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2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

MGP Ingredients CEO Augustus C. Griffin Purchases 2,400 Shares

MGP Ingredients CEO Augustus C. Griffin bought 2,400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $12.26 per share, for a total transaction of $29,424.00.

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Related Topix: MGP Ingredients, Agriculture

6 hrs ago | USA Today

11 big stocks push Nasdaq toward 5000

There are 11 Nasdaq stocks, including Skyworks Solutions , Keurig Green Mountain and Tesla Motors that are valued at $10 billion or more that are up 40% or more this year, according to a USA TODAY review of data from S&P Capital IQ. These standout stocks are a big reason why the Nasdaq composite index is powering ahead of the other major markets.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Skyworks Solutions, Semiconductors, Electronics, Beverages, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Tesla Motors, Startups, Apple

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

General Mills, Allianz score spots on Working Mother's top 100 employers list

General Mills was ranked in the top 10 for its generous parental leave, flexible work schedule and on-site day care. General Mills Inc. and Allianz Life Insurance have been named two of the 100 Best Companies for workplace flexibility by Working Mother magazine.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Agriculture

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Coke, J&J join big corporations behind new employee wellness push

The newly-formed group, called The CEO Council on Health and Innovation, said it came together "to lead the U.S. business community" in improving employee and community health and reducing costs. ), McKinsey & Co, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Institute for Advanced Health.

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Related Topix: J and J Snack Foods

9 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

How Burger King wooed Tim Hortons

The proposed $12.5 billion merger of Tim Hortons and Burger King began in early March with a phone call to Warren Buffett. Alexandre Behring, chairman of Burger King and managing partner of the burger chain's majority owner, 3G Capital, called Buffett to see if the American billionaire would be willing to finance the transaction.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, Heinz H J

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Cargill shutting down Memphis corn mill

Cargill Inc. will close its Memphis corn mill, located at 2330 Buoy, a facility that employs 440 employees. According to a Cargill statement, 120 of its local employees were contract workers.

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11 hrs ago | News Max

Cargill to Close Underutilized Corn-Milling Plant in Memphis

Cargill Inc., the largest closely held U.S. company, said it will close a corn-milling plant in Memphis because it's underutilized and is located too far from the corn belt. The corn-oil refinery at the site will remain open, Minneapolis-based Cargill said today in a statement.

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12 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

Kellogg recognized by Working Mother magazineKellogg recognized by...

Kellogg recognized by Working Mother magazine The company was applauded for its resources for employees who are parents. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1u2B2xc Kellogg Co.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Agriculture, Battle Creek, MI

12 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How Will Chiquita Brands (CQB) Stock React To EU Compromises?

The deal between the two companies was proposed in March and would create a business with 14% of the $7 billion global banana market, making the partnership the world's largest banana supplier, Reuters added. The companies submitted their concessions proposals last week, and the EU regulators have given themselves until Oct. 3 to make a decision.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Business News

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chiquita still interested in Fyffes despite Brazilians' proposal

Chiquita Brands International Inc. isn't giving up on the deal to buy Fyffes plc, despite a more valuable deal offered from two Brazilian companies.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chiquita still interested in Fyffes despite Brazilians' proposal

Chiquita Brands International Inc. isn't giving up on the deal to buy Fyffes plc, despite a more valuable deal offered from two Brazilian companies. Chiquita says it's considering making some concessions to the European Union in exchange for its approval of the $ 526 million, all-stock tax-inversion deal to buy Fyffes and move the combined company's headquarters to Ireland.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International

14 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Hormel Foods Satisfying Hungry Investors

In this article, let's take a look at Hormel Foods Corporation , a $13.12 billion market cap company, which is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products. The company has a large portfolio of protein brands.

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Companies announce success in biological replacement for crude-oil component

Diapers are among products that use acrylic acid - synthesized from crude oil. A team that includes researchers from Davis announced Monday achieving a milestone in producing acrylic acid from renewable materials.

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Related Topix: BASF, Basf Ag, Chemicals, Cargill, Wayzata, MN

16 hrs ago | Adweek

Once Again, Publicis Groupe Extends Maurice L vy's Term

Publicis Groupe, in the wake of its failed merger with Omnicom, announced a management reorganization which includes the 2017 retirement of CEO Maurice Lvy and Saatchi & Saatchi global chief Kevin Roberts. The announcement actually extends Lvy's reign at the top, a job he said he was retiring from as long ago as 2011.

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Related Topix: Publicis Groupe SA, Advertising, Groupe Danone, Omnicom Group, Saatchi and Saatchi

18 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Campbell Soup Makes a Cold Dish for Growth-Hungry Investors

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Related Topix: Campbell Soup, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

BAML Gets Morgan Stanley Deal Maker to Lead...

Alex To, chairman of China investment banking at Morgan Stanley, plans to leave the firm and take up his new role at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the coming months. A spokesman for Morgan Stanley confirmed the departure.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Smithfield Foods, Opinion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

United Natural Foods (UNFI) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

United Natural Foods opened at 63.715 on Tuesday. United Natural Foods has a one year low of $58.04 and a one year high of $79.64.

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Related Topix: United Natural Foods, Grocery

The New Zealand Herald

Ex-Fonterra boss Andrew Ferrier to chair Orion Health

Former Fonterra boss Andrew Ferrier has been appointed chairman of New Zealand software developer Orion Health and is already proving himself adept at dodging questions on a possible sharemarket listing by the fast-growing firm. The company -- which is mulling a stock exchange float that would raise growth capital -- also appointed Lester Levy, chairman of the Auckland and Waitamata District Health Boards, to its board as an independent director at its annual shareholders' meeting at Auckland Hospital today.

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Related Topix: Fonterra Cooperative Group, Medicine

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Hormel Revs Up Protein-Based Snack Category

AUSTIN, Minn. -- Hormel Foods Corp. has introduced Hormel REV wraps, a protein-rich snack.

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Related Topix: Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin, MN, Marketing, Life, Food, Pizza

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Smithfield Foods to sell 'Duck Dynasty' peanuts

Look for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts and peanut brittle for sale in local stores and online next week from Smithfield Specialty Foods Group. "We think the two brands together will do extremely well," said Pete Booker, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group vice president and general manager.

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Related Topix: Duck Dynasty, Entertainment, Television, Smithfield Foods, Williamsburg, VA, Toano, VA, Smithfield, VA

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