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  • McDonald's to Add Apple Slices in Every Happy Meal Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 10:38 AM ET

    McDonald's says it is adding apple slices to every Happy Meal, part of the chain's larger push to paint itself as a healthy place to eat.

  • Amazing Things Made of Chocolate Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 8:49 AM ET
    Ever wonder what life would be like if you lived in Willy Wonka’s world? Think chocolate rooms, clothing and even a car. We did, so we scoured the globe to find some of the most amazing things made of chocolate. What we found were some chocolate makers who let their imaginations run wild, creating some truly unique edible objects that may surprise you. And you don’t have to be a chocoholic to appreciate these finer things in life. But we didn’t stop there, because some people took their love of

    We scoured the globe to find some of the most amazing things made of chocolate. We found some truly unique edible objects that may surprise you.

  • America's Favorite Chocolate Candies Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
    It should come as no surprise that Americans have a sweet tooth. According to SymphonyIRI Group, a Chicago-based market research firm, people in the US spent more than $7 billion dollars for individual-sized chocolate candy bars, bags and boxes in just one year. But where is the bulk of that money going? Here, we take a look at those best selling individual sized chocolate candies that are satisfying American’s sugar fix. What you’ll find is that oldies are still goodies – many of the top ten ha

    Americans have a sweet tooth. Click ahead to take a look at the top ten bestselling individual-sized chocolate candies that are satisfying America’s sugar fix.

  • Unleash the Hogs! China Takes Its Pork Seriously Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    We made a joke about the need for a strategic bacon reserve in the US, but guess what? It's no joke in China. The Chinese have a four-month pork stockpile for just such a crisis—and they're about to unleash the hogs.

  • Corn, Not Sugar, Offers Sweet Returns: Analyst Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 3:58 AM ET
    Corn

    Corn and sugar prices may have rallied on Tuesday, but for investors looking to profit from an agricultural trade, one analyst is putting his money in corn, over sugar.

  • Corn Supplies Jump, Easing Shortage Worries Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 9:52 AM ET
    Corn

    Corn supplies are forecast to be higher than expected this fall. A larger crop would ease concerns of a grain shortage and could slow food inflation later this year.

  • BWLD: The Spicy Trade  Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 9:46 AM ET

    A hot trade on the Buffalo Wild Wings franchise, with Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Grain Futures Sell-Off Was 'Overreaction': Analyst Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 8:18 AM ET
    Wheat Fields

    Markets have overreacted to recent concerns on oversupply in soft commodities, and the fundamentals do not support the recent sell-off, Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, analyst at Barclays Capital, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • The price of corn is the latest of a series of signals that remind investors about 2008, the year the financial crisis spread across the globe and Lehman Brothers collapsed, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon, wrote in a note Monday.

  • The global debt crisis has sparked riots in Greece and elsewhere in Europe, but while you were watching the mayhem on TV, you might not have noticed that there’s a riot brewing at your kitchen table.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Woman bagging groceries

    For Cost of Living, Southern states offer the best bang for your buck in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2011 study.

  • Emerging Markets 'Half of Global Growth': World Bank Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 3:44 PM ET
    World Bank President Robert Zoellick addresses the media during a press conference following his meeting with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on September 2, 2009 in Beijing, China.

    Emerging markets currently represent "about half of global growth," World Bank President Robert B. Zoelick told CNBC Tuesday.

  • French Agriculture Minister Vows to Fight Speculators Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 6:33 AM ET
    Farmer picking weeds

    The matters of food production, lack of transparency in food stocks and speculation on commodities markets need to be tackled as they are affecting food prices, French agriculture minister Bruno Le Maire told CNBC.com Monday.

  • ARod Vita Coco

    On Wednesday, coconut water maker Vita Coco announced it had signed New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez to an endorsement deal. One problem: The folks at Zico, Vita Coco's biggest competitor, which is going head-to-head in a battle to become the leader in the growing $200 million space, say A-Rod is an investor in their company.

  • Cramer: These 4 Things Could Fix Market Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 6:24 PM ET

    Plus, the "Mad Money" host reveals his "Game Plan" for the days to come.

  • Extreme Weather to Fuel Food Inflation: Analyst Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 10:46 PM ET

    Extreme weather conditions can push food prices, already on a high in Asia, further north. In 2011 regional inflation could be close to 5 percent, provided there is no sudden spike in the year.

  • Campbell Taking Long View on Cool Soup Sales: CEO Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    Campbell Soup, like other food companies, has been hit by rising prices for commodities including wheat and vegetables, as well as a weak consumer base, Chief Executive Douglas Conant told CNBC Thursday.  But the 140-year-old company is taking a long-term view of  what it sees as a temporary bump in the road.

  • Burger Wars With Johnny Rockets CEO Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 2:16 PM ET

    If you have a hankering for a burger nowadays, the choices are endless. From McDonalds spacer, Wendy's, Burger King, Jack in the Box — the beef battle has a huge number of gladiators. One company that has been growing its menu of opportunities is Johnny Rockets.

  • 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.