Food Products


  • KFC brings back much hyped Double Down Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    The bacon 'n' cheese sandwich that used two fried chicken filets instead of a bun is back at KFC, USA Today reports.

  • Beware of drinking Coca-Cola's Kool-Aid Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    An electronic billboard advertising Coca-Cola in Medford, Massachusetts

    Coca-Cola showed a slight improvement in soda sales trends in the first quarter. But it a real turnaround may be a ways off.

  • Burritos or Big Macs?   Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Burritos or Big Macs?

    The FMHR traders position high flying stocks against "steady eddies," including Chipotle versus McDonald's, and Netflix versus Comcast.

  • Cramer: Wal-Mart doesn't know organic space   Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Cramer: Wal-Mart doesn't know organic space

    "You've got to be in the natural and organic business to understand the ethos," says CNBC's Jim Cramer discussing Wal-Mart's deal to sell Wild Oats' organic products at lower prices to revive their grocery sales.

  • Shrinkflation: How your favorite treat shrank   Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Shrinkflation: How your favorite treat shrunk

    You might have thought you were imagining it, but it's true - your favorite chocolate bar really has shrunk in size, due in part, to higher food prices. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on 'shrinkflation'.

  • It might be sweet and sticky, but it's not honey Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    In a new measure, food companies will be asked to label their products as "blend" if sweeteners are added to honey, in an effort to regulate food.

  • Amazon's magic wand for Fresh   Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Amazon's magic wand for Fresh

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the Amazon Dash, a wand-like device it is testing with select "Amazon Fresh" customers to link them directly to shopper accounts.

  • Chart of the Day: PB&J's price surge Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As fans brown bag it in honor of National PB&J Day, it turns out the childhood staple isn't quite the bargain it used to be.

  • Rising food prices mean changes for summer barbecues

    Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise in 2014 and as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, that could lead to sticker shock especially in the meat aisle.

  • Darden likely sold to private equity: Analyst   Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Darden likely sold to private equity: Analyst

    Darden Restaurants' earnings matched lowered estimates. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak senior restaurant analyst, discusses what might happen with its weak Red Lobster business.

  • California drought could drain $8B, spike prices Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    A dog hangs around an abandoned farmhouse on February 6, 2014 near Bakersfield, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years.

    California's drought may leave nearly a million acres of idle land this year because of a lack of water, a report said on Friday.

  • Food prices jump   Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Food prices jump

    The government is saying food prices saw the biggest monthly increase in nearly 2.5 years. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Dean Foods and Hershey are among the stocks with the most exposure to milk commodity prices.

  • Food companies navigating costs   Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    Food companies navigating costs

    Discussing top consumer product and food stock picks as companies navigate weather and higher costs, with David Palmer and Nik Modi of RBC Capital Markets.

  • Companies face weather & food costs   Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Companies face weather & food costs

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from the RBC Capital Markets Consumer and Retail conference on Petsmart's weather troubles, and Texas Roadhouse facing higher beef prices.

  • Tyson CEO: Meat demand outpaces rising prices Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 5:43 PM ET
    Donnie Smith

    Food prices are expected to rises this year, but Tyson CEO Donnie Smith said it won't stop his firm from posting record earnings.

  • Tyson caters to 'convenience seeking' millennials   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    Tyson caters to 'convenience seeking' millennials

    Discussing consumer behavior as meat prices rise, with Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith. "We're backing off on portion size," he explains.

  • Tyson expects highest meat prices ever   Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Tyson expects highest meat prices ever

    Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith says meat demand is "still really good," but expects really high prices for beef and pork.

  • When will consumers feel food inflation?   Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    When will consumers feel food inflation?

    A UN report showed food prices jumped last month by the most in 1.5 years. CNBC's Sara Eisen discusses what's behind the rise in food costs.

  • Food prices jumped in February: Report   Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    Food prices jumped in February: Report

    CNBC's Sara Eisen discusses if soaring commodity prices means food costs will jump at the grocery store. The FMHR traders weigh in.

  • McDonald's has incremental sales problem: Pro   Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    McDonald's has incremental sales problem: Pro

    Why McDonald's is facing pressure from its competitors, with Peter Saleh, Telsey Advisory Group.