Food and Beverage Food Products

  • China's childhood obesity problem set to 'explode'

    A study reveals a massive spike in childhood obesity as Chinese children shift to a western diet.

  • Cities turning to in-sink disposals to deal with garbage problem

    Emerson Electric's business unit launches an in-sink garbage disposal to turn food waste into renewable sources of energy.

  • The Ann Arbor, Michigan- based company's net income fell to $45.5 million from $46.3 million, a year earlier. But on a per-share basis, net income jumped 9.9 percent to 89 cents, due to a lower diluted share count, primarily as a result of the accelerated share repurchase program. The company's total revenue rose 7.4 percent to $539.2 million.

  • UN warns North Korea food supply could get even tigher

    The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization says the country's already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 28- Canada may delay implementing new restrictions on the use of foreign workers as farmers and meat processors warn of severe labor shortages in one of the world's biggest agricultural exporters, the employment minister said. The move to 10 percent is part of a "progressive strangulation of the livestock industry" in rural areas, said...

  • *Concerns over Americana's Iran business among reasons. DUBAI, April 28- Citigroup has dropped out of the group of banks providing a $1.5 billion bridge loan to Gulf-based Adeptio for its planned purchase of a majority stake in Kuwait Food Co, three sources aware of the matter said on Thursday. The U.S. bank failed to secure internal approval to participate in the...

  • Chipotle, forgive & forget?

    Chipotle reported its first quarterly loss since going public. What's the trade?

  • Mondelez beats the Street

    Mondelez Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld discusses the company's better-than-expected revenue and profit.

  • *Plan is to eventually list on London Stock Exchange. LONDON, April 27- Nestle has struck a deal with Britain's R&R Ice Cream to form a joint venture that will sell ice cream and frozen food in more than 20 countries, its latest attempt to adapt to a changing and more competitive market. The 50/ 50 joint venture, to be called Froneri, will combine the Nestle and R&R ice...

  • LONDON, April 27- Nestle has struck a deal with Britain's R&R Ice Cream to form a joint venture that will sell ice cream and frozen food in over 20 countries, its latest attempt to adapt to a changing and more competitive packaged food market. The 50/ 50 joint venture, to be called Froneri, will combine the Nestle and R&R ice cream businesses in Europe, the Middle East,...

  • Pretzels

    Looking to score a free pretzel? You're in luck. There are plenty of restaurants handing out freebies on Tuesday in honor of National Pretzel Day.

  • Where to get free pretzels for National Pretzel Day

    Aunti Anne's, Wetzel's Pretzels and Philly's Pretzel Factory are all offering free pretzels to celebrate.

  • We are happy with our results: DSM CFO

    Geraldine Matchett, CFO of DSM, discusses the company's first-quarter results and how the nutrition sector is doing.

  • April 25- Costco Wholesale Corp plans to expand business with chicken supplier Pilgrim's Pride Corp even after building its own poultry processing plant in Nebraska, a senior executive at the retailer told Reuters. Shares of Pilgrim's Pride have fallen more than 5 percent since April 14 when a development council in Nebraska unveiled plans for the Costco...

  • Hot Sauce

    When you hear 'General Electric,' probably the last thing that comes to mind is hot sauce.

  • Burger King Chicken Fries Rings

    Burger King may have revolutionized the chicken nugget with its chicken fries in 2014, but now it's amping up its chicken game to a whole new level.

  • Killer fungus attacks bananas

    The Panama Disease has already destroyed tens of thousands of hectares of banana crop around the world. If it gets into Latin America, could it destroy bananas as we know it? CNBC's Phil Han reports.

  • McDonald's

    McDonald's all-day breakfast may have spurred same-store-sales growth for two straight quarters, but the burger giant isn't resting on its laurels.

  • JAKARTA, April 22- Palm oil firms have slammed Indonesia's move to prohibit the use of new land to boost production, saying President Joko Widodo's latest effort to tackle forest fires could slash jobs and cripple output in the world's top producer of the commodity. While green groups welcomed the moratorium, palm firms have questioned its effectiveness and...

  • McDonald's tests bigger and smaller Big Macs

    The fast food chain is testing the 'Grand Mac' and 'Mac Jr.' in Texas and Ohio stores.