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Dubai fast food chain comes to Delhi


January 31st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31, (IANS) After establishing themselves in southern India, Dubai-based halal fast food chain ChicKing has opened its first outlet here in north India, promising unique and lip-smacking ... Read more...

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US stocks edge mixed (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 25 (IANS) US stocks edged narrowly mixed Tuesday with the S&P; snaping a 5-day winning streak, amid failed Greek negotiations and mixed earnings.European Union ministers Tuesday rejected ... Read more...

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McDonald’s fined in Brazil for including toys in kids’ meals


December 7th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) The Consumer Defense Foundation in Sao Paulo fined fast-food giant McDonald's 3.19 million reais ($1.77 million) for including toys in children's meals.The organization considered that ... Read more...

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Venezuela freezes prices of 18 products


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government ordered a freeze on the prices of 18 products under the new Fair Price Law, with which Caracas intends to take one more ... Read more...

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‘Drinking eight glasses of water is nonsense’


July 13th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The recommendation to drink six to eight glasses of water daily to prevent dehydration is a "thoroughly debunked nonsense", says an expert.There is currently no clear ... Read more...

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Over 2 in 10 Brits loathe Man U


March 28th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Over two in ten Britishers loathe Manchester United, a poll has shown.According to The Sun, twenty-six per cent of people participating in the poll, put Sir Alex ... Read more...

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Nestle starts production at Karnataka plant


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle's Indian subsidiary Wednesday started operations at its new culinary plant in Nanjangud in Karnataka that was built at an ... Read more...

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Nestle calls for entries on sustainable development award (With Image)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle has invited entries from individuals, non-profit and small enterprises for competing in its prestigious global award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

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Nestle opens nominations for sustainable development award


February 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle Friday invited entries from individuals, non-government organizations and small enterprises for competing in its international award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

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‘Junk food firm, slimming group’ tie-ups ‘cashing in on obesity epidemic’


January 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): Health experts have slammed partnerships between Nestle and Jenny Craig, McDonald's and Weight Watchers, and Domino's Pizza and the weight-loss show 'The Biggest Loser' for trying to make ... Read more...

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Panasonic India plans to enter business solutions venture by next year


January 7th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Consumer durables firm Panasonic India plans a foray into business solutions venture in the country by the next year, a top company official said here Friday.The company, which ... Read more...

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Now, a McDonald’s burger named after Shane Warne!


November 10th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Test spinner Shane Warne is all set to get a new accolade - a McDonald's burger named after him.Fast food giant McDonald plans to release the 'Legend' ... Read more...

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Potato crisps could end global water woes!


November 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Water extracted from potatoes before turning them into crisps is being proposed as an innovative way to boost water supplies.Food giant PepsiCo, which owns the crisp manufacturer Walkers, ... Read more...

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McDonald’s to pay Brazilian ex-employee $17,500 for weight he gained on the job


October 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 29 (ANI): Fast food giant McDonald's will have to pay an ex-employee a hefty settlement for the weight he gained there.The Brazilian ex-franchise manager will get 17,500 dollars from ... Read more...

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Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld All Set To Visit Cadbury Factory


October 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irene Rosenfeld, the chief executive officer of the confectionery and food giant Kraft Foods Inc. is all set to visit the Bourneville factory of the chocolate ... Read more...

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McDonald’s not dropping health benefits


October 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve Russell, Senior Vice President of popular fast food chain McDonald’s has refuted earlier speculation that the company was thinking about scrapping some employee health care ... Read more...

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McDonalds Adamant On Continuing Healthcare Coverage For Base-Level Employees


October 1st, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) America's favorite restaurant chain McDonalds has vehemently denied the rumors that the healthcare coverage for the low level employees will be reduced due to the new ... Read more...

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Cadbury’s ditches slogan from Dairy Milk wrappers


September 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The iconic Cadbury's Dairy Milk logo of two glasses pouring milk into a chocolate block has survived the test of time, but an 82-year-old slogan has been reportedly ... Read more...

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Cadbury’s drop iconic ‘glass and a half’ slogan


September 28th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Chocolate giant Cadbury's has dropped the iconic "glass and a half" slogan from their wrappers.Each bar of Dairy Milk now has the words: "The equivalent of 426ml of ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona to make her TV return next year?


September 18th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Reality star Kerry Katona is in talks to make a sensational comeback as the face of food giant Iceland.Kerry, 30, had her 250,000 pound-a-year Iceland contract terminated last ... Read more...

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McDonalds sales rise due to the summer heat


September 13th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The high levels of summer heat experienced in the United States helped boost the revenues of McDonald's by 4.6 percent last month as many consumers consumed ... Read more...

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Cookiemaker ‘Dough Girl’ Decides to Change Name After Pillsbury Threatens Legal Action


August 12th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Minneapolis, Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Tami Cromar, who is the owner of a small Salt Lake city-based bakery My Dough Girl has support in some form. The ... Read more...

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KFC scraps controversial halal only menu after mass Brit boycott


June 26th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 26 (ANI): A mass boycott by angry customers has forced KFC to scrap its halal only menu.Five branches have stopped serving the controversial menu following a mass boycott.The ... Read more...

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McDonalds Facing Lawsuit From US Consumer Group


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonalds, the fast food giant has been warned by a US based consumer group for using its Happy Meals toys to allure the kids into its ... Read more...

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SpaghettiOs, Marie Callenders Products Recalled After Found To Be Unfit


June 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you an ardent lover of a can of SpaghettiOs with meatballs as well as Marie Callender's frozen food items, then there is some real ... Read more...

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McDonald’s recalls ‘Shrek’ glasses


June 4th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) US fast-food giant McDonald's is recalling its 12 million glasses, sold as part of a promotional tie-up with the "Shrek" movie, because they contain toxic metal. The glasses, ... Read more...

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California County Officials To Ban Happy Meal Toys


May 1st, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As a measure of introducing healthy lifestyle and food habits among children, the County Supervisors in California have asked to ban all toys that come ... Read more...

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Domino’s opens 300th store in India with appetite for more


March 11th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Domino's, the $5.5 billion Michigan-based pizza delivery and Italian fast food giant, has opened its 300th store in India, and its 9,000th worldwide, with an appetite for ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut Sued Over Racist Pizza Reciept


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world is full of racists, some who are bold enough to say it outright and some who find ways to discreetly send their crude messages. ... Read more...

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Three top Cadbury officials resign


February 4th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – Three top officials from Cadbury Plc, a British confectionary and beverage company, on Wednesday announced their resignation following Kraft Foods’ buyout of the company. Todd Stitzer, CEO of Cadbury, ... Read more...

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James Bond moving to the Far East?


January 24th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 24 (ANI): People in Britain fear that the production of James Bond films may occur in the east in Malaysia, after Pinewood Studios, which makes the super spy flicks, built ... Read more...

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Britain worries as Kraft takes over iconic Cadbury (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 19 (IANS) US food giant Kraft was set to take over the 186-year-old confectioners Cadbury Tuesday amid a fresh outpouring of concern and anger in Britain over ... Read more...

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Kraft and Cadbury confirm ‘finalising’ takeover


January 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (DPA) Britain's oldest chocolate maker Cadbury and US food giant Kraft Foods confirmed Tuesday that they were "finalising" the terms of a takeover deal reported to be worth 11.5 ... Read more...

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Cadbury rejects Kraft’s takeover offer


December 14th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Britain-based global confectionery and processed foods major Cadbury Monday rejected the $16.7-billion hostile takeover bid by Kraft of the US, saying it "substantially" undervalues the company. "Cadbury is an ... Read more...

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McDonald’s scores hat-trick at Oz Fame, Shame Awards


November 17th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 17 (ANI): Fast-food giant McDonald's was named the most irresponsible creator of food promotions in three out of four categories at Australia's annual children's food marketing Fame and Shame Awards.The ... Read more...

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