General Mills scored important headlines in the food industry this week with two major plays to kick off the new year. The company's Nibblr launch in the U.S. coupled with news that Cheerios will be ditching GMO ingredients to generate quite a bit of buzz for the company.
Find out more about the implications for those decisions, and see what other else lies ahead for the year in food below. These were the five stories that Food Dive readers clicked on the most this week:
- Cheerios go GMO-free: General Mills has begun making its original Cheerios without the use of genetically modified ingredients.
- Heinz in 2014: 3 predictions for the debt-saddled ketchup king: With a new management team in place—and billions of dollars of debt hanging around its neck—Heinz will likely see more changes in the new year.
- 5 food brands at risk for extinction in 2014: You may be surprised to know how risky things have become for these famous names.
- General Mills debuts subscription-snack biz as Graze enters U.S.: The business looks a lot like the U.K.'s popular Graze service.
- Woman eats only Starbucks food for a year: The Seattle woman spent roughly $500 a month to eat every meal and snack for a year from the coffee chain.
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