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  • Rejoice Twinkie Lovers, Iconic Brand Saved!  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 6:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks with Greg Rayburn, Hostess Brands CEO, about how the company will break up its brands, when it holds a full auction in court on March 13th.

  • Hostess Near Choosing Stalking Horse Bidders  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Hostess continues to find bidders for its various assets in bankruptcy. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest.

  • Taste for Shark Fin Fades Slightly in China Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    Summer Palace, a restaurant tucked inside one of the capital's most expensive hotels, offers the standard selection of Chinese delicacies: abalone, braised sea cucumber and imperial bird's nest soup, which sells for about 700 renminbi, or more than $100, a serving. Noticeably absent, however, is a mainstay of Chinese cuisine — shark fin soup. The NYT reports.

  • Cow Smuggling ... It's How Bangladesh Gets Its Beef Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    Beef is a delicacy in Bangladesh, but Hindu-majority India refuses to sell their sacred cows. The demand is so high, however, that a dangerous $920 million cow smuggling trade has popped up. CSM reports.

  • Super Bowl Wings Will Be Spicy and Pricey This Year Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Last summer's drought has driven up the price of those Super Bowl party chicken wings. Chicken prices were up 6 percent in December, versus a year earlier - that's more than triple overall food prices.

  • ER Visits Tied to Energy Drinks Double Since 2007 Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    The number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has surged in popularity.

  • Last Minute Holiday Treat Ideas  Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 6:51 AM ET

    "The kiosk is the heart of the company," said Mark Rodriguez, Hickory Farms CEO, discusses the business of holiday gift-giving.

  • Weekday 'Heels', Weekend Heifers  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Retail executives, Tony Yurgaitis and George Malkemus, of Manolo Blahnik, discuss the outlook on luxury retail this holiday season and how they are fashioning a market for high-end dairy products.

  • Who Will Save the Twinkie?  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.

  • Does Hostess Have a Suitor?  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 3:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the last day for potential buyers to grab a seat at the Twinkie table.

  • Sushi Kills Your Brain Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 12:05 AM ET

    Can eating too much sushi reduce your brain power? The GlobalPost reports.

  • A Texas-born quickie mart chain explodes across tropical Asia.  The Global Post reports.

  • Tips For Preparing the Perfect Turkey  Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Susan Smith, Butterball Talk-Line expert, demonstrates how to master the turkey day menu.

  • Twinkie May Outlive Its Shelf-Life After All Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 1:07 PM ET
  • Sandy Causes Gas & Food Shortages  Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on travel and transit backups resulting from damage left by Superstorm Sandy, and a look at the growing problem of food shortages in New York and New Jersey, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Global Food-Giant Buyouts of Top Organic Brands Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 8:29 AM ET
    The organic foods business has gone so far beyond wheat sprouts and fresh pressed juices that the top company in the sector,  is close to breaking into the top half of the Fortune 500 rankings of America’s largest companies.

    Multinational food and beverage companies have jumped into the fast-growing organic foods markets through strategic acquisition.

  • World Food Prices Rise, Stay Close to Crisis Levels Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:18 AM ET
    TIANLIN, CHINA - MAY 12: A villager looks at the parched paddy on May 12, 2012 in Tianlin county, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region of China. A lingering drought has dried up most of rivers as high temperature and little rainfall over the past three months this year. Tianlin county had suffered from severe drought over the past three years.

    World food prices rose in September and are seen remaining close to levels reached during the 2008 food crisis, the United Nations' food agency said on Thursday, while cutting its forecast for global cereal output.

  • Emerging Markets Key to Kraft Spinoff’s Success Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 4:41 AM ET

    Food manufacturer Kraft’s spinoff company Mondelez expects growing demand for snacks in the developing world to be pivotal to the company’s success.

  • Food Crisis Overplayed?  Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 8:20 PM ET

    Stan Ryan, Vice President at Cargill Corporate says that with markets more open now, there is less chances for a repeat of the 2008 food crisis. He explains more.

  • Poultry Industry May Face Losses Thanks to Corn Prices Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 5:21 PM ET
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    By December, the average poultry producer is probably going to lose about 5 to 10 cents a pound thanks to the summer's record corn prices, according to  Heather Jones of BB&T Capital.