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  • EasyJet owner launches ultra-low budget grocery in UK Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 5:51 AM ET

    LONDON— The founder of budget airline EasyJet has stepped into Britain's grocery aisle. Stelios Haji-Ioannou has opened a discount grocery in northwest London, called EasyFood, offering canned sardines, soups and pasta for a mere 25 pence— for a limited time only. Haji-Ioannou says he drew on his experience in distributing food for free in Greece and Cyprus.

  • This pizza is covered in $100 worth of what? Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 10:56 AM ET
    Golden Pizza from Pizza Hut

    Pizza Hut is celebrating the Super Bowl's 50th anniversary by giving away pizzas covered in real gold.

  • *Expects multiple deals in multiple territories. LONDON, Feb 2- British online grocer Ocado is confident it will sign multiple overseas technology deals despite missing out on its target of securing a first one in 2015, the firm said on Tuesday. "We are in talks with... a lot of retailers both in North America and in western Europe but also globally across Asia,...

  • Sainsbury's agrees $1.87B deal for Home Retail Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 9:06 AM ET
    Customers push shopping carts as they look for goods inside a Sainsbury's supermarket store.

    Sainsbury's said on Tuesday it had agreed a £1.3 billion deal to buy Argos-owner Home Retail.

  • Sainsbury’s looks to boost online business Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:02 AM ET
    Sainsbury’s looks to boost online business

    Sainsbury’s agrees to buy Home Retail for £1.3 billion. Tony Shiret, senior analyst in food and retail at Haitong Securities, discusses.

  • Ocado says expects multiple deals in medium term Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 2:19 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 2- British online grocer Ocado on Tuesday met forecasts with a 13.8 percent rise in full-year core earnings and said it expected to sign multiple overseas deals in the medium term. Analysts see securing international deals in north America and western Europe as the key driver of Ocado's stock market valuation and the company said back in February...

  • Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak over: CDC Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 12:15 PM ET
    A customer enters a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Washington, DC.

    The CDC revealed on Monday that the Chipotle Mexican Grill E. coli outbreak is over.

  • 'World's best chef' dies at 44 years old Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:08 AM ET
    'World's best chef' dies at 44 years old

    Chef Benoit Violier, who was in charge of a Swiss restaurant dubbed the best in the world, was found dead at his home on Sunday.

  • How to prepare the perfect Beef Tartare Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 11:24 PM ET
    Cooking tutorial with Stroobant

    Emmanual Stroobant of the Emmanual Stroobant Group shows CNBC's Christine Tan how to professionally prepare a Steak Tartare.

  • How to run a dining empire AND stay happily married Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 1:30 AM ET
    Edina Hong and Emmanual Stroobant

    With sky-high commercial rents and a peckish consumer base, thriving in Singapore's competitive food and beverage (F&B) industry is tough.

  • McDonald's snacks missing key ingredient Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:30 PM ET
    McDonald's Mozzarella Sticks

    McDonald's issued an apology on Thursday after social media users took to Twitter to complain about the lack of mozzarella in their cheesy snack.

  • Cheap fast-food deals abound, but sales don't pop Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:11 PM ET
    Eating a burger

    The annual burger war between Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's is elevating the value perception of consumers, but the sales impact is lackluster.

  • 6 foods this food poisoning expert doesn't eat Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 12:36 PM ET

    Food poisoning expert Bill Marler, who is part of the ongoing litigation against Chipotle, has a list of six foods that he won't touch.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Britain's biggest supermarket group Tesco propped up its finances by short-changing suppliers when it began lagging rivals, the country's grocery watchdog ruled on Tuesday. Tesco Chief Executive Dave Lewis, who succeeded Phil Clarke as CEO weeks before the accounting scandal broke, said it had completely changed the way it dealt with...

  • Bernie Sanders gets his own Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor

    The new flavor is comprised of a solid mint ice cream topped with a hard chocolate shell.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket group, "seriously breached" a legally binding code to protect suppliers in order to prop up its own finances as it battled an industry slowdown, the country's grocery watchdog ruled on Tuesday. The Groceries Code Adjudicator, Christine Tacon, launched an investigation into Tesco last February in the wake of the...

  • BRIEF-TESCO ACCEPTS GROCERY REPORT, SAYS HAS MADE MATERIAL. *Says accepts findings of GCA report, commits to continue to build trusted partnerships with suppliersr. *Says have made material changes to our business that addressed the majority of the historic practices.

  • Ben & Jerry's founder gives Sanders an ice cream Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 4:09 PM ET
    Ben & Jerry's founder unveils new 'Bernie's Yearning' ice cream flavor.

    Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen announced on Monday that he has created an ice cream flavor inspired by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

  • America's favorite comfort food is ... Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 12:30 PM ET
    Eating pizza

    Looking to feast on some comfort food during this winter? Odds are you are reaching for some pizza — and you probably aren't feeling guilty about it.

  • Canadian grocers, retailers warn of more price hikes Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 11:12 AM ET

    TORONTO, Jan 22- The Canadian dollar's plunge to a nearly 13- year low this week has grocers, fishmongers and other import-reliant retailers warning that shoppers can expect further price increases in the coming months. Shoppers were shocked to see C $5 bunches of celery and C $10 cauliflowers. "Prices are going through the roof," said Anthony Pronesti, owner of...