Food and Beverage


  • Cook hot dogs, add champagne, and make money Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:02 AM ET
    A hot dog from Bubbledogs, which serves gourmet hot dogs with fine champagne

    As London becomes more accustomed to American quality fast-food, the Brits can't help but add a bit of class: champagne goes really well with hot dogs.

  • Cramer: This stock will report 'terrific' earnings Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    While Coca-Cola's earnings report was underwhelming for markets, longtime rival PepsiCo is set for a "terrific" quarter Cramer said Tuesday.

  • Squeezing profits: The case of a shrinking Twinkie Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. The new boxes contain spongy yellow cakes that are smaller than right before Hostess out of business.

  • Here's why the shelf life of Twinkies increased Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Although many consumers may be under the false impression that Twinkies last forever, they do in fact have a shelf life, and that's about to increase.

  • Coors kick-starts entrepreneur's cold invention Saturday, 13 Jul 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Coors Light kick-starts a new way to keep your beer cold, donating $10,000 to an entrepreneurs Kickstarter project to help get it off the ground.

  • Coca-Cola's earnings meet, but CEO's 'not happy' Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:30 AM ET
    Muhtar Kent, chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Co.

    Coca-Cola reported earnings Tuesday that were in line with expectations, though the company's CEO said in a statement that he "was not happy with our performance."

  • San Francisco's battle over bacon eatery Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    A restaurant with a menu built around bacon has been temporarily shut down due to complaints from neighbors about the aroma, but its supporters are fighting back.

  • Panera Bread finds free food can be a tricky sell Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 9:25 AM ET
    Panera Cares nonprofit cafés operate in five cities.

    Panera Bread this week removed its pay-what-you-can turkey chili from the menus at the 48 St. Louis locations where it was testing a program to help end hunger.

  • Supersize this: McD's alums go big on healthy food Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    LYFE Kitchen nine grain pilaf.

    No strangers to food in the fast lane, a handful of former McDonald's executives, are trying to crack the code on providing food on the go that tastes good and is good for you.

  • Smithfield CEO Faces Senate Grilling on Pork Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:54 AM ET

    Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods face scrutiny when U.S. senators question Smithfield's chief executive about food safety and foreign ownership.

  • Sainsbury's Portfolio Investment Pays Off     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    CNBC's UK Business editor, Helia Ebrahimi, discusses the outlook for Sainsbury's ahead of its AGM.

  • Working for Less to Bring Twinkies Back     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    For the last 8 months, stores have been without the beloved snack Twinkies. Union workers refused more than $15 per hour forcing the company to be liquidated. Twinkies return to consumers next week with those workers making just $11 an hour. Richard Brodsky, Demos, and Rick Berman, Center of Union Facts, discuss.

  • 'Fatburger' Avoids Obamacare     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:35 PM ET

    West coast hamburger joint "Fatburger" has found a way to adjust ahead of Obamacare without cutting hours or employees. CEO of "Fatburger" Andy Wienderhorn explains how.

  • Prices Will Be Stable This Year: General Mills CEO Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Inflation will be "very manageable" over the next 12 months and the price of consumer goods sold by General Mills will remain stable, the company's CEO, Ken Powell said.

  • Golden Corral hit by gross-out viral video Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:58 PM ET
    A YouTube video exposes baby back ribs stored in the garbage disposal area at a Golden Corral restaurant.

    The latest gross-out viral video on YouTube comes from a Golden Corral restaurant in Port Orange, Fla. The manager involved was terminated, a company official said.

  • How Much is a Fish Worth?     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    Marine biologists are using fishing to show policymakers the value of preserving habitat, rather than developing it, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • JC Penney Drops Paula Deen     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Amanda Drury discuss the news that JC Penney has become the latest retailer to sever ties with Paula Deen Enterprises.

  • Panda Express Adding 108 Locations     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Panda Restaurant Group CFO David Landsberg discusses his company's plans to add 108 locations in 2013, and job creation in the U.S.

  • Wine-Infused Popcorn     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    New York popcorn shop "Populence" founder Maggie Paulus, created wine infused popcorn. The popcorn is available in New York City's West Village location.

  • When collection becomes compulsion, think 'sell' Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 7:12 AM ET
    Old vintage mustard tins on display that the Mustard Museum.

    When a collection turns into an obsession, it can carry financial implications. For some, it leads to devastating financial consequences or unique challenges for financial planning.

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