NEW YORK— Hormel Foods is paying $775 million to add natural and organic meats producer Applegate Farms to its roster of food brands that include Spam canned ham, Dinty Moore stew and Jennie-O turkey. Applegate Farms sells deli meats, hot dogs, bacon and sausage, among other products, and says it doesn't use GMO ingredients, feeds its animals a vegetarian diet,...» Read More
The breakfast battle is on between McDonald's and Taco Bell. The two companies have invested in the market where billions of dollars are at stake.
A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
FMHR trader Josh Brown thinks Dunkin' Brands looks fantastic technically, while Mike Murphy says investors are questioning the company's massive expansion plans.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the Street's expectations for Dunkin Brands, and what could send coffee prices higher. The company plans to eventually double the number of stores it has to 15,000, including coming back to California.
McDonald's reported Q1 EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $6.7 billion. RJ Hottovy of Morningstar, still sees value in the stock.
McDonald's is reporting Q1 EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $6.700 billion, with the "Squawk Box" crew.
A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.
NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports the domestic cattle herd is the smallest it has been since 1951. The biggest culprit is California and the Southwest's record water shortages.
The bacon 'n' cheese sandwich that used two fried chicken filets instead of a bun is back at KFC, USA Today reports.
Coca-Cola showed a slight improvement in soda sales trends in the first quarter. But it a real turnaround may be a ways off.
The FMHR traders position high flying stocks against "steady eddies," including Chipotle versus McDonald's, and Netflix versus Comcast.
"You've got to be in the natural and organic business to understand the ethos," says CNBC's Jim Cramer discussing Wal-Mart's deal to sell Wild Oats' organic products at lower prices to revive their grocery sales.
You might have thought you were imagining it, but it's true - your favorite chocolate bar really has shrunk in size, due in part, to higher food prices. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports on 'shrinkflation'.
In a new measure, food companies will be asked to label their products as "blend" if sweeteners are added to honey, in an effort to regulate food.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the Amazon Dash, a wand-like device it is testing with select "Amazon Fresh" customers to link them directly to shopper accounts.
As fans brown bag it in honor of National PB&J Day, it turns out the childhood staple isn't quite the bargain it used to be.
Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise in 2014 and as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, that could lead to sticker shock especially in the meat aisle.
Darden Restaurants' earnings matched lowered estimates. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak senior restaurant analyst, discusses what might happen with its weak Red Lobster business.
California's drought may leave nearly a million acres of idle land this year because of a lack of water, a report said on Friday.
The government is saying food prices saw the biggest monthly increase in nearly 2.5 years. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Dean Foods and Hershey are among the stocks with the most exposure to milk commodity prices.