snack food

Using Junk-Food Tactics to Sell Kids on Carrots

Carrot farmers want to convince young eaters to put down that bag of chips and pick up a pack of baby carrots. So, a new ad campaign will use weapons favored by the junk-food giants: flashy snack bags, video games, humor and YouTube videos.

Cheez Doodle Inventor Morrie Yohai Dies at 90

Morrie Yohai, inventor of the Cheez Doodle snack food, died on July 27 at his home in King's Point, New York. He was 90. For millions of consumers, the puffed-corn treats, coated in aerosolized cheese, are a childhood classic.