beverage and tobacco products manufacturing

October 03, 2017 - 9:43 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Starting next month, major U.S. cigarette companies will publish a series of statements about the health risks of smoking. The court-ordered "corrective statements" will run on television and in newspapers as part of an agreement in a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, as gains for health care companies are offset by losses elsewhere in the market. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
September 29, 2017 - 12:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Large technology companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms are rising again Friday morning and taking stocks to more record highs. Tyson Foods is climbing after it gave strong profit forecasts, and investors cheered strong quarterly results from homebuilder KB Home. Stocks are...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2012 file photo, Steve Cahillane, president of Coca-Cola Americas, makes a point during an interview with the Associated Press while attending the Clinton Global Initiative America gathering in Chicago. Kellogg says on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, CEO John Bryant is retiring and will be replaced in that role by Cahillane. Kellogg, which makes Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts and Eggo waffles, says Cahillane will start as CEO next week and will join the company's board. Bryant will remain executive chairman of the board until March, and then Cahillane will take over that role, too. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
September 28, 2017 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg's CEO is retiring and will be succeeded by an executive from a vitamin and protein bar company, as packaged food makers try to keep customers who are looking for healthier products. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts and Eggo waffles said Chief Executive John Bryant will...
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In this picture taken on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 Vit Spacil, co-owner of a smart mobile brewery, picks hops by the container at a garden in Prague, Czech Republic. The container brewery is capable of making 525 hectoliters a year. The point is not the quantity but the quality and in that it is reflecting a growing appetite of consumers for craft beers. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
September 23, 2017 - 4:19 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech firm is selling professional beer-making sets that fit in a backyard but can produce commercial quantities of brew. The mobile breweries sold by Well Service are a far cry from the kits typically made for home use. They cost 120,000 euros ($143,500), weigh 3,000 kilograms (6,...
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September 22, 2017 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to deliver more burritos and hamburgers to your doorstep. The e-commerce giant said Friday that it is partnering with online ordering platform Olo, in a deal that could boost the number of restaurant chains on its Amazon Restaurants delivery service. Under the deal,...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Campbell Soup Co. said Thursday that it expects sales to keep falling over the next year as more people skip its canned soups and bottled juices in favor of fresher foods. "The operating environment for the packaged foods industry remains challenging," CEO Denise Morrison said...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are quiet early Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, as technology companies rise while energy companies continue to fall as investors sort through the ongoing damage caused by Harvey. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 31, 2017 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday morning after the Commerce Department said spending by U.S. consumers grew in July, along with wages and salaries. Health care companies are making some of the biggest gains, along with retailers and technology companies. Investors are also pleased...
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August 30, 2017 - 8:13 am
DRESDEN, Maine (AP) — A Maine company is partnering with television host Andrew Zimmern for a special line of spice blends. The Portland Press Herald reports ( ) Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants has already developed and released five of the seven new blends for Zimmern's website...
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August 29, 2017 - 9:36 am
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Anheuser-Busch brewery in Georgia is shipping canned drinking water to the American Red Cross to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana. The St. Louis-based beer giant says a truckload of water from its Cartersville, Georgia, brewery arrived in Baton...
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August 28, 2017 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed legislation raising the minimum price for a pack of cigarettes to $13 in New York City. Health Department officials say the hike from $10.50 will make the city the most expensive place to buy cigarettes in the country. The $13-a-pack cost includes...
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