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  • Americans waste 31% of food supply in 2010  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    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 drought on avocados  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    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.

  • Beef retail prices rise  Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that average prices for beef in stores are over $5 a pound.

  • Campbell CEO: Seismic shifts in consumer  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup president & CEO, provides insight into her company's "tight product strategy," and the state of the consumer right now.

  • Sen. Monning: Soda warning labels don't remove choice  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    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 revenue slightly misses Street expectations Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Velveeta cheese, a product of Kraft Foods

    Kraft posted sales that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday.

  • Chobani will donate yogurt intended for Olympians Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    Chobani Inc. greek yogurt at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    A shipment the Russian government refused to allow Chobani to send to American athletes in Sochi will be donated to food banks. NYT reports.

  • Entrepreneurs promoting food made with insects  Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    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.

  • Delish! Entrepreneurs sell food made with insects Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Insects as a food source? Social entrepreneurs say eating bugs is good for the planet and great for personal nutrition.

  • Oreo maker Mondelez misses Wall St expectations Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Mondelez reported a fourth-quarter profit shy of Wall Street expectations as the maker of Oreo cookies struggled with weak cookie sales in China.

  • Food fight: Burger King takes aim at McDonald's Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Burger King's Big King

    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.

  • Big changes at Kraft Foods  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Customers want "more than safe" when it comes to their food, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Bad news priced in McDonald's: Analyst  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    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 localizes menu in Vietnam  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    McDonald's opens its first location in Vietnam, reports CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar.

  • Cramer: Concerned about McDonald's  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss McDonald's global sales and competition in the food and beverage space.

  • Americans love dark chocolate  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    Cocoa is up about 30 percent in the last 12 months, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Stronger demand, and fewer supplies are contributing.

  • That chemical Subway ditched? Yep, it's everywhere Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    A Subway fast food restaurant

    Subway's decision has at least one food chain pondering its use. So how widespread is its use among fast-food giants? Very.

  • Swine virus could shrink pork supply: Tyson Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.

  • Report: Tyson weighs $2B-plus bid for Michael Foods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Where’s the beef? Industry at crossroads Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:20 AM ET

    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.