Bigg's, a SUPERVALU subsidiary, will close its in-store coffee and tea bars. The move comes after a partner in the venture, Awakenings Coffee & Tea, pulled out of the deal.
Wal-Mart will sell six "carbon neutral"-certified coffees under its Sam's Choice label. The line of organic and fair-trade-certified coffee is designed to appeal to consumers' interests in sustainable coffee practices.
National Foods, an Australian dairy producer owned by Kirin Holdings, has made an offer for Dairy Farmers. Insiders say the deal may be worth close to $920 million.
Kraft Foods has lowered prices on its ground coffees, following in the footsteps of other U.S. roasters. List prices for Maxwell House and Yuban will decrease by 6.5%.