Food and Beverage Food Products

  • What's weighing on grocery stocks?

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on food deflation and why grocery stocks are under pressure.

  • Grocer under pressure as food prices slide

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group senior managing director, shares his take on grocer stocks amid food deflation.

  • Trouble sprouting in grocers?

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the grocery industry, and the effects of its deflationary period. The “Fast Money” traders weigh in.

  • Sept 7- Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, outlined on Wednesday its plans to expand in the United States, a week after abandoning its pursuit of U.S. confectioner Hershey Co.. Mondelez, the second-largest confectionary company in the world, said on Wednesday it would bring to the United States its Milka Oreo chocolate...

  • The coffee chain will roll out the cream cheese-stuffed bagel balls at its stores nationwide.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 7- Private equity firm KKR& Co has started talks with investors for a third Asia fund, targeting a record $7 billion with a formal launch expected by year-end, people familiar with the plans said. KKR's fundraising plan would pit it against rival U.S. buyout firm TPG Capital Management which is launching a new Asia fund in the coming months with a...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 6- Smithfield Foods Inc, a subsidiary of WH Group Ltd, on Tuesday said a hog slaughterhouse in Illinois will be operational as soon as possible after a fire halted pork production on Monday. "cause of the fire is being investigated," Smithfield spokeswoman Kathleen Kirkham said, adding that there were no injuries in the fire that occurred in a rendering...

  • Chocolate, politics & growth

    Chris Edwards, Co-CEO of Edward Marc Brands, discusses the secret behind the family business chocolatier's sweet success, the new trends in the snack industry and his family's political ideas.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 6- Latin American currencies rallied on Tuesday as weak U.S. services data reinforced doubts over the possibility of an interest rate hike this year. Bets that the Federal Reserve could increase interest rates in August fell following the release of the ISM report, while the odds of a December increase were about even, according to CME Group's...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 5- Latin American stocks were mixed on Monday, with light trading due to the Labor Day holiday in the United States. However, higher oil prices supported demand for stock in oil companies, with shares in Brazil's state-owned Petróleo Brasileiro SA providing the biggest boost to the Bovespa. Brazil's currency, the real, dipped 0.88 percent from...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 5- Most Latin American stocks inched up on Monday, supported by higher crude prices and expectations of low U.S. interest rates, though trading volumes were thin due to the Labor Day holiday in the United States. Higher oil prices also supported demand for shares of oil companies, with stocks of Brazil's state-owned Petróleo Brasileiro SA the...

  • Food stocks spoil

    The “Fast Money” traders debate the trade on food stocks, including Campbell Soup, Tyson Foods and more.

  • Campbell Fresh sales were hurt by lower sales of carrots and carrot ingredients as well as the recall of protein drinks sold by its Bolthouse Farms unit in June. In response, the company expanded its organic and fresh food product lines, in part through acquisitions such as that of salsa maker Garden Fresh Gourmet and that of Bolthouse Farms, which sells fresh...

  • I really haven't lost any sleep over  leaving the BBC: Michel Roux Jr.

    Chef Michel Roux Jr. discusses his television career, including his split from the BBC show Master Chef.

  • Following her father's footsteps

    Acclaimed Chef Michel Roux Jr. tells CNBC's Tania Bryer about his daughter Emily's decision to become a chef.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay Ireland $13 billion euros in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for U.S. tax reform. The White House and the Treasury Department, which enforces federal tax policy, warned that U.S.-EU economic...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay Ireland $13 billion euros in unpaid taxes on Tuesday drew swift rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for U.S. tax reform. The White House and the Treasury Department, which enforces federal tax policy, warned that U.S.-EU economic...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay $13 billion euros in taxes on Tuesday drew swift and angry rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while reigniting calls for international tax reform. The U.S. Treasury Department, which enforces federal tax policy, warned that U.S.-EU economic relations...

  • Aug 29- Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, said it was no longer pursuing the acquisition of Hershey Co, two months after the U.S. chocolate company turned down its $23 billion cash-and-stock bid. An unrelated row between the trust and the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office ensued over the trust's governance,...

  • Aug 29- Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, said it was no longer pursuing the acquisition of Hershey Co, two months after the U.S. chocolate company turned down its $23 billion cash-and-stock bid. The abandoned deal, which would have created the world's largest confectioner, underscores the grip that the charitable...