Food and Beverage Food Products


  • Orange juice gets hammered Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Orange juice gets hammered

    How much more to the downside does orange juice have? OJ trader with Liberty Trading Group James Cordier, provides perspective.

  • Najarian battle: Chipotle vs. Yum! Brands Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Najarian battle: Chipotle vs. Yum! Brands

    "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders Pete Najarian and Jon Najarian debate whether Chipotle or Yum! Brands makes a better investment.

  • Big lobbying dollars flow in engineered food fight Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:29 AM ET
    A researcher takes tissue samples from genetically modified corn plants.

    The way consumers would be informed when their food has been genetically engineered is being battled in Congress and among advocacy groups.

  • McDonald's faces meat shortage in China Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports OSI Group is going to make sweeping changes and conduct a full review of its factories in China on the heels of a food safety scandal.

  • War of words: Russia vs. US Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    War of words: Russia vs. US

    NBC News' Jim Maceda reports Russia and the U.S. State Department engaged in a "war of words," and a potential sanction deal on Russia from Europe.

  • Trader hot for El Pollo Loco Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Trader hot for El Pollo Loco

    Fast casual restaurant chain El Pollo Loco is in five U.S. states, and shares are at session highs. The FMHR traders take their positions.

  • Starbucks CEO: Six million transactions a week Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Starbucks CEO: Six million transactions a week

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses his company's loyalty program strategy with "stars" as currency, and how food sales are performing.

  • Don't believe the hype—a kale crisis is bunk Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 2:55 PM ET
    Northern Spy Food Co.’s kale salad.

    Recent stories reported a coming worldwide kale shortage due to an absence of seeds at Australia's Bejos Seeds. The truth is something else.

  • Chipotle CFO: Not enough US naturally raised beef Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 6:25 PM ET
    Chipotle CFO: Not enough US naturally raised beef

    Chipotle CFO Jack Hartung says Chipotle has found a high quality supply of grass-fed beef in Australia, and the company's solution to a long and slow line.

  • Domino's CEO: Food, service, technology coming together

    Domino's Pizza President & CEO, shares his excitement over the company's new iPad app, and predicts a slow decline in the price of raw materials.

  • McDonald's drops, Chipotle pops Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:44 PM ET
    McDonald's drops, Chipotle pops

    What Chipotle is doing right, with "Fast Money" trader Dan Nathan; and the reason behind McDonald's weakness, with Guy Adami.

  • Monster day for earnings: MCD, CMG & KO Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Monster day for earnings: MCD, CMG & KO

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports how the shift in consumers' taste is reflected in the earnings of McDonald's and Chipotle.

  • Produce contamination scare not so peachy Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Wawona Packing says no illnesses have been reported from a listeria scare of some of its produce, and the nationwide recall is a precaution.

  • Chipotle Q2 earnings beat Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Chipotle Q2 earnings beat

    Chipotle is reporting Q2 EPS of $3.50 on revenues of $1.05 billion, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • McDonald's & Yum shares hurting Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    McDonald's & Yum shares hurting

    McDonald's and Yum! Brands say they have stopped buying meat from a Shanghai supplier while authorities investigate allegations the supplier sold the restaurants chicken and beef past the expiration date, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Craft coffee is brewing up market share Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Expensive beans are driving up the prices of coffee, but many consumers are shifting to higher-priced specialty coffee.

  • California drought: Ground water 'saved our bacon' Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Grapevines in Healdsburg, Calif., soak up ground water as Northern California’s Wine Country prepares for the 2014 harvest.

    The drought in California will cost $2.2 billion in 2014, says a new report. Dwindling ground water is keeping food prices low, but not for long.

  • Staying alive in NYC's food truck industry Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Making money in a tough market

    In NYC, food trucks have been hot, but many owners say rules and regulations are eating up profits. Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's 'The Profit' meets up with the owners of Eddie's Pizza Truck who are making money in a different way, but still need help.

  • Fat to fabulous: Will farm-to-table work in Texas? Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Tristan Simon (left), founder of Consilient Hospitality and Chef Tim Love of CNBC’s “Restaurant Startup”

    The farm-to-table movement has yet to really catch on in Texas. However, Tim Love of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" said he's rooting for that to change.

  • How to play cattle, nat gas & gold Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    How to play cattle, nat gas & gold

    Digging into the supply and demand stories of multiple commodities including cattle and natural gas, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.