Archive for March, 2018

Campbell Soup, Nestle placing bets on personalized nutrition

Personalized nutrition is “the next big opportunity” for packaged food companies, said Stephanie Naegeli, global director of marketing and innovation food at Nestle S.A. “It’s also a huge challenge because what C.P.G. is traditionally really good at is producing the same product at scale,” Ms. Naegeli said during a panel discussion at the Future Food-Tech […]

U.S. GDP Growth Revised Up to 2.9% Rate in Fourth Quarter

Economic growth was stronger during the final three months of 2017 than earlier estimated, but a key measure of U.S. corporate profits weakened against a backdrop of significant changes to the tax code. (This article requires a subscription to the Wall Street Journal. To subscribe, please click on the above link.)

BNSF addresses STB’s service concerns

BNSF Railway Co.’s $3.3 billion capital investment plan will put the railroad in a position to meet customers’ growth and service expectations this year, President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Ice told the Surface Transportation Board (STB) last week. Ice is one of two Class I executives to respond so far to the STB’s recent […]

Georgia Ports Authority launches Mason Mega rail project

Georgia Ports Authority and other officials on Monday broke ground on the $127 million Mason Mega Rail Terminal. The project will increase the Port of Savannah’s rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year, and open new markets that will span an arc of cities from Memphis, Tennessee, to St. Louis, and from Chicago […]