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2010-07-07 09:34:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whether people call it garbage, rubbish, trash or junk - everyone creates waste. And no matter what it's called, too much waste ends up in landfills that can affect nearby communities and cost lots of money to manage. In short, people need to find ways to create less waste and find better uses for the waste they produce. At Kraft Foods, employees are doing just that, and they're getting big results. (Logo:...

2010-07-02 07:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced it has acquired the manufacturing assets of Peter Cremer GmbH's 100,000 ton per year methyl ester plant located on Singapore's Jurong Island. "Methyl esters are a core building block of Stepan's surfactant business and the acquisition of this asset on Singapore's Jurong Island provides a great opportunity to reach our global customer base with methyl esters and value added derivatives," stated F....

2010-07-01 07:10:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the online cooking competition and talent search, "Real Women of Philadelphia," were announced last night during a live ceremony hosted by Paula Deen at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in Savannah, GA. With an existing digital RWOP community of more than 220,000 cheering them on, Mandy Heaston, Caryn Ross, Sheila Cutchlow and KC Quaretti Lee were crowned "The Real Women of Philadelphia." The Real Women of Philadelphia categories...

2010-06-22 09:16:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Philadelphia cream cheese and Southern Cooking Queen Paula Deen have selected the 16 finalists of the "Real Women of Philadelphia" cooking competition. The quest to crown four fantastic female cooks the "Real Women of Philadelphia" heats up as the talented finalists compete in a cook-off with Paula in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia. On June 30, 2010 at 8 PM EDT, Paula Deen will host a live grand finale on www.PaulaDeen.com/RealWomen...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill. and MINNEAPOLIS, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kraft Foods and Medisyn Technologies, Inc., have expanded their collaboration to discover novel ingredients that could provide benefits for product quality, performance, food safety and health and wellness. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/KRAFTLOGO) For Kraft Foods, the collaboration is part of a larger open innovation strategy to seek outside innovators and more quickly meet the latest consumer...

2010-05-11 07:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- We all know that each one of us has preferences: black coffee, coffee with cream or tea. And with technology, it's the same. Some prefer a brand of TV, sound system or phone. With that in mind, Kraft Foods is announcing its innovative Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) program, which allows employees to purchase and use their computer of choice at work. The program benefits both the company - lower costs - and employees - more...

2010-04-22 07:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What recipe calls for food scraps, coffee grounds, car mechanics, used batteries, cotton shopping bags and a running team for good measure? It's not a riddle, just some of the ingredients Kraft Foods employees are using to cook up a recipe for positive change by going green! (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/KRAFTLOGO) Employees have created their own grassroots sustainability projects in offices and manufacturing...

2010-04-15 15:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The San Francisco Bowl Game Association, organizers of the annual college football bowl game played at AT&T Park, announced today that Kraft Foods will be the game's new title sponsor for the next three years. The game will be known as the "Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl" and will be part of a broader hunger relief program Kraft Foods plans to kick off in September in collaboration with Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger-relief...

2010-04-14 07:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- America has voted and determined the "Single Best Town" in America! KRAFT Singles and Disney ABC Television Group are proud to announce that Three Lakes, Wis. has been selected as the winning town, taking home more than one-third of the total votes. After 10 finalists were chosen from more than 400 entries, consumers had four weeks to vote for their favorite town by visiting http://family.go.com/best-town-contest. Known for its gleaming...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KRAFT Singles, America's favorite brand of American cheese, collaborates with Minor League Baseball for the second consecutive year to take families out to the ballgame. Every Tuesday night from April 13 through September 7, families can enjoy the "Tuesday Night Tickets" deal at most Minor League Baseball parks nationwide.(1) Fans simply bring a KRAFT Singles package wrapper to the ballpark box office, buy one ticket and get one free from...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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