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Minyard, Coca-Cola Team for KidsDallas Cowboys all-pro running back and Coca-Cola spokesman, visited the first-grade classroom of an elementary school here last month for the Cowboys, Classrooms & Kids contest sponsored by Coca-Cola and Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, Texas.Coffee Prices to Bubble Up This MonthNEW YORK -- Prices of ground and instant coffee products will be rising this month as price

Minyard, Coca-Cola Team for Kids

Dallas Cowboys all-pro running back and Coca-Cola spokesman, visited the first-grade classroom of an elementary school here last month for the Cowboys, Classrooms & Kids contest sponsored by Coca-Cola and Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, Texas.

Coffee Prices to Bubble Up This Month

NEW YORK -- Prices of ground and instant coffee products will be rising this month as price hikes by the leading coffee manufacturers begin to take effect.

Leading manufacturers -- including Kraft Foods, Nestle and Procter & Gamble -- are raising the price of a 13-ounce can of coffee between 15 and 45 cents because of hikes in the price of green coffee.

Royal Crown Taps New Diet Rite Formula

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Royal Crown Co. here has introduced a new Diet Rite Cola that, according to the company, doesn't taste like a diet cola. The new product is said to be fuller, richer and smoother, offering the mouth feel of a nondiet drink without the after-taste of diet cola.