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Nov 7- General Mills Inc, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Betty Crocker cake mixes, cut its full-year sales and profit growth forecast, blaming weak demand in the United States and slowing growth in its key emerging markets. General Mills' sales in recent quarters have been hit by intense competition from private-label brands and new breakfast options such as...
Nov 7- Shares of pet food maker Freshpet Inc rose as much as 35 percent in their trading debut on Friday as investors rushed to grab a piece of the company expected to benefit from rising pet ownership and spending on pet food in the United States. The company raised $156.3 million after it sold all the 10.4 million shares in the initial public offering at $15 each,...
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on the story of Keurig Green Mountain, which is working on a cold coffee machine for homes.
Michael Karsch, KCM Consulting founder, discusses his investment in Juice Press, as well as in Dunkin Donuts in the Austin, Texas area.
Nov 6- Wendy's Co, the No. 3 U.S. hamburger chain, reported quarterly sales and profit below analysts' estimates, mostly due to higher beef costs and intense competition in North America. Wendy's, like market leader McDonald's Corp, has been struggling in an increasingly competitive fast-food market and has been investing heavily to spruce up its restaurants and...
Dawn Zier, Nutrisystem CEO & President, discusses products targeted to diabetic customers.
CNBC.com's Managing Editor Allen Wastler looks at which stories are heating up on the web, including a video of what actually goes into McDonald's McRib sandwich.
Leading low price grocer ALDI U.S. is changing the game in the industry. Jim Hertel, Willard Bishop, says the company is really knocking it out of the park; and Andrew Wolf, BB&T Capital, discusses its position in the competitive grocer space.
CNBC's Sue Herera met with low price grocer ALDI U.S. President Jason Hart, to learn more about its private label food products, and how it's cutting out costs and passing that money onto the consumer.
Red Lobster was sold off to investment firm Golden Gate Capital by Darden. The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses efforts to bring more customers in.
Controversy surrounds China Tuna Holdings attempt to go public on the Hong Kong Exchange.
Michael Ellis, International Director of Michelin Guides, discusses the latest "Michelin Guide for Hong Kong and Macau" which awarded Hong Kong with 14 new starred restaurants.
Discussing the competition Amazon Fresh poses to grocery stores, with Rodney McMullen, The Kroger Co. CEO.
Rodney McMullen, The Kroger Co. CEO, discusses competition in the grocery industry up against Wal-Mart and other companies. He says the company has invested over $3 billion in pricing over the last 7 years.
Hershey cut its full-year earnings and revenue growth forecasts, citing higher dairy prices, a stronger dollar and weak sales growth in some markets.
Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith addresses the price increase in wings, the football season and the company's long-term growth strategy with Rusty Taco and PizzaRev.
CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks Panera Bread 2.0 will take over next year.
As the price of beef increases, Fatburger has come up with an all-meat bun. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story, and the "Fast Money" traders try the burger - except Guy who really likes having a bun.
Grupo Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group agreed to acquire U.S.-based banana producer Chiquita Brands in a deal valued at $1.3 billion.
A new report says unless the world increases its agriculture production now, a growing population may not have enough food by 2050.