July 20- Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International Inc is in talks to buy the license to make Cadbury biscuits from UK- based biscuit maker Burton's Biscuits Co, Sky News reported. Burton's, owned by Canada's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, makes biscuits such as Cadbury Fingers under license from Cadbury UK. Mondelez already owns chocolate maker Cadbury Ltd,... » Read More
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.
Gardein offers meatless, vegan, & vegetarian foods and recipes. Yves Potvin, Gardein founder & president, discusses the demand for meatless alternatives and the healthy choices Gardein offers.
At least 11 people are sick in four unnamed states with E. coli infections, Food Safety and Inspection Service officials said.
As the makers of Sriracha battle to stay open in California, legislators from Texas are wooing them to move to the Lone Star State—USAT.
A shipment the Russian government refused to allow Chobani to send to American athletes in Sochi will be donated to food banks. NYT reports.