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Dec 23, 2014, 12:32 ET

Healthy Holiday Tables

'Tis the season for excess: too much spending, too much stress and, if you're like most people, too much munching. Make no mistake, it's called a...

Dec 22, 2014, 15:51 ET

Update on Sino Agro Food, Inc. and Euro China Capital AB Strategic Plan

 Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTC QB: SIAF) is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company ("the Company") with...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:07 ET
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Lifeway Foods to Air First National TV Spot During 2015 Golden Globes Broadcast

 Leading kefir manufacturer Lifeway Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWAY) will air its first national TV commercial during the 2015 Golden Globes...

Dec 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Maple Leaf Foods provides update on its network transition

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Maple Leaf Foods (MFI: TSX) today provided an update on the completion of its network transition, a...

Dec 19, 2014, 18:31 ET

U.S. Dairy Industry Praises Outcome of Talks with China on Cheese Name Issue

The U.S. dairy industry today applauded a commitment to stronger protections for common food names resulting from just-concluded trade talks with...

Dec 19, 2014, 14:48 ET

Golden State Foods / KanPak U.S. Acquires Emmi Penn Yan Factory

Golden State Foods (GSF)-owned KanPak U.S., a leading supplier of specialty beverages and desserts, announced today that it has finalized the...

Dec 19, 2014, 09:46 ET

Reily Foods Recalls Chili Seasoning Kits Due To Undeclared Peanut And Almond Allergens

Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced today it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after...

Dec 18, 2014, 17:12 ET

Flowers Foods' Shiver and Avera Exercised Options with Intent to Hold Shares

 Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO), the second-largest producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods in the United States, today announced that...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:34 ET

What Your Kitchen Will Look Like in 2050

An oven and a refrigerator that sit silently in the kitchen until someone decides to get dinner started? That's so 2014, say designers working on...

Dec 18, 2014, 08:37 ET
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KRAFT FOODS GROUP ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JOHN CAHILL AS CEO

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) today announced that its board of directors has named John Cahill, Chairman of the Board of Directors, to...

Dec 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Zaycon Foods Joins Forces with Chicken Soup for the Soul™

 Zaycon Foods™, announced today the launch of their relationship with Chicken Soup for the Soul Foods. Zaycon Foods is a five-year-old...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:09 ET

Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food Adds Two More High-Powered Executives to Management Team

 Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food, a leading provider of super premium pet food to the independent pet specialty channel, today announced...

Dec 17, 2014, 00:00 ET

Effective Food Aid: 15,000 Meals Ready to Eat for West Africa

Saahtain Foods, with logistics and distribution provided by Dubai Charity Association, has sent 15,000 Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) to West Africa on...

Dec 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
Kraft Foods Group.

KRAFT FOODS GROUP DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.55 PER SHARE

The Board of Directors of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) today has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.55 per share of common...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Sino Agro Food, Inc. Effects Reverse Split

Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTCQB: SIAF.QB) is an integrated, diversified agriculture technology and organic food company (the "Company") with principal...

Dec 15, 2014, 16:30 ET

Dean Foods Completes Redemption Of 9.750% Senior Notes Due 2018

Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF) today announced the completion of its redemption of all of its 9.750% senior notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). Pursuant...

Dec 15, 2014, 12:34 ET
The new U.S. headquarters of High Liner Foods, Inc., in Portsmouth, N.H. (PRNewsFoto/High Liner Foods Incorporated)

High Liner Foods Opens New U.S. Headquarters

New facility in Portsmouth, N.H. showcases an updated corporate brand and mission LUNENBURG, NS and PORTSMOUTH, NH, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -...

Dec 15, 2014, 11:36 ET

Food and beverage processors tap into public sector market

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The local food movement and call for more "Made in Ontario" products in public institutions is opening the...

Dec 12, 2014, 17:56 ET
John Morrell

John Morrell Extends Efforts to Fight Hunger Across the Country

John Morrell expanded its efforts to fight hunger with donation events in Utah and Washington this week. With the support of local...

Dec 10, 2014, 13:15 ET
Grape-Nuts heads to Antarctica, relaunches Grape-Nuts Fit

Post® Grape-Nuts® Brings the "What's Your Mountain?" Campaign to the South Pole

 More than 80 years ago, Post Grape-Nuts sponsored Sir Admiral Byrd's expedition to Antarctica, where the first long range two-way radio...