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  • Mars needs more Skittles

    Mars is expanding its factory in Illinois to create more Skittles. Wrigley Americas President Casey Keller, discusses the popularity of the sweet candy.

  • Food & beverage products of tomorrow

    CAVU Venture Partners' Rohan Oza, discusses the hottest healthy food and beverage trends right now.

  • BLT season to bump up pork prices

    Pork is one of the best performing commodities this year. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports from the World Pork Expo in Iowa, on increased demand of lean hogs.

  • Bringing home the bacon

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports from the World Pork Expo on the soaring prices for lean hogs as Chinese pork demand grows.

  • Des Hague swimming with pigs in the Bahamas.

    Des Hague has been hired as CEO of a frozen food company two years after a viral video exposed him kicking a pal's pooch.

  • NEW YORK, May 29- ConAgra Foods' stock could climb up to 30 percent in the coming months as the U.S. packaged food company seeks to shed businesses, improve existing brands and achieve lower overheads, Barron's said in its latest online edition. Without Lamb Weston, the Omaha- based company would remain the second biggest U.S. frozen entree producer and top maker of...

  • Whole Foods launches '365'

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the first Whole Foods 365 store on the grocery chain's push towards affordability and taking market share away from lower-cost competitors.

  • May 20- The United States plans a major overhaul of the way packaged foods are labeled, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. Speaking at a health summit in Washington, first lady Michelle Obama said she was "thrilled" about the new label and said she believes it is going to make "a real difference in providing families across the country the...

  • Recall covering millions of frozen food packages

    Authorities are trying to limit listeria-linked illnesses and deaths amid the massive frozen foods recall.

  • May 20- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will modify guidelines for nutritional labels on packaged food and beverages to prominently display calorie count and servings, the regulator said. The move comes at a time the regulator is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems in the United States.


  • Poultry farmer

    Workers at some U.S. poultry plants are denied bathroom breaks and often soil themselves while working to avoid being fired, Eater reports.

  • May 4- Kraft Heinz Co's quarterly pro forma sales fell 3.8 percent as demand weakened for its beverages in the United States and a strong dollar ate into revenue from other markets. The maker of Kraft cheese, Heinz ketchup and Jell-O said its pro forma net sales fell to $6.57 billion in the first quarter ended April 3 from $6.83 billion, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, April 27- Nestle has struck a deal with Britain's R&R Ice Cream to form a joint venture that will sell ice cream and frozen food in over 20 countries, its latest attempt to adapt to a changing and more competitive packaged food market. The 50/ 50 joint venture, to be called Froneri, will combine the Nestle and R&R ice cream businesses in Europe, the Middle East,...

  • March 23- TreeHouse Foods Inc said it would introduce more premium, healthy snacks and popular drinks to revitalize the struggling private-label business it bought from ConAgra Foods Inc last month. TreeHouse's $2.7 billion acquisition of ConAgra's business- its biggest ever- makes it the largest private-label food company in the United States, with 2015...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc said on Friday it would begin putting labels on U.S. products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move it said was forced by a Vermont law that will require food packages in that state to include such information on July 1. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would nullify state and local efforts...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc on Friday said it would begin putting labels on its products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move that comes days after U.S. Senators failed to advance legislation aimed at blocking Vermont from requiring such labels on July 1. "Vermont state law requires us to start labeling certain grocery store food packages...

  • Whole Food shifts to slower-growing chickens

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses Whole Food's move to replace industry-standard bred chickens with slower growing varieties.

  • Nestle recalls DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer's meals

    The food maker is voluntarily recalling nearly 3 million boxes of frozen meals.

  • Subway to sell antibiotic-free subs

    The sandwich chain works to make all of its meats antibiotic free by 2025.