Aug 5- U.S. burger chain Wendy's Co reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as the company franchised more of its outlets and faced fierce competition from fast-casual dining chains such as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Net income rose to $40.2 million, or 11 cents per share, from $29 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, it earned 8...» Read More
Salty snacks are a $16 billion business, but Americans are increasingly looking for something healthier. Like beans.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports it costs a lot more to make chips from beans than it does from corn or potatoes, but Beanitos is heating up the snack wars.
Fisherman expect this year's lobster supply to drop significantly, and Japan says cows are tired out causing a butter shortage, with "Squawk Box."
The confluence of many bad events will cause an avocado price spike and supply shortage in the coming months.
General Mills announced the return of the previously discontinued French Toast Crunch, a toast-shaped, maple-flavored cereal.
A "perfect storm" of commodity prices and low feed costs have lifted profit and provided a windfall for farmers a few turbulent years.
Girl Scouts of America CEO Anna Maria Chavez tells CNBC the idea for selling cookies online came from the troops that sell them.
A company that sells truffles said it is auctioning off a huge truffle in New York with proceeds that will go to charity.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission demonstrates the worst possible way to fry a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner during a news conference Tuesday.
A fish known for its delicacy status in Japan and for its deadly poison was found recently in Crimean Waters. The large oceanic pufferfish's organs are filled with a poison more deadly than cyanide.
Pope Francis warned that if the world continues to abuse natural resources due to greed, it will lead to global disaster.
Discussing your best bets in fast casual restaurant stocks, with Robert Derrington, Wunderlich Securities. Derrington likes Jack in the Box.
Jonathan Neman, Sweetgreen co-founder, discusses the growth and outlook for his organic food business.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Jack in the Box and BlackBerry.
The U.K. grocery market has fallen into decline for the first time on record, as discount retailers lead a price war.
Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Tyson Foods shares were up 5 percent.
A host of factors is creating a perfect storm leading to a worldwide shortage of chocolate, The Washington Post reports.
Nearly 2 years after a judge ruled Hostess Brands should liquidate, it is attracting buyers for a potential billion-dollar deal. Insight, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks to Gregg Engles, WhiteWave Foods chairman & CEO, about the company's record quarterly earnings and emerging trends in natural and organic food.
R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, digests McDonald's falling October sales, and the company's efforts in changing consumer perceptions of the brand. Charles Kantor of Neuberger Berman, weighs in.