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  • Greening factories at Kraft Foods and General Motors

     
    Manufacturing facilities are usually paired with images of belching fumes and crowded trash chutes – anything but eco-friendly. But factories around the country are attempting to scale back. Kraft Foods Inc. said Wednesday that it has reduced net...
  • Consumer Confidential: More Coke, fast-food breakfasts for kids, less salt

     
    Here's your watching-the-detectives Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- When the going gets tough, the tough drink sugar water. Coca-Cola Co. says its quarterly income jumped 16% as sales of its soft drinks and juices rose......
  • PepsiCo shakes up executive lineup to create Nooyi succession

    PepsiCo shakes up executive lineup to create Nooyi succession
    PepsiCo Inc., the international food and beverage giant that owns Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and other brands, shuffled some of its top management positions in an attempt to create a line of succession behind current chairman and chief executive Indra...
  • Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe

    Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe
    There were some questionable decisions made in the food and beverage industry last week and their consequences are still being felt Monday. Belvedere Vodka posted an ad that horrified customers with an implied rape scene while a Georgia steakhouse based a...
  • Coca-Cola, Kraft leave conservative ALEC after boycott launched

    Coca-Cola, Kraft leave conservative ALEC after boycott launched
    Coca-Cola Co. and Kraft Foods Inc. bowed to consumer pressure this week and cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called “stand your ground&...
  • Bethenny Frankel's Skinnygirl leads spirits growth with 388% boom

    Bethenny Frankel's Skinnygirl leads spirits growth with 388% boom
    Smirnoff and Bacardi may still be the largest brands in the spirits industry, but it’s smaller and more health-conscious names such as Skinnygirl Cocktails getting the most growth. Volume sales from the top 250 liquor brands grew 3.1% last year,...
  • ALEC dismantles controversial task force after exodus of members

    ALEC dismantles controversial task force after exodus of members
    The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, said it is shutting down a task force that helped draft voter ID and “stand your ground” gun legislation after major firms such as Coca Cola and Kraft cut ties with the conservative group....
  • Beverly Hills Sprinkles to open 24-hour cupcake vending machine

    Beverly Hills Sprinkles to open 24-hour cupcake vending machine
    For confectionery-crazed Angelenos, the newest development in vending culture is the sweetest one yet: a 24-hour cupcake-dispensing machine at Sprinkles, the Beverly Hills-based Holy Grail of cupcakery. And it’s pink. The automaton will vend...
  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
  • Bruce Wasserstein dies at 61; prominent Wall Street deal maker

    Bruce Wasserstein dies at 61; prominent Wall Street deal maker
    Bruce Wasserstein, chief executive of investment bank Lazard Ltd. and a prominent Wall Street deal maker, died Wednesday after being hospitalized earlier this week with an irregular heartbeat, a company spokeswoman said. He was 61. In a statement...
  • Tomato Enemy No. 1 -- a scandal unfolds

     
    Amid concerns about corrupt practices in the food industry, nine people have pleaded guilty to charges including racketeering, money laundering and bid-rigging in a federal probe of SK Foods: To his friends, Randall Lee Rahal was just a food salesman,.......