| Sep 14, 2010
Neon colors and novelty shapes are not usually the hallmarks of quality food. So I was surprised last week when a colleague who is a serious foodie brought in a mix of peanuts, plain M&Ms and candy corn.
I understood the M&Ms -- along with Reese's Peanut...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Mondelez International Inc. said Friday it plans to start running its European cheese and grocery products unit separately as it gets ready to send its coffee business into a new company.
Shares of Mondelez jumped briefly midday on Friday after Bloomberg...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:42 AM
After two chocolate varieties were found to contain pork DNA, Muslim groups in Malaysia on Thursday called for a boycott of products made by confectioner Cadbury and parent Mondelez International Inc.
Cadbury Malaysia on Monday recalled the Dairy Milk...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
| Nov 23, 2010
| 1:17 PM
You don't usually hear the word "chocolate" in conjunction with "dynasty," but that's the focus of "Chocolate Wars" by the British author Deborah Cadbury (yes, of that Cadbury clan). Her fascinating book chronicles the history of chocolate, from its Mayan...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:25 PM
When the luck of the Irish holds, the lovers buy Claddagh rings for their valentines, frat boys gearing up for St. Paddy's Day go for Guinness caps with built-in bottle openers — and come Christmas, there's a run on plum pudding and St. Nicks in...
| Jan 7, 2009
By 10 on a brisk Saturday morning, the retro aluminum-lined glass butcher case at the European Deluxe Sausage Kitchen is already cloudy with fingerprints. Devotees of the 60-year-old Beverly Hills specialty sausage and meat shop are pressed against the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
After spending much of the past decade financing movies, Ryan Kavanaugh is expanding heavily into the advertising arena, launching Madvine as an in-house agency that will manage the entire marketing campaigns of brands like Evian while also integrating...
| Jan 8, 2007
When the cold call came from Ameriquest Mortgage Co., a top lender, Jeff and Cheryl Busby were intrigued.
They had been wanting to renovate the garage of their small bungalow, a stone's throw from picturesque Green Lake. The agent, they said, promised...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Charlotte Rampling has gone from "The Look" to "The Legend."
She received the moniker "The Look" when as a beautiful, carefree dolly bird in swinging '60s London she made an early name for herself in Richard Lester's 1965 comedy "The Knack" and 1966's...