Food Products


  • Coca-Cola in China Probe After Child’s Death Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft-drink maker, is co-operating with Chinese authorities in their investigation of the death of a child whom state media said fell ill after consuming one of Coke’s popular Minute Maid milk beverages in northern China. The FT reports.

  • 5 Undefeated Eating Challenges Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    For many people, the word eating challenge evokes the iconic scene in the movie when John Candy tackles “The Old 96er” to the chagrin of his digestive tract. More recently, the Travel Channel’s has popularized eating challenges, which have increasingly become a strategy for restaurants across the country to make a name for themselves, draw in new customers and simply have fun with their menus. For those testing their fortitude through eating challenges, clearing a plate of outrageously large or

    The following food offerings are pushing the envelope for gastronomic challenges: No individual has yet to cross the finish line.

  • The Butterball Turkey Hotline     Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 7:45 AM ET

    Carol Miller, Butterball Turkey Talk Line supervisor shares tips for perfectly cooking a turkey this holiday.

  • Turkey Inflation Gobbles Up Budget     Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the high cost of this year's Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Cost of Thanksgiving     Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 4:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rising cost of your Thanksgiving dinner this year.

  • New Holiday Cocktail - The Vodker Rule Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    It's that time of year. You can't escape it. Every time you turn on the TV, there's one of those Lexus "December to Remember" commercials. Every time you walk into Starbucks, you're hit with the Christmas music. It's not even turkey day yet and everyone's already breaking out the red and green! As one friend in public relations told me, "Turkeys and Thanksgiving need a new PR person." Maybe you need to unwind before the stress of the holidays set in with a drink.

  • Cut Food Subsidies, Tackle Hunger: FAO Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
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    If feeding 7 billion people is proving hard, how will the world feed 9.1 billion people by 2050? That is the key question the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) faces as it seeks to increase production and improve distribution across the globe.

  • Feeding 9.1 Billion by 2050     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    In order to feed 7 billion people, and 9.1 billion by 2050, Jacques Diouf, director general of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, told CNBC the world market needs to be fairer and more free.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Kraft Breaks in Half and Opens Up Value     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Now that Kraft Foods is splitting up into two separate companies; Snacks Co. and Grocery Co., the stock is finally worth owning, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. The break-up will bring out a lot of value for shareholders.

  • Top Picks: Evolution Mining & Collins Foods     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Angus Geddes, CEO of Fat Prophets likes these two stocks as he thinks that Evolution is trading at a substantial discount to its peers and that Collins Foods' underlying business is stable & defensive.

  • Sara Lee Cuts Sales Forecast     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    Jan Bennink, Sara Lee executive chairman, discussing the company's forecast cut, due to unfavorable currency exchange rates, and its outlook for the future.

  • Shopping Through the Storm     Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management, discusses how stormy weather impacts retailers. Is rough weather necessarily a bad thing for retailers?

  • The Pulse of the High-End Consumer     Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    Sale traffic is picking up at upscale steakhouses. Chris Artinian, Morton's Restaurant Group CEO, has the details on price increases.

  • B&G Foods: A House of Brands That Pays     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer, says B&G Foods pays a juicy 5-percent yield and increased the dividend by 9-percent last week. Discussing the food company's forecast and bottom line, with David Wenner, B&G Foods CEO.

  • Food Inflation to Extend Beyond Thailand     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 7:20 PM ET

    Leif Lybecker Eskesen, chief economist for India & ASEAN at HSBC, talks about food price pressures in India and Southeast Asia.

  • Bigger Corn Surplus Could Slow Food Inflation Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 11:47 AM ET

    Food prices could rise more slowly next year because farmers have a bigger surplus of corn on hand than previously thought.

  • Inside the Listeria Effect     Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 4:51 PM ET

    The listeria tragedy could put pressure on the private sector to do more testing, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Inventions by Kids Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.

  • Tips to Help Your Kids Become Entrepreneurs, Too Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:49 PM ET

    When you hear about inventions by kids, and kids who've made a million dollars off of their ideas before they're even out of high school, you think, how did they do that? Or rather, how can I get my kids to do that? Here are tips for how your kids can become entrepreneurs, too.