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  • Starbucks sales heat up slightly in latest quarter Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    A Starbucks coffee location in London.

    The company posted fiscal second-quarter earnings of 56 cents per share on $3.87 billion in revenue.

  • Heineken sales growth lower than expected Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 2:48 AM ET

    Heineken, the world's third largest brewer, reported lower than expected increases in beer volumes and revenue on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, April 23, 2014-- Gentle spring temperatures invite indulgence in lighter fare that calls for fresh, vibrant wines, a style exemplified by the wines of Aveleda S.A. Cool, casual and elegant, these classic Portuguese wines, traditionally crafted with passion, are bright and refreshing, with pure, delicate fruit, moderate alcohol and a touch of spritz. With the arrival of the 2013 vintages, Aveleda S.A.' s campaign this year will expand brand awareness across 43 states where its portfolio is distributed.

  • Extra crispy: French fry truck catches fire Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 2:12 PM ET
    Truck fire in the Wal-Mart parking lot, Waterville, Maine.

    A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.

  • Obama dines on $300-a-plate sushi in Tokyo Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:33 PM ET
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a private dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo on April 23, 2014.

    President Obama ate with Shinzo Abe at Tokyo's exclusive Sukiyabashi Jiro—the subject of the film "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"—on a state visit to Japan.

  • SodaStream shares jump on Starbucks stake report Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    An employee uses a forklift truck to prepare pallets of SodaStream products for export at the SodaStream International Ltd. factory in Mishor Adumim, near Jerusalem, Israel.

    The coffee company is in advanced talks to acquire nearly 10 percent of soft-drink maker SodaStream, according to Israeli business newspaper Globes.

  • DENVER, April 23, 2014-- Marley Coffee, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan-roasted gourmet coffee company, will present at the Sidoti Ninth Semiannual Micro-Cap Conference in New York City on May 9, 2014.

  • Procter & Gamble profit rises on home care sales Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Procter & Gamble's Scope mouthwash

    Procter & Gamble reported a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by an increase in sales of its home care products.

  • NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2014-- Gentle spring temperatures invite indulgence in lighter fare that calls for fresh, vibrant wines, a style exemplified by the wines of Aveleda S.A. Cool, casual and elegant, these classic Portuguese wines, traditionally crafted with passion, are bright and refreshing, with pure, delicate fruit, moderate alcohol and a touch of spritz. With the arrival of the 2013 vintages, Aveleda S.A.' s campaign this year will expand brand awareness across 43 states where its portfolio is distributed.

  • Starboard wins Darden shareholder consent: Sources Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Hedge fund Starboard Value on Tuesday won consent from 54 percent of Darden shareholders to call a special meeting, sources told CNBC.

  • Leinenkugel: Beer that's easier to drink than to say Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Five generations after it was founded, Leinenkugel Brewing is still run by the family and still trying to help those who just can't pronounce the name.

  • Too good to be true? Powdered 'cocktails' fizzle Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    A form of powdered alcohol quickly became the subject of online controversy, and its maker immediately withdrew its license application.

  • Yes! We have no bananas? It could actually happen Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.

  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Weiners Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    Kraft Foods announced that they are recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs due to incorrect labeling on packages of their classic wieners that could actually contain cheese dogs.

    Kraft Foods is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the packages may instead contain hot dogs made with milk.

  • Inside the California drought's effect on food prices Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    American consumers are up in arms about rising food prices and they will likely feel more of a financial pinch, courtesy of California's drought.

  • The rising cost of a trip to the supermarket Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Use our interactive map to find out the cities hardest hit by rapidly rising food costs.

  • Drought hurts meat prices  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    NBC's Stephanie Gosk reports the domestic cattle herd is the smallest it has been since 1951. The biggest culprit is California and the Southwest's record water shortages.

  • Holy guacamole! Chipotle to raise prices soon Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 9:17 AM ET

    Chipotle's feeling the food cost pinch too and plans to pass along some of its increased costs to customers soon.

  • Alcohol firms drown sorrows as shares tumble Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:51 AM ET

    Shares of major drink makers got battered on Thursday after poor results from Diageo and Rémy Cointreau caused a sell-off.

  • Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says China has been a "cash cow" for drink-makers, but the slowdown is having a big impact on sales.

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