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  • TGI Fridays owner considering sale of chain Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Carlson has hired an investment bank to consider strategic alternatives for TGI Fridays, a long-term unit of the company, a Carlson spokesperson said.

  • KFC owner Yum Brands restructures units Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 9:41 AM ET

    Yum Brands will combine the U.S. and international divisions of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and keep its China and India units separate.

  • Burger biz: Deal to buy fast-food giant near Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 3:22 PM ET
    A Carl's Jr. restaurant in San Bruno, Calif.

    TriArtisan is in the lead to acquire CKE, the restaurant group that owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardees fast food chains, according sources.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: The supermarket sweep     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including SuperValu and Wal-Mart. Cramer says the whole center of the supermarket is under pressure.

  • Kale Caesar! Salads top the menu for work lunches Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Kale salad

    An analysis of online orders revealed that Greek salad is the most popular workday lunch, the Today Show reports.

  • Starbucks says $2.76 billion Kraft split was necessary Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    Starbucks on Wednesday said breaking up with Kraft was hard to do, but worth the high price.

  • China's appetite for Scottish salmon     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland explains how the nation is tapping the rising demand for salmon from China.

  • Whole Foods cuts outlook; Shares drop Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    Whole Foods Market on Wednesday reported same-store sales that decelerated in the fourth quarter. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.

  • Most aggressive Big Mac attack     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    The fast food burger wars are intensifying. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Burger King's new "Big King" hamburger that looks a lot like McDonalds' "Big Mac."

  • Burger King to bring back Big Mac knockoff Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    Burger King Big King

    What has two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame bun? Burger King's latest sandwich.

  • 'Project K': Kellogg cuts jobs, posts earnings Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Kellogg's strawberry pop-tarts

    Kellogg says it plans to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year.

  • Hot sauce maker under fire in court over big stink Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 10:23 AM ET
    Sriracha chili sauce

    A California factory town's attempt to shut down production of Sriracha sauce heads to court until the company gets rid of the plant's smelly fumes.

  • India's onion crisis     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:07 PM ET

    Onions prices have skyrockteted 320 percent over the past 12 months. The Asia Squawk Box team discusses what that means for consumers.

  • Hot sauce maker under fire for stinking up the place Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 10:59 AM ET
    Sriracha sauce

    The city of Irwindale, Calif., filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, maker of Sriracha, claiming the odor from the plant is a public nuisance.

  • Watch: CNBC anchorman stays classy Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 5:52 AM ET

    CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.

  • What has Chipotle cooking?     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Chipotle is trading at an all-time high after it beat Wall Street's expectations. Research guru Bob Derrington, Northcoast Research, tells CNBC's Mandy Drury, the company's visibility and growth really has the stock cooking.

  • Many fast-food workers living in poverty: Report Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.

  • Battle over the 'Duffin'     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    It's part donut and part muffin, with a touch of controversy. It's a "duffin," and it's coming to Starbucks. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports from London.

  • Costco profit, net sales rise but miss forecasts Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 6:22 AM ET
    Customers enter and exit a Costco Wholesale Corp. store in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

    Costco Wholesale Corp posted a 1 percent rise in quarterly profit and a three percent increase in its same-store sales for the month of September.

  • Tesco and Sainsbury's are 'losing ground': Pro     Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at NEEV Capital, comments on sales results from Tesco and Sainsbury's and explains how they are underperforming the broader sector.