Food Products


  • Domino's CEO on Super Bowl Pizza Showdown  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 9:50 AM ET

    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 to Debut 'Fish McBites' in Happy Meals Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.

  • Why Your Super Bowl Party Will Cost More This Year Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    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!

  • Hostess Twinkies

    The bids for the snack cakes of bankrupt Hostess Brands will be intensely competitive, CEO Greg Rayburn predicted in a "First on CNBC" interview.

  • 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.