McDonald's will team with Uber Eats on July 19 to bring back Global McDelivery Day across six continents. Customers who order more than $5 worth of food will receive a free '90s themed memorabilia item, which include socks, pins and T-shirts.
Albertsons has launched O Organics Market, an online store that focuses on two of its organic private labels, O Organics and Open Nature. The special market, with delivery via Instacart, is launching in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, but is expected to be offered in other cities.
Bakers including Nature's Own and Dave's Killer Bread are among the companies using SmartLabel to help consumers learn more about their products. An educational campaign in the coming months will inform consumers how they can use the program to get more information about almost 28,000 labeled products.
General Mills is looking at a multipronged strategy to boost growth, including releasing new products, updating pricing and divesting weaker business units. The firm "will look to divest roughly 5% of our portfolio," said CEO Jeffrey Harmening.
A school nutrition professional at a Massachusetts high school has proposed installing an outdoor learning space and fruit orchard on campus. The orchard would include blueberries, apples and peaches, among other fruits that would be available for students to eat, but the school district has not yet approved the plan.
ThinkThin will soon debut a line of hot oatmeal products that has 10 grams of protein and live probiotics. The Maple Pecan, Cinnamon Almond and Blueberry Harvest flavors are made with no artificial flavors or sweeteners and log 200 or fewer calories per container.
Skin contact wines undergo a fermentation process during which the skins stay on the white grapes. This results in white wines with the tannic richness of reds, Katherine Gillen writes.
Seven restaurant companies have pledged to cut the "no poach" restrictions in their franchise agreements, following investigations of the provisions by attorneys general from 10 states and the District of Columbia. The agreement could end the restriction, which can prevent restaurant employees from moving to other jobs, at about 25,000 restaurants nationwide, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday.
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