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  1. so hot right now
    A Movie About Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Is in the Works — and It Actually Sounds GoodIt’s a biopic about the person who accidentally invented the greatest snack food ever made.
  2. comebacks
    Slice, Everyone’s Sixth-Favorite Soda From the ’90s, Is Back — Sort OfGet ready for another LaCroix competitor.
  3. crunch!
    The Maker of Doritos Is Developing Chips Just for Women“They don’t lick their fingers generously and they don’t like to pour the little broken pieces and the flavor into their mouth.”
  4. gimmicks
    Get Ready for ‘Organic’ DoritosIncidentally, they fulfill all the criteria for items sold by Whole Foods.
  5. mergers and acquisitions
    Pepsi Is Reportedly in Talks to Buy Vita CocoThe king of coconut water has claimed it’s worth $1 billion.
  6. who knew?
    PepsiCo Admits Nearly Half Its Revenue Now Comes Fom Healthier FoodsA sign of the times: Low-cal drinks, Baked Lay’s, Quaker cereal bars, and Naked juices are more popular right now.
  7. is it in you
    Get Ready for Organic GatoradeIt just won’t be the same without electric-blue dye.
  8. Make Dew
    There’s a New Artisanal-Looking Mountain Dew and It’s Gonna Go GreatIt’s “inspired by the brand’s roots in the backwoods of Tennessee.”
  9. Umami Bomb
    Pepsi’s ‘Real Sugar’ Sodas Are Coming to Umami BurgerTotally healthy! Or something.
  10. Doritofied
    Guy Who Actually Tasted Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew: ‘Weirdest Thing“Someone at the Mountain Dew design department was getting really high.”
  11. Bubbles
    SodaStream Will Close Its Controversial West Bank FactoryIt also wants in on the sparkling-water-making business.
  12. Poor Mikey
    PepsiCo Wants to Patent Granola Bars Stuffed With Pop RocksPlus doughnuts and “other three dimensional shapes,” too.
  13. Short Stacks
    Aunt Jemima’s Heirs Say Quaker Oats Owes Them $2 Billion in RoyaltiesHer face is on more than 60 years of ready-made mix and merchandise sales.
  14. Health Concerns
    Pepsi’s Caramel Coloring Still Contains CarcinogensMaybe Pepsi can’t beat the real thing, after all.
  15. Much Ado About Dew
    Our Mountain Dew Fears Are All Coming TrueTwice the caffeine, none of the soda.
  16. Can’t Believe It’s Not Sugar!
    Coming Soon to America: Stevia-Sweetened Coca-Cola LifeConsumers don’t trust aspartame.
  17. Soda Wars
    Nobody Wants to Buy SodaStreamPepsi and Coke aren’t interested.
  18. 4-Mel
    Pepsi Unhelpfully Still Filled With Pesky CarcinogenThe news is particularly bad for those who drink 1,000 cans of soda a day (or more).
  19. New Soda Wars
    PepsiCo Denies $2 Billion Offer to Buy SodaStreamA report indicates the two soft-drink giants have been meeting with the seltzer upstart.
  20. The Fizz
    Marin County Announces Summer-Long Soda BanThe driest county in the world.
  21. Pepsi So Sexy
    Pepsi Uses Uncomfortably Erotic Language to Announce New Bottle “A more stimulating, tactile interaction.”
  22. Soda War
    Pepsi Removes Brominated Vegetable Oil From Gatorade, Keeps It in Mountain DewThe controversial ingredient can lead to early onset puberty.
  23. Pro-biz-otic
    New York State Is Yogurt Central for PepsiCoWe think this means it’ll count as locavore.
  24. New Leaves
    Campbell Soup, PepsiCo Go HealthyCampbell soup acquires a carrot and juice company while PepsiCo branches into yogurt.
  25. Snack Attack
    Doritos Versus Drugs: Literal War on Snack Food Erupts in MexicoExperts say it’s the first time a multinational company has been targeted in long-running drug wars.
  26. Mediavore
    Deep-Fried Desserts Doom Your New Year Resolutions; Son of a Gun Starts LunchThe treats are currently tempting customers at Beer Belly and Black Market, among others.
  27. Mediavore
    More Booze Is Being Offered in More Places at Atlantic City’s Casinos;Plus: Global food prices are expected to remain high; and in Japan Wendy’s burgers come with foie gras and truffles, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    Pepsi Will Continue Running Ads During Penn State Games; State Farm Enlists WillPlus: IHOP tests self-serve express shops; and even Ming Tsai botches dinner from time to time, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Feds Raid Seven IHOPs; GrubHub Goes ShoppingMaybe the agents just had a really strong craving for chocolate chip pancakes?
  30. Mediavore
    Feds Raid Indiana, Ohio IHOPs; PepsiCo Makes Chickpea PlansPlus: Michelle Bachman may have made a sensible statement about farms, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Hit-and-Run and Looming Strike Cast a Dark Cloud Over Citizen’s Bank Park;Plus: Gunmen target pizza delivery drivers; and Feds raid IHOPs in Indiana and Ohio, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Corporate Strategy
    Get Ready to See a Lot of Pepsi Ads This SummerThe company shifts its attention away from healthy eating and back to soda.
  33. Health Concerns
    Is Food Network Giving Everyone the Gout?An increase in high-fat diets is leading to a rise in the “disease of kings.”
  34. Mediavore
    My Last Bite Tackles Jitlada’s Menu; UC Irvine Admits Bad Taste in Serving MLKBlogger Joann Stougaard is working on a book about her experiences growing up amid food insecurity, while a California University hangs its head in shame over chicken and waffles.
  35. Mediavore
    What’s on the Jukebox at Jay-Z’s Chicken Joint?; Kucinich SuingPlus: In-N-Out has 23 secret menu items, nutrition labels move to the front of packages, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  36. Mediavore
    Michelle Wie Gets McDonalds Endorsement Deal; Smucker Cutting 15% of WorkforceA 20-year old golfer gets a fast food commercial contract and a famous jam-maker is slashing 700 jobs.
  37. Mediavore
    Central Valley Receives Record Amount of Food Aid; Discovery of More PsyllidsCalifornia’s Central Valley is reeling under drought and recession, while the discovery of more Asian Citrus Psyllids has growers in a panic.
  38. Mediavore
    Mediavore: Fire-Smoked Northern California WinesPlus: arrests at the Taste, Will Allen in the spotlight.
  39. Mediavore
    PepsiCo Suffers When You Drink Tap Water; Pastas for High-Pressure TimesShopping for groceries with studly chef Gavin Kaysen in his neighborhood, and the future plans for Aureole, from our glance at the morning headlines.