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  • Foreign grocers struggle in China's fast-moving market Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 11:07 PM ET

    Foreign supermarket and hypermarket chains are struggling to compete in China, moving to revamp store formats and sell online. The Financial Times reports.

  • Kraft earnings hit by commodity costs Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Kraft earnings hit by commodity costs

    Erin Lash, senior equity analyst of consumer packaged goods at Morningstar, says factors including commodity cost headwinds have impacted Kraft earnings.

  • Kraft Foods reports EPS beat, slight revenue miss Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 4:09 PM ET
    Kraft products are offered for sale at Armitage Produce in Chicago, Illinois.

    Kraft Foods reported earnings that beat expectations on Tuesday, although revenue was slightly down.

  • New campaign issues call to embrace 'ugly' food Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    Don't throw out that odd shaped fruit. A new movement called "love ugly food" wants you to change your behavior and embrace the ugly.

  • Best brands for 2015 Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Best brands for 2015

    A look at the best coffee, burger, tech and overall brands in 2015.

  • 'Mcdonald's has more problems than a math book': Pro Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    'Mcdonald's has more problems than a math book': Pro

    Aaron Allen, restaurant consultant at Aaron Allen and Associates, says McDonald's first-quarter earnings show the Golden Arches lagging behind on every key performance metric.

  • If you buy any organic foods, make it these Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    An organic produce sign stands over a display in the produce department of a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    Organic food often costs more than the standard alternative. Here's when shelling out the money makes the most sense—and how to save.

  • The Tesco loss is a 'final clean up': Analyst Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    The Tesco loss is a 'final clean up': Analyst

    Bruno Monteyne, senior analyst at Bernstein, remains positive on Tesco despite its £6.4bn loss, saying this is the "final act of cleaning up" for the company.

  • Starbucks is missing out on a big opportunity Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    Starbucks has some brilliant strategies but it's missing out big time on one opportunity, says this former Goldman tech analyst.

  • McDonald's results better than expected Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    McDonald's results better than expected

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell on McDonald's quarterly results.

  • Another tough quarter for McDonalds? Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    Another tough quarter for McDonalds?

    Stephen Anderson, senior analyst at Miller Tabak, says he expects to see another tough quarter from McDonald's, and that the next quarter will be the "true test" for the new CEO.

  • Good opportunities for wine investing Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Good opportunities for wine investing

    Tom Gearing, owner of Cult Wines, says that with prices having fallen in wine, there's some good opportunities when it comes to investing in fine wine, with Burgundy definitely grabbing attention with its good performance.

  • Is Yum Brands turning a corner? Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    Is Yum Brands turning a corner?

    RJ Hottovy, global director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar, explains why Yum's first-quarter earnings may have alleviated concerns over last year's food scandal.

  • This kitchen teaches you how to cook! Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    A Table for Living

    IKEA has revealed the kitchen of the future, which includes a build-in composting system, a transparent fridge and even a table that teaches you how to cook!

  • NYC chain store blitz burying mom and pop shops Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 4:40 PM ET
    Starbucks' Cold Brew is coffee steeped using cool water, while traditional iced coffee is made by brewing hot coffee at double-strength and pouring over ice.

    Eye-popping rents and the demise of well-known haunts have some New Yorkers proposing new rent-renewal rights for small businesses.

  • 'Technical difficulties' briefly snarl Seamless Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 5:18 PM ET
    The Seamless app displayed on a smartphone.

    The food ordering website said it was experiencing technical difficulties on Friday.

  • McDonald's to Chipotle: Secret menus decoded Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Ever do a double take when the person in front of you asks for a McDonald's Monster Mac or Chipotle Quesarito? Check out these not-so-secret menu items.

  • It's new, and it's not bacon. It's 'Schmacon' Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 1:35 PM ET
    Schmacon: It’s bacon, without the pork.

    "I think Schmacon is the evolution and, frankly, it's maybe the revolution in bacon," says Howard Bender, creator of beef-based bacon.

  • I regret not holding Tesco: Herro Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    I regret not holding Tesco: Herro

    David Herro, CIO of International Equity at Harris Associates, tells CNBC that he regrets not holding Tesco given the stock's improved market performance.

  • What's in the beef? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    What's in the beef?

    McDonald's new 100% sirloin burger is available for a limited-time starting Tuesday. But what's in the beef? CNBC's Katie Little reports.