Everyone loves Cheez-It

How a 101-year-old cracker brand is a leading brand for Kellogg.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 16, 2022

Keurig’s push for smart coffee

The company that popularized coffee pods is making a big push for customization.

Rob Litterst • November 15, 2022

Hangover-free beer is in

As customers embrace wellness and moderation, new NA brands are on the rise.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 10, 2022

Salty and sweet = Big bucks

Hershey found success by doubling down on domestic sales and adding salty to its sweet.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 28, 2022

Buying bread? You’re gonna need more dough

Breadflation is surging across the globe.

Rob Litterst • October 21, 2022

Dunkin’ drama, explained

Dunkin’ changed its loyalty program. Will its loyalists stay?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 18, 2022

How nuns got squeezed out of the communion wafer business

Altar bread was once made by hundreds of communities of nuns across the US. Now, a for-profit company controls nearly the entire market.

Mark Dent • October 14, 2022

Foie gras, hold the guilt

Startup Gourmey is reinventing foie gras by growing it in a lab.

Sara Friedman • October 13, 2022

McDonald’s is cashing in on nostalgia

McDonald’s adult Happy Meals and returning Boo Buckets play into millennial nostalgia.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 11, 2022

Liquid Death is killing it

The canned water pioneer was just valued at $700m three years after launching.

Rob Litterst • October 6, 2022

The chocolate bunny wars

Lindt and Sprüngli has been trying to stop companies from copying its signature chocolate bunny for years.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • October 4, 2022

The FDA is redefining healthy food

As our knowledge of nutrition evolved, the FDA’s definition of “healthy” failed to keep pace. That’s changing.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 30, 2022

We’re nearing a butter meltdown

Inflation has infiltrated your butter dish.

Rob Litterst • September 23, 2022

We’re still figuring out self-checkout

You know it’s not perfect if they’re making comedy sketches about it.

Jacob Cohen • September 23, 2022

The future of groceries is… groceries?

Delivery pioneers Instacart and Amazon are eyeing shopping carts — physical ones.

Jacob Cohen • September 20, 2022

Big news out of the tomato industry

A new tomato offers healthy — and potentially lucrative — benefits.

Jacob Cohen • September 15, 2022

Digits: Ugly food, Roblox, and more

Plus: The king, beef prices, and the Super Bowl.

Jacob Cohen • September 12, 2022

Can celebrity burgers save a mall?

People waited hours for MrBeast’s burgers and fries at a New Jersey megamall.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 7, 2022
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How a soda reseller built a multimillion-dollar empire

A Houston entrepreneur turned soda into a collectible.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 6, 2022

Starbucks and Dunkin’ have a new challenger

Blank Street Coffee is using automation to fuel its rapid expansion.

Rob Litterst • August 31, 2022

Our Chex Mix survey results are in…

What our readers had to say about the best and worst pieces.

Jacob Cohen • August 29, 2022

What really goes into your chocolate bar?

Tony’s Chocolonely is trying to take on big chocolate — but it’s not easy.

Rob Litterst • August 15, 2022

Digits: Space chorizo, app use, and cats

Plus: Celeb crypto investor fails and an interesting rent survey.

Jacob Cohen • August 7, 2022

Oatly’s great stagnation

The brand that started the oat milk craze is struggling.

Rob Litterst • August 7, 2022

The Dum Dum discount dilemma

How lollipop arbitrage works.

Rob Litterst • August 4, 2022

Chicken sandwich prices are up. So is demand.

Despite rising input prices, chickens continue to print that cock-a-doodle-dough.

Jacob Cohen • August 2, 2022

Choco Taco, an ice cream truck staple, dies at 39

RIP to a truly novel dessert.

Rob Litterst • July 27, 2022

Why Subway’s tuna is headed to court

A new ruling suggests the sandwich chain’s tuna troubles will continue.

Rob Litterst • July 13, 2022

Digits: Star Wars, TikTok, and 750m slim cans

Plus, numbers from the UK’s measurement debate, and an almond backlog.

Rob Litterst • July 11, 2022

The wild evolution of the water bottle industry

We’ve entered a golden age of creativity in water bottle businesses.

Jacob Cohen • June 14, 2022

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