Food Products


  • SHANGHAI, Aug 11- Five fast food chains including McDonald's and Yum Brands Inc have published details of their suppliers on their Chinese websites following a request from Shanghai authorities after a food safety scare.

  • Russia banned meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetables imports from the United States, the European Union's 28 member states, non-EU member Norway, Canada, and Australia on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

  • Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said on Friday that its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a China food scandal drove away diners and forced the chain to scramble to find new suppliers of ingredients for Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs.

  • European farmers feel Russian sanctions bite Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug 8- European dairy firms halted production of cheese and butter destined for Russia and Norwegian salmon prices fell, as a wide array of small fresh food producers felt the first impact from Moscow's tit for tat ban on their goods.

  • Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a food scare forced it to temporarily withdraw menu items such as Big Macs and Spicy McWings in China.

  • Why Boulder Brands is up  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    Boulder Brands posted a rock solid quarter. TheStreet.com editor Herb Greenberg says gluten-free is a fad.

  • Russia banning US poultry imports  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Discussing if there will be a big impact from Russia's decision to ban U.S. poultry imports into the country, with USA Poultry & Egg Export Council's Jim Sumner.

  • Russia issues imports ban  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Russia has issued import bans on Western food. Lauren Goodrich, Stratfor senior Eurasia analyst, discusses what outcome Russian President Putin really wants to come from this.

  • Paludo said around 90 new plants in Brazil had already been approved to export beef, chicken and pork to Russia. Russia banned all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin ordered retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 7- Russia's ban on U.S. food products is a huge opportunity for Brazilian meat exports, Brazil's secretary of agriculture policy Seneri Paludo said on Thursday.

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Russian bond yields surged to multi-year highs on Thursday as food import restrictions fanned inflation fears, while the rouble hit new 4-1/ 2 month lows, leading a swathe of emerging currencies slipping against the dollar.

  • Aug 6- Kellogg Co has hired an adviser to evaluate a bid for cookies and snacks maker United Biscuits Ltd, a source familiar with the matter said. Sky News reported earlier on Wednesday that Kellogg was working with investment bankers from Barclays on a possible 2 billion pound bid for United Biscuits.

  • *Western bank still expects robust Russia profits. MOSCOW, Aug 6- Russia will ban all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union after President Vladimir Putin ordered retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow, a state news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • A last minute request  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    A half-hour before opening the pop up restaurant, Tim asks about various pasta shapes. Can the brothers whip up something in time that Joe and Tim will approve of?

  • Out of Ft. Worth, Texas and into Joe T's  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Chef and investor Tim Love from CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" visits one of his favorite places in Fort Worth, Texas, Joe T. Garcia's has been serving some of the best Mexican food and margaritas around for nearly 80 years.

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Aug 5- Agribusiness company Archer Daniels Midland Co expects to sell its global chocolate business by the end of the third quarter, its president said on Tuesday, after opting to hold onto its larger cocoa press business.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 5- Two government bodies in Shanghai have launched a joint investigation into the food safety scandal in China centered around U.S.-based meat supplier OSI Group, the company said on Tuesday.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 5- Shares in WH Group Ltd, the world's biggest pork producer, are set to rise 9.7 percent in their Hong Kong trading debut on Tuesday as investors who weren't able to buy into the initial public offering jostle for a piece of the deal.

  • McDonald's resumes full menu in China  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss news McDonald's in China has resumed its full menu after one of its food suppliers Shanghai Husi Food Co. was accused of supplying expired meat.

  • Gum: Here's one market bubble that hasn't popped Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    The gum market has declined a tenth in sales and a fifth in volume in the last five years, but natural gum's bubble is just inflating.