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    Some U.K. supermarkets are rationing the amount vegetables that customers can buy following a poor harvest in southern Europe.

  • Chocolate sushi hits Tokyo for Valentine's Day

    One of Nestle's KitKat chocolate stores in Tokyo has unveiled chocolate sushi just in time for Valentine's Day.

  • *Firm hires former Sainsbury's executive Luke Jensen. LONDON, Jan 31- British online supermarket Ocado said it was increasingly confident that it would deliver an overseas technology deal first targeted before the end of 2015.. Ocado shares were up 7.2 percent at 262.2 pence at 1110 GMT as the market welcomed a 3.3 percent rise in annual core earnings in 2016 and...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- British online supermarket Ocado on Tuesday reported a 3.3 percent rise in full-year core earnings and said it was well positioned for growth, though there was no significant update on a long-awaited overseas deal. The firm, which sells products supplied by upmarket grocer Waitrose and also has a distribution agreement with Morrisons, said it...

  • LONDON, Jan 31- British online supermarket Ocado on Tuesday reported a 3.3 percent rise in full-year core earnings and said it was well positioned for growth, though there was no significant update on a long awaited overseas deal. The firm, whose range includes products supplied by upmarket grocer Waitrose and also has a distribution agreement with Morrisons,...

  • The retailer, which is headquartered in Chile and has operations throughout South America, is controlled by Chile's Paulmann family. Improved regional economic prospects, especially in Argentina, Brazil and Peru, will also help buttress Cencosud's business units, it said. Cencosud runs the Jumbo supermarkets, Paris department store and Easy home...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 30- Brazilian supermarkets on Monday cut their sales growth forecast for this year, reflecting efforts among households to funnel most of their disposable income into paying off debt amid Brazil's worst recession on record. Sales were most impacted by a drastic decline in consumption habits among low-income families that, over the past decade,...

  • Online grocery sales to hold 20% of market by 2025

    A report from Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen shows American consumers could spend $100-billion on food-at-home items by 2025.

  • Healthy food in a supermarket

    The founder of a dietary company is on a mission to create an owner's manual for your body, and explains to CNBC how he intends to do it.

  • A day after the White House suggested that the United States could impose a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico, shares of Wal-Mart Stores and Kroger Co fell more than 1 percent, while Whole Foods Market dropped 2.8 percent. Trump on Friday repeated statements that Mexico, a major exporter of vegetables, fruits and beer, has taken advantage of the United States.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Shares of U.S. supermarket operators fell on Friday as President Donald Trump kept up his criticism of Mexico, which is a major supplier of produce and other foods for U.S. consumers. A day after the White House suggested that the United States could impose a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico, shares of Wal-Mart Stores and Kroger Co fell more...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Shares of U.S. supermarket operators fell on Friday as President Donald Trump kept up his criticism of Mexico, which is a major supplier of produce and other foods for U.S. consumers. A day after the White House suggested that the United States could impose a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico, shares of both Wal-Mart Stores and Kroger Co fell...

  • MILAN, Jan 27- European shares pulled back on Friday with UBS dragging bank stocks lower after posting a drop in full-year profit, while Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco surged after a 3.7 billion-pound takeover deal to buy a supplier. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.3 percent at its close, while the UK's FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent, supported by...

  • MILAN, Jan 27 (Reuters)- European shares pulled back on Friday with UBS dragging bank stocks lower after posting a drop in full-year profit, while Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco surged after a 3.7 billion-pound takeover of a supplier. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.5 percent while UK's FTSE was flat, supported by Tesco, which rose 8.4 percent...

  • Valuation not a concern for us right now: Barclays

    William Hobbs, Barclays head of investment strategy for the U.K. and Europe, discusses his perspective on Tesco and the equity space more broadly.

  • New companies in digitial age waiting to be bought out by giants

    HSBC FX Strategist Dominic Bunning discusses business strategy in the digital age, and how this - as well currencies - are affecting high street retailers.

  • Oprah and Kraft Heinz to cook up healthy ready-to-eat foods

    Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is joining forces with Kraft Heinz to develop a new line of healthy food products.

  • The three kitchen facilities are in Everett, Massachusetts, Landover, Maryland and Atlanta, a company spokeswoman said in an emailed statement. In June, U.S. food safety regulators warned the grocer that inspections at its Everett plant turned up violations that could result in food being "contaminated with filth or rendered injurious to health."

  • More companies are offering a reward for customers who download their mobile apps.

  • Shake Shack introduces new ordering app.

    Shake Shack is offering a free burger to anyone who downloads its new app by Feb. 28.