PARIS— French supermarkets will be forbidden from destroying unsold food and encouraged to donate to charities or farms instead as part of a national campaign against food waste. The senate approved the bill this week, following a lower house vote last year. Big supermarket chains must donate goods no longer fit for sale to charities or farms for use as animal...» Read More
CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.
The food industry is facing a backlash against high sugar content on the same scale as the one experienced by the tobacco industry.
Small farmers in Vermont and New York are backing a sustainable sail freight project that seeks to revive a 330-mile river trade route.
David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.
The halal food market has huge potential for growth after being largely neglected in the U.K.
A distribution model popular in Europe could finally give U.S. grocery stores a solid online footing.
Small might be beautiful, but it can also be dangerous – at least in the beer business – according to investment bank Nomura.
Campbell Soup says it will start offering K-cup soup packs that can be made with Green Mountain's single-serve coffee machines.
L'Oreal's rumored buyback of Nestle's 29.5 percent stake in the French cosmetics giant looked far from a done deal on Friday, with Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and CEO of L'Oreal, telling CNBC that the ball was in the Swiss food giant's court.
You want fries with that? It might not matter Thursday — fast-food workers are planning to strike in protest of their low wages.
More people want gluten-free products. Manufacturers and restaurants have taken note, but there's still space in this quickly growing market for entrepreneurs.
At least nine City Council members back legislation to require most retailers to charge customers 10 cents for each bag.
It is a question that has plagued many great thinkers for a number of years: does the rise of "healthy" frozen yogurts signal the death knell for the indulgent ice cream?
The global coffee market has been rather decaffeinated for the past couple of years, with prices falling to less than half their 2011 peak and the bean becoming the worst-performing soft commodity last year.
If U.S. law is changed to allow the Post Office to deliver beer, wine and spirits, it could help the cash-strapped agency and drive alcohol sales. But other challenges linger.
"Homebrewing has always been a fundamental element of the craft brewing culture," Stone Brewing's Greg Koch said, reflecting on how the beer geek culture helps feed the industry.
Tesco has unveiled a brand new concept store in the UK in Watford. Tesco Extra is the latest experiment in transforming the supermarket into a retail destination.
Although shares of many packaged food companies are hitting all-time highs, there is still room at the table for new investors to join the food stock feast.
The introduction of Five Guys and Shake Shack in London last month is part of a growing trend of American culture seeping into British food and drink.
Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.