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The minimum wage battle is heating up as tens of thousands of fast-food workers participated in a strike for a higher minimum wage. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on minimum wage laws.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Robert Frank question whether a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers is the solution to the American wealth gap.
Fast-food workers are willing to disrupt the lunchtime rush by protesting outside, reports NBC News' Katy Tur. Workers are striking for a fair minimum wage.
CNBC's Katy Tur reports that fast-food workers across the country plan to protest in an effort to gain higher pay at minimum wage jobs.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Industries with millions of dollars at stake over the U.S. government's plan to lower the amount of biofuel that must be used in 2014 will air their grievances on Thursday in one of the most divisive policy debates of the year.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports California produces 80 percent of the nation's fresh citrus. Farmers are used to a freeze this time of year.
NEW YORK/ SHANGHAI, Dec 4- Yum Brands Inc's KFC website in China trumpets the slogan "Trust in every bite." That message is part of the company's new "I Commit" campaign intended to reassure customers in its largest market, who have cut back on visits since Chinese media reports a year ago about excessive antibiotic use by a few KFC suppliers.
Steve Case, Revolution Growth Fund Chairman & CEO, discusses his $22 million investment in organic salad chain Sweetgreen. Case says big fast food chains, like McDonald's, need to make adjustments.
NEW YORK/ SHANGHAI, Dec 4- Yum Brands Inc's KFC website in China trumpets the slogan "Trust in every bite". That message is part of the company's new "I Commit" campaign intended to reassure customers in its largest market, who have cut back on visits since Chinese media reports a year ago about excessive antibiotic use by a few KFC suppliers.
McCormick CEO Alan Wilson says his company "nailed" their flavor forecast 10 years ago for its popular spice chipotle. He predicts 2014's top flavors, and shares his campaign with BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed president & COO Jon Steinberg, weighs in.
Dec 2- Yum Brands Inc said November sales at established KFC restaurants in China, its top market, failed to grow despite a successful half-priced chicken promotion, and it forecast a return to earnings per share growth in 2014.. Yum is the biggest Western restaurant operator in China and had almost 4,500 KFC outlets there at the end of its third quarter.
Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, attempts to break his own world record for carving a turkey.
Nicky Foley, head chef at Rotunda, and CNBC anchor Ross Westgate, show you how to stuff a turkey.
CHICAGO, Nov 27- A month ago, Steve Walk was on the brink of deals to sell two big oil refiners some of his company's specialized oil pumps, which serve up fuel that is 85 percent ethanol, a biofuel made mostly from corn.
The settlements end a federal fraud lawsuit begun in February 2008 by the Humane Society of the United States, which had obtained a video that appeared to show inhumane cattle treatment and improper inspections of sick cattle at a Chino, California, plant run by Westland Meat Co. and Hallmark Meat Co..
Good Eggs is an online grocery marketplace with 100 employees and 400 local food vendors. Good Eggs co-founder and CEO Rob Spiro, says the company is partnering with the best local farms, and is able to provide home deliveries 5 days a week.
Boston Market CEO George Michel says "people trust us," for Thanksgiving. He discusses why consumers order from his restaurant for Thanksgiving, and just how many actually eat in the restaurant on the holiday.
The "Squawk Box" crew asks turkey experts RJ Jaramillo, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line spokesman, and Sue Smith, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert, about temperature and how to carve the turkey.
Sales of Hormel's signature meat-in-a-can Spam rose around the globe, said CEO Jeffrey Ettinger. And a new teriyaki SPAM was just rolled out in Hawaii, he added.
Hormel Foods Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Ettinger, discusses his company's economic forecast for 2014, the state of food inflation and whether sales of spam still go up.