Dec 18- Kraft Foods Group Inc on Thursday said Tony Vernon would retire as chief executive officer later this month, with Chairman John Cahill succeeding him as the company battles sluggish demand for packaged food products in the United States. Kraft shares rose 6.4 percent to close at $63.38, an all-time high since the company was spun off from Mondelez...» Read More
Hummus maker Sabra is trying to find more farms to grow chickpeas to meet the demand, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Tobacco fields seem to be an excellent target.
Sabra CEO Ronen Zohar says annual sales have grown from $16 million to $800 million in six years. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.
As online grocery shopping gains traction, several new start-ups are betting that consumers will be willing to shell out for dinner kits delivered straight to their doors.
Dawn Zier, President & CEO of Nutrisystem, discusses her company's plans to set up programs designed to meet the needs of people with special dietary needs, and its expansion into selling its products in Wal-Mart.
Christina Law, President of Asia, Middle East and Africa Regions at General Mills, talks the company's plans to tackle emerging markets.
High-end restaurant chains have been outperforming the broader market this year, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Bob Derrington of Northcoast Research explains why he has a neutral rating on Darden and Cheesecake Factory.
Cargill CEO Gregory Page discusses how to align immigration reform with security and safety issues, as well as China's appetite for global food deals.
Fruit and fresh vegetable distributor Dole Food said it received an unsolicited offer from Chief Executive David Murdock, who put an enterprise value of $1.5 billion on the bid.
McDonald's May sales beat Wall Street's estimates, with R.J. Hottovy of Morningstar.
Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands chairman & CEO, talks about expanding the company's growth and menu through the introduction of new food products.
Michael Wu, Chairman & MD of Maxim's Group says he's not worried about a slowdown in China and sees huge demand for Maxim's food products. He expects huge opportunities especially with new malls coming up every year.
Dunkin' Donuts gears up to release a new breakfast sandwich, with the "Fast Money" traders.
Americans know that the U.S. keeps a huge petroleum reserve, but China takes stockpiling to an entirely different level: It runs a strategic pork reserve.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with the CEO of the world largest bread producer about his plans to acquire brand names and grow his company.
Despite experiencing the coldest spring in 50 years, U.K. consumers beat the weather by posting a rise in retail sales, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
Can an olive oil shortage present a glut of opportunity? It depends on how you manage your business.
Beef demand is up, and supplies are down, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. One California rancher Bud Sloan is having to buy feed because of the drought, and has cut his herd nearly in half.
How the agriculture business may perform this summer, with Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group.
Beef prices are going up with ground beef up 9 percent in a year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. And it doesn't look like it will come down any time this summer.