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Should You Splurge on Organic Eggs?

Are organic eggs worth the extra cost? Find out whether you should splurge on the more expensive variety or stick with the conventional kind here.

7 Ways To Bite Back at Rising Food Costs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts you' ll be paying about 3% more for your groceries the remainder of the year, and as much as 5% more in 2013, due in part to the nation's worst drought in 50 years. Increased food price don't have to take an oversized bite out of your budget: Here are seven ways to cut your supermarket bill.

Specialty Foods Are Becoming a Regular Staple Again

Americans are once again indulging in specialty foods the way they did before the recession, and they'll likely make big purchases of these affordable luxuries during the holidays. A recent survey showed 63% of American consumers purchased specialty food this year, up from 46% in 2009.

Walmart Will Join Auction to Buy Indonesia's Hypermart

The world's largest retailer, Walmart Stores, wants to get even larger: It has joined the bidding war for Indonesian retailer Matahari's hypermarket business, Hypermart, a deal that could be worth up to $1 billion, unnamed sources told Reuters on Thursday.

Kroger Reports Earnings of 41 Cents Per Share

Supermarket giant Kroger (KR) said earnings per share rose to 41 cents in the second quarter of fiscal 2010 from 39 cents a year earlier. Sales, including fuel, were $18.8 billion for the quarter, up 6% from a year earlier, the company said in a statement. Identical supermarket sales, without fuel, rose 2.7

British Museum gets $38 million gift

The British Museum is receiving a $38 million gift from John Sainsbury, the former chairman of the British supermarket chain. The donation is one of...

The Food Emporium Could Be Up for Sale

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., owner of the A&P supermarket chain, may sell its Food Emporium stores as the 151-year-old company continues to try to turn around its finances by cutting costs and revamping leadership.

Supervalu Earnings: Grocer's Woes Continue

Grocery chain Supervalu reported a net income of 31 cents per share this morning for the last quarter, which ended May 10, a 40% decline year-over-year. An after-tax charge of 12 cents per share that brought the figure down, but the quarter was still a disappointment.

Investors Load Up on Supermarket Stocks

Supermarket stocks are on a roll, even though shoppers are continuing to fill their carts with lower-priced food and household items. The reason? Investors are loading up on names like Kroger, Safeway and Supervalue in anticipation of a growth year.

Chilean Tremors May Be Felt in American Stomachs

Chile's 8.8-scale earthquake on Saturday came at the end of the summer harvest for Latin America's largest economy and a major supplier of fruit, wine and fish to the U.S. Some analysts say higher prices for Chilean food exports are likely, although the full extent of the damage has yet to be determined.

Weed-eating becomes trendy

People are paying big bucks for some weeds that can commonly be found in many people's backyards. Dandelion greens were a $2 million market in the...