The economic downturn has resulted in a decrease in milk consumption; now California’s dairy operators may need their own sort of bailout.
Representatives from seven of the country’s most expensive restaurants, from Masa to Alinea, say they haven’t seen much of a decrease in business.
The Federal Trade Commission is still miffed about the Whole Foods-Wild Oats merger. They’ve ordered Whole Foods to restore the name of all Wild Oats Markets that were changed into Whole Foods with the 2007 merger.
[Wall Street Journal]
Winter wheat planting is down in Kansas, and across the nation, due to lower prices and a late fall harvest.
Trader Joe’s is suing Gristedes over plans to open a copycat “Trader John’s” near Union Square.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 13, 2009