In the United States, we tend to think that the whole world shares our lifelong love of all things dealing with pizza.
Well, he seemed pretty calm, actually!
Michael Mendes, chief executive of Diamond Foods, maker of Emerald Nuts, said at the Reuters Food Summit on Monday that demand for the company’s many different nut products remain strong and gave an optimistic outlook on the future.
It’s been some time since Starbucks was considered cool.
There was a time, to be sure, when the coffee retailer’s cool, new shops were actually cool and new. It was Seattle — and all things Northwest — were hot. Coffee was being consumed by the gallon. Nirvana and Pearl Jam were just building their angst-ridden, flannel-clad fan bases.
Hormel, which is probably best known for its Spam luncheon meat, is taking a close look at how to reach out to consumers looking for natural foods. But Chief Executive Jeff Ettinger told the Reuters Food Summit on Tuesday that there are higher costs and problems to make organic products.