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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

...are being tested in select markets and should be in stores nationally by the end of the year.The country's biggest food makers are facing pressure from smaller rivals that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives. Chipotle in particular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/taco-bell-pizza-hut-artifi
'Entopreneurs' feed growing appetite for edible insects

...be enough to meet demand from restaurants and health food makers."We're constantly slammed by orders. We simply...wants to create a large network of insect farms to supply food makers such as Don Bugito and Bitty Foods."The goal is basically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-19/entopreneurs-feed-growing-
Corporate food makers mask recognizable logos, try hipster guises

...cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on its menu. The stealth efforts reflect the pressures on the country's biggest food makers, which are contending with the surging popularity of smaller brands that position themselves as decidedly less corporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/corporate-food-makers-mask
Food industry asks farms to consider breeding no-horn cows

...change for many years."The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, began working with restaurants, food makers and dairy farms three years ago to push the use of polled genetics. David Byer, PETA's senior corporate liaison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-29/food-industry-ask-dairy-fa
Government says Gerber made false claim that Good Start Gentle formula can prevent allergies

WASHINGTON - Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/government-says-gerber-mad
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
French Toast Crunch returns as cereal sales slide

...have slid as alternatives such as Greek yogurt and breakfast sandwiches have gained popularity.The Minneapolis-based food maker said Monday that it is reintroducing French Toast Crunch starting this month in response to consumer demand.The company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-08/french-toast-crunch-return
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
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