Whole Foods has reported higher-than-expected fiscal first quarter earnings, which is being attributed largely to a price shift instituted last year.
Romania has proposed a tax on burgers, french fries, soda, and other fast foods in an effort to fight both adult and child obesity.
Burger King has decided to raise the price of its $1 double cheeseburger following protests from franchisees that they were losing money on it.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]
Meanwhile, two Burger King employees in north Florida were arrested for attempting to drug customers by dosing sandwiches with hydrocodone pills.
Is American Idol getting its newest judge from the Food Network? An insider says the show is in talks with Paula Deen to take over one of the judges’ seats.
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto tasted the sushi from Duane Reade, pronouncing it “a five” on a scale of 1 to 10. But only if eaten on the day it’s prepared.
Walgreens will buy Duane Reade (and its sushi) for some $620 million, making it not only the largest drug store chain in the U.S., but also a dominant presence in New York.
[Wall Street Journal]
The founders of Ben & Jerry’s are hoping to make the company fully Fairtrade compliant by the end of 2013, but have faced some resistance from the company’s owner, Unilever.