| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have charged Kraft Food Groups Inc. and another major U.S. food company with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit.
The Commodity Futures...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Somehow New Year's Eve turned into Valentine's Day, and St. Patrick's Day was a fleeting blur of green. Now it's almost Easter. It's time for Peeps, Cadbury eggs, egg hunts and Easter brunch plans. Here are some restaurants around town with Easter...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:21 AM
Mondelez Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld's compensation was $21 million last year, up about $7 million from a year earlier, thanks to higher incentive pay and changes in the value of her pension.
Mondelez, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:08 PM
Mondelez International Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld knows a thing or two about leading a company through tumultuous times.
Rosenfeld was part of the team that helped take Kraft Foods public in 2001. She pushed Kraft's hostile bid to buy chocolate-...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Mondelez International is doing what it can to cut costs and improve its production as the maker of Oreo cookies sees limited opportunities for strong near-term sales growth, executives said Tuesday.
The company has been updating its supply chain,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:29 AM
Mondelez International's fourth-quarter results were a mixed bag.
Adjusted earnings came in stronger than analysts had anticipated while sales fell more than expected. The Deerfield-based maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolate has been cutting...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Kit Kat bar was just named the most influential candy bar in the world by Time. And something called Chicken Dinner also made the cut.
No, the Chicken Dinner bar doesn't have any actual chicken in it. The official name, Sperry's Chicken Dinner...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Melvin J. Gordon, who ran Chicago-based candy-maker Tootsie Roll Industries for more than 50 years, held the distinction of being the oldest CEO of any business listed on the two major stock exchanges.
Mr. Gordon, 95, died Tuesday in Boston after a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:43 PM
Some fans are boiling over a Deerfield candy-maker's decision to tweak the recipe in the United Kingdom for its cherished Easter treat: the Cadbury Creme Egg.
Mondelez International is changing the chocolate egg's shell from Cadbury's dairy milk...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Nelson Peltz, a billionaire investor known for pushing his way onto the boards of corporations in need of a turnaround and advocating for change, resigned from Legg Mason's board of directors Monday after serving five years.
Peltz, the CEO and a founding...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Mondelez International's shares closed up more than 6 percent, at 37.15, as the snack maker said cutting costs and raising prices are enough to help it overcome weak sales momentum.
The company's upbeat outlook and strong results in certain...