Food Products


  • Whole Foods: Home delivery 'not viable' yet  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Whole Foods has wrapped up its earnings call. The company is experimenting with home delivery strategies.

  • Whole Foods cuts outlook; Shares drop Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Whole Foods Market on Wednesday reported same-store sales that decelerated in the fourth quarter. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.

  • Most aggressive Big Mac attack  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    The fast food burger wars are intensifying. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Burger King's new "Big King" hamburger that looks a lot like McDonalds' "Big Mac."

  • Cargill to label 'pink slime' beef soon Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    One of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its US ground beef products.

  • What's wrong with Washington's initiative 522?  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    Dana Bieber, NO on 522 Coalition spokesperson, says "initiative 522," which would require GMO foods to be labeled in Washington, provides "misleading information." Jeffrey Smith, Institute of Responsible Technology, explains why he is in support of the labels.

  • $30 million proposal to label GMO foods in WA  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    Opponents of a proposal to label GMO foods in Washington include seed giants, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Get ready to eat...insects  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    According to a UN report, the consumption of insects could help fight world hunger, boost nutrition and curb pollution. CNBC visits food futurist Josh Schonwald to discuss, around...cricket quesadilla!

  • Inhalable expresso shot anyone?!  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    From is Parisian "Lab Store", David Edwards', multi-millionaire inventor discusses the future of food as well as some of his inventions including edible packaging, and inhalable beverages.

  • How to make tomorrow's food affordable  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    CNBC visits Syngenta's U.K. research and development lab to discover what scientists are working on to solve food scarcity problems around the world.

  • Seeing high demand for chocolate: Expert  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    "There is a lot more demand in the world for cocoa and chocolate," said Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association.

  • Chocolate prices scaring costumers?  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    Replacing a ton of cocoa has gone from $2,200 to $2,700, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Hot sauce maker under fire in court over big stink Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 10:23 AM ET
    Sriracha chili sauce

    A California factory town's attempt to shut down production of Sriracha sauce heads to court until the company gets rid of the plant's smelly fumes.

  • The future of food...packaging you can eat  Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi explores the world of future food with David Edwards, the developer of WikiCells, food that can be eaten in its packaging.

  • Hot sauce maker under fire for stinking up the place Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 10:59 AM ET
    Sriracha sauce

    The city of Irwindale, Calif., filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, maker of Sriracha, claiming the odor from the plant is a public nuisance.

  • Burger King 'Satisfries' customers with new fries Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Burger King says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie "Satisfries," but is not ready to call the fries a major success yet.

  • McDonald's and Heinz are breaking up  Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    Amid the news that McDonald's is ending its partnership with Heinz, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Robert Frank and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera conduct a ketchup taste test!

  • Watch: CNBC anchorman stays classy Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 5:52 AM ET

    CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.

  • Should McDonald's ditch healthy items?  Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc., research analyst says consumers clearly want indulgent options, but keeping healthy products are key. David Freedman, The Atlantic contributor, says McDonald's needs to come out with a healthier Big Mac.

  • Oreos as addictive as crack?  Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.

  • Gluten-free just a fad? Maybe not  Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Boulder Brands is betting the gluten-free craze is not just a fad. Stephen Hughes, Boulder Brands Chairman & CEO says 50 percent of its business is natural brands.