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  • Pilot orders 35 pizzas for passengers     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    A Frontier Airlines pilot ordered pizzas for 160 passengers aboard a stranded plane in Wyoming due to weather.

  • Kroger on top of trends     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Andy Wolf, BB&T Capital Markets, says Kroger really has been reinventing itself, and gaining market share.

  • Consumers craving healthy     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    SAP Grocery consultant says Kroger leads the charge when it comes to good prices, fresh, and healthy. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports just how important "fresh" has become for shoppers' choices.

  • Food companies to watch     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports which food product companies analysts and investors are watching.

  • The snack economy     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    What's trending in America's pantry? CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the hottest categories in the snack food space.

  • Free candy at 7-Eleven! One catch, though... Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    7-Eleven will expand its "birthday" celebration by handing out a variety of free sweets—if you've downloaded its app. USA Today reports.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • Chicken price up— blame fat roosters who won't mate Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Aviagen Group's standard Ross male breed is sire to up to 25 percent of the nation's poultry, and its infertility is a problem for prices.

  • Man behind potato salad Kickstarter     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    Zack Danger Brown's Kickstarter campaign rose over $50,000 all to make potato salad. Brown says his goal with the money is to spend all of it on the greater good.

  • CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms to include products believed to have been sent to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.

  • CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by California- based Foster Farms to include products believed to have been send to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.

  • Soda tax stakes high as Bay Area preps for showdown Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    A man drinks out of a coffee cup as he walks under a sign opposed to taxes on sugary drinks posted in the window of Casa Thai Market in San Francisco, July 7, 2014.

    As the Bay Area considers a soda tax, opponents and proponents are prepared for a showdown.

  • *Amazon expected to expand food sales at home and abroad. BERLIN, July 8- Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.

  • Cupcake shop Crumbs shuttering all its stores Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:07 AM ET
    A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop.

    Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for $3B Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    A truck passes in front Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois.

    ADM said it is buying food flavors and specialty ingredients company Wild Flavors for 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) in cash.

  • California chicken linked to salmonella recalled Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    The U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture said it has found evidence directly linking Foster Farms boneless-skinless chicken breast to a case of Salmonella Heidelberg, an antibiotic-resistant strain of the disease that has sickened more than 500 people in the past 16 months and led to pressure from food safety advocates for federal action against the company.

  • 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.

  • Kroger to buy vitamin seller Vitacost.com Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Supermarket chain Kroger said Wednesday that it is buying online vitamin seller Vitacost.com Inc. in a deal the company said is valued at $280 million. Kroger said Vitacost.com will help it expand online and give it access to Vitacost.com' s shipping network and two distribution centers.

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

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

  • SYDNEY, June 30- The Australian unit of Chinese agribusiness COFCO Corp will stop selling sugar through an industry-owned marketing body from 2017, part of a shake up of the export model in the world's third-largest shipper of raw sweetener.