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Starbucks to Boost Coffee Drink Prices Tuesday Morning

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) said on Monday that it plans to raise prices on coffee drinks by 5 to 20 cents bright and early on Tuesday. That’s while coffee futures ...
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Kraft Heinz Company Begins Trading Monday

A deal announced in late March that brought together two of the country’s best-known consumer food products companies is now complete and stock in the new Kraft Heinz Company begins ...
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Cost of July Barbecue Soars

As we approach the Fourth of July, people are stocking up on fireworks and revving up their barbecue pits. Has anyone stopped to think about how much this costs? Compared ...
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What to Expect From ConAgra Earnings

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE: CAG) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.59 in earnings per share ...
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McDonald’s Better Menu, a Little

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) management, in conjunction with outside organizations, reported that its menu choices have become healthier. However, they still must be less healthy than at most other places ...
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Hershey Global Expansion Hits a Rocky Patch

Confectionery company Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) has revised its outlook downward for its fiscal 2015. Previously, Hershey said its expected growth in fiscal 2015 revenue, excluding foreign currency exchange, in ...
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Cattle

Have Beef Prices Reached Their Peak?

Last Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), and the agency forecast that total meat production in the United States ...
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Fogo de Chao

Does Fogo de Chao Really Need an IPO?

The world of initial public offerings has seen its share of restaurant chains and retail chains come public via initial public offerings. In fact, we have seen so many of ...
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New Report Examines Wal-Mart Food Supply

The world’s largest retailer also accounts for about a quarter of all groceries sold in the United States. That gives Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) very powerful leverage among its ...
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Can Amazon Compete With Its Own Partners?

In yet another move to take over the world, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is reportedly getting ready to expand its line of private-label brands to include more grocery items. The ...
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Will Hormel Be Taken Seriously in Organic Meat With Applegate Buyout?

It is no secret by now that more consumers want to eat more and more organic or naturally raised foods. The fight against antibiotics, hormones and use of GMO franken-feed ...
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Protests Against Monsanto in 400 Cities

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are bad for people, the environment, and water supplies, at least. This is according to the protestors involved in the "March Against Monsanto." Their protests cover ...
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Walmart Offers Better Eggs

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) will start to offer better eggs, at least from the standpoint of "fair treatment" of animals  But are better eggs the ones that have fewer antibiotics. or ones ...
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Keurig Kold Stumble Could Bring a Big Accidental Victory for SodaStream

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) was supposed to see its next big leg up in the business come from its arrangement that ties in with Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO), ...
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Pollo Loco

Despite Beating Earnings El Pollo Loco Gets Choked

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) reported its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday. The crazy chicken had $0.18 in earnings per share (EPS) on $90.4 million ...
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