Food and Beverage Food Products

  • A file photo of a poultry farm.

    Wal-Mart said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free eggs in the U.S. by 2025, joining many that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens.

  • April 5- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free egg supply chain in the United States by 2025, joining a host of companies that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens. The United States' biggest food retailer said on Tuesday it would mandate its egg suppliers to be certified and compliant with United Egg Producers' animal...

  • An order of breadsticks from a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden

    While the start of earnings season is still a few weeks away, Darden and Monsanto are expected to kick things off on a different tone.

  • The Center for Food Safety, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and other groups allege in the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, that the Food and Drug Administration failed to consider all of the environmental risks of the fish when the agency approved it in November. The FDA also cleared the product, made by Massachusetts- based AquaBounty Technologies, without...

  • Chipotle burger chain?

    Stephen Anderson, Maxim Group senior restaurant and consumer analyst, thinks Chipotle has to work harder at getting customers in. He says a burger chain for the restaurant is the "right idea, but the wrong time."

  • Wetzel's Pretzels' sweet success story: CEO

    Bill Phelps, Wetzel's Pretzels CEO, discusses the company's road to success and shares his thought on raising the minimum wage.

  •  BWLD CEO: March Madness drives fans and profits

    Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings CEO, talks about the importance of the upcoming "Final Four" weekend to the company's bottom line. And Smith shares her thoughts on the impact of raising the minimum wage.

  • Wetzel's Pretzels' CEO on minimum wage

    Bill Phelps, Wetzel's Pretzels CEO, and the "Squawk Box" crew share their thoughts on the minimum wage debate.


    A new index lists the countries with the most punitive rules and taxes in Europe on cigarettes, alcohol and unhealthy foods.

  • North Korea warns citizens of famine

    A state-controlled newspaper tells North Koreans to prepare for economic hardships ahead.

  • *China expected to import more than 1 mln T pork in 2016. BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, March 31- An exodus of small pig farmers in China is prolonging an industry downturn that will see the world's biggest pork producer and consumer challenge Japan as the top importer in 2016 for the first time. Their exit has reduced the number of breeding sows and curbed China's ability to...

  • NEW YORK/ SAO PAULO, March 30- Pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil SA has hired the investment-banking units of three international banks and a Brazilian lender to manage a debut global bond offering of up to $500 million, four sources with direct knowledge of the decision said on Wednesday. Eldorado is part of J&F Investimentos SA, a holding company that groups the...

  • Red Robin unveils the Red Ramen Burger

    The burger chain is hopping on the ramen burger trend with its newest offering.

  • Burger King debuts the Angriest Burger

    The burger giant creates the sequel to its Angry Whopper, featuring a red hot sauce bun.

  • SAO PAULO, March 28- Brazil's Banco Original SA expects returns on a newly launched, online-only retail banking unit to match those at the bank's corporate and agribusiness segments in four years, a bold bet on the growing appeal of digital lending in Latin America's largest economy, a senior executive said on Monday. Henrique Meirelles, a former Brazil central...

  • March 28- Campbell Soup Co, the world's largest soup maker, said it would completely switch to cans that do not use the chemical bisphenol A for their linings in North America by the middle of 2017.. The company said it began using cans with linings made from acrylic or polyester materials in March and will continue to introduce the new linings across the United...

  • Vanilla Ice Cream

    Following a poor harvest in Madagascar last year, the cost of vanilla beans has surged, threatening ice cream manufacturers, according to The Guardian.

  • Calorie labels law delayed again

    The Food and Drug Administration postpones the 6-year-old law requiring calorie labels on menus until 2017.

  • *Jan-Feb profits +4.8 pct y/y, totalling 780.7 bln yuan. BEIJING, March 27- China's industrial profits returned to growth in the first two months of 2016, despite weakening business conditions and slowing economic growth in the world's second-largest economy. Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in January and February combined rose 4.8 percent from a...

  • Easter basket candy

    Still need to fill your kid's Easter basket or want to treat yourself over the holiday weekend? Click ahead for some sweet suggestions.