PARIS, Nov 28- Louis Dreyfus Commodities named Mayo Schmidt, former head of Canadian grain handler Viterra, as its new chief executive in the latest stage of a corporate shake-up at the global trading firm. Louis Dreyfus, one of a quartet of "ABCD" companies that dominate agricultural commodity trading alongside Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge and Cargill, is trying...» Read More
As the test-tube burger debuted last week, two rival visions for the future have emerged at the intersection of cattle and climate change: one with more cows, one with fewer.
Shake Shack opened in 2004 and now has more than 29 locations. Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group CEO; and Randy Garutti, Shake Shack CEO, join to discuss the restaurant business and how Shake Shack stands out among other fast food chains.
Hog farmers in the U.S. and China are grappling with an intestinal virus that is almost 100 percent fatal in young pigs. CNBC's Jane Wells reports that the bug has spread to hog farms in 16 states. (Also, what Jane thinks about TripAdvisor's pizza survey.)
From stocks to scoops. Wall Street trader Jon Snyder dreamt of doing something else. Snyder discusses his exquisite gelato business, with some 250 flavors.
Iceburg lettuce prices have come to a head, says CNBC's Jane Wells, following a story that may affect your favorite sandwich.
Tesco has unveiled a brand new concept store in the UK in Watford. Tesco Extra is the latest experiment in transforming the supermarket into a retail destination.
Andrew Collins, managing partner of 1HQ, talks to CNBC about whether consumers will ever buy into laboratory based foods.
Fonterra's milk scandal has hit the credibility and brand image of the world's biggest dairy exporter. CNBC's Eunice Yoon spoke to CEO Theo Spierings about the damage to it's reputation.
Time Warner Cable and CBS just can't make a deal; JetBlue is adding premium seat options for certain transcontinental flights; and Google's Sergey Brin is funding a project to make test-tube meat. CNBC's John Carney and Bob Pisani, discuss.
A Netherlands-based researcher has produced lab-grown, cruelty-free meat. But will vegans and vegetarians be lining up for a serving of the engineered food product?
New Zealand's Fonterra, a leading exporter of dairy products found bacteria that could cause food poisoning in some products that had been sold to China, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
A bear stole a dumpster in Colorado, and it wasn't the first time this particular bear did it, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.
Salad mix is being blamed for sickening more than 400, but officials won't name the brand, leaving consumers wondering how to best protect themselves.
In a survey of U.S. and Canadian grocery shoppers, Trader Joe's, Publix Supermarkets and Whole Foods earned some of the highest marks.
Shares of McDonald's are down about 2.5 percent after reporting earnings today. Andy Barish, Jefferies & Co., and Sam Oches, QSR Magazine, discuss their ratings on the stock.
Shares of McDonald's fell after reporting earnings. Its CEO warned investors about a challenging second half of the year ahead. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, offers insight.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
The NYSE has ordered an ice cream truck from Uber's app. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick discusses today's 1-day only event, and the kind of growth his company is seeing.
No matter how much calorie information is on the menu list people still choose the food they like, not what's supposed to be healthier, researchers from Carnegie Mellon report.
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, discusses how he launched and grew his company "from zero to billion" while remaining private.