| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With the wind whipping granules through the sweet-smelling air, Monday could have been just another day on the Domino Sugars docks in South Baltimore.
But workers in orange coveralls unloading raw sugar from a massive cargo ship were making company...
| Feb 20, 2012
You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it.
Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Shop Rite Knocks Out Hunger with Fashion ShopRite Partners in Caring and General Mills announced the grand prize winner of their “Knock Out Hunger” T-Shirt Design Contest. As part of the competition, ShopRite challenged up-and-coming artists...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Elliott Sadler will be in the Daytona 500 for Richard Childress Racing.
Sadler has not raced in the Sprint Cup Series since 2010. He ran the Nationwide Series last season, and is scheduled to do so again this year for RCR.
RCR has sponsorship...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A tower of chairs, foot juggling and spinning wheels can only mean one thing: The Golden Dragon Acrobats are coming back to Aberdeen on Wednesday night.
The troupe, which also performed in Aberdeen in 2008, will present a 90-minute show without...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:03 AM
PepsiCo. Inc., purveyor of sodas and brands such as Quaker, Frito-Lay and Gatorade, has a new sacred cow: dairy.
This month, the soft drink giant will venture into the increasingly active yogurt market, starting with products in 17 markets in the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:57 AM
As the widespread drought continues to damage grain crops across the Midwest, consumers could soon be facing steeper bills at the grocery store.
"We haven't seen any rain at all, and based on that, food inflation is definitely a real threat," said Phil...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:48 AM
Welcome to America's latest cultural and political divide — involving fast food chicken chain Chick-fil-A.
And, not surprisingly, some of South Florida's most prominent political figures are on opposite sides of the controversy, which is now hotter...
| Aug 4, 2012
As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it.
It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Like so many companies these days, General Mills has stuck its nose into the gay-marriage debate, supporting equal marriage rights for all.
Naturally, there are many who disagree with GM, but only one man foolish enough to actually burn a bowl of...
| Aug 12, 2012
Founded in 1974 by the father-and-son team of Charley and Ron Woodsby, Talk of the Town Restaurants has 11 eateries, which include Charley's Steakhouse, Vito's Chop House, FishBones, MoonFish, Texas Cattle Co., Johnnie's Hideaway — and now Charley's...