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  • Taco Bell pumps protein into eats Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Taco Bell's Cantina Power Grilled Chicken Bowl.

    The fast-food chain said it's replacing its Cantina platform with items packed with protein and fewer calories. USA Today reports.

  • Creating a knockout summer party punch Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    G.M. Gurton’s Communal Punch, served at The Dead Rabbit  in New York City.

    Punch (yes really) is making a comeback on bar menus. Here's how to make the real deal at home.

  • Are Asian firms benefiting from the World Cup?     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:43 PM ET

    Due to time differences, businesses have seen a dip in earnings during the World Cup season from previous years, says Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings.

  • Brewery sues law firm for trademark infringement Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
    Full Sail Brewing Company Sessions Lager sues The Sessions Law Firm for copyright infringement.

    Full Sail Brewing is suing The Sessions Law Firm, which specializes in driving under the influence (DUI) cases, for trademark infringement.

  • TGI Fridays' move could spark trend: Pro Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    TGI Fridays' loaded potato skins, one of the choices for "Endless Appetizers for $10."

    TGI Fridays' endless appetizer promotion may have a ripple effect across the already challenged industry, one restaurant analyst said.

  • Bottom's up! US brewery count tops 3,000 Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    The Brewers Association says the total number of breweries in operation has topped the 3,000 mark, crossing a barrier not likely seen since the 1870s.

  • Crumbs nears lifeline from investors; Stock soars Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Marcus Lemonis plans to provide financing for the struggling cupcake chain as a prelude to an acquisition.

    Shortly after shuttering its stores, Crumbs Bake Shop is close to securing financing from a prominent investor group.

  • Tech-free dining…What’s Applebee’s cooking? Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    In a dining environment where cellphones have become as ubiquitous as breadbaskets, one recent trademark filing stands out.

  • Keeping up with consumer taste     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:47 PM ET

    The food industry has seen shifting consumer tastes impact some big brands. CNBC's Sara Eisen looks back at popular healthy foods of a decade ago compared to today.

  • Food fads that faded before Crumbs Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:32 PM ET
    Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

    Crumbs' failure should not surprise anyone. Many faddish food chains have briefly tasted success, only to later grow stale. Here's a list.

  • Kroger on top of trends     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Andy Wolf, BB&T Capital Markets, says Kroger really has been reinventing itself, and gaining market share.

  • Consumers craving healthy     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    SAP Grocery consultant says Kroger leads the charge when it comes to good prices, fresh, and healthy. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports just how important "fresh" has become for shoppers' choices.

  • Let's make a deal: Food stocks ripe for the picking Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    Food industry M&A is ramping up, and pros say there's a lot more action ahead. Who's next?

  • The snack economy     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    What's trending in America's pantry? CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the hottest categories in the snack food space.

  • It's back: The Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger cometh Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    The Wendy's Single Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger.

    Wendy's attempted brand transition seeks to combine the quality of "fast casual" restaurants like Panera with the low price and speed of fast food.

  • Free candy at 7-Eleven! One catch, though... Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    7-Eleven will expand its "birthday" celebration by handing out a variety of free sweets—if you've downloaded its app. USA Today reports.

  • UK's pubs: Hot real estate market's latest victim Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
    A barmaid pulls a pint in The Harp pub on the day it was named as the Campaign for Real Ale's national pub of the year on February 16, 2011 in London, England.

    Rising real estate prices across the U.K. are pushing developers to close pubs and convert their locations to other uses. NBC News reports.

  • Future of restaurant chains     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Discussing the state of the restaurant industry and consumer spending, with Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst.

  • Bacon on everything: Wendy's CEO     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells talks with Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick, about the company's prolific use of bacon on their food products.

  • WEN CEO's 'cut above' plans     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells talks with Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick, about the company's plans to makeover its brand while keeping prices competitive. Also Brolick provides a hint about the future of Wendy's pretzel burger.

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