Crops are less plentiful on organic farms than conventional farms, but a study has found organic fields are healthier. Organic field production uses about 50% less energy than conventional field production uses, the study found.
For cheese producer Kraft Foods, it takes the cheese business seriously by gathering scientists, researchers and consultants in a top-secret company test kitchen. The result was Rip-Ums, a pizza-flavored cheese snack that would join the company's 537 cheese products.
The deal announced yesterday has been criticized as a "value destroying deal," by one analyst. The newly named company, SABMiller, is said to be unlikely to have the potential to compete in the competitive U.S. beer market.