Food Stocks

Perk Up! Coffee’s Starting to Brew Big Profits

J.M. Smucker just announced a java-fueled boost in its earnings thanks to tanking bean prices -- news that bodes well for stocks like SBUX and DNKN. More 

Unauthorized GMO Wheat Found in Oregon

The U.S. government found genetically engineered wheat growing on a farm in Oregon recently and the news has sparked food supply concerns overseas. More 

Subway Deems McDonald’s Shameful? Shrug.

Subway's survey of fast-food "shame" shows that people aren't exactly proud of eating at McDonald's. In other news, the sky is blue. More 

Hershey to Debut New Candy Brand in China

Hershey is hoping to boost its candy sales in China with the debut of a new brand of condensed milk candy. More 

Natural Food Stocks: Buy, Sell or Hold?

Natural and organic foods continue to gain a toehold as health and wellness becomes more popular. Here are six stocks to buy, hold and sell in the space. More 

Oscar Mayer Jumps on Bacon Bandwagon With New Wieners

Just in time for Memorial Day, Oscar Mayer is bringing out hot dogs with bacon cooked right inside. More 

Whole Foods Wannabe Sprouts Files for IPO

As consumers increasingly turn to natural and organic foods, grocers that offer such options are lining up to go public. The latest? Sprouts Farmers Markets. More 

Steer Clear of These Bird Flu-Tainted Stocks

Food scandals and the latest outbreak of avian flu are causing trouble for some important U.S.-based China plays. Approach these names with caution. More 

Unilever Plans to Sell Wish-Bone Dressing Business

Unilever is reportedly preparing to sell its Wish-Bone salad dressing business and is working with Goldman Sachs to facilitate the sale. More 

Expect a Short Shelf Life for Kraft Foods Rally

Kraft Foods has been on a crazy run since its spin-off, but you should still stay away. Why? Because its climb has nothing to do with future growth prospects. More