Food manufacturing

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya speaks during the grand opening of the company's new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho. Greek yogurt giant Chobani announced Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 a $20 million expansion of its world's largest yogurt plant in south-central Idaho to serve as the company's global research and development center. Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he's thrilled to begin building a 70,000-square-foot innovation facility in a region he's dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food."(Ashley Smith/Times-News via AP, File)
November 09, 2017 - 1:12 pm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region he has dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food" but has been embroiled in the national debate over refugee resettlement that spread to boycotts and outcry against...
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November 02, 2017 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first new candy bar to carry the Hershey's name in more than two decades is set to hit shelves next month. The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based candy maker says Hershey's Gold will go on sale Dec. 1. It's described as a caramelized cream bar embedded with salty peanut and pretzel...
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In this undated photo released by Refugee Action Coalition, refugees and asylum seekers hold up banners during a protest at the Manus Island immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea. As Australia moved to close a detention center for asylum seekers it won't allow on its shores, Papua New Guinea's government warned the 600 men who want to stay at the Manus Island facility they may be removed if they stay beyond a Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 deadline. (Refugee Action Coalition via AP)
October 31, 2017 - 4:47 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Lawyers for the asylum seekers living at Australia's detention center on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island sought a court injunction Tuesday to keep the facility open, as fears mounted of violence amid reports of looting and rock-throwing by local residents. Papua New Guinea authorities...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, an Amazon Echo Dot is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle., Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon posted third-quarter earnings that far surpassed Wall Street expectations, helped by the acquisition of organic grocer Whole Foods and an increase in sales during its summer "Prime Day" promotions. The company also said Thursday that it expects sales to rise during the busy...
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In this Oct. 16, 2017 photo, baby turkeys stand in a poult barn at Smotherman Farms near Waco, Texas. The farm is involved in a pilot project by Cargill's Honeysuckle White brand that allows consumers to be able to find out where the turkeys they buy are raised. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
October 25, 2017 - 5:27 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Turkey farmer Darrell Glaser buys his Thanksgiving bird at the local grocery store, just like most folks. But this Thanksgiving season, the Texas producer will be able to find out where the Honeysuckle White turkey he puts into his shopping cart was raised — and even know if it...
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October 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap soda and burgers helped bring more people into McDonald's. The fast-food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 drinks and its two for $5 promotion called McPick 2. McDonald's also said pricier...
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October 20, 2017 - 5:34 am
PARIS (AP) — Blame the croissant. French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets. The price of butter has risen 60 percent in a year to reach 6.7 euros ($7.9) per kilogram in August, according to...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2014 file photo, Phil Mickelson tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Former Dean Foods chairman Thomas Davis who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The judge acknowledged Davis was a pivotal cooperator who testified at trial against gambler William “Billy” Walters. Mickelson had to repay $1 million in stock profits after receiving a tip from Walters but wasn’t charged.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
October 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Dallas-based food company executive who admitted feeding inside information to an influential Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison. A federal judge imposed the sentence Thursday on former Dean Foods Co...
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October 04, 2017 - 4:14 pm
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts bakery's granola may be made with love, but federal officials say it shouldn't be listed as an ingredient on the package. Nashoba Brook Bakery, in Concord, was taken to task by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for listing "love" as an ingredient on its...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo, Federal Hall's George Washington statue stands near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, as gains in big technology companies are partly offset by losses in energy and industrial stocks. Chipmaker Nvidia and business software maker Oracle both rose. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
September 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Large technology companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms are rising again Friday morning and taking stocks to more record highs. Tyson Foods is climbing after it gave strong profit forecasts, and investors cheered strong quarterly results from homebuilder KB Home. Stocks are...
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