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  • DENVER, Sept. 9, 2013-- Marley Coffee,, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee company, has appointed two industry veterans to director roles within the company's sales force. Effective immediately, Russ Stange will serve as Director of Sales-West Coast and Chris Mamos will serve as Director of Sales-East Coast.

  • Not feeling fall? Why pumpkin lattes are early Sunday, 8 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Early Christmas promotions have pushed pumpkin lattes and beer into fans' hands even earlier this year. What's behind the pumpkin craze.

  • This may be strangest earnings release ever Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    When companies have a bad quarter, they often sugarcoat results with fancy language and fuzzy math. However, at National Beverage, they call a spade a spade. Sort of.

  • DENVER, Sept. 6, 2013-- Marley Coffee,, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee company, has introduced three varieties of Marley Coffee espresso capsules for the Coscolina and Verona espresso machines, manufactured by the Martello Cafe line.

  • Let them eat soup!...from a coffee pot Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:46 PM ET

    Campbell Soup says it will start offering K-cup soup packs that can be made with Green Mountain's single-serve coffee machines.

  • McDonald's 'Dollar Menu' testing $5 items Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.

  • Farmers raisin' hell over 'Raisin Reserve' Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Grapes drying in the sun at Raisin Valley Farms in Kerman, Calif.

    There's a government program that can force a farmer to hand over nearly half of his or her annual crop without getting paid for it. It's raisins.

  • Good gourd! Early pumpkin beers brew dismay Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    Southern Tier's Pumking beer

    It's bad enough back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween in July. Now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. And not all beer drinkers are saying, "Cheers!"

  • Farmer raisin hell     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    The government can forcibly take up to 47 percent of farmers' raisin crop without paying them to put it in a raisin reserve, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. One family argues the program violates the Fifth Amendment.

  • CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 3, 2013-- The September issue of FSR magazine pays tribute to the winners of the Spirits Awards, given to full-service restaurants, chefs, and beverage professionals that are successfully integrating wine, beer, and spirits with food menus to provide diners exemplary culinary experiences.

  • Ramen burger chef: It’s more than 'college food' Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Real ramen is much different than instant ramen, says chef Keizo Shimamoto. And if you shape it into a bun and serve it with a burger, expect a long line to form.

  • L'Oreal on Nestle deal: 'This is business fiction' Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 2:01 AM ET
    Jean-Paul Agon, chief executive officer of L'Oreal SA

    L'Oreal's rumored buyback of Nestle's 29.5 percent stake in the French cosmetics giant looked far from a done deal on Friday, with Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and CEO of L'Oreal, telling CNBC that the ball was in the Swiss food giant's court.

  • With sales sagging, Heineken Light gets crafty Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops and a redesigning product packaging.

  • Fast-food strike gets supersized over wages Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Protesters in New York

    The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at fast-food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand a "decent" wage.

  • Marley Coffee Engages Dian Griesel Int'l. Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    DENVER, Aug. 29, 2013-- Marley Coffee,, the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee company, has hired Dian Griesel Int' l. to serve as its corporate communications agency. We have been blessed to have so many customers like Whole Foods, Kroger, and Office Depot believe in our message and bring us on board in such a short period of time.

  • Store brands often beat big names in taste test Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    Ketchup taste test at Consumer Reports.

    A recent marathon taste test by the experts at Consumer Reports found that store-brand foods are serious contenders on the taste front.

  • No fry zone: Brace for fast-food strikes Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 7:04 PM ET
    Fast-food workers demand higher pay at a protest outside a Wendy's in New York in July.

    You want fries with that? It might not matter Thursday — fast-food workers are planning to strike in protest of their low wages.

  • Pork out on the bacon-wrapped Ford Fiesta Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
    Bacon wrapped Ford Fiesta!

    Now you can get your Fiesta subcompact swaddled in one of four vinyl wraps depicting luscious strips of bacon.

  • Cupcake craving at 3am? Hit the cupcake ATM! Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM

    Middle-of-the-night cupcake cravings used to go unnoticed but now, no more! New York is getting a 24-7 cupcake ATM.

  • Burger King to offer 'French Fry Burger' for $1 Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:12 AM ET
    Burger King's French Fry Burger.

    Burger King says it will start offering a "French Fry Burger" for a buck, as it looks to fend off McDonald's aggressive push for its Dollar Menu.

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