Food and Beverage Food Products


  • Report: Tyson weighs $2B-plus bid for Michael Foods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Tyson Foods

    Tyson is exploring a bid for Michael Foods, which is seen worth between $2 billion and $2.5 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Where’s the beef? Industry at crossroads Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:20 AM ET

    Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.

  • Lululemon outgoing CEO on food venture Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Lululemon outgoing CEO on food venture

    Lululemon outgoing CEO Christine Day talks about healthy food company Luvo, where she's moving as CEO.

  • Pizza, pasta & pancake bosses Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Pizza, pasta & pancake bosses

    Discussing minimum wage, and what's driving consumers, with Denny's President & CEO John Miller; Noodles & Co. Kevin Reddy; and Patrick Doyle, Domino's President & CEO.

  • Holy cow! Beef prices soar on supply squeeze Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    The price of choice-grade U.S. beef at wholesale set a new record this week as tight supplies were squeezed by harsh weather.

  • Buy Yum or McDonald's? Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Buy Yum or McDonald's?

    FMHR trader Joe Terranova likes McDonald's over Yum! Brands because of its exposure to the U.S., while Stephanie Link makes the case for Yum.

  • Calif. chicken plant shut down due to cockroaches Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Foster Farms chicken is seen for sale in a grocery store in Los Angeles.

    The USDA shut down Foster Farms poultry plant in Calif. due to cockroach infestations. The plant was previously closed due to salmonella outbreaks.

  • Top restaurant picks: SBUX, YUM & more Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Top restaurant picks: SBUX, YUM & more

    Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray, and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, share their top restaurant stock picks, including Starbucks and Yum! Brands.

  • Chobani CEO: Can't find nonorganic, GMO-free milk Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 4:22 PM ET
    Chobani CEO: Cannot say any milk is GMO-free

    Whole Foods announced it is going to stop selling Chobani yogurt in its stores. Its founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya shares his opinions on Whole Foods' decision to be transparent on GMO products.

  • GMO fears threatening Monsanto? Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    GMO fears threatening Monsanto?

    More than 90 percent of the soybeans in the U.S. are genetically modified, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Velveeta shortage 'short-term issue': Kraft Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    Shortages of Velveeta 'short-term issue': Kraft

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on rising sales of Velveeta, and possible shortages.

  • Companies ditching genetically modified ingredients Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 3:18 PM ET
    Companies ditching genetically modified ingredients

    Discussing whether foods DETAILColin O'Neil, The Center For Food Safety, and Mark Connelly, CLSA analyst.

  • An app to share your leftover food Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 4:47 PM ET
    An app to share your leftover food is a new smartphone app that enables users to share leftover food. Its co-founder Dan Newman, provides insight. "A little under 8,000 people have downloaded the app so far," he says.

  • The year in chowing down Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 2:55 PM ET
    The year in chowing down

    Eating the greatest foods of 2013, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Eat, drink and be merry—but is the food safe? Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    A recent outbreak of food poisoning has led to calls for tougher inspection measures even as the government begins reforming food safety rules.

  • McDonald's employee site bashes fast food Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:46 PM ET
    McDonald's employee site bashes fast food

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Bob Pisani share their opinions on posts on McDonald's employee website which "bashes" fast food.

  • Krispy Kreme CEO: Demand is there, need to execute appropriately

    Krispy Kreme Chairman and CEO James Morgan, provides insight into its success and business strategies for expanding internationally.

  • Chipotle's pizza plan Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 2:39 PM ET
    Chipotle's pizza plan

    Chipotle launched Pizzeria Locale in Denver hoping to take a bite out of the pizza industry. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak & Co. restaurant analyst, and Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, share their opinions.

  • Consumer Reports tests for sick chicken Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Consumer Reports tests chicken for bacteria

    Consumer Reports says 48 million people get sick from salmonella every year. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Consumer Reports tested more than 300 chicken breasts bought across the U.S., and found bacteria in nearly all of them.

  • AltaMarea CEO: Gratified to see BofA businesses doing well Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    AltaMarea CEO: Gratified to see BofA businesses do well

    AltaMarea Group co-owners Ahmass Fakahany and Michael White, discuss where the banking industry should go from here, and the importance of Wall Street to their business.