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Protesters plan appearance at Chiquita's annual meeting
Witness for Peace wants the Charlotte-based company to come clean about payments it made to Colombian paramilitary groups in an effort to protect its banana crops.
Wed May 22, 2013
SD lawmakers meet with farmers to learn more about agriculture industry
South Dakota lawmakers went out to the fields Wednesday to learn more about the state's biggest industry from local farmers.
Flowers Foods announces three-for-two stock split
Prior to the Flowers Foods annual shareholders meeting today, the company's board of directors declared a three-for-two split of the company's stock by means of a 50% stock dividend and also increased the annual cash dividend by $.035. This equates to a 5.5% increase over the previous dividend rate.
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The Soft Commodity Market Is Weak, But Are These Companies Set to Benefit?
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Street party in Corringham a success
A community street party, held in Andersons and The Acres, was attended by residents young and old - some of the partygoers have even lived in the road since the first homes were built 50 years ago.
Tue May 21, 2013
Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS): Panning for Solid Gold Pantry Stocks
Using a stock screener is a lot like panning for gold. After screening over 4,000 food and beverage stocks on criteria of a minimum four star CAPS rating, yield over 2.5%, and Wall Street outperforms, three names come up shining: Cal-Maine Foods Inc and Pinnacle Foods Inc .
Kellogg Welcomes a New President of U.S. Sales
Kellogg Company has announced that Darcey Macken, senior vice president, customer development, U.S. Sales, has been promoted to president, U.S. Sales.
SADIF Analytics releases new rating update reports for Canadian
Ilhavo, Portugal - SADIF Investment Analytics, announces a new rating update report covering the following companies: Report Summary for: Accord Financial Corp.
Mon May 20, 2013
Rollout Roundup: Brand Promotion
Brand promotions based on the "two-for-one" concept are tried and true. But brand marketers that design promotions with added substance discover they can leave a lasting impression on retailers and consumers - impressions not measured just through increased sales but ones that create a halo effect.
Linfield College professor decides it's time give back to cycling
Jeff McNamee, a professor at Linfield College, is hoping to help build a 70-mile bike trail that would connect Salem with existing Willamette River greenways and dozens of wineries in the area.
Advertising Student Ships His Pants to Kmart's Agency, Lands Internship
If you can ship your pants skillfully and creatively, you have a good chance of working at Kmart's ad agency, Draftfcb.
Special K churns out products in brand evolution
The brand first hit shelves in 1955 as a no-frills breakfast alternative but now caters to dieters who see its airy chips and pastries as a way to beat cravings and lose weight.
ConAgra tries to change consumers' perceptions about frozen foods
Kristen Hughes of Omaha shops with 10-month-old son Charlie in the frozen foods aisle at a Hy-Vee. Food consultants say consumers like to touch and smell food - making it tougher to promote the benefits of products behind glass.
Country Hour podcast 20 May 2013
On the Country hour, cattle farmers on the Southern Tablelands in NSW are facing the prospect of shooting livestock this winter, if decent rain doesn't come soon.
Sun May 19, 2013
Goulburn Murray and Riverina Rural Report: Monday May 20 2013
Last week US food processor Archer Daniels Midlands rolled out a charm offensive to grain growers as its GrainCorp takeover deal edges closer.
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Chemical engineering grad gives up high-paying job to join the Peace Corps
Kelly Barb, of Mantua, a Rowan chemical engineering grad, will volunteer with the Peace Corps in Guinea, West Africa.
Sat May 18, 2013
N.W.T. Supreme Court rules Bell Mobility liable in 911 lawsuit
A judge has ruled Bell Mobility is liable to thousands of cellphone users in the N.W.T., Yukon and Nunavut who paid for 911 services they didn't receive.
StockCall Study on K, HSH, MKC, and DMND
Japanese policymakers have implemented aggressive monetary easing measures this year to boost economic growth in the world's third-largest economy.
Fri May 17, 2013
On the money: Flowers confident on cakes ahead of Hostess return
US baker Flowers Foods has said it is "confident" its snack cake business will continue to thrive even as the new-look Hostess Brands returns to the market, with products including Twinkies.
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Iroquois County Board rejects anhydrous facility in Sheldon
The Iroquois County Board dealt with a rare pair of agricultural issues Tuesday, denying a request for construction of an anhydrous ammonia fertilizer facility at Sheldon and hearing concerns about a proposed swine production site near Thawville.