Food Stocks

How the Tiny Chickpea Is Beating Big Tobacco

As health becomes paramount and smoking less popular, farmers are replacing their tobacco crops with chickpeas -- the main ingredient in hummus. More 

Soaring Wheat Won’t Crush Bread-Bakers

A record freeze is expected to send hard red winter wheat prices soaring, but don't make a knee-jerk bet against bread companies. More 

Knock-Off Hostess Cup Cakes, Twinkies Coming to Stores Soon

Grupo Bimbo will launch six to eight snack products styled after iconic Hostess brands, including a Twinkie-like product, in the next two months. More 

Kool-Aid Icon Gets Modern Makeover

The iconic pitcher man that has defined Kraft Foods' Koll-Aid brand of powdered drinks is getting a high-tech refresh. More 

Baby Food Makers Sued Over Lead Levels

Environmentalists are suing baby food makers in California, arguing the lead content in baby products requires labels under state law. More 

This Spicy Stock Isn’t Looking So Savory

In the long term, spice-maker McCormick is a great business. In the short term, it's too pricey too hold. Here's why. More 

Buy These 3 S&P 500 Stocks Now

These blue-chips are the best of the best -- and the upside could be huge. More 

Parkay Spray Contains HOW Many Calories?

A lawsuit against Parkay Spray alleges that the "no-fat no-calorie" butter substitute has a lot of fat and calories. More 

Warren Buffett Goes Long on Goldman Sachs

Berkshire Hathaway has changed its 2008 investment deal with Goldman Sachs to increase the number of common shares it will ultimately hold in the bank. More 

Pinnacle Foods Cooks Up an IPO

Pinnacle Foods -- maker of popular brands like Duncan Hines -- is coming public this week as the sole offering on the IPO menu. More