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Food Business in the News Orange juice “is definitely one of the most complex applications of business analytics. It requires analyzing up to 1 quintillion decision variables to consistently deliver the optimal blend, despite the whims of Mother Nature.” “We have absolutely no clue at this point.” Bob Cross, developer of The Coca-Cola Co.’s orange juice algorithm for the production and blending of a consistent product year-round. Bloomberg Businessweek Feb. 4-10, 2013 Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the University of Chicago’s Celiac Disease Center, discussing the issue of gluten sensitivity, what it is, what may cause it, or how many people are affected by it. The New York Times “It’s very dangerous territory. For a startup, you need to stay small so the others don’t attack, or you aim to be one of the big guys. If you don’t do it right, you might lose everything.” Hamdi Ulukaya, chief executive officer of Chobani, discussing his 2009 decision to ramp up production from 200,000 cases per week to 1 million. Bloomberg Businessweek Feb. 4-10, 2013 “The premise is to have multiple ideas going at the same time and place your bets on the opportunity that is the most viable. Then you can expend whatever resources you have available to ensure its success, making it a cannonball. Small companies might have fewer bullets and even fewer cannonballs, but the goal is to have many ideas in the pipeline.” Feb. 5, 2013 “We took a look at this (climate change) three or four years ago. The conclusions that came back were, ‘There’s definitely something there. This isn’t an anomaly. There’s enough evidence to suggest that it’s getting warmer.’ For agriculture that’s definitely going to present challenges. In the much longer term, we’re going to have to focus on breeding to accommodate those temperature shifts.” Hugh Grant, chief executive officer of Monsanto, commenting on climate change. The Wall Street Journal Jan. 30, 2013 Denise Morrison, chief executive officer of the Campbell Soup Co., discussing her approach to innovation. NJBIZ Jan. 30, 2013 “U.S.D.A.’s proposed nutrition standards are a critical step in closing that loophole and in ensuring that our schools are places that nurture not just the minds of American children but their bodies as well.” Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa discussing the U.S.D.A.’s recently released nutrition guidelines for school snacks. The Washington Post Feb. 4, 2013 62 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® October 12, 2013 February 27, 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Business News - February 12, 2013

Food Business News - February 12, 2013
China problems may challenge Yum! Brands in 2013
Tyson Foods sees chicken demand rising
Kellogg frozen foods business on the fast track
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Web Contents
Editorial - Starbucks is redefining brand loyalty
General Mills settles Yo-Plus lawsuit
Green Mountain Coffee sees single-serve pack sales rise 21% in first quarter
Soren Schroder named next c.e.o. of Bunge Ltd
New Mexico legislature blocks bioengineering labeling bill
Pork prices may be volatile in 2013
Kraft Foods fills newly-created marketing post
Hershey has big plans in nuts and fruits
American Licorice Co. to expand in Indiana
Unilever to close spreads plant in Atlanta
Greek yogurt may be going to school
Frito-Lay to launch Taco Bell-inspired Doritos
Kellogg income rises on cost-savings, Pringles acquisition
China problems may challenge Yum! Brands in 2013
Juice, baking business come into focus for Starbucks
New product pipelines pump up protein
Washington - 'Smart snack' guidelines get favorable reviews
Market Insight - Per capita calories rise on added fats
Beverage Trends - Oat beverages offer benefits beyond the bowl
Ingredient Innovations - Fiber boosts for whole grain items
Harvard’s approval of 10:1 ratio draws critiques
Beverage Business News - Nothing to see here
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Open outcry trading of hard red winter wheat futures to shift to Chicago
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - February 12, 2013