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Domino's sells more than 11 million pizza slices on Super Bowl Sunday. Patrick Doyle, President & CEO of Domino's Pizza, discusses how the company fared last night during the big game.
McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.
Chicken wing prices have spiked, making this year's Super Bowl parties more expensive than last year. Maybe it's time to serve bacon instead of wings!
The bids for the snack cakes of bankrupt Hostess Brands will be intensely competitive, CEO Greg Rayburn predicted in a "First on CNBC" interview.
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 continues to find bidders for its various assets in bankruptcy. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"The kiosk is the heart of the company," said Mark Rodriguez, Hickory Farms CEO, discusses the business of holiday gift-giving.
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.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the last day for potential buyers to grab a seat at the Twinkie table.
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.
Susan Smith, Butterball Talk-Line expert, demonstrates how to master the turkey day menu.
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.
Multinational food and beverage companies have jumped into the fast-growing organic foods markets through strategic acquisition.