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Beef is a delicacy in Bangladesh, but Hindu-majority India refuses to sell their sacred cows. The demand is so high, however, that a dangerous $920 million cow smuggling trade has popped up. CSM reports.
Six news stories that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week, including a pricey bid for the White House brew.
In a beer industry over flowing with competition, it can be difficult for a brewer to stand out. But one Southern California-based brewery, Hangar 24, is hoping that brewing distinct beers grounded in its geographic roots will eventually bring its beer to faraway places.
Food safety authorities have shut down two chicken farms in eastern China, including one that supplied Yum Brands' KFC and McDonald's.
A Texas-born quickie mart chain explodes across tropical Asia. The Global Post reports.
The new U.K. Business Minister, Michael Fallon, has promised a “drive to cut red tape” to boost business growth to help the country out of recession. For one ice cream man this can’t come soon enough.
G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
China said Tuesday that it would prohibit official banquets from serving shark fin soup, an expensive and popular delicacy blamed for a sharp decline in global shark populations. The NYT reports.
In sum, to ensure a world where hunger does not overwhelm society, bold leadership will be necessary to preserve civility in the global neighborhood.
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
As energy prices soar, Wall Street is studying whether consumer spending on food is slowing. Discussing which companies should be on your radar, with David Palmer, UBS sector head of the consumer group.
Sysco saw unusually heavy upside option activity yesterday ahead of its earnings report next week.
Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.
"McDonald's potato supplier ads are pretending that its suppliers are relatable farmers," says Sara Deon, director of Corporate Accountability International. "McDonald's is pulling the lid over consumer eyes," she adds.
Sharing insight into rarely spoken of commodities: peanut butter and milk. Robert Chesler FC Stone vice president of the food division and Patrick Archer, American Peanut Council president shares insight.
The Shanghai Composite is losing its momentum, with The Fast Money Halftime Traders. Also, discussing the restaurant coverage list distributed by CLSA, with Diane Geissler, CLSA analyst.
Texans are facing the worst single year of drought on record—that could turn out to be good news for meat-eating consumers.
"The environment for food retailing is pretty good in Australia at the moment. We are attracting around two million more customers into our stores every week," Richard Goyder, chief executive at Wesfarmers, told CNBC.
See the top 10 ad icons of the 20th century as compiled by AdAge.com and recognizing "those images that have had the most powerful resonance in the marketplace."