Another Bid for Cadbury; Waltuck Leaves Macao


Hershey's and Ferrero are considering a bid for Cadbury, which could spark a bidding war. [WSJ]

David Waltuck is no longer involved with Macao Trading Co. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

Marcus Samuelsson will cook a state dinner at the White House next week. [Politico]

Petite Crevette owner Neil Ganic threw a live lobster on the table of a customer who complained about a dish and isn't sorry. [Gothamist]

Costco has stopped carrying Coca-Cola products because of a pricing dispute. [AP via Google]

Chipotle will open its first European location this April in London. [Reuters]

Heavy rains in the Midwest during growing season will likely lead to a canned-pumpkin shortage this year, warns Libby's. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

Fifteen percent of Ireland's restaurants have shut down since the recession began. [SF Examiner]

Jean-Georges Vongerichten's daughter, Louise, is now the junior manager at Mercer Kitchen. [Diner's Journal/NYT]

Minute Maid juices are rolling out new packaging. [Ad Age]