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Deadlines to submit thoughts on nicotine, flavored products and premium cigars pushed into July

LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- In March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued three Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking information, studies and data on the following: Setting a maximum level of nicotine in cigarettes and possibly other tobacco products. The role of flavors in...


Product’s eight flavors made with ultrafiltered milk

MINNEAPOLIS -- General Mills' Yoplait has added a new brand to its line of yogurt products. YQ by Yoplait will arrive at retailers nationwide in late June. The item has a suggested retail price of $1.49 for 5.3-ounce cups and $4.99 for 26-ounce tubs. YQ by Yoplait is made with ultrafiltered milk, a...

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Changes applied to more than 100 convenience stores

ANKENY, Iowa -- Casey’s General Stores Inc. is trimming its pizza delivery operations by dropping the service altogether at some stores, cutting back the days when delivery will be offered at others and trimming the hours the option will be available at still more. All told, changes were...

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After more than 10 years of quiet growth, private label debit is now a payment method that’s making noise among merchants looking for ways to drive sales and grow business through consumer loyalty.

Food sales continues its winning streak

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What's driving meal occasions?.
Healthy, transparent and local foods are top of mind
Social media and mobile applications play a larger role
Finding talent joins minimum wage and menu labeling as areas to watch
C-store retailers show the most optimism for sales improvements