Union Foods Newcorp., a California-based dried soup maker, launched a line of Gourmet Snack Noodles Soup, which features healthier, higher-end versions of the traditional instant ramen. The company expects revenues of up to $30 million this year and hopes to sell the new ramen to stores including Whole Foods and Trader Joe's.
The Baltimore Healthy Stores program encourages inner-city convenience store owners to provide more nutritious foods to their customers. While many participants are mom-and-pop businesses, two Stop Shop & Save groceries have also committed to offering more nutritious snacks.
Clif Bar & Co. will tour the country with champion skier Alison Gannett on its Save Our Snow Winter Roadtrip, providing information and tips on how to slow global warming. The tour runs through Feb. 25.