Coca-Cola Enterprise today was expected to roll out a repackaged 12-pack to better fit in refrigerators, reports say. Atlanta-area Wal-Mart, Publix and Kroger stores will get the new packs, which are to reach nationwide retailers by Memorial Day, company officials say. The new packaging has garnered an extra $10 million in sales for Coke Consolidated.
Moms and kids alike are being targeted by Sara Lee as the company gets ready to introduce its crustless bread, reports say. The IronKids Crustless Bread is the size as a regular loaf and double-wrapped for freshness.
The bankrupt retailer says it could restate financial results for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 30. Kmart's losses for that time reportedly are "significantly higher" than the $244 million loss from the year before.
Organically grown foods do not appear healthier than conventional produce, a review of international studies indicates. Researchers say foods' nutritional value is dependent on time of harvest, freshness, storage and weather -- not on the use of artificial pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides.