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  • ConAgra buys Chinese potato processor for $93M

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc., the company behind Chef Boyardee canned pasta, said Monday that it bought a Chinese potato processor for $93 million to help it sell more frozen potato products in Asia. The purchase of TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd. will allow ConAgra's Lamb Weston unit to...

  • Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US

    MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) — A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby...

  • Washington Post: L'Oréal should hire Michelle Obama as 'pitchwoman after she leaves'

    Even for a celebrity first lady, Saturday's Washington Post review of Michelle Obama's much-publicized "guns" hit a new level of coverage for her fit, model looks.

  • Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

    NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales. The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the...

  • Burger King sells 'Proud Whopper' in San Francisco

    NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. The fast-food chain says it will post a video online Wednesday that shows scenes from a San Francisco location where it sold a "Proud Whopper." Customers were not told what is in the burger, which...

  • So Obama referenced crack at the White House. That happened.

    President Obama made the reference to the popular street drug Monday while making a quick going away speech for White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.

  • Oyster farm owners eye options after ruling

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider the appeal of a popular oyster farm that federal officials want to shutter and return to wilderness along the coast of Northern California. The justices without comment left in place lower court rulings against Drakes Bay...

  • Class action against P.F. Changs claims restaurant failed to protect customer data

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against P.F. Changs after customers claim it failed to protect their data. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. failed to take adequate measures to protect its customers’ credit and debit card data from theft and disclosed the...

  • TreeHouse Foods buying Flagstone Foods for $860M

    OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — TreeHouse Foods is buying Flagstone Foods for $860 million as a way to gain access to the growing healthy snacks category. Flagstone, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, makes private label snacks such as trail mix and dried fruit. The privately held company runs a facility...

  • Rumors of bourbon shortage lack proof

    They were some of the more ominous headlines published this year.



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