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Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries

...or acquire brands over time. But P&G had already been trying to slim down in recent years, including the sale of food brands including Jif peanut butter, Folgers coffee and Pringles chips.Looking ahead, P&G said it now expects sales in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/procter-gamble-taking-out-
Procter & Gamble to focus on top performers, shed up to 100 brands

...in the recession," CEO A.G. Lafley said.P&G had already been slimming down in recent years, having sold off food brands such as Jif peanut butter, Folgers coffee and Pringles chips. More recently, it moved to get out of the edible business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/procter-gamble-focus-top-p
McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

...hospital patients and others have been killed by phony or adulterated milk powder, drugs and other goods.Foreign fast food brands are seen as more reliable than Chinese competitors, though local brands have made big improvements in quality.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/mcdonalds-kfc-stop-buying-
Business news

...third-quarter profitLOUISVILLE, KY. --- Yum Brands Inc., the owner of the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC fast-food brands, said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit grew 7 percent on the strength of surging overseas sales, mainly in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-05/business-news
Business
Passover is serious business for 'matzoh maven' of Manischewitz

...of Horowitz's job. But Fingerman said he does a lot more for the entire company, which consists of other kosher food brands including Rokeach, Mother's, Mrs. Adler's and Mishpacha. "The rabbi has a pretty good eye from a manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/31/rel_122563.shtml
Your Faith
Many KFC, Pizza Hut restaurants going smoke-free

...extensive period of time. So we don't think our customers will be inconvenienced by this." Yum's three other fast-food brands - Taco Bell, Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Foods Restaurants, already have smoke-free policies in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/12/bus_444884.shtml
Business
Jobs came, jobs went

...producer of canned meats and stews, will be merged with Toronto-based Connor Bros. Income Fund's other canned-food brands, including Sweet Sue and Bryan. Connor Bros. said it plans to keep Castleberry's management team intact, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/bus_438132.shtml
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Around the watercooler

...the hip-hop star, has moved into fashion and restaurants for his wealth. Actor Paul Newman, of the ubiquitous food brand, was No. 3, followed by film director Francis Ford Coppola who has built a prosperous company on wine, food, art...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/15/bus_434450.shtml
Business
General Mills earnings rise, beat expectations for fourth quarter

...a week longer than usual. The company makes Cheerios, Yoplait Yogurt and Betty Crocker baking mixes, among other food brands. Sanger predicted that commodity costs would rise $165 million for 2005, along with higher health care and restricted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/fin_420752.shtml
Finance
Chick-fil-A offers healthier alternative with fresh fruit cups

...costs about 40 cents more. A regular-sized fruit cup sells for $1.85 and a large for $2.85. "Why other fast food brands haven't been able to crack this code is it's hard," Faulk said. "You literally have to treat it with kid gloves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/foo_417568.shtml
Food