CHICAGO, March 7- Hog futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange surged 6.5 percent this week on tightening U.S. supplies as a deadly pig virus sweeps the country, traders and industry sources said on Friday.» Read More
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
While Americans enjoyed this year's record-breaking March warmth, unseasonably mild temperatures could damage crops and have a big impact on food prices, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.
Three governors plan to tour pink slime maker Beef Products's plant in Nebraska to show their support for the company and the several thousand jobs it creates.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba, praying for those denied freedom on the communist island.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on economic change in Cuba, and Fidel Castro's upcoming meeting with Pope Benedict.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba as the country sits on the edge of significant economic reform.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on the changes that allows Cubans to buy and sell homes and cars, and the 181 categories of jobs for those who want to be self-employed, as the Cuban government is working on "perfecting socialism."
Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of goods have been exported from the U.S. to Cuba for the past several years, and it's legal—despite the fact that an embargo is still in place.
Forecasts for an increasingly crowded and competitive market have not deterred “fro-yo” companies from embarking on ambitious expansion plans to capture an increasingly health-conscious U.S. consumer.
Two supermarket chains said Thursday they will join the growing list of stores that will no longer sell beef that includes an additive with the unappetizing moniker "pink slime."
After nearly a nine decade run, the “Breakfast of Champions” is on the ropes.
As energy prices soar, Wall Street is studying whether consumer spending on food is slowing. Discussing which companies should be on your radar, with David Palmer, UBS sector head of the consumer group.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports Dunkin' Donuts announced same store sales are strong, however, new unit openings are lagging actual openings.
This year, voters chose 10 shops from across the country to receive the Best Brew Award. Find out who the winners are.
Elliott Schlang, Great Lakes Review, identifies several deep-fried stocks that could help make you money.
Insight on SmashBurger's expansion and plans to create over 1200 jobs, with Dave Prokupek, Smashburger CEO, who says the company is seeing a big shift in consumption.
As many as 100,000 people are expected to visit this huge outdoor farm show, kicking the tires on all the new machines the big equipment makers have to offer.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on why ham and egg producers are no longer friends.