Wendy's reports profits came in above Wall Street expectations and plans to sell 425 of its restaurants to franchisees.
Marlboro maker Altria said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose about 3 percent as higher prices and lower expenses offset a decline in cigarette sales.
The West and Midwest are blazing hot this summer, which experts warn will lead to overheated cows that don't produce as much milk.
Yum Brands -- owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell -- reports earnings fell for a third straight quarter, but still topped expectations.
Kroger, the country's largest traditional supermarket operator, is expanding its reach by snapping up regional grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. for $2.4 billion in cash.
China's powerful engine is slowing, which is bad for news for the U.S. -- China's our third biggest export market -- and worse news for these 15 states.
Paula Deen says she has cut business ties with the agent who helped make her a Food Network star and launch a media and merchandising empire.
If you're shopping for beer for your holiday cookout, try not to get distracted by the wacky gimmicks that brewers use to catch your eye. Then again, maybe you should ...
The coloring used in Pepsi still contains a worrisome level of a carcinogen, even after the drink maker said it would change its formula, a watchdog group warned Wednesday.
Starbucks is hoping that handcrafted sodas like spiced root beer and lemon ale, will be its next big winner in the growing world of premium beverages.
Your Starbucks latte is going to cost you a little bit more this week. The coffee chain on Tuesday is set to raise prices on some of its drinks by an average of 1 percent.
Hostess, back up and running after bankruptcy last year, says it plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15.
Stock markets have had a bumpy ride ever since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted at slowing the Fed's stimulus program, leaving many investors wondering, "What's next?"
Food companies are coming to grips with the trend among consumers who don't want fast food and packaged snacks that look overly processed.
A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting the pocketbooks of consumers.
Jared Fogle lost more than 200 pounds eating Subway sandwiches 15 years ago. And the pitchman's decision to make his weight loss public has resulted in a private fortune.
If you're looking to move money into the market, the folks at 24/7 Wall Street recommend these undervalued stocks in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
It's free doughnut day at Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme, and both companies can afford the sugary largesse: Their earnings reports have been sweet too.
Investors are jittery after Wednesday's big selloff, while Pepsi is rumored to be looking at a big deal.
Toyota is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems.
It's not the best of times to be running a casual dining or fast food chain. Their sales are sputtering because another restaurant category is eating their lunch.
Many tipped restaurant employees haven't seen a raise in 22 years, but there are ways you can help boost their wages.
Chinese meat processor Shuanghui International has agreed to buy Smithfield Foods for about $4.72 billion in a deal that will take the world's biggest pork producer private.