Coffee for July delivery jumped 15.25 cents, or 8.1 percent, to $2.04 per pound. Brazil is the world's largest coffee producer, accounting for about a third of global production, according to the International Coffee Organization. Coffee in Brazil isn't harvested until June.» Read More
Makers of electronic cigarettes are enjoying a booming market as they keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration, which is expected to release proposed regulations this fall.
Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. The new boxes contain spongy yellow cakes that are smaller than right before Hostess out of business.
A restaurant with a menu built around bacon has been temporarily shut down due to complaints from neighbors about the aroma, but its supporters are fighting back.
Never one to rest on its caffeinated laurels, Starbucks is testing out some new drinks. Here's where you can get them.
If you couldn't be Don Draper on "Mad Men," you could at least drink like him, but now vodka is back as America's favorite.
A recent discovery of an English counterfeit scheme has raised wide concerns about food safety.
Last year $2 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn't backed by regulators.
Cyclicals are heating up as the summer approaches and the economy starts to show signs of improvement, analysts say.
J. Michael Chu, Catterton Partners, provides his picks on the best places to park your money as the economy regains some footing.
As Coca-Cola unveiled its first processing plant in Myanmar, one analyst warned that the move into frontier markets could mean emerging markets are not as attractive to multi-nationals as they once were.
Despite experiencing the coldest spring in 50 years, U.K. consumers beat the weather by posting a rise in retail sales, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
Multitaskers will be sad to learn the hands-free Whopper holder is not real. Burger King says the viral video is no more than an advertising campaign.
Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.
Cyclicals stocks have outperformed defensives recently as investors bet the U.S. economy is on firmer footing. The coming week could be a test.
A California judge Thursday ordered Monster Beverage to mediation Nov. 26 in a wrongful death suit that alleges the company's energy drinks were responsible for a teen's death.
The proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International is unlikely to change pork-buying habits of American consumers.
Takeshi Niinami, CEO of Lawson, says it will take some time for Abenomics to boost sales of the convenience stores' everyday essentials.
Fed up with beer? This may be the answer to your prayers as "shandy" - a beer and lemonade blend sometimes called "radler" - is set to take the U.S. by storm, according to new research.
Dr. Horst Loechel, professor of economics at the Frankfurt School of Finance, tells CNBC that the Germans are spending money with more consumer demand in the last three months.
Rahul Chadha, Head of Asia Pacific Investment at Mirae Asset Global Investments, says he is overweight Hong Kong because it acts as a proxy for regional banks, consumer and insurance companies.