Consumer Staples


  • 'Dairy cliff': Why milk may soar to $8 a gallon Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.

  • Steve Case bets big on organic  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Steve Case, Revolution Growth Fund Chairman & CEO, discusses his $22 million investment in organic salad chain Sweetgreen. Case says big fast food chains, like McDonald's, need to make adjustments.

  • Ho! Ho! Ho! Wine sales are soaring Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Wine sales are soaring. How do investors get in on the action (besides drinking)? Todd Schoenberger raises a glass and offers up some advice.

  • McCormick CEO predicts 2014's top flavors  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    McCormick CEO Alan Wilson says his company "nailed" their flavor forecast 10 years ago for its popular spice chipotle. He predicts 2014's top flavors, and shares his campaign with BuzzFeed. BuzzFeed president & COO Jon Steinberg, weighs in.

  • Don't take YUM dip seriously: Cramer  Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team breaks down flat sales for Yum Brands, and Krispy Kreme's stock tumbles after a quarterly miss.

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3, 2013-- In a strategic move to prepare for wholesale distribution of its award winning craft beer, Boone, NC- based Appalachian Mountain Brewery announced today it entered into a letter of intent to acquire North Carolina Natural Energy, Inc., a publicly traded company,.

  • Olive Garden joins burger brigade with Italiano Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    The Olive Garden has added the Italiano Burger and fries to its menu.

    As restaurants battle to lure diners, Olive Garden on Monday introduced its version of an American classic: the Italiano Burger.

  • Chart of the Day: Champagne sales, fizz or flat? Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    With the holidays and New Year's quickly approaching, 'tis the season to toast with bubbles that don't burst.

  • Plucking a turkey with the world record-holder  Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, demonstrates plucking a turkey and talks about the popularity of free-range products.

  • 'It's an interesting feeling': CNBC on cooking  Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate gets his hands dirty to prepare the turkey stuffing with Nick Foley, head chef at Rotunda, made with breadcrumbs, clementine, bacon, and cranberries.

  • CNBC anchor prepares...Turkey stuffing!  Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate puts his chef's jacket on to assist Nick Foley, head chef at London's Rotunda, to prepare a classic bread stuffing for the Thanksgiving turkey.

  • 'People are treating themselves': Kelly Turkey Farms  Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, discusses Turkey farming in the U.K. ahead of the holiday season and the farm's expansion in the U.S.

  • Sur La Table CEO: We celebrate cooking  Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Jack Schwefel, Sur La Table CEO, discusses culinary buying trends and the value of cooking a home. Schwefel says it's all about have a product for the customer that's innovative an exclusive.

  • Soda Wars: Pepsico vs. Coca Cola  Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets managing director, and Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank Securities senior research analyst, break down the fundamentals for Pepsi and Coke, and tell which soft drink company is the better play.

  • Wines under $20 wines to impress holiday guests Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    We spoke with some top sommeliers for their picks on good wines that don't break the bank.

  • Judge orders Sriracha hot sauce plant to cool down Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 9:56 AM ET
    Bottles of Sriracha hot sauce travel down a conveyor belt to be boxed for shipment at the Huy Fong Foods facility in Irwindale, Calif.

    A judge threw cold water on a Sriracha plant, ordering the hot sauce factory to partially shut down due to odor complaints.

  • Boston Market CEO: Thanksgiving orders up 50%  Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Boston Market CEO George Michel says "people trust us," for Thanksgiving. He discusses why consumers order from his restaurant for Thanksgiving, and just how many actually eat in the restaurant on the holiday.

  • Time to talk turkey  Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" crew asks turkey experts RJ Jaramillo, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line spokesman, and Sue Smith, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert, about temperature and how to carve the turkey.

  • What's brewing for Black Friday? Beer Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Forget cheap electronics, many consumers will be lining up for something else on Black Friday: beer. Many brewers are using the day to release limited-edition beers.

  • Americans cutting back on dining out: Pro  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    With Americans becoming increasingly concerned about their health and waistlines, Molly Harnischfeger, AlixPartners, and Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc analyst, discuss their best food plays.