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  • General Mills to cut 850 jobs in restructuring move

    General Mills to cut 850 jobs in restructuring move
    General Mills Inc. will get rid of 850 jobs in an attempt to cut costs and boost productivity as items such as Cheerios cereal, Progresso soups and Hamburger Helper become costlier to make. The downsizing will affect 2.4% of the Minneapolis company&...
  • Jobless claims barely change; durable goods orders plunge

    After jobless claims reached a five-month high in April, last week’s tiny dip came as a relief. But a heavy slide in orders for long-lasting goods is less soothing. Applications for unemployment benefits shrank by 2,000 last week to a seasonally...
  • Youth's Benefit Elementary receives $25K from box top fundraising

    Students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston received a big surprise Thursday morning when they learned their school was the grand prize winner of $25,000 in the Scott Shared Values Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes. Scott Brand and...
  • Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?

    Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?
    Q: I really did enjoy everyone celebrating Julia Child's birthday. But, I do remember another chef that was on television before her, James Beard. I remember seeing his cooking shows and I guess there are no tapes or films that were saved, or maybe...
  • Peanut butter recalls spread to ice cream products

    Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month. In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings

    Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings
    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...
  • Election shows country is changing, gay marriage advocates say

    Election shows country is changing, gay marriage advocates say
    Same-sex marriage advocates are reveling in their four victories at the ballot box after 32 straight defeats, calling the results in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington on Tuesday a sea change for the gay rights movement. “When the history...
  • General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump

    General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump
    The growing popularity of Greek yogurt is putting a damper on General Mills’ Yoplait brand, pushing the company’s third quarter volume sales down in the U.S. Though General Mills’ Peanut Butter Cheerios made a strong debut at the...
  • Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world

    Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world
    On a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs.     Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
  • OBT icon Charley's WildFire Grille moving to Little Lake Bryan in 2014

    OBT icon Charley's WildFire Grille moving to Little Lake Bryan in 2014
    Charley’s WildFire Grille on the Orange Blossom Trail is moving to Little Lake Bryan in Lake Buena Vista in the summer of 2014. The owner, Talk of the Town Restaurants, has purchased the property and the current building at 6107 S. Orange Blossom...