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  • LONDON, June 26- Britain on Thursday published draft regulations that would force tobacco firms to sell cigarettes in unbranded packaging with graphic health warnings as it prepared to legislate on the issue to try to improve public health.

  • June 26- Cigarette and tobacco company Philip Morris International Inc cut its 2014 earnings forecast saying it is proving to be a "complex and truly atypical" year for the company. The Marlboro cigarettes maker now expects to earn $4.87- $4.97 per share, lower than the $5.09- $5.19 per share it expected earlier.

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- White House changes to proposed rules for tobacco products significantly weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes, published documents show.

  • 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.

  • Nestle USA CEO: Constantly looking to acquire  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Nestle USA chairman & CEO Paul Grimwood, discuss how inflation is impacting food prices and where the company is looking to expand its health and wellness ambition.

  • Not even the World Cup may save Coke from crisis Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    An advertisement for Coca Cola at the entrance of a restaurant in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

    As Coke pours money into World Cup ads to salvage falling sales it faces another crisis: its future market, India, is resisting.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- The rapid growth of electronic cigarette sales poses a rising but under-appreciated risk to holders of as much as $96 billion of bonds tied to payments tobacco companies make to U.S. states from a sweeping legal settlement in 1998..

  • The real winner in the tied Portugal-US game is... Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    Watching soccer at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant

    One company's stock surged 5 percent following a new report detailing strong attendance at the chain during World Cup matches so far.

  • Spotting the next Chipotle: Restaurants to watch Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    Project Pie's pizza  #5 (Mozzarella, Ricotta, Gorgonzola, Parmesan, Cracked Black Pepper, Olive Oil, Garlic, Fresh Chopped Basil)

    What's the next big thing to pop in dining? These are the top 10 emerging brands, according to social media and online-review data.

  • BOCA RATON, Fla., June 23, 2014-- Celsius Holdings, Inc., the creator and marketer of Celsius ®, the world's first Negative Calorie beverage backed by clinical science, in partnership with global music superstar Flo Rida, is excited to announce the upcoming launch of Flo Fusion, a pre-workout powder, which will be available to consumers late this summer.

  • Foodpanda's recipe for success  Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Chinmay Malaviya, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Singapore of Foodpanda, outlines the firm's unique proposition and its expansion plans moving forward.

  • Starbucks to hike prices on drinks, bagged coffee Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Starbucks will raise prices of some drinks offered at US shops as well as on its brands of packaged coffee.

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