Lightning Round: CFOs, Craft Beer, and Conventional Farming

By Frazer Jones
Mondelez International taps former Dell executive Brian Gladden as new CFO, succeeding former CFO David Brearton takes on a new role at D.E. Master Bl...
  • Mondelez International taps former Dell executive Brian Gladden as new CFO, succeeding former CFO David Brearton takes on a new role at D.E. Master Blenders 1753. ~ Wall Street Journal
  • West Coast craft beer juggernaut Stone Brewing Co. is expanding east, selecting Richmond, VA as the site for its next brewery and restaurant. ~ NBC San Diego
  • There’s a Twitter campaign on the rise asking Starbucks to go fully organic – should they listen, or is this merely a display of ignorance surrounding organic versus conventional farming? ~ Modern Farmer
  • The battle between McDonald’s and Burger King (and everyone else on the fast food franchise stage) is heating up with undercutting deals and offers, and everyone is taking notice. ~ NBC
  • In Mexico, supermarket chain Controladora Comercial Mexicana SAB (COMERUBC) may be on the verge of selling most of its retail stores to Grupo Comercial Chedraui SAB (CHDRAUIB). ~ Bloomberg
  • The only things trapped in this fortune cookie factory were hundreds of mice, rats, and roaches. ~ US Food Safety Blog
  • How are consumers reacting to calorie cuts? ~ NPR
  • Whole grains are so hot right now, and Suddenly Salad has jumped on the bandwagon with a Tuscan Grains blend. ~ Food Processing
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