NEW YORK, Feb 28- In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed most of the rest of corporate America. Within 10 to 20 years, Buffett said, Berkshire's girth could require whoever then runs the Omaha, Nebraska- based company to consider steps...» Read More
The cost of buying groceries is expected to rise 2.5-3 percent this year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. A look at the USDA's report on food pricing.
California may only produce 250 million pounds of avocados in 2014, compared to 15 million pounds last year. CNBC's Jane Wells reports this has nothing to do with the drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports that average prices for beef in stores are over $5 a pound.
Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup president & CEO, provides insight into her company's "tight product strategy," and the state of the consumer right now.
A new bill proposal in California would require warning labels on sugary drinks including soda. State Sen. Bill Monning (D-CA), delves into some of the negative health effects of some sugary drinks, and the bill's potential impact on business.
Kraft posted sales that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday.
A shipment the Russian government refused to allow Chobani to send to American athletes in Sochi will be donated to food banks. NYT reports.
Insects have been eaten in various parts of the world for centuries, but as CNBC's Kelley Holland reports, some start-ups are hoping to convince Westerners to give "creepy-crawlers" a try.
Insects as a food source? Social entrepreneurs say eating bugs is good for the planet and great for personal nutrition.
Mondelez reported a fourth-quarter profit shy of Wall Street expectations as the maker of Oreo cookies struggled with weak cookie sales in China.
The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.
Customers want "more than safe" when it comes to their food, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.
When investors might be able to expect a rebound in McDonald's sales, with Jeff Bernstein, Barclays senior restaurant analyst, and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analysts.
McDonald's opens its first location in Vietnam, reports CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss McDonald's global sales and competition in the food and beverage space.
Cocoa is up about 30 percent in the last 12 months, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Stronger demand, and fewer supplies are contributing.
Subway's decision has at least one food chain pondering its use. So how widespread is its use among fast-food giants? Very.
Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.
Tyson is exploring a bid for Michael Foods, which is seen worth between $2 billion and $2.5 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.