Food Products Packaged Food and Meats

  • food laboratory

    Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?

  • Wall Street big wig sells pigs

    Chris Andersen used to run the New York office for Drexel and has spent his career on Wall Street. Now he's investing millions to develop and market Mangalitsa pigs, the "Kobe beef of pork."

  • A Mangalitsa pig

    Former Wall Street financier Chris Andersen has spent a lifetime raising money on Wall Street. Now he's raising pigs.

  • Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods

    A Stanford biochemistry professor is upending the global food industry, promoting plant-based meat and cheese substitutes.

  • Bird flu 101

    Some estimates indicate up to 25 million turkeys and chickens have been or will be destroyed because of the latest outbreak of avian flu. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what this actually means for the poultry business and consumers.

  • Bird flu outbreak spreads

    Five more cases of bird flu have been reported in Iowa, says CNBC's Morgan Brennan, with the details on the latest outbreak and its likely impact on consumers.

  • Bird flu hits Iowa flock hard

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan, reports the lethal strain of avian flu is causing a crisis for U.S. poultry producers.

  • Bird flu fears grow

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what's at stake as avian influenza spreads throughout poultry operations in the Midwest.

  • Bullish case for bird flu?

    Farha Aslam, Stephens food analyst, provides perspective on the current outbreak of bird flu and why it could present investors with a buying opportunity.

  • Heinz and Kraft Foods to merge.

    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' Green Giant brand frozen vegetables for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    General Mills is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said.

  • An employee works with produce at a farm that practices organic farming techniques in Beijing.

    An organic food craze is emerging among Chinese urbanites as safety woes spur the younger generation toward alternative ways to buy produce and meat.

  • Beanitos bean chips

    Salty snacks are a $16 billion business, but Americans are increasingly looking for something healthier. Like beans.

  • How NOT to kill yourself cooking turkey

    Susan Smith, Butterball turkey expert, shares tips on how to safely prepare a Thanksgiving turkey.

  • Hershey's

    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

  • Higher costs at the grill

    How rising meat prices are affecting local butchers and restaurants, with Pat LaFrieda Jr., LaFrieda Meat Purveyors CEO.

  • Severe drought is a contributing factor in the declining cattle count, which has sent wholesale beef prices up.

    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.