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  • Glass of shandy with slice of lemon

    Fed up with beer? This may be the answer to your prayers as "shandy" - a beer and lemonade blend sometimes called "radler" - is set to take the U.S. by storm, according to new research.

  • Star Trek is licensing its first official alcoholic beverage, Dogfish Head Brewery and the Grateful Dead team up for a brew.

  • McDonald's is adding three new Quarter Pounders to its menu as the fast-food chain looks to offer cheaper premium burgers while capitalizing on one of its most popular brands.

  • Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.

  • Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.

  • Safeco Field offering craft beer to patrons.

    Fans attending a Mariners game can choose from more than 50 different varieties of beer, reflecting the taste of the region's consumers.

  • Everything you love on a breakfast menu—bacon, blueberry pancakes and glazed donuts—is now in a bottle, and packing a 70-percent proof punch.

  • Nelson  Peltz

    Activist investor Nelson Peltz has amassed large stakes in both PepsiCo and Mondelez International, sources told CNBC on Friday, which total a combined $2.7 billion.

  • A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    British grocery giant Tesco came to America nearly six years ago. Sadly for the British company, its invasion ended like the Revolutionary War.

  • Fairway hopes the investing public will aid in its expansion after its stock starts trading for the first time. The New York Times reports.

  • A handful of IPOs are coming, and Cramer thinks in some cases, it’s worthwhile to get a piece of the action.

  • Budweiser says its new can will be "eye-catching" and easy to grip. But to borrow a slogan from a competitor, it will also be "less filling." Here's why.

  • Troegs Brewery Nugget Nectar

    The two-week battle for the best beer labels has come to an end and Troegs Brewing Nugget Nectar took home the title of CNBC Beer News "Beer Label Madness" Champion.

  • Cheerios

    The "astonishing" growth of the middle class in emerging markets is benefiting General Mills and creating jobs in the U.S., CEO Ken Powell told CNBC's "Street Signs" on Thursday.

  • Pinnacle Foods, the maker of Hungry-Man frozen foods, Vlasic pickles and many other brand names, is hungry for an acquisition, now that trading has begun in its stock.

  • One sector that is yet to be truly tapped in Africa is the brewing industry, according to research firm Bernstein Research, which believes it is probably the most attractive region for long-term profit growth for global brewers.

  • A woman sorts through coupons while shopping in California, Md.

    After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.

  • Pepsi logo at Citi Field in New York City.

    Pepsi is rolling out a new shape for its 20-ounce bottle for the first time in about 17 years.

  • Ikea says its meatballs are now free of horse meat.

    Furniture retailer IKEA's Swedish meatballs are returning to the menu after last month's horse meat scare, with new supply chain controls "from farm to fork," the company's head of foods said.

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    McDonald's is adding a permanent new offering to its menu: Chicken McWraps. And yes, there's bacon.