Sam Adams' Brewing The American Dream initiative provides loans and advice to small businesses. Sam Adams Co-founder and Chairman Jim Kock discusses the program, the company's fundraising efforts and the surging popularity of craft beer.
Megan Miller spoke at TEDxManhattan about her food startup Bitty, which seeks to remove the cultural taboos around eating insects in order to popularize them as a sustainable ingredient that can help alleviate food scarcity around the world.
A trio of Spanish design students have created "Ooho," a gelatinous membrane that encapsulates water. Users can simply puncture the membrane to drink, or they can also pop the entire blob in their mouth and chomp down for a burst of hydration.
The Washington Post is holding its eighth annual Peeps Diorama Contest. Contestants create a diorama of a famous occurrence or scene featuring the classic Easter marshmallow treats. The Post's Jennifer Abella explains what it takes to make a winning submission.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that global crop yields and extreme weather damage already are being impacted by climate change. The report's lead author, Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University, speaks with CBS News.
Mars recently held the grand opening of its new $270 million factory that will churn out Peanut M&Ms and Snickers. CBS News gets a behind-the-scenes look at the family-run business that has been making candy for longer than 100 years.
Meat processor, Jason Grobbel, talks about how the DynaClean conveyor is very unique in that it allows them to completely disassemble it, with ease, every night, and ensures full sanitation. Jason, and his employees, know that they have a bacteria-free conveyor the next day.
The cost of putting food on the table is rising and there appears to be no end in sight, according to a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report indicates that food prices climbed 0.4 percent in January, the largest increase since September 2011.
A dismal harvest and unstable conditions in Mexico have resulted in a steep rise in the price of limes for American customers. Some restaurant and bar owners are shelling out nearly four times more for limes than they were paying a month ago.
The National Chicken Council, based in Washington D.C., is a trade association that promotes the interests of the U.S. chicken industry. In this video provided by the Council, chicken farmers discuss their processes and their passion for the industry.
New York City restaurant Beer & Buns is offering a $250 burger. The restaurant's Chef Nok creates the burger's base with Kobe beef marinated in truffle oil. Then he adds a variety of other delicacies to complete this decadent sandwich.
Tsukiji is Tokyo's largest fish market. It is packed with every kind of seafood imaginable, from brightly colored octupus and shrimp to small sardines. Seth Doane of CBS pays a visit to the market, which is a favorite of sushi chefs in Tokyo.
Oprah Winfrey has never put her name on any brand — until now. Starbucks announced last week that a beverage called the Oprah Chai will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana stores beginning April 29. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how he got Oprah to partner with the brand.
Researchers in China have created a new gel that changes color as food spoils. Author Michael Moss talks about how the technology could revolutionize how we track the safety of our food, as well as how the sensors could reduce food waste.
Rohan Marley, son of legendary Reggae star Bob Marley, co-founded Marley Coffee, a brand dedicated to sustainable farming and social entrepreneurship. Rohan said he hopes to infuse the values he learned from his father into the business.
Adults who loved eating Lunchables when they were kids can now munch on something similar. Oscar Mayer is rolling out a new snack pack designed for the adult market. The "Protein Power Pack," or P3, is promoted by the company as a healthy, grab-and-go snack solution.
TOMS, the company famous for its buy-one-give-one shoe business, is expanding into the coffee industry. TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie discusses why he decided to start selling coffee and how the move can help economic development in needy areas around the world.
When you bite into a hot pepper, your body reacts like your mouth is on fire — because that's essentially what you've told your brain! Rose Eveleth presents the science and history behind spicy foods, providing insights into why some people pay a painful price for just a little spice.
What do Irish families actually eat on St. Patrick's Day? Dublin-born Cathal Armstrong busts popular myths, such as eating corned beef and cabbage, and reveals what traditional delicacies are on the menu in Ireland this St. Patrick's Day.
A new medical study reports that eating high amounts of animal protein can increase your risk of cancer by a factor of four. But Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health & Medical Editor for ABC News, notes that the research is confusing because its results varied based on age group.