U.S. Meat Prices Pull Back in September

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on September farm prices Monday afternoon. The all-products price index fell 2.8% month-over-month to 106, with the crop index down ...
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Is Diamond Foods Turnaround Finally Afoot?

Diamond Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) reported its earnings Thursday after the market closed. The company's shareholders are almost certainly hoping that these earnings can bolster its turnaround position. 24/7 Wall ...
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Coke and Pepsi Promise to Cut Calories 20%

Large companies and organizations have a habit of making important announcements at the Clinton Global Initiative. This year is no exception. The soda industry agreed to cut calories consumed per ...
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Starbucks Takes Full Control of Its Japan Operations

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced that it will acquire the rest of Starbucks Japan. The stake that this coffee giant is looking to reacquire is roughly 60.5%. The company ...
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General Mills

Lower General Mills Profits Bring Cost Cuts

General Mills Inc. (NYSE: GIS) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The food processing and packaged foods maker reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Free Coffee From McDonald’s — Again

Following a similar promotion in March of this year, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is once again offering customers a free small coffee during breakfast hours for the next two weeks. ...
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Cowen Initiates Coverage of Top Booze and Beer Stocks

If there is one stock market sector that never seems to go out of favor on Wall Street and Main Street alike, it is spirits and beer. In fact, often ...
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Evaluating SodaStream as Value Versus Growth

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) is getting back to where the stock was before the most recent major price pop took place. Many investors still want to consider the growth scenario ...
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Freshpet Files for IPO: Healthier Pet Food

Freshpet Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but it ...
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Journalists Are Largest Drinkers of Coffee

Marketers of coffee may want to take note that their best customers are journalists. Long hours and rigorous deadlines may be the reason. According to research blog Pressat: Out of ...
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That Was Fast — Annie’s Already Being Acquired!

Annie's Inc. (NASDAQ: BNNY) is one of the more prominent natural and organic food companies. It also just came public in 2012. Now we have news that General Mills Inc. ...
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After Its Founder Passed Away, Is a Chick-fil-A IPO or Sale Ultimately Coming?

The death of a founder of a big company comes with sadness to most people who know the company well or who know that founder personally. There is another side ...
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What Express and Premium Store Launches Can Mean for Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced last week that the company is planning on expanding its stores worldwide by 1,550 this year and by 1,600 in the coming fiscal year. It ...
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Campbell Soup Turnaround Taking Longer Than Planned

Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) reported adjusted fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results before markets opened on Monday. For the quarter, the food producer reported adjusted earnings per share ...
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What to Expect From El Pollo Loco Earnings Debut

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) is set to report its first formal earnings report since coming public on Thursday after the market closes. Investors are eager to see what ...
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