Famous Amos Gets A Chinese Accent

Chinese noodles for dinner and Famous Amos cookies for dessert? It may seem like a strange combination, but not to President Enterprises Corp. On Sept. 15, the Taiwanese food giant bought the Famous Amos brand of chocolate chip cookies from a San Francisco LBO group for $60.6 million. Says George K. Liu, chief executive of President's U.S. division: "Finally, we have a recognizable national brand."

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