Beef demand is up, and supplies are down, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. One California rancher Bud Sloan is having to buy feed because of the drought, and has cut his herd nearly in half.» Read More
The new head of the U.N. food agency said he expects food prices to remain volatile in 2012 —and more people will go hungry.
Sharing insight into rarely spoken of commodities: peanut butter and milk. Robert Chesler FC Stone vice president of the food division and Patrick Archer, American Peanut Council president shares insight.
Kraft is trading near a 52-week high and has outperformed the broader markets. Erin Lash, Morningstar sr. stock analyst, says that when the company announced it was going to split the snack and grocery businesses, that was a value-enhancing endeavor.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on Walmart voluntarily pulling 'Enfamil' baby formula off its shelves after the death of a child tested positive for a bacteria that is especially damaging to newborns.
The hamburger chain is sipping on the idea of selling alcoholic beverages at its restaurants. The 90-year-old company is testing beer and wine sales at a location in Indiana.
General Mills is feeling financial pressure from higher input costs and shares are down after the company reported an earnings miss. Discussing the strategies GIS will take moving forward, with Chris O'Leary, General Mills executive vice president/COO.
PetSmart is soaring under the radar on Monday. Sean McGowan, Needham analyst, shares advice for investors on whether they should cash in on the stock.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings and other event he plans to monitor.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the international demand for U.S. beef and the lack of supply.
Diamond Foods has taken a beating in the past three months, the stock is down more than 60% over accounting concerns. Discussing what the franchise is worth, with Ed Aaron, RBC Capital Markets analyst, and how to play the stock, with the Fast Money traders.
Although McDonald’s recent rally in the stock market has pushed its shares to trade at all-time highs, one analyst still maintains a "buy" rating on the fast-food giant as investors flee to safety stocks.
These names once disappointed, but now the market likes them, Cramer says.
Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft-drink maker, is co-operating with Chinese authorities in their investigation of the death of a child whom state media said fell ill after consuming one of Coke’s popular Minute Maid milk beverages in northern China. The FT reports.
The following food offerings are pushing the envelope for gastronomic challenges: No individual has yet to cross the finish line.
Carol Miller, Butterball Turkey Talk Line supervisor shares tips for perfectly cooking a turkey this holiday.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the high cost of this year's Thanksgiving dinner.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rising cost of your Thanksgiving dinner this year.
It's that time of year. You can't escape it. Every time you turn on the TV, there's one of those Lexus "December to Remember" commercials. Every time you walk into Starbucks, you're hit with the Christmas music. It's not even turkey day yet and everyone's already breaking out the red and green! As one friend in public relations told me, "Turkeys and Thanksgiving need a new PR person." Maybe you need to unwind before the stress of the holidays set in with a drink.
If feeding 7 billion people is proving hard, how will the world feed 9.1 billion people by 2050? That is the key question the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) faces as it seeks to increase production and improve distribution across the globe.
In order to feed 7 billion people, and 9.1 billion by 2050, Jacques Diouf, director general of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, told CNBC the world market needs to be fairer and more free.