Great News: Sales of Soda Pop Fizzle

Great News: Sales of Soda Pop Fizzle

In what may yet be the best news of the year so far, the Wall Street Journal reports that the top 3 companies selling carbonated soft drinks are experiencing a decline in revenue for the first time in ages. Sales … Continue reading

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Twinkies are Going Bankrupt

Twinkies are Going Bankrupt

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and other baked goods, is about to go bankrupt. This is a company that shipped 36 million Twinkies last year and had sales in excess of 2 Billion … Continue reading

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Bummer – Weight Loss is Not Linear

Bummer – Weight Loss is Not Linear

Dieting is hard. Anyone who has tried to lose weight will tell you that. And it seems to be harder to shed the pounds the further into the diet you are. Through the basic laws of thermodynamics and energy (which … Continue reading

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Kraft 1 & Kraft 2: The Breakup

Kraft 1 & Kraft 2: The Breakup

Kraft is one of the largest food companies in the world. It has just announced that it will be splitting into 2 companies over the next 12-18 months. The company said the snacks business would focus on “fast-growing developing markets … Continue reading

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Why Frito-Lay’s Designer Salt for Healthier Chips is NOT the Answer

Why Frito-Lay’s Designer Salt for Healthier Chips is NOT the Answer

PepsiCo, parent company of Frito-Lay, announced at an investors’ meeting yesterday that it will be making its products more healthy in the coming years. This includes cutting various products’ average sodium per serving by 25% by 2015 and saturated fat … Continue reading

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