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  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    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...
  • Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million

    Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million
    Hillshire Brands Co., the maker of Jimmy Dean sausage links and Ball Park franks, said Monday it will pay $165 million to buy Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners, a private equity firm. The deal will add a line of healthful, frozen breakfast and...
  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch

    Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch
    Walmart is moving into organic foods with the relaunch of the Wild Oats brand, the retailer announced Thursday. The mass discounter is promising more affordable prices -- 25 percent savings compared to national brand organic products -- on everything...
  • Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup

    Wal-Mart to boost organic food lineup
    CHICAGO — Wal-Mart is trying to make organic food more accessible to its budget-conscious shoppers. The retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with...
  • Central Florida shoppers find more organic food on shelves

    Central Florida shoppers find more organic food on shelves
    Antibiotics, pesticides and hormones are not on anyone's grocery list, yet they are standard fare in the foods we eat. But that is changing in Central Florida and across the state, as buying organic becomes easier, and grocers such as Publix, Whole...
  • Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic

    Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic
    In the late 1990s, Matt McLean, a fourth-generation citrus farmer from Clermont, went to his grandfather for advice. He asked him whether organic farming was realistic. His grandfather assured him it was. "'That was how we used to farm,' he told me,"...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
  • EATINGWELL: Lentil Burgers

    Walnuts and fresh marjoram accent these vegan lentil burgers. Substitute oregano for marjoram if you like. Serve with a smear of whole-grain mustard and roasted sweet potato wedges. Lentil Burgers Makes 4 servings. Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time:...
  • What's the secret in Secret Chinese Delivery? Los Feliz, Silver Lake are finding out

    What's the secret in Secret Chinese Delivery? Los Feliz, Silver Lake are finding out
    Just about everybody I know in New York must get takeout of some sort two or three times a week. Most homes have a drawer stuffed with takeout menus. It’s a way of life. Not so much here. I know my New Yorker husband misses his Chinese takeout, so...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A bumper crop at Mendocino Farms

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A bumper crop at Mendocino Farms
    A new sandwich shop has arrived in Orange County, and it is really like no other. Mendocino Farms is the creation of Mario del Pero and his wife, Ellen Chen. They opened their first unit in downtown Los Angeles and now have six more. A few weeks ago,...