| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A U.S. appeals court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit by consumers who said they were duped into buying substandard single-serve coffee cartridges made by Sturm Foods Inc for use in popular Keurig brewing machines. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Consumer credit for June, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index for period ending Aug. 3, weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: Career Education Corp., DeVry Education Group Inc., Inland Real Estate Corp., Kemper Corp., Orbitz Worldwide Inc.,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Private-label food retailer TreeHouse Foods Inc is in late-stage talks to acquire Flagstone Foods, a maker of dried fruits and nuts, for between $800 million and $900 million, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Pickle and store-brand food maker TreeHouse Foods Inc. said it will buy Flagstone Foods, a maker of private-label health snacks, for $860 million from Griffin Investors.
Shares of Oak Brook-based TreeHouse rose 1.3 percent in morning trading....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
TreeHouse Foods Inc. said Monday it is buying snack food maker Flagstone Foods for $860 million in cash to expand into healthy foods.
Flagstone makes private-label healthy snacks and is the No. 1 provider of trail mix and dried fruit, TreeHouse said....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods.
Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. has struck a series of deals that will increase the kinds of company-approved coffee and tea that K-cup loving customers can buy.
In one such deal, Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks Corp. said Friday that it had agreed to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Oak Brook-based TreeHouse Foods Inc. is weighing a bid for Michael Foods Group Inc, joining a list of suitors that include much larger rival Tyson Foods Inc, people familiar with the matter said.
Michael Foods, the egg and dairy products producer owned...
| Aug 20, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh is viewed as a possible do-no-harm running mate for Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. But the corporate work that Bayh's wife has done could be cause for doubts in the running-mate vetting department.......
| Sep 25, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva Wal-Mart shoppers are with John McCain. The Starbucks crowd is divided. These are among the findings of a poll conducted by National Public Radio, not necessarily associated with Sam's Club in most people's minds, in 14 critical......