FMI cancels May events because of flu
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued a statement regarding the decision to postpone the Future Connect leadership development conference scheduled for May 4-6 and the MARKETECHNICS technology event May 5-8, in Dallas, TX.
Eight directors booted from Hershey board
In a sign of growing disenchantment between the Hershey Trust and the candy companys management, all but two members of Hershey Co. board of directors resigned Nov. 11 and were immediately replaced.
State probes Coke-Nestlé calorie-burning drink claims
Connecticut's attorney general has launched an investigation into claims by Coca-Cola Co. and Nestlé SA that a new green-tea-based soft drink they are marketing burns calories, saying he is concerned the assertion may be misleading and based on "voodoo nutrition."