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Is Nestlé's strategy of closing a plant a month to cut costs good for business?


 
The global food company plans to save up to $2.49 billion by 2020 by making manufacturing and distribution more efficient, according to an interview the chief financial officer gave to a business publication.
 
 



Frozen food is hot, but will freeze-dried be too?


 
Once products mostly for adventurers, Mountain House is bringing freeze-dried meals to the mass market in hopes of landing the on-the-go consumer. 
 
 



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Leftovers: Mountain Dew celebrates liberty with 50 flavors in 1 bottle; Ben & Jerry's goes sour


 
The PepsiCo soda's blue seasonal variety wears its patriotism on its label, and Godiva gets festive with a premium summer sampler. 
 
 



Report: Goya Foods considering $3B sale


 
The family-owned Latin food company hired Goldman Sachs to evaluate its options, sources told CNBC.
 
  


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