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  • 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.

  • Philip Morris seeks review of EU tobacco law Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    LONDON, June 27- Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris International is seeking to challenge Europe's new laws on tobacco products, the latest clash between Big Tobacco and governments seeking tighter regulation.

  • 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.

  • Startup getting tea distribution down to the tee Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    A tea garden worker plucks Darjeeling tea leaves in India.

    While consumers move towards higher-quality products a demand for tea is causing one startup to target poor distribution. NYT Reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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