Minneapolis- based Cargill had been in late-stage talks to buy the business, which spans bean pressing in Abidjan in Ivory Coast to fine chocolate making in Belgium. The combined company would have been big enough to rival Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut, the world's largest industrial chocolate producer.» Read More
With the listeria scare, a number of food safety companies are attracting attention, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
At least 13 people in eight states have died after eating cantaloupe contaminated with listeria, in the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in the United States in more than a decade, public health officials said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
We tried to warn you about the coming bacon crisis. Did you listen? Nooooo. Well, guess what? Now the Midwest is suffering a devastating bacon crime spree.
Why the "Mad Money" host thinks this stock can weather any storm.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the growing appetite of Asian carp and the expensive problem it 's become for taxpayers.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on how the drought in Texas is impacting beef prices.
CNBC's Sue Herera has the story on a strike issued for three southern California supermarkets: Ralphs, Vons, and Albertons.
The Lone Star state is recording the driest 11 months on record. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on an estimated $2 billion dollars in livestock losses for the year.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on how John Chambers, Cisco System CEO plans to increase sales and reassure investors. Also, discussing whether the stock is oversold, with Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets, and Alkesh Shah, Evercore Partners.
Sharing positive earnings and business strategies at QVC, with Mike George president/CEO.
Companies that have dominated the toy market have sometimes rolled out products that may have seemed like a joke to potential buyers. Here are a few examples.
PepsiCo and the NFL say they're renewing their long-term partnership with a new, multi-year deal that starts next year.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details on the devastating impact hurricane Irene had on farms and likely, food prices, in New York and New Jersey.
Discussing the impact hurricane Irene had on the nation's farming industry and its affect on U.S. food prices, with Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary.
The creator of the popular, Flip camera is concocting another hot idea, but this one puts a tech twist on comfort foods, with Jonathan Kaplan, The Melt founder, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
The “Mad Money” host goes one-on-one with The Hain Celestial Group’s Irwin Simon.
As stocks closed near session lows Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders found themselves talking about these market movers.
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking on an expanded mission when regulators have little hope for more funding and may even see their budgets cut, the New York Times reports.
"The environment for food retailing is pretty good in Australia at the moment. We are attracting around two million more customers into our stores every week," Richard Goyder, chief executive at Wesfarmers, told CNBC.