snacks

Fly the Hungry Skies: Continental Drops Free Pretzels

The United-Continental merger was supposed to bring together the best of both carriers, but it doesn't always work that way. Continental is following United's lead and eliminating its free pretzels. But there are still a few options for flyers seeking free munchies -- and some of them are mighty tasty.

Frito-Lay Scraps Noisy SunChips Bag

Whisper it - Frito-Lay is about to say goodbye to its environmentally-friendly but very noisy SunChips bag. Eighteen months ago, Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo (PEP), made lots of noise about a biodegradable SunChips bag made from plant material.

Under the Radar: Hilary Kramer Goes Bananas Over Dole Food

Dole Food Company is public again but investors haven't been paying much attention to the green produce producer. Hilary Kramer says that maybe they should and she explains why investors, like her, may soon go bananas over this green company.

PepsiCo Earnings Preview: Soda, Snack Icon Keeps Growing

PepsiCo will announce its second-quarter numbers on Tuesday, and analysts expect earnings per share of $1.07 to $1.10, up from $1.02 a year earlier. If they're right, it will mark a continuation of the company's stable period of success. But PepsiCo's management is thinking bigger.

Restaurant snacks a bargain for diners

Have you noticed lately how the snacks section of a restaurant menu is getting bigger and bigger? The small-sized portions are apparently the hottest...

How do off brand snacks stack up?

Whenever I walk down an aisle at the grocery store, I'm tempted to try one of the many off brand snacks that seem to collect at the bottom of the...