Food and Beverage Food Products

  • 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.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 24- Even as General Mills Inc and other companies vow to keep fighting mandatory labeling of genetically modified food ingredients, they have begun rolling out these disclosures across the United States to comply a new Vermont law. The moves come as U.S. lawmakers are unlikely to derail Vermont's law requiring labels on foods made with...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- In the midst of Brazil's worst recession in decades, lawyer Thiago Jabor Pinheiro switched firms to focus full-time on one of the only booming fields in the scandal-plagued country: compliance and corporate ethics. The scandal broke just as a tough new anti-corruption law went into effect in Brazil, raising the risk of prosecution for scores...

  • Interstate 95

    The crash between the semi-tractor trailer transporting beer and the truck filled with chips happened on I-95. NBC News reports.

  • March 23- TreeHouse Foods Inc said it would introduce more premium, healthy snacks and popular drinks to revitalize the struggling private-label business it bought from ConAgra Foods Inc last month. TreeHouse's $2.7 billion acquisition of ConAgra's business- its biggest ever- makes it the largest private-label food company in the United States, with 2015...

  • The new Midnight Moonshine Burger on the menu at Carl's Jr. and Hardee's

    Carl's Jr. and Hardee's have partnered with a hall-of-fame NASCAR driver to create the Midnight Moonshine Burger.

  • Carl's Jr. and Hardee's debuts Midnight Moonshine Burger

    The two chains, owned by CKE Restaurants, will release the Midnight Moonshine Burger on March 23.

  • *Herd clawing back from 63- year low. CHICAGO, March 22- Cheaper feed and more cattle should help stem losses for U.S. feedlots this year, livestock analysts say, keeping beef supplies flowing just as demand starts to pick up. In February, feedlots on average reduced losses to $218 per head- a sharp improvement from the $500 losses in December, as estimated by Colorado-...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc said on Friday it would begin putting labels on U.S. products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move it said was forced by a Vermont law that will require food packages in that state to include such information on July 1. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would nullify state and local efforts...

  • March 18- Hedge funds wounded by recent stock market gyrations may struggle to pressure companies and reap the benefits of their activist campaigns, lawyers and bankers at Tulane Law School's corporate law conference in New Orleans said this week. Ackman's Pershing Square, battered by Valeant, is off 22 percent through the middle of March, while Nelson Peltz'...

  • The creation of the next viral food, Macaron Donut

    Want to satiate your sweet tooth? World-famous Chef Francois Payard will release his Macaron Donut mash-up to all customers on Macaron Day, March 20.

  • March 18- General Mills Inc on Friday said it would begin putting labels on its products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move that comes days after U.S. Senators failed to advance legislation aimed at blocking Vermont from requiring such labels on July 1. "Vermont state law requires us to start labeling certain grocery store food packages...

  • Whole Food shifts to slower-growing chickens

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses Whole Food's move to replace industry-standard bred chickens with slower growing varieties.

  • Bumble Bee recalls 31k cases of tuna

    The recall comes after discovering products were improperly sterilized at a third-party packing facility.

  • BENGALURU/ KUALA LUMPUR, March 18- Palm oil inventories are set to drop further as an El Nino weather event chips away at yields in Southeast Asia, boosting a rally in prices of the tropical oil and helping producers rake in more profits for the first time since 2011.. Palm oil prices have risen almost 9 percent over two months, with analysts expecting this trend to...