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  • ORLANDO, Fla., April 3- Beer fans line up every winter at Intuition Ale Works in north Florida for the annual tapping of Underdark, a world-class dark brew aged for a year in bourbon barrels that sells out quickly even at $15 a bottle.

  • ZURICH, April 3- Barry Callebaut, the world's biggest chocolate maker, reported a rise in half-year profits on Thursday, boosted by the turnaround of the Petra Foods' cocoa business it bought over a year ago, and reaffirmed its medium-term sales growth target.

  • ZURICH, April 3- Barry Callebaut, the world's biggest chocolate maker, reported a rise in half-year profits on Thursday, boosted by the turnaround of the Petra cocoa business it bought over a year ago, and reaffirmed its medium-term sales growth target.

  • Investor: Coca-Cola 'hijacking' shareholder buyback Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    Muhtar Kent, chairman and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola Co., speaks during a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2014.

    Coca-Cola investor Wintergreen Advisers blasts the company's plans for executive compensation.

  • Start-up crowdsourcing restaurant menus Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    A course at a Dinner Lab pop-up event

    What if opening night were less of a gamble for restaurants? Accomplishing this is the driving force behind Dinner Lab's new venture.

  • Chart of the Day: PB&J's price surge Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As fans brown bag it in honor of National PB&J Day, it turns out the childhood staple isn't quite the bargain it used to be.

  • Restaurants hope Final Four is a slam dunk Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    NCAA Final Four signage at AT&T Stadium on March 31, 2014 in Arlington, Texas

    The Final Four NCAA basketball tournament will make for a busy and profitable weekend, food retailer CEOs tell CNBC.

  • Starbucks bows to complaints, brings back items Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Starbucks breakfast offerings.

    What's old is new again at Starbucks as the chain brings back some fan favorites it had axed from the menu.

  • Final Four sparks pizza wars     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Patrick Doyle, President & CEO of Domino's Pizza, shares his winning strategy to beat the competition.

  • Beverage sector's big problem—consumers ditch diet Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:55 PM ET

    After years of powering growth for the Coca-Colas and Pepsis of the world, diet is now a drag.

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Americans cut back on drinking carbonated soft drinks again last year with soda sales reaching their lowest levels in nearly two decades, according to a leading beverage industry newsletter. Soda sales in the United States grew throughout most of the 1990 s, before beginning to slow in 1999. Sales have been in decline since 2005..

  • Pop! Fizzy drinks go flat as more in US skip sodas Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    The decline in U.S. sales of carbonated soft drinks accelerated in 2013, according to a beverage industry newsletter.

  • New diet drink risks     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports new research that says the dangers of diet soda may be more dangerous than originally thought.

  • Diet drink use linked with heart disease and death Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    Researchers found an "association" between using diet drinks and health problems, but can't say the drinks caused the problems.

  • J. Clifford Hudson, chairman & CEO, Sonic Corporation, weighs in on Taco Bell's entrance into the breakfast business and competition in the breakfast space.

  • McDonald's ups ante with free coffee for breakfast Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.

  • Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise in 2014 and as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, that could lead to sticker shock especially in the meat aisle.

  • Diet Coke may take the pop out of Coca-Cola shares Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Coca-Cola survived U.S. soda volume declines for years by raising prices. But the recent decline in Diet Coke consumption looks tough.

  • Fourth quarter inside sales increased 2.7% to $524.2 million; Full-year inside sales were up 5.4% Successfully integrated 28 acquired supermarkets, opened two new locations and added four new fuel locations Completed a management buyout of previous equity sponsors on December 1, 2013.

  • Woodland, March 27, 2014-- Research findings from the University of California, Davis' Dr. Taka Shibamoto reveal a specially roasted coffee, Puroast ®, has more than 7 times the antioxidants found in green tea and on average, more than 5 times that of the other coffees tested.

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