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Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'
by Candice Choi - June 20, 2017 - 1:03am
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the deal to be acquired by Amazon was the result of a "whirlwind courtship."
Pepsi pulls widely mocked ad featuring Kendall Jenner
by Candice Choi - April 6, 2017 - 9:17am
Pepsi on Wednesday pulled an ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes.
End of meat? Startups seek meat alternatives for the masses
by Candice Choi - December 29, 2015 - 9:47pm
Patrick Brown is on an improbable mission: Make a burger Americans love, minus the meat.
Coke a good snack? Health experts who work with Coke say so
by Candice Choi - March 17, 2015 - 10:51am
The message that Coke can be a healthy snack is debatable. A mini-Coke is 7.5 ounces and has 90 calories, all of it from high-fructose corn syrup. That's compared with 140 calories in a regular 12-ounce can.
McDonald's chicken gets new standard: No human antibiotics
by Candice Choi - March 5, 2015 - 6:38am
McDonald's says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.
Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push
by Candice Choi - February 27, 2015 - 9:53am
What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?
Psychology on order: How restaurants get you to spend more
by Candice Choi - February 27, 2015 - 4:02am
You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize.
McDonald's CEO steps down as sales decline
by Candice Choi - January 29, 2015 - 9:16am
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image.
Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image
by Candice Choi - January 5, 2015 - 10:22am
Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk.
McDonald's campaign looks to rekindle 'lovin' '
by Candice Choi - January 3, 2015 - 9:23am
McDonald's wants to bring back that loving feeling.
Flavors fuel food industry, but remain a mystery
by Candice Choi - October 10, 2014 - 5:00am
They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavors used to rev up the taste of processed foods remain a mystery to most Americans.
Taco Bell's new TV ads star 'Ronald McDonald'
by Candice Choi - March 28, 2014 - 1:07am
Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu — Ronald McDonald.
Fast-food protests shift focus to 'wage theft'
by Candice Choi - March 20, 2014 - 2:22am
Organizers of the fast-food protests for higher pay on Tuesday shifted their attention to another issue: "wage theft."
McDonald's hit by lawsuits over worker pay
by Candice Choi - March 14, 2014 - 4:05am
McDonald's workers in three states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying them what they're owed.
Hershey takes on fast-growing Nutella
by Candice Choi - January 17, 2014 - 2:13am
Americans apparently like smearing their foods with chocolatey spreads.
As food labels get closer look, ingredients vanish
by Candice Choi - December 20, 2013 - 4:08am
Take another look at that food label. An ingredient or two may have vanished.
Mexican Coke in US will still use cane sugar
by Candice Choi - November 8, 2013 - 4:48am
Fans of "Mexican Coke" in the U.S. need not worry about losing the cane sugar that sweetens their favorite drink.
McDonald's courts night owls with breakfast items
by Candice Choi - June 7, 2013 - 4:29am
McDonald's is taking a small step toward offering breakfast items outside of its usual breakfast hours — at least if you're a night owl.
PepsiCo pulls Mountain Dew ad after criticism
by Candice Choi - May 2, 2013 - 4:00am
PepsiCo is once again learning the risks of celebrity partnerships after an ad for Mountain Dew was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women.
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