March 14- Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's largest pork processor, suspended hog slaughter at its Tar Heel, North Carolina, plant on Friday because of the spread of the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus which has tightened hog supplies, industry sources said.» Read More
Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
Can an olive oil shortage present a glut of opportunity? It depends on how you manage your business.
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.
How the agriculture business may perform this summer, with Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group.
Beef prices are going up with ground beef up 9 percent in a year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. And it doesn't look like it will come down any time this summer.
McDonald's will add its most caloric item ever to its menu in Japan beginning next week, with the "Street Signs" crew.
Looking to diversify? Stanchart shows you how to profit from growing Chinese demand for pork.
Corn futures skidded to multi-week lows on reports that U.S. farmers are catching up with crop plantings.
Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are upping the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.
Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.
The food supply is under siege from a blitz of man-made hazards, from arsenic-laced chicken to dying bee colonies, and some favorites may someday vanish from the plate.
Cold and rain has made it tough for farmers to plant this year, and less than a third of the corn crop is in the ground.
Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.
Just a quarter of the corn crop normally planted by this time of year is in the ground, but this could still be a bumper crop if the weather cooperates.
Billions of honeybees keep dying each year. The demise of the bees is raising concerns about the cost to the nation's food supply and the sustainability of the beekeeping industry.
Tyson Foods reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as shoppers and restaurants switched to cheaper chicken from beef, and the company cut its full-year sales forecast.
Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.
Kristen Coia, food and retail analyst at Motley Food and Helena Bottemiller, Washington correspondent for Food Safety News, discuss food safety following a scandal at Yum China.
Del Frisco's Steak House went public in July of 2012 and the stock is up 34 percent since then. Bryan Elliott, Raymond James senior restaurant analyst, discusses why he has upgraded the stock to a "buy" rating.