($2.8 billion).
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money, experts said.
Canadian imports of the sweet, quarter-sized crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources. The value of Canada's shrimp imports to the U.S. grew nearly 20 percent from 2013 to 2014.
Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the US, Russia and Brazil) has outpaced rather subdued demand, dragging producer profitability into negative territory.
Swiss multinational Nestlé is reportedly close to an agreement that would sell its Davigel frozen foods unit to Brakes Group.
Many people are wondering how To'ak Chocolate can charge $260 for a single bar of chocolate. New DNA tests confirm that one of the reasons is genetics; To'ak Chocolate is sourced from cacao trees that represent one of the last genetically-pure remnants of a rare heirloom variety called Nacional.
The xylella fastidiosa bacteria has ravaged olive trees in the Puglia region and contributed to a 35 percent drop in the region's olive oil production last year. Its spread has so alarmed the EU that France announced a boycott of Puglian vegetables.
Snack foods are a $374 billion market and Kind thinks it has found a way to raise the bar. Kind can be found in more than 150,000 retail stores and sales have nearly doubled in the last year. CEO Daniel Lubetzky discusses the company's snack products.
The National Basketball Association is trading Coke for Pepsi. The league said Monday that it's struck a new marketing partnership with Pepsico, ending a 28-year partnership with Coca-Cola.
There's a reason convenience stores that carry alcohol don't simply advertise that they have "beer". Those stores put up large advertisements proudly displaying that they carry specific beers like Budweiser and Coors.
Approximately 10 percent of Americans work in fast food, but do you know how much the fast food industry is worth? Here are some facts you didn't know about the fast food industry.
The sprawling Navajo Nation in the southwestern U.S. implemented a 2 percent sales tax within its reservation on a wide range of products — including desserts, fried foods and sweetened beverages — beginning in March.
A judge has rejected a proposed settlement between cooperative Dairy Farmers of America and Northeast dairy farmers over an alleged effort to drive down prices paid to farmers.
Bermudan spirits giant Bacardi indicated it would lay off about 10 percent of its employees in North America this week, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Retail sales of specialty food sales grew 19 percent from 2012 to 2014 versus a tepid 2 percent increase for all food. The industry, fueled by small businesses, now boasts 15 segments that exceed $1 billion in sales, including cheese; coffee; meat, poultry and seafood; chips, pretzels and snacks; candy; and yogurt.
North Dakota will see another large infusion of federal money this year to boost the development of specialty crops in a state that's already among the nation's leading producers of dry peas, lentils, honey and confection sunflowers.
Jack DeCoster, 80, of Turner, Maine, and 51-year-old Peter DeCoster, of Clarion, Iowa are scheduled to be sentenced April 13 by U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett in a federal courtroom in Sioux City, Iowa. Both pleaded guilty last year to introducing adulterated eggs into interstate commerce and face up to one year in jail.
Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company's proposal Monday.
United Nations officials estimated that global food prices are at their lowest levels in nearly five years, and commodities traders believe that trend isn't likely to wane anytime soon.
West Coast fisheries managers will likely shut down sardine fishing this year as numbers decline, echoing a previous collapse that decimated a thriving industry and increasing worries that other species might be withheld from the commercial market.
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