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  • For many Americans, every meal is a snack Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Candy for sale at a Walgreens store in Wheeling, Illinois.

    General Mills and others are adjusting to a growing preference for quick meals like Chef Boyardee microwaveable lasagna and Lean Cuisine snack pizza.

  • Hormel adds 'Muscle' to its lineup Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Hormel adds 'Muscle' to its lineup

    Jeffrey Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman & CEO, discusses the acquisition of popular protein drink, Muscle Milk.

  • Cereal industry ponders future as appetites change Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Here are three ways Americans are taking a different approach to breakfast. Who may be the winners and losers of the shift?

  • Crumbs Bake Shop set to delist Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Following a sharp decline in its stock, the cupcake chain will delist from the Nasdaq. NYT reports.

  • Healthy food, but how's it taste? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Healthy food, but how's it taste?

    Discussing the demand for healthier food, and how restaurants are innovating, with former P&G chief marketing officer Jim Stengel.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings scores on World Cup fervor Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Buffalo Wild Wings scores on World Cup fervor

    The U.S. men's soccer team may have suffered a heart-wrenching draw in the final seconds of its World Cup contest with Portugal on Sunday, but the close game meant big business for Buffalo Wild Wings.

  • Frankenstates: Winning the agriculture tech war Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Flying utility drone spraying pesticide over a cornfield

    California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.

  • Organic farming is unsustainable Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An organic produce sign stands over a display in the produce department of a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    The organic movement’s claims about the sustainability of its methods are dubious, say Henry I. Miller and Richard Cornett.

  • Lawsuit: Nothing Greek about Chobani Greek Yogurt Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Chobani Inc. greek yogurt at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    Two New York men are suing yogurt brand Chobani for not being Greek enough and selling junk food marketed as healthy.

  • Not enough preservatives?! Velveeta recalled Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Velveeta, a processed cheese, is getting yanked off the shelves in 12 states for not having enough preservatives.

  • Bacon mania: Not even rising prices can stop it Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    From pork to duck(?!) bacon, there seems to be no stopping America's love affair with the salty meat—not even rising prices.

  • Kroger's consumer view Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Kroger's consumer view

    Kroger CFO Michael Schlotman discusses the health of his company's private label, and how Kroger stacks up competitively in the natural and organic space.

  • Kroger CFO: Difficult to raise produce prices quickly Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:45 AM ET
    Kroger CFO: Difficult to raise produce prices quickly

    Kroger is trading higher after a Q1 earnings beat. Its CFO Michael Schlotman addresses food pricing and whether customers should worry about produce inflation.

  • US confident new vaccine will help fight pig virus Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    US Agriculture Secretary is confident an approved vaccine would help fight a deadly virus that has killed millions of pigs.

  • Popeyes CEO: Franchisees 'zealous about quality food' Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    Popeyes CEO: Franchisees 'zealous about quality food'

    Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen CEO Cheryl Bachelder, says her company "absolutely thinks about international expansion," and discusses management of individual franchisees.

  • Options pro eyes Green Mountain spike Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 3:47 PM ET
    Options pro eyes Green Mountain spike

    "Options Action" contributor Dan Nathan of Risk Reversal, provides insight to curious options activity in Keurig Green Mountain's stock. Green Mountain has since made a deal with Subway.

  • Ford eyes eco-friendly auto parts using tomatoes Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Ford is looking to add a new environmental option to its tool box and it plans to team up with ketchup maker Heinz to to make it happen.

  • B&G Foods CEO open to right offer Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    B&G Foods CEO open to right offer

    Discussing Tyson's win to buy Hillshire Brands, and M&A in the food industry, with B&G Foods CEO David Wenner.

  • B&G Foods CEO says business 'stable' Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    B&G Foods CEO says business 'stable'

    Discussing "very little" food price pressure for his business, and how the acquisition of brands happens in the food industry, with B&G Foods CEO David Wenner.

  • Inside Cramer's restaurant Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Inside Cramer's restaurant

    CNBC's Jim Cramer gives "Power Lunch" a tour of his Mexican restaurant Bar San Miguel in Brooklyn.