Topic: Food and Beverage Sector

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  • Hungry? Pizza Hut launches cheeseburger crust pizza. (+video)

    Pizza Hut has released a pizza lined with tiny cheeseburgers in the Middle East, just weeks after releasing the "Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pizza" in the UK. When will Pizza Hut bring a wild pizza crust to the United States?

  • Starbucks to stop using 'crushed bug dye' in drinks

    Starbucks has announced it will stop using cochineal extract, a red dye made from tiny beetles. Starbucks items containing the crushed bug dye will be reformulated by the end of June.

  • McDonald's profits jump. Thank Chicken McBites?

    Mcdonald's saw its first quarter profits rise 5 percent in the first quarter of 2012,  as a mix of old menu standbys and new items like Chicken McBites lured in more diners to McDonald's.

  • Parents support limits on junk food in school vending machines

    As the number of children classified as obese continues to grow, the US government is planning possible new limits on junk food sold in school vending machines, a move most parents support according to a new poll.

  • 10 weirdest global fast foods

    In the US, fast food can get pretty predictable: Burgers, fries, chicken, and a taco or a fish sandwich, if you’re feeling adventurous. Leave it to our international brethren to show us how to loosen up and live a little. Take a look at ten wacky fast food items from around the world.

  • Pink slime bankruptcy: After the backlash, what's next for beef?

    Pink slime bankruptcy: A major beef processor has declared bankruptcy, citing the backlash against 'pink slime.' The economic fallout from pink slime is just beginning. 

  • Top 10 Burger King changes

    Burger King's new menu has a purpose. Last year, Wendy's surpassed Burger King to become the second best-selling burger chain in the United States. It was close: Wendy's had $8.5 billion in sales, while Burger King had $8.4 billion. (Both were miles behind No. 1 McDonald's, at $34 billion). In an effort to regain the No. 2 slot,  the chain has undergone a massive makeover, complete with Burger King new menu items, décor, and employee uniforms. Here are the Top 10 changes Burger King has made in the past year, in its biggest overhaul since it first opened its doors back in 1954:

  • As Starbucks rolls out plan to sell beer and wine, some buzz is negative

    Starbucks is introducing beer and wine to its beverage list in select locations, calling it a response to consumer requests. But many café chain regulars say they fear a change to a bar atmosphere.

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: His five most famous buildings

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe revolutionized architecture. His simple dictum that 'less is more' inspired building designs around the world. No wonder he received a loving Google doodle on Tuesday, his 126 birthday. Want to move past the doodle? Click through our short slideshow for a look Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's best work.

  • 'Pink slime': Health crisis or misunderstood meat product?

    Pink slime is what critics call 'lean, finely textured beef' – a filler used in ground beef. It's not dangerous, but it's a byproduct that some say should be clearly labeled. 

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