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  • Budweiser Dresses Up Its Can With a Bow Tie Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Budweiser says its new can will be "eye-catching" and easy to grip. But to borrow a slogan from a competitor, it will also be "less filling." Here's why.

  • CNBC Beer Label Madness Champ Crowned Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    Troegs Brewery Nugget Nectar

    The two-week battle for the best beer labels has come to an end and Troegs Brewing Nugget Nectar took home the title of CNBC Beer News "Beer Label Madness" Champion.

  • Global Growth Creates US Jobs: General Mills CEO Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    The "astonishing" growth of the middle class in emerging markets is benefiting General Mills and creating jobs in the U.S., CEO Ken Powell told CNBC's "Street Signs" on Thursday.

  • Beyond Pancakes & Pickles, Pinnacle Foods Is Hungry Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Pinnacle Foods, the maker of Hungry-Man frozen foods, Vlasic pickles and many other brand names, is hungry for an acquisition, now that trading has begun in its stock.

  • Beer and Africa: A Recipe for Profit? Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    One sector that is yet to be truly tapped in Africa is the brewing industry, according to research firm Bernstein Research, which believes it is probably the most attractive region for long-term profit growth for global brewers.

  • Coupon Use Plummets as Companies Tighten Belts Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 2:39 PM ET
    A woman sorts through coupons while shopping in California, Md.

    After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.

  • Pepsi Unveils First Bottle Redesign in 17 Years Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 8:06 AM ET
    Pepsi logo at Citi Field in New York City.

    Pepsi is rolling out a new shape for its 20-ounce bottle for the first time in about 17 years.

  • Horse Meat Free and Back on the Menu: Ikea Meatballs Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Ikea says its meatballs are now free of horse meat.

    Furniture retailer IKEA's Swedish meatballs are returning to the menu after last month's horse meat scare, with new supply chain controls "from farm to fork," the company's head of foods said.

  • McDonald's Adds Chicken McWrap to Core Menu Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    McDonald's is adding a permanent new offering to its menu: Chicken McWraps. And yes, there's bacon.

  • Sainsbury Sales Beat, but CEO Voices Caution Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 3:49 AM ET

    The operator of the U.K.'s third-biggest supermarket chain J Sainsbury, beat expectations on Tuesday with quarterly like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) rising by 3.6 percent. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rise of just 2.3 percent.

  • Goodbye, Drought; Hello, Bumper Crops Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Improved weather is projected to result in a successful growing year, which could reduce the pressure on grain, livestock feed and consumer prices.

  • Budweiser Lampoons 'Watered Down' Beer Claim in Ads Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Anheuser-Busch Budweiser

    The maker of Budweiser is using splashy newspaper ads to poke fun at a lawsuit that alleges its beer is watered down.

  • Following are the events on Jim Cramer's radar as he develops strategy for the week ahead.

  • Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc's British supermarket arm, Asda, said on Thursday it had discovered horse DNA in its beef bolognese sauce and was withdrawing that product and three others from its stores.

  • What You Do for Love: Make a Diabetic-Friendly Brew Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Six stories that have them buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week: Justin Timberlake promotes Bud Light Platinum and the quest for a diabetic-friendly brew.

  • Styrofoam Could Come Off NYC's Takeout Menu Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Could Styrofoam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city?

  • Skinnygirl Scores With Celebrity Fantasy League Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Skinnygirl is putting their own twist on the fantasy league industry with the Skinnygirl Cocktails Celebrity Fantasy League. Players draft teams of celebrities who accrue and lose points based on their performance and behavior during awards season.

  • McDonald's to Debut 'Fish McBites' in Happy Meals Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.

  • Beer Bowl 2013: San Francisco vs. Baltimore Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 9:19 PM ET

    It's the battle of the beers in the Super Bowl team hometowns. And dreams do come true, Jimmy: A land where beer is cheaper than water!