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2 hrs ago | The Hill

General Mills to reduce GHG emissions from agriculture

Food producer General Mills Inc. committed Monday to reducing climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions from its entire supply chain, including the farms that produce its ingredients.


Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Agriculture, Science

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chiquita, Fyffes vote in September on purchase plan that would combine banana companies

Sept. 17 is a hugely important day for Chiquita Brands International Inc.'s plans to buy Irish banana and fruit importer Fyffes plc .


Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International

7 hrs ago |

Kellogg to close Victory Drive snack plant in Columbus by late 2015

Food manufacturer Kellogg is closing its snack plant on Victory Drive in Columbus by the end of next year as part of a massive corporate restructuring.


Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

7 hrs ago | Ag Professional

U.S. farmers resort to giant storage bags to avoid cheap sales

As U.S. farmers turn in record grain crops this autumn, many will have a powerful new tool - giant sausage-shaped storage bags - to help them avoid the lowest prices in years and gain more control over trade with giants such as Cargill Inc .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Food, Hector, MN, Bunge

12 hrs ago | DNA India

Bangladesh first time allows FCI to use its port for Tripura

For the first time an FCI consignment will enter Tripura using Ashuganj river port of Bangladesh, a senior official said on Monday.


Related Topix: Food Corporation of India

12 hrs ago |

Food Corporation of India raises short-term loan of Rs 20,000 crore

New Delhi, Jul 28 : Forced by rising food subsidy arrears, the Food Corporation of India has raised Rs 20,000 crore for the second time this fiscal to continue the smooth procurement and distribution of foodgrains.


Related Topix: Food Corporation of India, India, World News

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

More on the cover story: Leprino's a big deal for Colorado dairy

What does Denver's Leprino Foods Co. , the world's biggest mozzarella cheese maker, mean for Colorado's dairy industry? That's easy, according to people who work in that sector of the state's $40-billion-a-year agriculture industry.


Related Topix: Colorado, Life, Food, Cheese, Fort Morgan, CO, Drink, Milk

15 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

AdFarm Announces Its 2nd Annual AgCatalyst Event

ADFARM ANNOUNCES ITS 2ND ANNUAL AGCATALYST EVENT Jul. 28, 2014 Source: AdFarm news release This October agribusiness and food production marketing communicators will gather in Minneapolis for the second annual AgCatalyst: Inspired Conversations about Food and Agriculture .


Related Topix: Marketing, Agriculture, Science, General Mills, Food

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Business Notables

Amanda LeBeau has been named the interim regional branch manager at Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union.


Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Investment Services

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Tax-forfeited grain elevator weighs on Hennepin County

Hennepin Co. can't seem to get rid of an unused, hulking grain elevator forfeited to the state in 2013.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, CHS Inc, Inver Grove Heights, MN

Inside Colombia

Paramilitary victims' families 'disappointed' over Chiquita case dismissal, seek reversal

Victims of paramilitary violence who are seeking compensation from Chiquita said Friday to be disappointed about a US court ruling to dismiss claims brought against the banana giant, and said to seek a reversal of the verdict.


Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Eli Lilly and Receives Neutral Rating from Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by Zacks in a report released on Friday.


Related Topix: Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Food, Medicine, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, International Multifoods Corporation, Eli Lilly, Imclone Systems, Healthcare Industry

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Bee battle seeks hearts and minds

Adversaries aren't waiting for conclusive science on what's killing the honeybee.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Apiculture, Science, Manufacturing, Biotech, Bayer AG, Chemicals, Entomology, Agriculture, General Mills

Kellogg Co. declares a quarterly dividend of 49 cents per common share

The directors of Kellogg Co. declared a quarterly dividend of 49 cents per share on the company's common stock.


Related Topix: Kellogg, Food

The Independent

Colombians lose torture claim suit against Chiquita bananas in US court

He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper's diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.


Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Wall Street Journal

Meet the Google X Life Sciences Team

Andrew Conrad, head of Google X's Life Sciences team, shows colleagues Alberto Vitari and Marija Pavloic some of the instruments they will be using in the lab for biomedical research.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Dole Food Company, Life, Food, Medicine, Agriculture, Nutrition

Fiji Times

McCarthy maintains form

She carded 40 stableford points at the Vatuwaqa golf course to continue her winning streak after winning the Goodman Fielder-sponsored monthly medal event last week.


Related Topix: Goodman Fielder, Food


Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims potentially worth billions of dollars against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of... Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that ... (more)


Related Topix: Food, Chiquita Brands International, World News, Colombia, Hugo Chavez, Drugs

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

MGP Ingredients names Griffin as CEO

Griffin spent 24 years in brand management at Brown-Forman Beverages , which included managing the Jack Daniel's and Southern Comfort brand-building efforts worldwide.


Related Topix: MGP Ingredients, Food, Marketing, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Animal Rights, Activism, Florida, MO


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