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Nov 21, 2014, 16:36 ET

Love With Food Acquires G-Free Foodie

 Love With Food, an all-natural and organic subscription snack service, acquired G-Free Foodie Box Club to cater specifically to a growing...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:03 ET

Ann Payne's Caveman Foods Ltd Has Ancient Vegetarian Lineage

A method of using friendly yeasts and bacteria TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Confused about how water kefir fits into a Paleo diet? It all...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

New Technologies, Policies Spur Agricultural Innovations

Global visionary thinkers are mixing and matching technology both old and new to boost agricultural production sustainably in the years ahead:...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:12 ET

Flowers Foods' George E. Deese To Retire As Executive Chairman And Serve As Non-Executive Chairman

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) announced today that consistent with the company's management succession plan established by the board of directors...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:09 ET

Flowers Foods Announces Increased Dividend Rate And Stock Repurchase Authorization

The board of directors of Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO) today announced a $0.05 increase in the annual dividend rate, which raises the rate from $0.48...

Nov 20, 2014, 17:23 ET

La seguridad de los alimentos antes, durante y después de un corte de energía

El invierno 2014 – 2015 ha llegado antes este año. Como gran parte del país espera temperaturas más heladas y nevadas...

Nov 20, 2014, 16:37 ET
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition President Guido Barilla demonstrate their support for the Milan Protocol, which aims to raise awareness for challenges facing the global food system, including: the reduction of food waste, the promotion of sustainable agriculture, and the war on hunger and obesity.

Matteo Renzi Supports The Milan Protocol

Today, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi gave his support to the Milan Protocol promoted by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN)...

Nov 20, 2014, 14:59 ET
Tyler Florence and Anne Burrell Face-Off in Food Network's Worst Cooks in America

Worst Cooks in America Back For Sixth Season Of Culinary Boot Camp With Returning Chef Anne Burrell Competing For The First Time Against Chef Tyler Florence

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worst Cooks in America, the hit competition series that transforms kitchen disasters into confident cooks,...

Nov 20, 2014, 14:03 ET
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Food Safety Before, During and After a Power Outage

The winter of 2014 – 2015 has arrived early this year. As much of the country braces for more frigid temperatures and record snows, the U.S....

Nov 20, 2014, 09:19 ET

Notice To The Market: Marfrig Announces The Termination Of Its Previously-Announced Tender Offer And Consent Solicitation For 9.50% Senior Notes Due 2020 Of Marfrig Overseas

 On Friday, November 14, 2014, after the release of solid 3rd quarter earnings, Marfrig Global Foods S.A. ("Marfrig"), together with BB...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:23 ET
This holiday season, Food Lion is partnering with customers in its more than 1,100 stores, Nov. 19 – Dec. 23, to help solve hunger through its Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign. Through the campaign, customers can purchase and donate a specially-marked "Holidays Without Hunger" food box for $5, while supplies last, or make a cash donation at checkout. One hundred percent of cash donations benefit Feeding America(R), the largest domestic hunger relief charity, and its network of local food banks.

Food Lion Feeds Launches "Holidays Without Hunger" Campaign to Help Feed Local Families in Need this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Food Lion is partnering with customers in its more than 1,100 stores, Nov. 19 – Dec. 23, to help solve hunger through...

Nov 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Dixie Foods International/Preferred Restaurant Brands Opens First Papa John's Location

Dixie Foods International, Inc. (OTCQB: DIXI), which earlier this week announced that it is changing its name to "Preferred Restaurant Brands",...

Nov 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Unilever Food Solutions Offers Restaurants a Little Extra Help Around the Holidays

Product Sampling Promotion Features Weekly Prizes and a $10,000 USD Grand Prize Inspired by the Season of Giving  Unilever Food Solutions...

Nov 19, 2014, 07:30 ET

Innovative Food Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: IVFH), a leading nationwide specialty foods provider and the nationwide leader in the freshly prepared,...

Nov 19, 2014, 06:30 ET

Fuji Food Products Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Chicago

 Fuji Food Products, Inc., a fresh food manufacturing division of Meruelo Group and the largest provider and distributor of pre-packaged sushi...

Nov 18, 2014, 23:21 ET
Ricardo Heredia named 2014 World Food Champion, wins $100,000!

Ricardo Heredia of San Diego Wins $100,000 and the World Food Champion Title

 The smoke has cleared and the dust has settled! Ricardo Heredia has been named the 2014 World Food Champion, winning $100,000 and bragging...

Nov 18, 2014, 15:30 ET
Dallas Mavericks' Mascot Champ poses with Mesquite High School staff at pep rally to promote its new Breakfast Breaks school breakfast program.

E S Foods Teams Up With Dallas Mavericks To Promote School Breakfast In Texas

 The Dallas Mavericks' Dancers and mascot "Champ" were a part of a pep rally for Breakfast Breaks, a new program to promote the benefits of...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:47 ET

Associated Food Stores Signs Supply Agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers

Associated Food Stores, LLC announced today it has signed an agreement with N.H.- based C&S Wholesaler Grocers, Inc. to be its primary...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:43 ET

Goya Foods dona 300,000 libras de alimentos a Caridades Católicas

 Goya Foods, la mayor empresa alimenticia propiedad de hispanos de los Estados Unidos, donó 300,000 libras de alimentos a la campaña...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:56 ET
President Bob Unanue of Goya Foods, Cardinal Dolan and Catholic Charities of NY help pack 300,000 pounds of Goya products into bags to give to the hungry and unaccompanied children throughout New York City and the United States.

Goya Foods Donates 300,000 Pounds Of Food To Catholic Charities

 Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, donates 300,000 pounds of food to Catholic Charities of the...