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  • Brutal drought to bring even higher food prices Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 3:07 PM ET
    File photo of a rancher inspecting a dead cow in Colorado.

    Consumers are paying more for food at the check-out stand. But prices could go even higher due to the drought hitting the Southwest.

  • Chicago craft beer takes to the skies with United Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Goose Island's India Pale Ale is pictured with Budweiser beer on March 29, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.

    United Airlines will soon offer Goose Island Beer Company's 312 Urban Wheat Ale on worldwide flights and in its U.S. airport lounges.

  • Paying more $$$ in groceries? How restaurants gain Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Customers wait in line to place their food order at the Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries restaurant in Washington, DC.

    Grocery shoppers everywhere have been feeling pain at the checkout. But there could be a silver lining for the restaurant industry.

  • Panera's $42 million upgrade  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at Panera Bread's high tech play to change the way fast food works.

  • $17 for a sandwich?! Why food trucks are so pricey Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A crab salad sandwich from Feelin’ Crabby.

    The popularity of food trucks has exploded in recent years—and so have the prices. Here's why.

  • Crumbs Bake Shop set to delist Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Following a sharp decline in its stock, the cupcake chain will delist from the Nasdaq. NYT reports.

  • Irish bar takes job applications on Snapchat Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Sober Lane bar's Friday nights are described as "wild", so it comes as no surprise that the bar is using Snapchat in its hiring drive.

  • Amazon to launch new local takeout service: Report Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Amazon is rolling out a new takeout food service to rival industry leaders GrubHub, Seamless and DeliveryHero, TechCrunch reported Thursday.

  • Beer war brewing?  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Nik Modi, RBC Capital, discusses consolidation in the beer industry and the U.S. consumer's preference into higher price-point beers.

  • WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 26, 2014-- I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless M2M asset management solutions, has received a purchase order from a Fortune 500 tobacco company to deploy its PowerFleet ® wireless Vehicle Management System on a fleet of material handling equipment at a U.S. production and distribution facility.

  • DENVER, June 26, 2014-- Jammin Java Corp., d/b/a Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, will be exhibiting at the 60th Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City on June 29- July 1 at Booth #4049. The Company will be showcasing its new Rainforest Alliance coffee line launched earlier this year at Natural Products Expo West, including 8 oz bags and RealCups, alongside its current organic offerings.

  • Breakfast brands scrambling for share  Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    There is a seismic shift in the way Americans are consuming breakfast. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports cereal sales are declining as consumers turn to products with higher protein content like yogurt.

  • Cronut? So last year. Meet the 'bisnut' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Carl's Jr. Bisnut.

    Just when you thought restaurants had run out of desserts to combine, a new hybrid has hit select Carl's Jr. menus.

  • Traveling beer fridge: Sing a song, get a beer Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Molson's fridge will open once you sing "O Canada". Free beer for a song...eh!

    To unlock the Molson Canadian fridge, all you have to do is sing a song—specifically, the Canadian national anthem.

  • General Mills profit rises as costs fall Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:22 AM ET
    General Mills Inc.

    General Mills reported a 10.4 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower costs.

  • KFC: No evidence store threw out disfigured girl Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    Despite lack of evidence, KFC will still contribute to the medical bills of a disfigured girl allegedly kicked out of a restaurant in Mississippi.

  • America’s cheapest states to live in 2014 Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.

  • America's most expensive states in 2014 Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:46 PM ET
    Victorian houses with San Francisco skyline.

    Here's a list of the most expensive states to live in, as ranked by CNBC, based on metrics such as average home, food and energy prices.

  • Rising food costs may not hit consumers Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 2:30 PM ET
    A worker shelves cans of soft drinks at a Kroger Co. grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky, June 17, 2014.

    Rejoice, grocery shoppers! Food and grocery companies might just eat the cost of inflation themselves, executives told CNBC.

  • Rising rents doom NYC's eateries Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Union Square Cafe, Danny Meyer's pioneering restaurant, will close its doors when its lease expires at year-end and move to a new location.

    In an unfortunate cycle, NYC's restaurants serve to revitalize neighborhoods but then are forced to close when rents start to rise. The NYT reports.

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