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34 min ago | Cambs Times

Pupils from Wisbech chip in on a food chain programme by McCain Foods

Children from Peckover School took part in a potato harvest day as part of a growing programme in schools across Wisbech and Whittlesey.


Related Topix: McCain Foods, Life, Food, Vegetables

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

NZ shares fall led by Telecom

New Zealand shares fell for a third day led lower by Telecom Corp after an analyst's report this week downgraded the stock to a 'sell'.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Fonterra Cooperative Group, Financial Markets, CPU, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Meat producers lose again on corporate free speech appeal

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg licenses the Beacon Journal Publishing Co, Inc. to recirculate and re-publish Bloomberg Business News stories as part of our production and publication.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Agriculture, Science

Unilever plc (ADR) (UL) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.38

Unilever plc declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 29th, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.


Related Topix: Unibail, Real Estate, Unilever

The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar falls below 85 US cents after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The kiwi fell as low as 84.90 US cents overnight and was trading at 84.96 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 85.15 cents at 5pm yesterday.


Related Topix: Fonterra Cooperative Group, Financial Markets

Canada NewsWire

Lifeway Foods Brings Kefir to Canada, Debuting in 1,000+ Stores Nationwide

Lifeway's entry into the Canadian market marks the company's second international expansion in 14 months, following the 2013 introduction of its frozen kefir products in the UK.


Related Topix: Lifeway Foods, Supplement, Calcium, Drink, Milk

Bellingham Herald

Jimmy Dean moves beyond breakfast for first time

The sausage brand started by the late country singer of the same name has become a breakfast staple, with products even including a pancake-and-sausage on a stick.


Related Topix: Jimmy Dean, Country, Breakfast, Life, Food, Tyson Foods, Springdale, AR

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: shares mixed; QBE plunges

Bank of America-Merrill Lynch analyst David Errington has done some profound research on the significance of cost cutting and finds that cost cutting often reduces a company's ability to grow.


Related Topix: Fonterra Cooperative Group

Son and father, Taylor loved horses, history and family

Jerry Lee Taylor II, lived seven miles from his father in the Big Point community and had a habit of dropping by after work to sit in the shade on his father's 10 acres and visit.


Related Topix: Big Point, MS, Livestock, Explosion, Omega Protein Corporation, Moss Point, MS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

DNA India

Analysis: Challenges persist but green shoots visible in FMCG sector

Major fast moving consumer goods companies have somehow managed to beat the slowdown blues during the first quarter of current fiscal .


Related Topix: Unilever NV, Unilever

The Modesto Bee

General Mills joins climate action coalition

BICEP, or Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy, said Monday that the Minneapolis-based maker of Cheerios, Yoplait and other packaged foods has joined the coalition.


Related Topix: General Mills, Agriculture, Modesto, CA, Business News

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations

The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Microsoft, Startups, Tennessee

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

1 dead, 3 injured following explosion at Omega Protein

One man is dead and three others injured after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point this morning.


Related Topix: Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Explosion

WWL-TV New Orleans

Fire chief: 1 dead, 3 hurt in fish plant explosion

Authorities say one person died and three others were injured in an explosion at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi coast.


Related Topix: Explosion, Omega Protein Corporation, Livestock

The food manufacturer Kellogg is closing its snack plant on Victory Drive by the end of 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, Agriculture, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA


Tyson to sell Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses

Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to Pilgrims Pride Corp parent JBS SA for $575 million.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Pilgrims Pride Corporation

Tyson Foods to Sell Mexico, Brazil Poultry Operations

Tyson Foods says it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt tied to its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods

The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued

The New Zealand dollar fell to a month-low after Prime Minister John Key said he agreed with the Reserve Bank that the currency is over-valued and as traders anticipate an announcement from Fonterra Cooperative Group tomorrow which is expected to include a cut to the milk price forecast.


Related Topix: Fonterra Cooperative Group

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

High Hopes Ride on IPO in Wake of Smithfield Deal

If the initial public offering of Chinese pork producer WH Group Ltd. goes through as expected Tuesday, it will be one of the first things to go right for the company since its purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc. last year.


Related Topix: Smithfield Foods


Movers & Shakers: Herbalife, Tyson, General Growth are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Herbalife Ltd., Tyson Foods Inc. and General Growth Properties Inc. : The food company best known for its chicken products is projected to report third-quarter earnings of 78 cents a share.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Financial Markets


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