WASHINGTON, Jan 30- Food distributor Sysco Corp and its biggest rival, US Foods Inc, have offered to sell a smaller competitor 11 facilities in order to convince skeptical antitrust regulators to approve their $3.5 billion merger, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The deal, proposed in December 2013, is seen as problematic because Sysco and US Foods are...» Read More
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Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
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Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.
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