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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&...
  • Ben & Jerry's launches new line of Greek frozen yogurt

    Ben & Jerry's launches new line of Greek frozen yogurt
    Ben & Jerry’s has graduated from Schweddy Balls and other ice cream flavors to a brand new line of icy sweets: Greek frozen yogurt. The Vermont company revealed four new flavors – strawberry shortcake, raspberry fudge chunk, banana peanut...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Top 25 companies for work-life balance

    Top 25 companies for work-life balance
    If you want a better work-life balance, consider trying to land a job at Nestle Purina Petcare Company, where you can bring your dog into the office; MITRE, a technology-consulting organization that employees say is family-friendly; or SAS Institute, a...
  • WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity

    WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday. The call is part...
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    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...
  • Winn-Dixie Make-A-Meal: Breakfast cereal plus the fixings

     
    Get a good start to the day for less:  Winn-Dixie's Make-A-Meal deal this week is focused on breakfast. Starting Wednesday, customers who buy three boxes of certain General Mills cereals can get a gallon of milk, a dozen eggs, a pack of  coffee and...
  • General Mills, Procter & Gamble pressured to trim packaging [Updated]

     
    The average American generates about five pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Now a San Francisco-based nonprofit is asking some of the manufacturers who produce it to accept more responsibility for recycling...
  • Economic doubts make for two-faced stock market

     
    Wall Street has been a tale of two stock markets for the last couple of months or so. Amid rising concerns about the outlook for U.S. growth, shares of many companies whose fortunes are closely tied to the economy’s swings......
  • Parent wins 100,000 box tops for Bridgewater Middle School

     
    That's a whole lot of Cheerios. Windermere resident Steven Myers won General Mills” Box Tops for Education sweepstakes at Publix, garnering $10,000-worth of box tops for his daughter's school, Bridgewater Middle School in Winter Garden. The school...