Caribou Coffee, the second largest company-owned gourmet coffeehouse operator in the United States, said coffeehouse sales in the third quarter are up 4% from the same period of fiscal 2009. The gain was attributed to increased traffic in coffeehouses and a higher average guest check, primarily due to higher food sales, as a result of
The American Association of Cereal Chemists International Student Product Development Competition, or The AACCISPDC for short, challenged Wisconsin Students to develop a new, original food product consisting of one cereal product as the main ingredient. Each team prepared a report discussing the product description, target market and processing/packaging procedures.
Some depressing quotes: “General Mills recently announced that it will raise prices on about a fourth of its cereals in November because of higher grain prices.” — John Ewoldt, Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Michael Fahey of Kotaku recently wrote up a report on a cool promotional item from Paragon, makers of the City of Heros video game: a box of Utopios cereal, filled to the brim with all sorts of free “prizes” inside…