Huy Fong Foods, the maker of Sriracha hot sauce, sold $60 million worth of product last year, and revenue is growing at a rate of 20 percent each year. But now the company is in hot water, as it is being sued by the city of Irwindale, Calif., over the strong chili odor emanating from the factory.
The cranberry industry provides $300 million annually to the Wisconsin economy, and Habelman Bros. in Tomah, Wis., is the world's largest fresh cranberry grower and packer. Fox Business Network's Jeff Flock speaks with cranberry grower Ray Habelman about the record cranberry harvest in Wisconsin.
A 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is widely regarded as one of the finest bourbons in the world. And now, 195 bottles of the elusive beverage have been stolen from the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky. Each bottle retails for about $130.
McDonald's earnings barely squeaked past estimates, after the fast food giant experienced a rough quarter. McDonald's and other fast food businesses are struggling with sluggish sales in overseas markets, especially in Asian countries like China.
Researchers believe that the environment is critical to the way people taste foods and beverages. One whiskey bar is experimenting with neurogastronomy by having patrons sip their drinks at a bar lined with grass and bathed in green light.
Relaxation drinks, designed to help consumers unwind after a long day, are an industry that rakes in millions of dollars a year. Using ingredients like melatonin and chamomile, these beverages are designed to reduce anxiety and help consumers rest.
Halloween is right around the corner, and many consumers are looking to fulfill their cravings for everything pumpkin. ABC News takes a look at some lower-calorie alternatives to the most popular pumpkin-flavored treats of the fall season.
As men do more grocery shopping, some food producers are changing their products to make them appear more "manly." Much of these changes involve packaging, with manufacturers using techniques like darker color schemes to help catch men's eyes.
Coca-Cola last week reported earnings that quenched traders' thirst. While performance was not as strong in North America, growth in emerging markets like China, India, Thailand and Vietnam helped boost the soda giant's performance in its latest quarter.
Butterfinger is launching its own peanut butter cups, which will provide some competition for the signature Reese's candy. Butterfinger Peanut Butter cups are set to roll out in 2014, and the company has already purchased a Super Bowl commercial promoting the confection.
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent spoke with CNN Money about how it is important for corporations to take stands on social issues and work with local governments and non-profit organizations to help solve important issues, including the obesity epidemic.
Everyone loves a good candy bar, but all that chocolatey goodness can pack on the calories. Joy Bauer, a TODAY Show contributer, gives some classic candy bars — such as Reese's and Nestle Crunch — a healthy makeover that brings on the flavor without the guilt.
Researchers in Mississippi have revealed that only half of what is in chicken nuggets is actually chicken. According to the scientists, the remaining 50 percent is a mix of fat, blood vessels, pieces of bone and other interesting ingredients.
Some restaurants are making an unusual offer to patrons that involves their cell phones. Some diners are receiving free food in exchange for posting photos of food on sites like Instagram. Dean Reynolds takes a look at how social media has been added to many eateries' menus.
A company may have come up with a way to solve food shortage problems by using a 3D printer. The company is still waiting to get approval from the FDA for the food that it is printing, but it says this technology could eventually be in every kitchen.
Chicken processed at Foster Farms facilities in California has been implicated in an 18-state-wide salmonella outbreak, but no recall has been ordered. Caroline Smith DeWaal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest speaks with "CBS This Morning" about the government shutdown's impact on food safety.
McDonald's has announced plans to offer healthy alternatives to fries in its meals, as well as non-soda beverages in Happy Meals. The fast-food giant says its healthier-food initiative is set to roll out at locations over the next few years.
For years, cereal has been the go-to breakfast food for many consumers, but that has been changing, experts say. A greater variety of choices and consumers' increasingly busy lifestyles could be contributing to declining sales in the cereal aisle.
Pasta company Barilla is in hot water after its chairman said he would never use a gay couple in the company's advertisements. His remarks quickly resulted in a social media firestorm, with some people calling for a boycott of Barilla's products.
Burger King has announced its launch of "Satisfries," french fries with 30 percent less fat and 20 percent fewer calories than the chain's regular fries. Michael Moss, author of "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us," talks about the new fast food option.