Food Products


  • Poultry firms: Russia ban has little impact on US Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Exports of American poultry to Russia account for a relatively small amount. Mike Cockrell, the treasurer and chief financial officer for Sanderson Farms, said other markets have emerged to handle any losses— including the countries of Angola, Mexico, the Philippines and South Korea, among others.

  • Why Boulder Brands is up     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    Boulder Brands posted a rock solid quarter. TheStreet.com editor Herb Greenberg says gluten-free is a fad.

  • Russia banning US poultry imports     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Discussing if there will be a big impact from Russia's decision to ban U.S. poultry imports into the country, with USA Poultry & Egg Export Council's Jim Sumner.

  • Russia issues imports ban     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Russia has issued import bans on Western food. Lauren Goodrich, Stratfor senior Eurasia analyst, discusses what outcome Russian President Putin really wants to come from this.

  • Paludo said around 90 new plants in Brazil had already been approved to export beef, chicken and pork to Russia. Russia banned all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin ordered retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

  • Why world food prices are at a six-month low Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Global cereal prices dropped thanks to excellent production and export prospects in many major producing countries, the UN food agency said.

  • FDA: Georgia plant waited to disclose salmonella Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    Bob Neligan, an FDA food safety investigator, told the jury Thursday the plant's manager told inspectors during their first day at the plant that the only time salmonella had been detected during routine lab tests on the company's products had turned out to be a false positive.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 7- Russia's ban on U.S. food products is a huge opportunity for Brazilian meat exports, Brazil's secretary of agriculture policy Seneri Paludo said on Thursday.

  • LONDON, Aug 7- Russian bond yields surged to multi-year highs on Thursday as food import restrictions fanned inflation fears, while the rouble hit new 4-1/ 2 month lows, leading a swathe of emerging currencies slipping against the dollar.

  • Aug 6- Kellogg Co has hired an adviser to evaluate a bid for cookies and snacks maker United Biscuits Ltd, a source familiar with the matter said. Sky News reported earlier on Wednesday that Kellogg was working with investment bankers from Barclays on a possible 2 billion pound bid for United Biscuits.

  • *Western bank still expects robust Russia profits. MOSCOW, Aug 6- Russia will ban all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union after President Vladimir Putin ordered retaliation for Western sanctions against Moscow, a state news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • A last minute request     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    A half-hour before opening the pop up restaurant, Tim asks about various pasta shapes. Can the brothers whip up something in time that Joe and Tim will approve of?

  • Out of Ft. Worth, Texas and into Joe T's     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Chef and investor Tim Love from CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" visits one of his favorite places in Fort Worth, Texas, Joe T. Garcia's has been serving some of the best Mexican food and margaritas around for nearly 80 years.

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Aug 5- Agribusiness company Archer Daniels Midland Co expects to sell its global chocolate business by the end of the third quarter, its president said on Tuesday, after opting to hold onto its larger cocoa press business.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 5- Two government bodies in Shanghai have launched a joint investigation into the food safety scandal in China centered around U.S.-based meat supplier OSI Group, the company said on Tuesday.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 5- Shares in WH Group Ltd, the world's biggest pork producer, are set to rise 9.7 percent in their Hong Kong trading debut on Tuesday as investors who weren't able to buy into the initial public offering jostle for a piece of the deal.

  • McDonald's resumes full menu in China     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss news McDonald's in China has resumed its full menu after one of its food suppliers Shanghai Husi Food Co. was accused of supplying expired meat.

  • Gum: Here's one market bubble that hasn't popped Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    The gum market has declined a tenth in sales and a fifth in volume in the last five years, but natural gum's bubble is just inflating.

  • Aug 4- Russia's threatened ban on U.S. poultry imports, the latest move in a sanctions skirmish over Moscow's support of rebels in Ukraine, has agriculture companies alert to the risks of a conflict that's already roiled trading of crops ranging from soy, beef and fruit to California pistachios.

  • Another craft brew booms...Soda! Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Appalachian Brewing Company’s flagship root beer.

    Craft soda may be little, but as local companies get picked up by Walmart and big players boost profits, it proves fierce.