Tyson outbid Pilgrim's Pride Corp with its $63 per share offer for Hillshire, valuing the Jimmy Dean sausages maker at $8.55 billion. The Cherokee plant will close on Sep. 27, while the Buffalo and Santa Teresa plants are expected to stop operating in the first half of 2015, the company said.» Read More
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Whole Foods has wrapped up its earnings call. The company is experimenting with home delivery strategies.
Whole Foods Market on Wednesday reported same-store sales that decelerated in the fourth quarter. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.
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."
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.
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.
Opponents of a proposal to label GMO foods in Washington include seed giants, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
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!
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.
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.
Replacing a ton of cocoa has gone from $2,200 to $2,700, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
"There is a lot more demand in the world for cocoa and chocolate," said Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association.
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.
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.
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 says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie "Satisfries," but is not ready to call the fries a major success yet.
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!
CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.
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.
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.
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.