NEW YORK, Feb 28- In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed most of the rest of corporate America. Within 10 to 20 years, Buffett said, Berkshire's girth could require whoever then runs the Omaha, Nebraska- based company to consider steps...» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
A hot trade on the Buffalo Wild Wings franchise, with Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets.
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.
For Cost of Living, Southern states offer the best bang for your buck in CNBC’s Top States for Business 2011 study.
Emerging markets currently represent "about half of global growth," World Bank President Robert B. Zoelick told CNBC Tuesday.
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.
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.
Plus, the "Mad Money" host reveals his "Game Plan" for the days to come.
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 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.
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.