Food and Beverage Food Products

  • A scavenger at a vegetable wholesale market in India.

    A technique practiced by early Egyptians could help resolve the modern-day problem of food waste.

  • Amid warnings from the Bank of Canada on Wednesday that protectionist policies brought in by Trump could drive companies to invest in the United States rather than Canada, executives said their search for options has already begun. "We're a Canadian company, we like to build things in Canada and export them... but you can't sell stuff and not make money," said Jim...

  • Breakfast sandwich

    Researchers reviewed dozens of studies to test if breakfast can prevent weight gain. Their conclusion: Popular opinion outweighed the scientific evidence.

  • An employee serves a customer McFlurries in a McDonald's restaurant.

    Customers seeking McFlurries report that the machine is almost always down, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Perdue, 70, is a farmer's son who built businesses in grain trading and trucking before becoming the first Republican governor of Georgia since Reconstruction. Perdue, from the small city of Bonaire in rural central Georgia, would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Jan 19- This past November, Nasdaq Inc hired a helicopter to film Manhattan's skyline using Snapchat's new video-camera sunglasses and sent the aerial footage to its social media followers. Snap Inc, Snapchat's parent company, is eyeing a spring debut that may peg its value as high as $25 billion, sources have told Reuters.

  • Vegemite is getting a new owner

    Barry Irvin, executive chairman of Bega Cheese, explains the company's acquisition the Australian and NZ grocery unit of Mondelez.

  • WASHINGTON— President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. He comes from the small city of Bonaire in rural central Georgia, where he built businesses in grain trading and trucking. The last three agriculture secretaries were from Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska.

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • WASHINGTON— Organic meat and egg producers will have to abide by stricter animal welfare standards under a new rule announced Wednesday by the Agriculture Department. The rule is a victory for animal rights groups two days before President Barack Obama leaves office. Elanor Starmer, administrator of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service, says the rules are...

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • Chobani CEO: Closing the gap on income inequality

    Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, talks about his company's initiative to hire refugees and operate a socially responsible business.

  • ConAgra CEO: Name of the game is driving growth & innovation

    ConAgra Brands CEO Sean Connolly discusses what he is most optimistic about as Donald Trump prepares to take office, including policies that may foster his company's growth and innovation.

  • BRUSSELS— The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. The European Court of Auditors on Tuesday chided the European Union's executive branch in a report, "Combating Food Waste," that decried the...

  • Food innovation made possible

    Patrick Brown, Impossible Foods founder talks about disrupting the way the world thinks about meat by using plant-based food.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- European shares were dragged lower by miners and carmakers on Tuesday, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The pan-European STOXX index was down 0.4 percent, and Britain's blue-chip FTSE extended its losses, down 0.3 percent. Swiss chocolate maker Lindt saw its shares...

  • BRUSSELS— The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. The European Court of Auditors on Tuesday chided the European Union's executive branch in a report, "Combating Food Waste," that decried the...

  • *Fund managers positive on Kuwait. DUBAI, Jan 15- Stock markets in the Gulf diverged on Sunday with Saudi Arabia stalling near a six-week low and Dubai retreating on profit-taking, while Kuwait continued to outperform. Interest in the sector has risen partly because of local media reports late last year that Saudi Arabia was looking at the possibility of...

  • You won't believe the size or price of this fish

    You won't believe how much this tuna fish sold in auction.

  • Nutella maker pushes back on cancer link claims

    The company that makes Nutella is fighting claims the chocolate and hazelnut spread can cause cancer.