Murphy-Brown Installing Innovative Hog Manure Biogas Systems
BROWN INSTALLING INNOVATIVE HOG MANURE BIOGAS SYSTEMS Aug. 19, 2014 Feedstuffs reports: Construction is underway in Northern Missouri on an innovative $80 million renewable energy project, developed and constructed by Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC the livestock production subsidiary of ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
China halts some U.S. pork imports over feed additive use
China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday to enforce its ban on the use of a feed additive that promotes lean muscle growth, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday.
Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales
"Notwithstanding a bullish hog production outlook, PED concerns seem to have thwarted market expansion for now," said were boosted by record demand, streamling its packing operations and making good use of a tight hog inventory.
Missouri Project Creating Energy From Hog Manure Underway
MISSOURI PROJECT CREATING ENERGY FROM HOG MANURE UNDERWAY Aug. 12, 2014 Source: Roeslein Alternative Energy news release Construction is underway in Northern Missouri on an innovative $80 million renewable energy project, developed and constructed by Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC the livestock ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Smithfield Foods' (SFD) CEO Larry Pope on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Smithfield Foods' 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call.
Smithfield Foods profit jumps on higher hog prices
Smithfield Foods Inc. said its second-quarter earnings more than quadrupled as demand in its hog production segment remained strong.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Washington Post
WH Group Increases as Biggest Pork Producer Debuts in Hong Kong
WH Group gained on its debut in Hong Kong after the world's biggest pork producer raised HK$15.3 billion in its second attempt at an initial public offering.
Pork producer WH Group set to rise 10 pct in HK trading debut
Shares in WH Group Ltd , the world's biggest pork producer, are set to rise 9.7 percent in their Hong Kong trading debut on Tuesday as investors who weren't able to buy into the initial public offering jostle for a piece of the deal.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
WH Group Chairman And CEO Wan Long
Wan Long, who runs the world's biggest pork supplier, will become a billionaire when his company WH Group Ltd. completes an initial public offering in Hong Kong .
John Chu: Investors Can Feast on Fertilizer Yields
July 30, 2014 As the world grows ever larger, its people demand more and better food.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Smithfield parent company raises $2B-plus in 2nd IPO attempt
WH Group Ltd., the Chinese parent company of Smithfield Foods Inc., on Tuesday completed its second attempt at an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, The Wall Street Journal and other news services reported.
Wall Street Journal
WH Group Raises $2.05 Billion in Hong Kong IPO
WH Group Ltd., the pork producer that withdrew an initial public offering originally meant to raise more than US$5 billion in April, raised US$2.05 billion in its relaunched deal amid a recent rally in Asian shares.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 billion
Dollar Tree Inc., one of Hampton Roads' largest locally based companies, would more than double in size and become the nation's biggest discount retailer in terms of stores with its proposed purchase of rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. The companies announced early today that Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree plans to buy Family Dollar in a deal worth ... (more)
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
China pork giant WH Group makes 2nd IPO attempt
The company, which bought U.S. producer Smithfield Foods last year, said Friday it would sell 2.6 billion shares at 6.20 Hong Kong dollars .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Digital Game Developer
Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! Bring Summer Fun with Ready. Set. PLAY. Program
Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought some summer fun and a little slice of Coney Island to the students of Paramount School of Excellence and its surrounding community this week.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
WH Group Said to Plan Discounted Valuation for $2.3 Billion IPO
WH Group Ltd., the world's biggest pork producer, plans to seek a valuation of about 11.5 times estimated 2014 earnings for its $2.3 billion Hong Kong initial public offering, said people with knowledge of the matter.