Oct 1- ConAgra Foods Inc said it will cut about 1,500 jobs and outsource technology and back office positions, joining other packaged food companies in announcing cost cuts, and the company also plans to move its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha. ConAgra rivals including Campbell Soup Co and General Mills have cut jobs and costs as consumers shift to fresher...» Read More
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what's at stake as avian influenza spreads throughout poultry operations in the Midwest.
Farha Aslam, Stephens food analyst, provides perspective on the current outbreak of bird flu and why it could present investors with a buying opportunity.
Kraft Foods Group stock surges after the company announced a merger deal with H.J. Heinz.
The Brazilian firm has some $5 billion burning a hole in its pocket and has been searching for acquisition deals, according to the Journal.
General Mills is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said.
An organic food craze is emerging among Chinese urbanites as safety woes spur the younger generation toward alternative ways to buy produce and meat.
Salty snacks are a $16 billion business, but Americans are increasingly looking for something healthier. Like beans.
Susan Smith, Butterball turkey expert, shares tips on how to safely prepare a Thanksgiving turkey.
Hershey cut its full-year earnings and revenue growth forecasts, citing higher dairy prices, a stronger dollar and weak sales growth in some markets.
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Wednesday said second-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its No. 1 market, jumped 15 percent
How rising meat prices are affecting local butchers and restaurants, with Pat LaFrieda Jr., LaFrieda Meat Purveyors CEO.
Record high prices for both ground beef and sirloin are creating expensive Fourth of July barbecues. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.
Velveeta, a processed cheese, is getting yanked off the shelves in 12 states for not having enough preservatives.
US Agriculture Secretary is confident an approved vaccine would help fight a deadly virus that has killed millions of pigs.
Hillshire Brands said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods.
Pork prices continue to climb in part due to a deadly pig virus, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Despite a deadly pig virus, the World Pork Expo is underway in Iowa, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Pilgrim's Pride is planning to raise its offer for Hillshire a week after it first offered to buy it in a $6.4 billion deal.
The farm acknowledged a reemergence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, which has killed up to 7 million pigs since it was first identified.
Pilgrim's Pride is offering to acquire meat producer Hillshire Brands in a deal worth about $5.52 billion.