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  • Girl Scouts go gluten-free in test cookie push Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.

  • Nobu in Singapore: Founder De Niro dishes out plans Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 2:14 AM ET
    Meir Teper, actor Robert De Niro and chef Nobu Matsuhisa attend a sake ceremony during the grand opening celebration of the world's first Nobu Hotel Restaurant and Lounge Caesars Palace on April 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    As luxury hotel and restaurant chain Nobu prepares to launch in the Philippines, they already have their sights set on Singapore and Macau next.

  • Food marketers offer Super Bowl super samples Saturday, 25 Jan 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    The Super Bowl won't just be a battle on the field. Food retailers are trying to score points, too--with free giveaways. The USA Today reports.

  • Starbucks CEO: 'Sea change' transforming retail Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks

    Retailers that don't embrace mobile payments or digital trends will see big challenges in 2014, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC on Friday.

  • How sweet it is! Nutrition labels getting facelift Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    Nutritionists want the FDA to make the number of calories more prominent and the amount of added sugar included.

  • Starbucks profits beat Street; sales growth dips Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street analysts' estimates on Thursday, but same store sales growth slowed.

  • Will Australia's binge drinking clampdown quell industry? Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 5:56 PM ET

    A crackdown on alcohol-related violence in Australia's most populous state will only have a minor impact on Australia's night-time economy.

  • Political unrest deals blow to Thai billionaire Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:36 PM ET
    Dhanin Chearavanont, billionaire and chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co. (CP Group), pauses while attending a conference hosted by the Thailand-China Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, Thailand.

    A local currency hit by months of political unrest, and skittish consumers spending less are keeping the pressure on Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.

  • Peltz joins Mondelez board, won't pursue Pepsi deal Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 8:43 AM ET
    Nelson  Peltz

    Nelson Peltz, newly named to Mondelez International's board, told CNBC on Tuesday he won't push for a merger of the snack-food maker with PepsiCo.

  • Single malt whisky breaks world record at auction Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.

  • LONDON, Jan 21- SABMiller, the world's No. 2 brewer, reported third-quarter sales, hurt by weaker beer volume, sending its shares down 2 percent in morning trading. "SABMiller's Q3 trading statement was beneath market expectations at lager volume level, despite some useful emerging markets volume growth," said analysts at Oriel Securities.

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Jan 21- A story Oriental Brewery boss Chang In-soo often tells about his days as a soju salesman is how he and two clients once worked through 29 bottles of the traditional Korean rice liquor at a single sitting. Oriental Brewery has certainly performed well in the five years under KKR& Co and Korea specialist Affinity Equity Partners.

  • *AB InBev shares strongest in STOXX 600 index. HONG KONG/ BRUSSELS, Jan 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, the world's biggest brewer, agreed to buy back South Korea's Oriental Brewery Co Ltd for $5.8 billion including debt, returning to a large Asian market at a time of strong industry growth across the region.

  • AB InBev to buy Korean brewer for $5.8 billion Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery for $5.8 billion including debt, regaining ownership of a key Asian asset.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery Co Ltd from KKR& Co and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion including debt, regaining ownership of a key Asian asset at a time of strong growth in the industry across the region.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA has agreed to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery Co Ltd from KKR& Co and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion including debt, the companies said in a joint statement on Monday.

  • HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, Jan 17- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners for more than $4.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Oriental Brewery could not be immediately reached for comment.

  • HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, Jan 17- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners for more than $4.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Oriental Brewery could not be immediately reached for comment.

  • Report: Tyson weighs $2B-plus bid for Michael Foods Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Tyson is exploring a bid for Michael Foods, which is seen worth between $2 billion and $2.5 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Hershey prepares to 'print' chocolate Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Hershey's chocolate kisses.

    Hershey announced Thursday it has teamed up with a 3-D printing company to bring the technology to chocolate.

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