Food & Beverage

Restaurant Brands International on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in a deal the companies valued at $1.8 billion.

Shares of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen fell more than 6 percent on Tuesday after the company hit its all-time high Monday.

A lackluster earnings report on Thursday sent Starbucks shares down more than 4 percent in premarket trading on Friday.

McDonald’s turnaround efforts started to show results, especially in markets outside the U.S.

It’s official. Panera Bread is now 100 percent clean.

Chipotle shares ticked higher in premarket trading Tuesday, reversing an earlier decline of roughly 4 percent.

Incoming Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson needs to prove to investors that he will be able to navigate managing retail, Morningstar’s RJ Hottovy tells CNBC.

Chipotle and Bill Ackman are nearing a settlement that would give the billionaire a say in the burrito chain’s boardroom.

Businesses across the country are saying “thank you” to Veterans on Friday by offering freebies to active and retired military members.

Rocky road ice cream sandwiches, street-style tacos and falafel all have one thing in common: They are served by a group of restaurants Technomic says are franchisees to watch to 2016. This year, franchising has drawn considerable attention as giants like McDonald’s and Wendy’s double down on refranchising their restaurants. Broadly, the business model enables companies …

Health officials confirmed a food-borne illness outbreak linked to a Boston-area Chipotle restaurant is norovirus, wrote Boston College in a statement Wednesday. More than 120 BC students reported to the college’s health services with symptoms consistent with norovirus. Nearly all cases are related to students who dined at Chipotle restaurant during the past weekend. Read …

Morgan Brennan reports on Chipotle’s latest food illness outbreak and the potential fallout.

Chipotle Mexican Grill said health officials in Boston believe food-borne illness at one of its Massachusetts locations is likely norovirus. It noted that it appears to be “norovirus isolated to this location” and that it has not heard of reports of illness at any other locations. “The latest update we have is that there are …

Does the $14 billion buyout of Keurig Green Mountain make sense?

Stressed about cooking for your big family this Thanksgiving? Imagine cooking 10,000 meals. That’s exactly what The Salvation Army and Manhattan caterer Great Performances set out to do Tuesday. In a partnership with The Salvation Army, the catering company will serve 1,000 out of a total of 10,000 meals to underprivileged New Yorkers at The …