Food Products


  • Russia banned imports of raw vegetables from the European Union on Thursday because of a deadly E.coli outbreak centered in Germany, a move branded "disproportionate" by Brussels.

  • Playing the Healthy Eating Bull Market Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Cramer interviews The Hain Celestial Group's Irwin Simon.

  • Sanderson Farms CEO Speaks  Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 5:41 PM ET

    Sanderson Farms reported a fiscal Q2 loss of $16.3M due to higher feed costs, with Joe Sanderson, Sanderson Farms CEO, and Farha Aslam, Stephens. "With the current economic conditions affecting consumer behavior, we expect to see continued weakness in food service demand," he says.

  • Interest in Wine Investing Grows as China Drinks More Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 8:32 PM ET

    Asia is taking a sizeable swig of the market share when it comes to wine.  In fact China, including Hong Kong, became the world's largest consumer of Bordeaux wines last year, according to the Bordeaux Wine Council.

  • Corn Reserves Expected to Rise, Easing Food Prices Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:47 AM ET

    U.S. corn surpluses are expected to increase higher than anticipated this summer and grow even more next year, a trend that could help ease rising food and grain prices this year.

  • In China, Fear of Fake Eggs and ‘Recycled’ Buns Sunday, 8 May 2011 | 9:01 PM ET

    A stomach-turning string of food-safety scandals this spring, from recycled buns to contaminated pork, makes it clear that official efforts are falling short, the NYT reports.

  • Crushed by Corn?  Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan with details on a commodity left out of the spotlight this week but could have a big impact on shareholders.

  • Conagra has sent a letter to the board of Ralcorp making an unsolicited offer to buy the company, according to sources close to the situation.

  • Athletes Looking To Meat As Performance Enhancer Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 3:13 PM ET
    USWM Steak

    On a group of small farms in Monticello, Mo., John Wood is doing his part to revolutionize how meat is marketed. He's specifically pitching his US Wellness Meats, from steaks to ground beef, to athletes.

  • Green And Local Don’t Always Make For Smart Food Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:09 PM ET

    Farmers markets are popping up across the country as often as a new crop of corn. But the problem of making a profit—for themselves and the farmers that supply them—grows as well.

  • Attitudes Shifting on Shark Fin Soup Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 5:22 AM ET

    A recent survey shows people in Hong Kong say it is acceptable to leave shark fin soup off banquet menus. The NYT reports.

  • One Year Later: Louisiana Seafood Still In Flux Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 12:56 PM ET

    One year after the tragic BP oil spill that killed 11 people and resulted in the worst offshore oil spill in American history, Louisiana's $2.4 billion seafood industry is a long way from returning to previous levels, both in supply and demand.

  • Small Radiation Found in Washington State Milk: FDA Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 6:28 PM ET

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration say that very low levels of radiation have turned up in a sample of milk from Washington state. But federal officials say consumers should not worry.

  • South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2011 Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 4:33 PM ET
    The music industry comes together at South by Southwest in Austin every year, and the film industry gathers at Sundance in Park City. So where do the big names in the culinary world flock? To the hot scene at Miami's South Beach, where they attend the annual South Beach Wine and Food festival (SOBE), presented by industry magazine More than 53,000 foodies, eaters and chowhounds attended the event last month, serving up signature dishes at hip venues around Miami. The nearly $600 billion restaura

    So where do the big names in the culinary world flock? To the hot scene at Miami's South Beach, where they attend the annual South Beach Wine and Food festival (SOBE).

  • Food Contamination Fears Could Harm Japanese Brands Sunday, 20 Mar 2011 | 9:16 PM ET
    Customers buy fish on sale at a stall during the new year's first auction at the Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. The market handles approx 2,888 tons of fish a day generating over 2.8 billion yen.

    Japan’s list of casualties, already long, could soon include two of the country’s iconic brands: sushi and Kobe beef. The NYT reports.

  • Looking to Lighten Up? Here's How Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 8:55 PM ET

    Cramer has advice for investors who want to sell stocks now.

  • Bacon and Cupcakes—How They Became Food Faves Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    Bacon. It's everywhere. Wendy's features it in the "Baconator" and Paula Deen crumbles it into quiche. Ditto for those deluxe cupcakes top-heavy with frosting. Is there a bakery or supermarket that doesn't sell them?