CNBC's Kate Kelly reports from the World Pork Expo on the soaring prices for lean hogs as Chinese pork demand grows.
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...
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...
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.
PACKAGED FOOD LABELS WILL BE REQUIRED TO LIST ADDED SUGARS, REPLACE OUT-OF-DATE SERVING SIZES- WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT.
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,...
The "Squawk Box" news team discusses Whole Food's move to replace industry-standard bred chickens with slower growing varieties.
The food maker is voluntarily recalling nearly 3 million boxes of frozen meals.
The sandwich chain works to make all of its meats antibiotic free by 2025.
U.S. chocolate maker says it's recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries after plastic was found in one of its products.
Jeffrey Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman & CEO, and Jim Snee, Hormel Foods president & COO, discuss the company's bountiful earnings and ability to expand the franchise through acquisitions. Hormel's a lot more than Spam, says Ettinger.
Researchers developed the eco-friendly 'cultured beef' to meet rising global meat demand.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on another outbreak of avian influenza prompting the culling of 250,000 turkeys.
Singha Asia on Friday signed a $1.1 billion strategic deal with Vietnam's Masan Group to buy stakes in two of the consumer goods firm's units.
Turkey is a firm favorite at Christmas, but game meat is enjoying a resurgence of popularity in Britain, according to a new report from Mintel.
Alexia Howard, senior food research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, explains why investors are keen for Yum to split its fast-growing businesses from the more challenging units.