Food and Beverage Food Products

  • General Mills CEO:  Our mantra is to listen closer to consumers

    Jim Cramer speaks to General Mills CEO Ken Powell about the trend toward natural and organic foods, the needs of consumers and how “Big G” is looking to grow.

  • Mark T. Smucker

    Cramer said he doesn't want to bet against J.M. Smucker CEO Mark Smucker after the company posted quarterly revenue that fell short.

  • Recall on kids' toys in McDonald's Happy Meals

    McDonald's recalls toys in kids' Happy Meals.

  • KFC gives away 'Extra Crispy' sunscreen

    The fast food chain gave away 3,000 bottles of the lotion intended to give off a crispy chicken aroma.

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: Hormel Foods Corp.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Hormel Foods Corporation.

  • Prominent start-up Hampton Creek, maker of Just Mayo, faces scrutiny from regulators for its business practices, the NYT reports.

  • Brexit's food implications

    Siobhan Talbot, Glanbia Group managing director, discusses how the global food market is likely to be disrupted as trade negotiations change and currencies swing in the wake of June's Brexit vote. Also Talbot shares her thoughts on global tax rates.

  • Trinity Ventures' big bet on consumers

    Anjula Acharia, Trinity Ventures partner, discusses how the consumer product space is being disrupted by technology.

  • Plant Burger

    Impossible Foods's David Lee says the company wanted to create genuinely meat-like products that come without the negative impacts of meat production.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up $1.37 to $74.30. Cisco Systems Inc., down 24 cents to $30.48. NetApp Inc., up $5.03 to $33.88.

  • McDonalds pulls Happy Meal fitness trackers

    The chain will offer an alternative toy after reports the toy's band may cause skin irritations.

  • Should you invest in Nestlé?

    Lakefield Partners' Bruno Verstraete discusses reasons to invest in the Swiss food retailer.

  • *H1 net profit 4.10 bln Sfr misses poll avg 4.74 bln. ZURICH, Aug 18- Nestle, the world's biggest food company, reported a slowdown in underlying sales growth on Thursday due to pricing pressures but said it expected an improvement over the rest of the year. Net profit fell to 4.1 billion Swiss francs, also lagging the poll average of 4.74 billion francs, due to a one-off...

  • Nestlé's net cash flow was very strong: Expert

    Jon Cox, head of Swiss equities & head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, discusses earnings from the chocolate maker Nestlé

  • ZURICH, Aug 18- Nestle said it expected underlying sales growth to improve in the rest of 2016 after price pressures weighed on first-half growth at the world's biggest food company. Net profit fell to 4.10 billion Swiss francs, also lagging the poll average of 4.74 billion francs, due to a one-off non-cash adjustment to deferred taxes, the group said in a...

  • *VertuoLine goes to France, Dolce Gusto gets global advert. LONDON/ ZURICH/ CAPETOWN, Aug 17- Nestle is giving its instant coffee brand Nescafe and its Nespresso single-serve coffee a shot in the arm as fast-growing rivals with lean cost structures chip away at its global dominance. While its two megabrands still control nearly 23 percent of the $77 billion retail...

  • Shake Shack's free burgers sell out early

    The burger joint's offering went fast, as customers lined up early to try and score a free burger.

  • RICHMOND, Va. _ Performance Food Group Co. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $29.2 million. The Richmond, Virginia- based company said it had profit of 29 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $68.3 million, or 70 cents per share.

  • HONOLULU— Hawaii authorities are urging diners to be aware of the risks of eating raw and undercooked food after they traced a hepatitis A outbreak to frozen scallops served raw at a sushi restaurant chain. State Department of Health Sanitation Branch Chief Peter Oshiro said Tuesday he and others in Hawaii like to eat food raw. The department on Monday ordered...

  • MUMBAI, Aug 17- The share of palm oil in India's growing edible oil imports is likely to plunge to a record low this marketing year as a rally in prices slashes its discount over rival soyoil. Palm's discount to soyoil has more than halved to $70 per tonne, from $171 in August 2015, according to data from Mumbai- based trade body the Solvent Extractors Association of...