The Mobile Dairy Classroom is traveling to elementary schools in California with a live Holstein cow and calf, giving children a hands-on education in the dairy industry. The free traveling classrooms began in the 1930s, and now there are five that visit schools throughout the state.
Tic Tac is aiming for two fast-growing trends -- sugar-free and strong-tasting -- with an extension called Chill, in Paradise Mint and Exotic Cherry flavors. Parent company Ferrero USA also introduced packaging with a sliding front panel.
Sconza Candy of Oakland, Calif., announced that it will extend through October the date it will close its plant to move to Oakdale, the site of a Hershey plant it purchased. Talks are under way with a business not in the food industry for a sale of the Oakland plant, a spokeswoman said.