| Mar 19, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Dow Jones Newswires | Kraft Foods Inc. in an internal memo named a former Cadbury executive, Jim Chambers, to head its confectionery and gum businesses in North America. Chambers was named president of confectionery and general manager for the Immediate...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| May 28, 2010
Hawking the latest treats at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week, confectioners made promises that seemed too sweet to believe.
Saleswomen for Hershey Co. handed out Reese's Minis, chocolate-peanut butter cups the size of marbles, which they...
| Jan 6, 2010
-- Kraft Foods Inc.'s hostile bid for Cadbury PLC grew more contentious Tuesday as Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sternly warned against the deal, even as Kraft sweetened its offer.
Kraft plans to sell its North American frozen pizza business, whose...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 9:07 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Hershey Co. continues to work on a bid to acquire British candy maker Cadbury PLC without the help of Italian candymaker Ferrero International.
A person familiar with Hershey's plans told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Peeps and jelly beans line the shelves. What is your go-to Easter candy?
1. A homemade dark chocolate bunny from Windy City Sweets. – Joe Gray
2. The Brachs chocolate covered marshmallow egg: pure sugar, with a great shell to chip at. Runner-up:...
| Sep 14, 2010
Neon colors and novelty shapes are not usually the hallmarks of quality food. So I was surprised last week when a colleague who is a serious foodie brought in a mix of peanuts, plain M&Ms and candy corn.
I understood the M&Ms -- along with Reese's Peanut...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are the top deals and coupons found in this weekend's Sunday Chicago Tribune. My favorite deals this week are free Dove deodorant at Walgreens (after coupons) and the free oatmeal at McDonalds coupon.
COUPONS: Just one insert this week, a RedPlum....
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:50 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kraft Foods Inc. said it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on its international snack brands like Trident gum and Oreo cookies and the other on its North American groceries business that...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Kraft Foods Inc. said it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on its international snack brands like Trident gum and Oreo cookies and the other on its North American groceries business that includes...