Food manufacturing

July 27, 2017 - 2:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss food giant Nestle says its first-half earnings were up 19 percent due to a one-time tax expense that impacted profit a year earlier, while sales slipped as a result of divestments and currency issues. The company behind Maggi noodles, Stouffer's frozen foods and KitKat chocolate...
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Tony Danna, vice president of international development at Three Square Market, works on his laptop in a company break room at its headquarters, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in River Falls, Wis. The software company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple wave of the hand. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
July 25, 2017 - 8:25 pm
A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, said more than 50 employees are voluntarily getting implants Aug. 1 at what the...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, Jowan Osterlund from Biohax Sweden, holds a small microchip implant, similar to those implanted into workers at the Epicenter digital innovation business center during a party at the co-working space in central Stockholm. Three Square Market in River Falls, Wis., is partnering with Sweden's BioHax International, offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. More than 50 employees are voluntarily getting implants Aug. 1 at what the company is calling a "chip party" at its River Falls headquarters. (AP Photo/James Brooks, File)
July 25, 2017 - 3:59 pm
A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, said more than 50 employees are voluntarily getting implants Aug. 1 at what the...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, as more gains for banks are partially offset by losses elsewhere in the market including the technology sector. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 19, 2017 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as gains in health care and media companies put major indexes on track to set more records. Drugmaker Vertex Pharmaceuticals is surging on positive results from potential treatments for cystic fibrosis. Morgan Stanley is rising after the investment...
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July 19, 2017 - 5:18 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. spice maker McCormick & Company has bought Reckitt Benckiser's food business in a $4.2 billion deal. The American company fought off rival bidders to purchase French's mustard and Frank's RedHot brands. The deal will create a combined group with annual sales of around $5...
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July 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says it temporarily shut down a restaurant in Virginia following reports of customers becoming ill. The company says it shut down a location in Sterling, Virginia, on Monday after becoming aware of a "small number" of reported illnesses. It says it is working with health...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. A McDonald’s promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant’s mobile app. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
July 17, 2017 - 10:13 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — A McDonald's promotion for free ice cream cones to celebrate National Ice Cream Day went awry over a glitch with the fast food giant's mobile app. McDonald's offered a free vanilla cone to its app users Sunday. But after several users complained to McDonald's on Twitter that...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, file photo shows the ingredients label for soy milk at a grocery store in New York. The dairy industry says terms like “soy milk” violate the federal standard for milk, but even government agencies have internally clashed over the proper term. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 03, 2017 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture "fervently" wanted to use the term "soy milk" in educational materials for the public,...
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July 03, 2017 - 8:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dairy farmers want regulators to banish the term "soy milk," but documents show even government agencies haven't always agreed on what to call such drinks. The USDA "fervently" wanted to use the term "soy milk" in educational materials, according to emails released in response to a...
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