What Are You Doing for Lunch?

Past Tense A vintage look at getting away from work (usually) to grab a bite. By Jeff Giles If lunch didn’t exist, we’d have to invent it. We know this because it didn’t, and we did. Like many things in America, the midday meal has been epically commodified and fetishized. We’ve known for centuries that we are what we eat. […]

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Perdue enters plant-based food market by launching Chicken Plus products

Perdue announced it was also getting in the very popular plant-based food industry after launching its Chicken Plus line of nuggets, tenders and patties. (Perdue) Perdue announced it was also getting in on the popular plant-based food industry with the launch of its Chicken Plus products. Continue Reading Below The company announced its new Chicken Plus products included nuggets, tenders […]

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You can now get McDonald’s breakfast after 10.30am – and may never miss it again

Waking up with a hangover is never fun, but things are made even worse when you realise it's 10.27am and you've got no chance of making it to McDonald's for a McMuffin before they stop serving breakfast. But after years of begging, McDonald's has decided to finally extend their breakfast hours. Starting from today (12th June), seven McDonald’s restaurants will […]

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Trading "Fresh" Foods for Snacks Boosts Campbell Soup's Results

Shares of consumer packaged-goods (CPG) conglomerate Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) were bid as much as 9% higher on Wednesday after the company reported brighter third-quarter earnings results versus the prior year and tweaked its earnings outlook in a positive direction. Following several quarters of acquisitions and dispositions (that we'll touch on below), the company appears to be settling into […]

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FDA food sampling finds contamination by 'forever chemicals'

The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe. Continue Reading Below The FDA's disclosure is likely to add to concerns raised […]

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Tech Hedge Fund Beats Nasdaq by Looking for Key Inflection Points

In this article Lucrative opportunities in technology stocks center around identifying shifts from an old way of doing things to a better way, like from email to instant messaging or from phoning in food orders to doing it online. Investing with that in mind for nearly a decade has helped Silicon Valley-based Light Street Capital beat the Nasdaq, according to […]

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Tilray CEO says marijuana companies lied about how much pot they could grow

Tilray Inc. Chief Executive Brendan Kennedy said late Tuesday that the cannabis producer would have sold a lot more weed if growers in Canada hadn’t lied about how much pot they could actually grow. Tilray TLRY, +4.88%  reported quarterly earnings Tuesday afternoon, and sales continued to ramp slower than many investors expected. Kennedy said that while there was a widespread […]

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The group losing faith in a quick China trade resolution? The farmers drained by lost exports

Purdue University and futures exchange operator CME GroupCME, +1.31% asked farmers — among the groups hardest hit by China’s retaliation for U.S.-imposed tariffs that look set to increase once again — how confident they are that the Trump administration and Chinese delegates will reach a trade pact by July 1. The prevailing answer? Not very assured, as shown by this […]

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