WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co.. The attorneys general of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, all big hog-producing states, joined the settlement that the companies reached with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.» Read More
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Former Mayor Buddy Cianci's face beams from the label of his Mayor's Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are "Benefiting Providence School Children" and have helped hundreds of students attend college.
Andrew Puzder, CKE Restaurant CEO, discusses business and job growth in the U.S.
Andrew Puzder, CKE Restaurants CEO, discusses how his burger brands Hardees and Carl's Jr., have distinguished themselves from other brands with premium products and its marketing focus on "young hungry guys and the women that love them."
TOKYO, Aug 18- Back in 1960, Japan's Kewpie Corp began selling canned baby food, sensing a chance to catch a wave of young families raising kids in an economy roaring back to growth after the devastation of World War Two.
BUENOS AIRES, Aug 15- Major world food supplier Argentina will send a trade delegation to Russia next week to try to increase exports to the country, which this month banned many Western products in response to sanctions over its intervention in Ukraine.
Jami Curl, founder of Quin Candy, discusses her hard candy business model with natural and minimal ingredients.
NEW YORK, Aug 15- Puerto Rico managed to keep its electricity flowing this week- but creditors made it clear that the crisis enveloping the island's power utility is far from over.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has found the takeaway from restaurant IPO "indigestion."
Bob Derrington, Wunderlich Securities senior restaurant analyst, weighs in on Red Robin's earnings miss.
Burger King is now giving up on its lower calorie fries "Satisfries." CNBC's Jim Cramer and the "Squawk on the Street" crew joke about Cramer's diet.
ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York comptroller has withdrawn a shareholder proposal that ConAgra Foods curtail palm oil buying from suppliers destroying forests after the company adopted a new purchasing policy. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, trustee of New York's $176 billion pension fund, says the food manufacturer's commitment helps enhance its long-term value.
Aug 13- Shares of Noodles& Co plunged as much as 21 percent in extended trading after the fast-casual restaurant chain slashed its full-year sales forecast as fewer diners visit its outlets.
Burger King is getting rid of the lower-calorie french fries it introduced less than a year ago.
CHICAGO, Aug 12- Beef Products Inc will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of "lean finely textured beef," which critics call "pink slime," as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.
China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday.
One bike gives 'hogging the road' a new meaning.
MINSK/ MOSCOW, Aug 12- Moscow dispatched top veterinary officials to Belarus on Tuesday after the neighbouring country, which has a free trade zone with Russia, said it would not become a back-door conduit for banned Western food products.
Aug 11- Juice maker Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group said on Monday they had offered to acquire U.S.-based Chiquita Brands International Inc in a $610.5 million cash deal that rivaled an all-stock agreement with Irish tropical fruit company Fyffes Plc. The combined market value of Chiquita and Fyffes is currently close to $1 billion.
MOSCOW, Aug 11- Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages.
Aug 11- Juice maker Cutrale Group and Brazilian investment firm Safra Group said on Monday they have offered to acquire Chiquita Brands International Inc in a cash deal that valued the banana distributor's equity at $610.5 million.