David Brooks, president of Coca-Cola's Greater China and Korea business unit, told Bloomberg earlier this week that Coca-Cola plans to invest more than $4 billion in China between 2015 and 2017 to build factories and add new products to its portfolio.
Superstorm Sandy hit the Red Hook Lobster Pound in New York hard. Co-owners Susan Povich and Ralph Gorham were faced with nearly half a million dollars in rebuilding costs. But one year later, the business is on its way to a bright future.
Recently, smart marketers from other industries such as suppliers and consumer brands have started embracing personalizing interactions for their customers. These marketers are incorporating the fundamentals used in retail today to increase engagement and revenue.
i-Sense voltage monitors provide vital data that pinpoints voltage-based power events, reveal any consequent relationship between voltage sags and downtime situations and help users get operations running with minimal mean time to repair (MTTR).
McDonald's Corp. says a key revenue figure edged up 0.5 percent in October, as the chain's better results in the U.S. and Europe offset a decline in Asia. McDonald's has been facing weaker sales due to heightened competition, shifting eating habits and tough economic conditions around the world.
Global shifts in costs, processes and consumer purchasing habits put the U.S. in a position to revitalize its manufacturing sector and enhance businesses and industry at home. The only thing missing is enough skilled workers to maintain the momentum.
What culinary adventures lie ahead in 2014? Here are the top projected trends for 2014 as reported by “The Fit Foodie," celebrity chef Mareya Ibrahim, founder of Eat Cleaner, San Diego news correspondent, author, nutritionist and food safety expert.
Authorities in California are trying to crack the case of a nut thief who made off with 140,000 pounds of walnuts. The theft, estimated at nearly $400,000, occurred Sunday in the small Central Valley town of Escalon. Investigators say it was one of the biggest to hit the booming industry.
A 55-year-old man's left arm was severed Thursday in an industrial accident at a Seattle fortune cookie company. Kyle Moore of the Seattle Fire Department says the arm was severed after the man became stuck in a machine up to his chest.
Obamacare is the most dramatic restructuring of our nation’s healthcare system since the inception of Medicare and Medicaid in the 60s, and it will force American manufacturers to make some major decisions about how they manage their employees’ benefits.
New studies indicate that people with high blood sugar levels may be more likely to have memory problems. Individuals who have type 2 diabetes may be more likely to experience dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. CBS News Marlie Hall reports.
Over the next 24-36 months, Cargill plans to invest £35 million to improve efficiencies, upgrade technologies and create a state of the art processing facility in Hereford. These investments will also enable Cargill to expand its capacity to process and supply fresh UK-reared chicken.
Every business wants to increase its sales and decrease its costs while improving customer service and retention. But when seeking expenses to cut, manufacturing and distribution companies often overlook the costs of payment transactions.
Nestle has sold off its weight management business Jenny Craig in North America, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. The company says the business was sold to North Castle Partners, a U.S. private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.
Oreo maker Mondelez is struggling to boost cookie sales in China. Mondelez, which also owns Cadbury chocolates, Ritz crackers and Trident gum, trimmed its full-year sales expectations, in part because of its disappointing cookie sales in China.
Americans who buy the glass bottles of Coke exported from Mexico were worried that an independent bottler that supplies the drinks planned to switch from sugar to fructose to cut costs. But Arca Continental stressed that it has no plans to change the sweetener for the "Coca-Cola Nostalgia" bottles it exports to the U.S.
General Mills’ Cedar Rapids, Iowa plant had successfully used pallet flow and pushback rack systems, but ongoing growth, product changes and long use required a storage system update that would safely add capacity to their existing facility.
A Vermont microbrewery that makes one of the world's best beers plans to close down its retail operation to head off the trouble that's brewing with its neighbors. Customers lined up to buy cases of the double IPA recently ranked No. 1 worldwide.
Starbucks says it plans to hire at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. The coffee company says it will develop a system dedicated to matching the skills of veterans and military spouses with jobs throughout its organization.
Americans who buy the glass bottles of Coke exported from Mexico may have been dismayed by reports that a Mexican independent bottler planned to switch from sugar to fructose. Unlike the exported bottles of "Mexicoke," Coke drinks made in the U.S. are sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup.
I admit to joining the ranks of the many who feel the word “innovation” is overused. Real innovation does not represent adding simple upgrades to existing products, or developing products to compete with others. Real innovation is developing something no one else dreamed of.
More than anything else, the lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods proves just how important it is for manufacturers to find a municipality that is not only happy to have a business, but will fight for its existence. I feel that too few companies fully take advantage of that dynamic.
Company has launched the first commercial-grade USDA Certified Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified erythritol as a healthy alternative to sugar, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners.
Mondelez reports its third-quarter results after the market closes Wednesday as the snack food company faces pressure to improve its performance. The company split with Kraft Foods Group Inc. last year and has stumbled in its first few quarters as an independent company.
According to a new report, the probiotics market has been one of the prime beneficiaries of the recent fad over functional foods. Rising levels of health consciousness and ageing baby boomer population are few of the drivers helping the growth of the market.