McDonald's will add its most caloric item ever to its menu in Japan beginning next week, with the "Street Signs" crew.» Read More
Yum Brands' Taco Bell is quietly testing a waffle taco at three Southern California locations, as it looks to expand its breakfast offerings.
Jamie Cooper-Hohn, president and CEO of CIFF, explains the impact poor nutrition has on economic growth and estimates an 11% GDP loss for Africa and south-East Asia due to under-nutrition.
Cold and rain has made it tough for farmers to plant this year, and less than a third of the corn crop is in the ground.
We score all the states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
Florida's citrus industry is grappling with the most serious threat in its history: a bacterial disease with no cure that has infected all the state's citrus-growing counties.
If a company has no meaningful competition, it's stock is probably worth owning, Cramer said.
May 9- A small-batch vodka made in Austin, Texas, has found its way onto one of the world's biggest airlines. Tito's Handmade Vodka, created by geologist and geophysicist Bert "Tito" Beveridge, is now the exclusive vodka supplier to United Airlines, the companies are set to announce on Friday.
Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
LONDON/ HANOI, May 9- Some local dealers are using a tax dodge to buy up much of the coffee in Vietnam, the world's top producer of the robusta variety used for instant coffee, slashing the market share of international traders.
After the deadly Bangladesh building collapse, some retailers are sharing information about how their products were made. The NYT reports.
*First-quarter profit $0.37/ share vs $0.41 year ago. May 8- Energy drinks maker Monster Beverage Corp's sales missed analysts' estimates as the industry took a hit from concerns over the health risks of such drinks, sending its shares down 16 percent after the bell. FDA is investigating reports of five deaths that may be associated with Monster's energy drink.
*First-quarter profit $0.37/ share vs $0.41 year ago. May 8- Monster Beverage Corp reported a 17 percent fall in quarterly profit due to higher operating expenses and costs related to distributor terminations and foreign currency transactions.
May 8- Energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp reported a 17 percent fall in quarterly profit as it was hurt by costs related to distributor terminations and foreign currency transactions. The company, formerly known as Hansen Natural, earned $63.5 million, or 37 cents per share, in the first-quarter, down from $76.1 million, or 41 cents per share, a year earlier.
Just a quarter of the corn crop normally planted by this time of year is in the ground, but this could still be a bumper crop if the weather cooperates.
Wendy's is the second-biggest burger chain, behind McDonald's, and its stock is up 25 percent this year. CEO Emil Brolick talks about the restaurant's makeover and changes for healthier eating.
Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.
The beverage company is working to make lower calorie drinks, says Steve Cahillane, Coca-Cola Americas executive vp & president.
Coca-Cola will make its caloric and nutrition content more widely available around the world.
*Europe same-restaurant sales fall 2.9 percent. May 8- McDonald's Corp's April sales at established restaurants declined slightly more than analysts had expected as it faced tougher times in Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
McDonald's said it will reach out to a man widely quoted in accounts of the three women who were found in Cleveland after they went missing about a decade ago.