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  • Deadly pufferfish found in Crimean waters   Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    Deadly pufferfish found in Crimean waters

    A fish known for its delicacy status in Japan and for its deadly poison was found recently in Crimean Waters. The large oceanic pufferfish's organs are filled with a poison more deadly than cyanide.

  • Pope: Greed of man will destroy the world Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Pope Francis addresses the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. staff during the Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome, Nov. 20, 2014.

    Pope Francis warned that if the world continues to abuse natural resources due to greed, it will lead to global disaster.

  • Nov 21- Sysco Corp, the biggest U.S. food distributor, is in advanced talks to sell some assets to a food company owned by Blackstone Group in order to win regulatory approval for its acquisition of US Foods Inc, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Once Sysco strikes a deal to divest some assets, the Federal Trade Commission is expected to clear the acquisition,...

  • SATARA, India, Nov 20- After years of buying cooking oil sold in plastic bags at a village store, Indian farmer Kisan Pawar has made the jump to branded packs of soyoil from a retail chain. India's top edible oil importer Ruchi Soya sees the country's $8 billion branded oil market growing by up to 15 percent in 2015.. That's good news for overseas suppliers to the...

  • Eating up fast casual   Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Eating up fast casual

    Discussing your best bets in fast casual restaurant stocks, with Robert Derrington, Wunderlich Securities. Derrington likes Jack in the Box.

  • *Foreigners dominate Hungary retail market. BUDAPEST, Nov 19- Multi-national supermarkets could be driven out of Hungary, a trade lobby said on Wednesday, after the government raised their inspection costs and threatened to shut them down if they fail to make a profit for two years. Hungary's economy ministry this week submitted to parliament a draft bill that...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 19- Multi-national supermarkets could be driven out of Hungary, a trade lobby said on Wednesday, after the government raised their inspection costs and threatened to shut them down if they fail to make a profit for two years. The government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban has a record of adopting idiosyncratic laws untroubled by how they are viewed...

  • Sweetgreen: Investing in healthy future   Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Sweetgreen: Investing in healthy future

    Jonathan Neman, Sweetgreen co-founder, discusses the growth and outlook for his organic food business.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: Jumpin' JACK   Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Cramer's Mad Dash: Jumpin' JACK

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Jack in the Box and BlackBerry.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 19- A surge in profits at Russian meat company Cherkizovo confirmed it as one of the few winners from a ban on Western food imports, but the pork and poultry producer signaled on Wednesday that a weaker rouble could curb a good run. Russia slapped a one-year ban on many Western food imports in August in retaliation to sanctions over Moscow's role in the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Hennessy Funds has been buying shares of J.C. Penney Company Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp as part of a bet on middle-income American consumers, portfolio manager Brian Peery said in an interview on Tuesday. That makes J.C Penney an attractive option, he said, despite its 19 percent drop for the year to date. Peery's bet on JetBlue is driven by the...

  • UK supermarket sales fall for first time on record Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    The U.K. grocery market has fallen into decline for the first time on record, as discount retailers lead a price war.

  • Nov 17- Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday, helped by higher prices for beef and pork. Tyson's net income nearly halved to $137 million, or 35 cents per share, for the fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 27. Still, earnings excluding acquisition charges and other items came in at 87 cents per share,...

  • Tyson Foods profit beats expectations Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Tyson Foods

    Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Tyson Foods shares were up 5 percent.

  • UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods profit beats expectation Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Nov 14- Tyson Foods Inc's, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Tyson Foods shares were up 5 percent in premarket trading. The company said it expects an adjusted profit of $3.30- 3.40 per share and sales of $42 billion for the year ending September 2015.

  • Tyson Foods profit halves as beef sales fall Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Nov 14- Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, said its quarterly profit nearly halved as beef sales fell. Net income attributable fell to $137 million, or 35 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Sept. 27, from $261 million, or 70 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 13.6 percent to $10.10 billion.

  • Brace yourselves: A chocolate winter is coming Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    M&M's

    A host of factors is creating a perfect storm leading to a worldwide shortage of chocolate, The Washington Post reports.

  • Billion dollar Hostess?   Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:35 PM ET
    A billion dollar Hostess?

    Nearly 2 years after a judge ruled Hostess Brands should liquidate, it is attracting buyers for a potential billion-dollar deal. Insight, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • BEIJING, Nov 12- U.S. companies, which have led Western investment in China over the last 35 years, are scaling back their expectations and business plans in the face of slowing growth, heightened competition and increased regulatory scrutiny from Beijing. The USCBC estimates U.S. business in China is worth about $350 billion a year, a figure that includes exports,...

  • Worldwide sales at restaurants open at least 13 months were down 0.5 percent as the world's biggest fast-food chain continued to fight tough U.S. competition, the after-effects of a supplier scandal in Asia, and economic and political turmoil in Europe. Under Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson, who took the helm in July 2012, the U.S. operation is focusing on...