July 6- Warren Buffett on Monday donated about $2.84 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. The Gates Foundation, which focuses on improving education and health and reducing poverty, receives the biggest share.» Read More
Although pop star Britney Spears earned millions for commercials with Pepsi, she is investing in Coke. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.
Auction prices for vintage Champagne are popping. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports 58 percent of North Americans buy beverages over food when boarding a plane.
Despite a difficult year in Europe, French wine and spirits company, Pernod Picard, is boosting its annual profit. Pierre Pringuet, CEO of Pernod Ricard, joins to discuss what is driving demand for spirits today.
Caroline Levy, CLSA beverage and household products analyst shares her concern for Coca-Cola's defense of aspartame.
"There has been a huge drop in beer consumption in the U.S. in the last four and a half years," said Brooklyn Brewery co-founder and President Steve Hindy. "People are drinking less beer, but they're drinking better beer."
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his strategies on playing Boston Beer, Molson Coors, Anheuser-Busch and Diageo.
"The Profit" airs tonight at 10p ET/PT. Host Marcus Lemonis offers his advice to small business owner Steve Hersh, GuS Soda founder and president.
Marc-Oliver Huhnholz, press officer at the German Brewers' Association, explains that brewers in Germany wish to amend the law on fracking to protect more water sources than currently included.
Christopher George's journey to find his hoppiness. Watch him leave the world of finance to find a sweet spot in the field of beer.
Ivan Menezes, Diageo CEO, explains why "North America is a real engine of growth" for premium brand spirits, and reveals his company's strategy to increase global shelf space.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on New York's soda ban.
The Mad Money host looks at whether a snack unit would have counter-balanced low volume growth at Coca-Cola. Does the PepsiCo business model, with their Frito-Lay unit, provide a better strategy for growth.
Coca-Cola is pointing to a soggy spring for disappointing earnings. Paul Walsh of The Weather Channel and CNBC's Steve Liesman weigh in.
Green Mountain's latest trademark is similar to Sodastream. CNBC's Herb Greenberg offers insight into Green Mountain's response.
One bourbon is so hot it has appreciated more than 3,000 percent in the last year. Flavien Desoblin, Brandy Library owner, offers insight.
Julia Herz of the Brewers Association talks about growth in the craft beer industry. "It's about competition and diversity," she said, adding that there is room for more small brewers.
Monster Beverage is fighting two wrongful death suits. The company's paid medical consultant, Dr. Bob Arnot, provides its perspective.
A second wrongful death suit was filed against Monster Beverage. Kevin Goldberg of Goldberg Finnegan & Mester is suing the company for the deaths of a 14-year-old girl in Maryland and a 19-year-old man in California.
Colorado-based company OnTap says its flavor enhancer provides craft-beer taste without the extra cost.