Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is encouraging school leaders to adopt in-class and grab-and-go breakfast programs to expand students' access to morning meals. Bullock says that addressing student hunger is key to ensuring students have the ability to reach their full potential.
Theo Spierings will step down from his position as CEO of New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra at some point in 2018. "Theo and the board have now agreed that Theo will leave us later on this year, and the board is currently in the process of shortlisting a replacement for Theo," said board chair John Wilson.
Sales of salty snacks rose 7.24% during 2017 over the previous year, according to data from IRI. Hot and spicy, Mexican and vinegar are three of the hottest flavors in the category, while Asian and peanut butter flavors are on the downswing based on sales data, said IRI's Sally Lyons Wyatt.
Gatorade has partnered with researchers at Northwestern University to develop a skin patch that helps people understand when they need to hydrate. The stick-on patch, which can be worn in water and is smartphone-enabled, could hit retail shelves within the year.
Two months after opening its Amazon Go concept store in Seattle, Amazon is reporting that the location is seeing many repeat customers, proving its popularity among consumers on the go. Popular items in the store include chicken sandwiches, fresh fruit and meal kits, Amazon Vice President Gianna Puerini said.
Whole Foods Market will hold a meeting Tuesday with about 200 of its suppliers amid some tribulation over the business restructuring that was launched prior to Amazon's acquisition of the retailer. The requirement to use a particular in-store broker for shelving and promotions has been greeted with frustration by some suppliers, while others see the changes as an opportunity to move faster.
African-American and Latino children may be receiving delayed autism diagnoses, according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University. Other studies show that symptoms among minority children may be misdiagnosed as conduct disorders instead of autism.