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McDonald's to sell packaged coffee nationally in push to highlight coffee in US restaurants

...they were testing the packaged coffee in select markets.Before Kraft split with Mondelez in late 2012, the packaged food maker had distributed Starbucks packaged coffee. But Starbucks broke off the relationship in 2010, saying Kraft failed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-19/mcdonalds-sell-packaged-co
Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke

...false advertising dispute with the Coca-Cola Co., a decision that could open the door to more litigation against food makers for deceptive labeling.The justices ruled 8-0 that Pom can go forward with a lawsuit alleging the label on a "Pomegranate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/court-rules-pom-wonderful-
Powerade drops controversial ingredient

...separating."The decision by Coca-Cola to remove brominated vegetable oil from Powerade is just the latest evidence that food makers are coming under pressure for the ingredients they use. While companies stand by the safety of their products, some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-04/powerade-drops-controversi
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to drop controversial ingredient

...as people pay closer attention to ingredient labels and try to stick to diets they feel are natural. Several major food makers have recently changed their recipes to remove chemicals or dyes that people find objectionable.PepsiCo had said last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/coca-cola-pepsico-drop-con
Subway phasing out 'yoga mat chemical' from bread

...various ingredients, more people are looking to stick to diets they feel are natural. The trend has prompted numerous food makers to adjust their recipes, even as they stand by the safety of their products. Among the companies that have made changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-11/subway-phasing-out-yoga-ma
Kraft removes artificial preservatives in its most popular cheese slices

...As more Americans pay closer attention to what they eat and try to stick to foods they feel are natural, a number of food makers have changed their recipes.Last week, Subway said it was removing a chemical from its bread after popular food blogger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/kraft-removes-artificial-p
Business news

...campaign promise.In other newsKELLOGG SAYS IT PLANS to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year. For the quarter, Kellogg Co. said earned $326 million, or 90...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-04/business-news
Kellogg to cut 7 percent of jobs in cost-cut drive

NEW YORK - Kellogg says it plans to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year.The maker of Frosted Flakes and Eggo waffles says it expects earnings per...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-04/kellogg-cut-7-percent-jobs
Twinkies maker Hostess Brands closing 3 bakeries after strike

...Hostess has argued that workers must make concessions as it tries to improve its financial position. The privately-held food maker filed for Chapter 11 protection in January, its second trip through bankruptcy court in less than a decade. Hostess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-12/twinkies-maker-hostess-bra
Warren Buffett's firm reveals stakes in Chicago Bridge & Iron, Starz

...revealed new investments in Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. and Starz on Wednesday, and it sold off some of its stake in snack food maker Mondelez International Inc.Berkshire Hathaway also made several other adjustments to its $85 billion U.S. stock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-15/warren-buffetts-firm-reveals-stakes