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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • July 5- Yum China Holdings Inc reported a 39 percent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong sales at its KFC restaurants. Net income rose to $107 million, or 27 cents per share, in the second quarter ended May 31, from $77 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Net sales edged up to $1.59 billion.

  • Smuckers fruit products are displayed on a shelf at a grocery store.

    The J.M. Smucker Company's shares were trading around $116 on Wednesday.

  • US schools rethink meal-debt policies that humiliate kids

    The U.S. Agriculture Department is requiring districts to adopt policies this month for addressing meal debts.

  • SAO PAULO, July 4- A backlash in Brazil over plea and leniency deals with the billionaire family that controls meatpacker JBS SA has led prosecutors to start discussions on creating clearer rules for future agreements to ensure equal treatment, three people familiar with the matter said. A framework could speed up approval of the accords which allow companies...

  • July 4- A backlash in Brazil over plea and leniency deals with the billionaire family that controls meatpacker JBS SA has led prosecutors to start discussions on creating clearer rules for future agreements to ensure equal treatment, three people familiar with the matter said. A framework could speed up approval of the accords which allow companies to avoid a...

  • US burger chain Five Guys makes big push into Europe

    John Eckbert, U.K. CEO of Five Guys, speaks to CNBC about his company's expansion into markets outside of the United States.

  • SAO PAULO, July 3- Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Monday he is confident Congress will support him and vote to block a corruption charge leveled against him by prosecutor-general Rodrigo Janot. In a radio interview, Temer said he has enough votes to quash the charge that he took bribes from executives at the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA.

  • BRASILIA, July 3- A Brazilian Supreme Court justice rejected an appeal from the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA, to overrule a lower-court ruling that halted the sale of $300 million worth of South American assets to Minerva SA, according to a court document. Justice Edson Fachin's decision upholds a lower court's ruling that JBS' deal to sell plants in...

  • BRASILIA, July 3- A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has upheld a lower court decision that ordered the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA, to halt the sale of $300 million worth of South American assets to Minerva SA, according to a court document. Justice Edson Fachin agreed with a lower court's ruling that JBS' deal to sell plants in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay...

  • MOSCOW, July 3- Russia's VTB, one of the biggest lenders to the indebted Croatian food producer and retailer Agrokor, may contribute to a new loan to the company, the bank said in emailed comments on Monday. Last month, Agrokor has secured a total of 530 million euro loan from banks, bondholders and suppliers, as a part of the restructure process and under so-called "...

  • Audience members picnic before a production of the Benjamin Britten opera 'Billy Budd' on August 22, 21013 in Lewes, England.

    CNBC analyzed cost differences for a typical Fourth of July barbecue versus a new age one.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 1- The investment arm of Brazil's state development bank BNDES has given JBS SA until July 10 to convene a shareholder meeting to remove the controlling Batista family from the meatpacker's management and board, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Saturday. Earlier this week BNDES Chief Executive Officer...

  • Campbell Soup Co, the 148- year-old Camden, New Jersey- based packaged food manufacturer best known for its canned soups, last month invested $10 million in El Segundo, California- based Chef'd LLC, a Blue Apron competitor that allows users to personalize meal-kits with branded pairings. Even if Blue Apron and its competitors struggle to make their model...

  • Why your 4th of July burger might cost more

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports on the rise in beef prices in the United States.

  • Halo Top Ice Cream.

    The ice cream aisle isn't immune to shoppers' desire for healthier food. Halo Top's "healthy" ice cream is leading a revolution.

  • Wheat hits one-year high

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on wheat futures rallying after hitting a one year high from the commodities desk, with the "Futures Now" traders.

  • As meal kit service Blue Apron's IPO kicks off, Eric Kim, Goodwater Capital managing partner & co-founder, and David Seaburg, Cowen & Co. managing director, discuss how the company will able to grow as a public company with increased competition in food and grocery.

  • ConAgra Foods products

    Chef Boyardee pasta maker ConAgra reported a 29 percent rise in quarterly profit as it cut back on promotions and jettisoned low-margin products.

  • June 28- Wall Street stock rallied sharply on Wednesday, with the benchmark S&P 500 index scoring its biggest one-day percentage gain in about two months, as financial and technology stocks led a broad market rebound. The S&P 500 had suffered its biggest one-day drop in about six weeks on Tuesday after a healthcare bill was delayed in the U.S. Senate.

  • June 28- Wall Street rallied sharply on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 scoring its biggest one-day percentage gain in about two months, as financial and tech stocks led a broad market rebound. The benchmark S&P had suffered its biggest one-day drop in about six weeks on Tuesday after a healthcare bill was delayed in the U.S. Senate. Investors may be reevaluating the...