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Cereality is the 14th brand in Kahala-Cold Stone’s expanding portfolio and the first acquisition since the merger of Kahala Corp. and Cold Stone Creamy in May 2007.
The chief executive of Whole Foods Market Inc. wrote anonymous online attacks against a smaller rival and questioned why anyone would buy its stock.
China will begin a daily food safety reporting system next month during test events for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Latest SBRB report indicates 29% of small food industry businesses plan to expand during next 12 to 24 months.
Mike Kappit has been named senior vice president of global business strategy at Burger King and will report directly to Russ Klein, president gobal marketing, strategy and innovation.
Fast-casual restaurants, featuring upscale settings for fast service and fresh, high-quality and healthy food, continue to hold strong consumer appeal.
The Coca-Cola Co. will take over exclusive soft drink and water marketing and pouring rights at 10 racetracks served by rival Pepsi by 2012.
The banana giant seems determined to change course by transforming from a commodity-based company into a value-added one.
Dunkin’ Brands Community Foundation is honoring community leaders with a year's worth of Baskin-Robbins or Dunkin’ Donuts products.
The national obsession with healthy eating (or at least talking about healthy eating) is translating into a booming business.
The execution of former State Food and Drug Administration director Zheng Xiaoyu was confirmed by state television and the official Xinhua News Agency.
Bearclaw Coffee Co. has joined the IFA's VetFran Program.
A growing number of consumers say that their satisfaction with healthy restaurant offerings is fairly low.
Taco Bell is searching for three virtual actors to star as animated talking characters in a 30-second Taco Bell television commercial, which will debut worldwide during the MTV Video Music Awards on September...
Burger King Corp. announced that the company has begun the rollout of a trans fat free cooking oil to its restaurants in the United States.
Bartenders told Technomic that familiarity and product knowledge are key influencers in what they sell at the bar.