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A distribution model popular in Europe could finally give U.S. grocery stores a solid online footing.
Chocoholics face higher prices for their sweet treats as candy makers deal with higher prices for cocoa butter.
As the coffee and baked goods chain gets set to roll out stores across the U.K., it is the "right time" for the company, the CEO told CNBC.
Small might be beautiful, but it can also be dangerous – at least in the beer business – according to investment bank Nomura.
Andrea Illy, CEO of Illycaffé, discusses the political situation in Italy and Europe as well as the group's global strategy, focusing more and more on Asia and China.
Privately held "fast casual better burger" chain Smashburger is growing rapidly. Its CEO Dave Prokupek says his business is "the fastest growing company in the restaurant space" he knows of.
Rapper, actor and former Sprite pitchman Biz Markie is changing his tone on sugary drinks by endorsing zero calorie soda maker Zevia.
Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore and Joanne Denney-Finch, CEO of IGD, discuss the 'Feeding Britain's Future' scheme which aims to introduce young unemployed people to opportunities in the food industry.
Lola, a six-clawed lobster, has a genetic mutation but will be served up in an exhibit case at the Maine State Aquarium rather than on a dinner table.
Did Carl Icahn really "lose" the Dell deal? Also, McDonald's is launching a new product today amid the start of the NFL season. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney discuss.
LONDON/ TOKYO, Sept 9- Japan's Suntory Beverage& Food Ltd is to buy GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Lucozade and Ribena brands for 1.35 billion pounds to help it expand into new markets. Japan's second-largest drinks maker by sales after the local arm of Coca-Cola Co has plenty of cash after raising $4 billion in a stock market flotation in June.
LONDON, Sept 9- Japan's Suntory Beverage& Food Ltd is to buy GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Lucozade and Ribena brands for 1.35 billion pounds to broaden its soft drinks portfolio and help it expand into new markets. Japan's second-largest drinks maker has plenty of cash after an initial public offering in June that raised $4 billion.
Early Christmas promotions have pushed pumpkin lattes and beer into fans' hands even earlier this year. What's behind the pumpkin craze.
When companies have a bad quarter, they often sugarcoat results with fancy language and fuzzy math. However, at National Beverage, they call a spade a spade. Sort of.
*Coffee market focus on wet season in Brazil. LONDON, Sept 5- Arabica coffee futures on ICE sank to a four-year low on Thursday, extending a prolonged slide fuelled by excess supplies after a large harvest in top grower Brazil earlier this year and a rebound in production in Colombia.
LONDON, Sept 5- Japan's Suntory Beverage& Food is in advanced talks to buy GlaxoSmithKline's Lucozade and Ribena drinks for more than 1 billion pounds, in a deal that would pre-empt an auction of the brands, two people following the process said. A deal could be announced in the next few days, one of the sources said on Thursday.
Campbell Soup says it will start offering K-cup soup packs that can be made with Green Mountain's single-serve coffee machines.
McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.
There's a government program that can force a farmer to hand over nearly half of his or her annual crop without getting paid for it. It's raisins.
It's bad enough back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween in July. Now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. And not all beer drinkers are saying, "Cheers!"