The custom of eating 3 meals a day has given way to 6 or more small snacks. 'We're in changing times,' General Mills' CEO says.
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Kraft is changing its recipe -- and its tub design -- to appeal to health-conscious shoppers. 'There is a cultural shift at work,' says the CEO.
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The company is struggling to deal with a broad decline in consumer spending.
The sector had a down year compared to the rest of the market, but a handful of companies are set to thrive in the New Year.
This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
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