BOSTON, June 2- Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund has taken a position in Nomad Foods Limited, a young company created to make acquisitions in the food industry, according to a release made by the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Pershing Square crossed the 20 percent threshold on the Nomad stake on May 26, according to the filing.» Read More
Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. The new boxes contain spongy yellow cakes that are smaller than right before Hostess out of business.
Although many consumers may be under the false impression that Twinkies last forever, they do in fact have a shelf life, and that's about to increase.
Netflix has more than 36 million streaming customers, and former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg has filed suit against Eliot Spitzer. CNBC's Seema Mody has all the details.
CEO Larry Pope told a Senate committee yesterday that his deal to sell his business to a company in China will not hurt the safety or security of the American food supply, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.
Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, discusses how he was able to grow his company into a multi-billion dollar business, and his efforts to "double" Greek yogurt sales in the next five years.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI) discusses several issues Congress has about the $4.7 billion dollar sale of Smithfield Foods to Chinese meat processor, Shuanghui International, including food safety and business competition.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods face scrutiny when U.S. senators question Smithfield's chief executive about food safety and foreign ownership.
Rick Quinn, partner at FDAimports.com and Patty Lovera, assistant director at Food & Water Watch, argue over whether Smithfield takeover by the Chinese private company Shuanghui presents risks for the U.S.
It is time to move over "Cronut", the "Crookie" is here to give some competition. A french bakery in Toronto has packed the croissant with crushed Oreos inside as well as one on the top.
General Mills is launching a couple hundred new items says Kendall Powell, General Mills chairman and CEO, discussing the relaunching of Hamburger Helper and introducing Greek yogurt to school lunches.
The 4th of July doesn't only mean fireworks and patriotism in the U.S. It's also the start of "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest." Six-time winner Joey Chesnut is back to beat his record of 68 hot dogs and buns.
Never one to rest on its caffeinated laurels, Starbucks is testing out some new drinks. Here's where you can get them.
Meryl Vangelov, Shriver's owner, discusses her company's pursuit to be the taffy shop with the most flavors in the country.
Federal officials have granted a New Mexico company's request to open an equine slaughterhouse. Officials say they plan to grant similar permits to operations in Iowa and Missouri.
A look at the many frozen yogurt spots in New York City. 16 Handles founder and CEO Solomon Choi, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, discuss the fro-yo craze.
Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.
A recent discovery of an English counterfeit scheme has raised wide concerns about food safety.
General Mills reported fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday that met Wall Street expectations, but it gave a forecast for the new fiscal year that was below.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman about the company's current efforts in the U.S., its enzyme business and in what ways her company works to help its customers.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI), discusses increasing Congressional scrutiny of food safety on the heels of Smithfield Foods takeover bid from Chinese meat producer Shuanghui.