Business News Archive - April 22, 2008

NATICK, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Although food prices have risen sharply over the last 12 months, organic food sales' double-digit growth trend, which began in 1997, is expected to continue in 2008, according to the Organic Trade Association.

Food retailer Safeway has unveiled two new solar-powered grocery stores in northern California to kick off a week of Earth Day activities and programs focused on the company's commitment to the environment and helping consumers pursue greener, more sustainable lives.

DALLAS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dean Foods Company announced today that Kelly Duffin-Maxwell has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Research & Development (R&D) and will report jointly to Gregg Engles, Dean Foods Chairman and CEO, and Joe Scalzo, President and Chief Executive Officer of the WhiteWave Foods and Morningstar divisions.

Ridgewood Renewable Power is pleased to announce the approval today of a new development project that will expand its renewable energy power generation at the Olinda Alpha Landfill in Brea, California from the current five megawatts to a total of 35 megawatts.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.