The sale of meat on platforms such as Tmall is proving popular with Chinese consumers, says Joel Haggard, senior VP for Asia Pacific at U.S. Meat Export Federation.
Diamond Foods said it will be acquired by snacks maker Snyder's-Lance for about $1.91 billion, including about $640 million in debt.
The meat industry is fighting back against a World Health Organization ruling that processed meats cause cancer.
The WHO is expected to list bacon alongside a list of cancer causing agents, The Daily Mail reported.
Move over GrubHub. A new start-up is shaking up the industry. Its spin: top chef-cooked meals delivered to your home in 20 minutes.
Snack food company B&G Foods said it will buy General Mills' Green Giant frozen food and Le Sueur canned vegetable businesses for about $765 million in cash.
Tensions are rising between food companies and India's food safety regulator, seeking to assert its authority, the FT reports.
Kraft voluntarily recalled 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles American and White American prepared cheese product due to a choking hazard, NBC reports.
Goya President Robert Unanue, compares the story of Goya's business, to the story of Latinos' immigration into the U.S. Over the last 10 years, Hispanic population has increased 62 percent. Goya food has grown its reach and popularity among the people at the same time.
Noam Gottesman, Nomad Foods co-chairman, discusses his multibillion-dollar bet on frozen foods and ready-meals. Frozen food is much less wasteful than fresh food, says Gottesman.
China will launch a campaign to track down the origins of smuggled frozen meat as the country intensifies its campaign against the illegal trade.
CNBC's Sara Eisen joins Jim Perdue, Perdue Chairman and advertising spokesman of Perdue Farms since 1991, for an exclusive interview.
The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.
Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?
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."
Former Wall Street financier Chris Andersen has spent a lifetime raising money on Wall Street. Now he's raising pigs.
A Stanford biochemistry professor is upending the global food industry, promoting plant-based meat and cheese substitutes.
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.
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.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan, reports the lethal strain of avian flu is causing a crisis for U.S. poultry producers.