Sandwich bread sales under pressure at Pepperidge

Pepperidge Farm sandwich bread, Campbell Soup

Global Biscuits and Snacks operating earnings down 4%.

Nestle counts on coffee, water to reach 2020 goal

Sales rise slightly, but net profit drops 6% in the fiscal year.

Rain, snow continue to disrupt grain shipments

BNSF Railway reports track outage while Oroville dam problems lead to re-routing.

General Mills cuts full-year outlook

Company cites heightened promotional activity in soup and yogurt categories.

A.B.A. asks F.D.A. to rescind fiber definition

The bakers association brings up several concerns, including whether or not an ingredient is "isolated or synthetic."

Kraft Heinz Co. eyeing Unilever acquisition

The two companies combined would generate approximately $83 billion in sales.

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