Food and Beverage


  • McCormick CEO predicts 2014's top flavors     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    McCormick CEO Alan Wilson says his company "nailed" their flavor forecast 10 years ago for its popular spice chipotle. He predicts 2014's top flavors, and shares his campaign with BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed president & COO Jon Steinberg, weighs in.

  • Don't take YUM dip seriously: Cramer     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team breaks down flat sales for Yum Brands, and Krispy Kreme's stock tumbles after a quarterly miss.

  • Olive Garden joins burger brigade with Italiano Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    The Olive Garden has added the Italiano Burger and fries to its menu.

    As restaurants battle to lure diners, Olive Garden on Monday introduced its version of an American classic: the Italiano Burger.

  • Chart of the Day: Champagne sales, fizz or flat? Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    With the holidays and New Year's quickly approaching, 'tis the season to toast with bubbles that don't burst.

  • Plucking a turkey with the world record-holder     Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, demonstrates plucking a turkey and talks about the popularity of free-range products.

  • 'It's an interesting feeling': CNBC on cooking     Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate gets his hands dirty to prepare the turkey stuffing with Nick Foley, head chef at Rotunda, made with breadcrumbs, clementine, bacon, and cranberries.

  • CNBC anchor prepares...Turkey stuffing!     Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate puts his chef's jacket on to assist Nick Foley, head chef at London's Rotunda, to prepare a classic bread stuffing for the Thanksgiving turkey.

  • Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, discusses Turkey farming in the U.K. ahead of the holiday season and the farm's expansion in the U.S.

  • Sur La Table CEO: We celebrate cooking     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Jack Schwefel, Sur La Table CEO, discusses culinary buying trends and the value of cooking a home. Schwefel says it's all about have a product for the customer that's innovative an exclusive.

  • Soda Wars: Pepsico vs. Coca Cola     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets managing director, and Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank Securities senior research analyst, break down the fundamentals for Pepsi and Coke, and tell which soft drink company is the better play.

  • Wines under $20 wines to impress holiday guests Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    We spoke with some top sommeliers for their picks on good wines that don't break the bank.

  • Judge orders Sriracha hot sauce plant to cool down Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 9:56 AM ET
    Bottles of Sriracha hot sauce travel down a conveyor belt to be boxed for shipment at the Huy Fong Foods facility in Irwindale, Calif.

    A judge threw cold water on a Sriracha plant, ordering the hot sauce factory to partially shut down due to odor complaints.

  • Boston Market CEO: Thanksgiving orders up 50%     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Boston Market CEO George Michel says "people trust us," for Thanksgiving. He discusses why consumers order from his restaurant for Thanksgiving, and just how many actually eat in the restaurant on the holiday.

  • Time to talk turkey     Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" crew asks turkey experts RJ Jaramillo, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line spokesman, and Sue Smith, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert, about temperature and how to carve the turkey.

  • What's brewing for Black Friday? Beer Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Forget cheap electronics, many consumers will be lining up for something else on Black Friday: beer. Many brewers are using the day to release limited-edition beers.

  • Americans cutting back on dining out: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    With Americans becoming increasingly concerned about their health and waistlines, Molly Harnischfeger, AlixPartners, and Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc analyst, discuss their best food plays.

  • Would you believe teriyaki Spam? Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    Sales of Hormel's signature meat-in-a-can Spam rose around the globe, said CEO Jeffrey Ettinger. And a new teriyaki SPAM was just rolled out in Hawaii, he added.

  • Forget happy hour: How to own your own distillery Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    Cardinal Spirit Team

    As the SEC grapples with rules for crowdfunding, many small businesses, including an Indiana craft distillery, are gearing up for a new way to raise capital.

  • Sriracha fight set to simmer a little longer Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge heard testimony Friday from attorneys for the city of Irwindale, Calif., and the owner of the Sriracha plant.

  • Sriracha factory in hot water     Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    The city of Irwindale, California is attempting to shut down a Sriracha plant because of the overwhelming smell the chili peppers are unleashing. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the details.

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