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Safeway is set to be acquired by Cerberus Capital Management through AB Acquisition, owner of Albertsons.
Five states joined Missouri in a lawsuit against California over its law requiring more space for all egg-laying hens.
USDA's AMS will hold a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board on April 29 - May 2.
The Fresh Market plans to open between 23 and 25 stores in fiscal 2014, seven of which will be in Florida.
A few producers are redefining vodka from the colorless, odorless, and tasteless standard.
A Turkish chocolate maker has opened its first U.S. store in Cliffside Park, N.J.
Josh Tetrick, founder and CEO of San Francisco food lab Hampton Creek Foods, is on a mission. “We don’t want to be the same as a chicken egg,” he says. “We want to be better.” His team has done just that by creating Beyond Eggs, ...
Changing the shape of popular chocolate confections can also change their appeal—and not for visual reasons. As it turns out, shape determines how quickly chocolate melts in the mouth, which affects the order and speed that food molecules are released on the tongue and into ...
Master sommelier Richard Betts is on a mission to simplify the world of wine with his new book, The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert. Featuring 16 different scents found in red and white wine, Betts’ book divides the drink into ...
Parents do listen to kids’ food desires—especially in the portion-pack beverage category—making 80 percent of their purchases with direct influence from their children, according to research conducted by Tetra Pak. A full 55 percent of planned purchases are specifically made based on kids’ requests. And ...
As we near the end of 2013—which the U.N. declared as International Year of Quinoa—there’s time to try out relevant products like Fair, the only fair-trade vodka made from organic Bolivian quinoa. The ancient-grain vodka, which retails for about $35 a bottle, has been available ...
Baseball stadiums were the first to bring top-notch food to their patrons but now, NFL venues are catching up. Stadiums for the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans have lured some of the biggest names in food to transform their menus, including Philadelphia’s Jose ...
Korean BBQ Crunchy Chickpeas
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