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ReutersMay 15 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several U.S. companies, including Gap Inc and Blackberry, on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS * U.S. Energy Cos: Bernstein raises target price on Anadarko, others * Home...
ReutersMay 14 (Reuters) - Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's largest pork producer, said on Tuesday it will soon raise half of its hogs on feed that does not contain the additive ractopamine, a lean muscle promoting drug that has been banned in China and Russia....
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Smithfield Foods Inc. is invigorating its marketing with funny ad campaigns, the Virginian-Pilot reported. A month ago, the company aired its “We Make Bacon” radio spots that seriously declared it makes bacon and not items like bacon lip...
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Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., Smithfield Foods Inc, Norfolk Southern Corp. and Dollar Tree Inc. made the Fortune 500 list released Monday, the Virginian-Pilot reported. Read the Virginian-Pilot story here. Read the full list...
ReutersApril 25 (Reuters) - Continental Grain Co, a large shareholder in Smithfield Foods Inc, on Thursday urged the meat company to immediately add three new directors as part of a turnaround plan it says could lift Smithfield's shares to $40 in three years....
CHICAGO - U.S. soybean supplies before the next harvest will be 7.4 percent smaller than forecast a month ago and the smallest since 2004 on rising demand for last year's drought-reduced crop, the government said. Stockpiles on Aug. 31 will fall to...
U.S. corn stockpiles before the next harvest will be 5 percent larger than forecast a month ago, and more than analysts expected, as demand slows, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. Inventories will total 632 million bushels (16.06 million...
Food and restaurant analysts are already placing their bets for next year’s top restaurant trends, including automatons in the kitchen, mini dishes, pricier drinks and something called “bar snackification.” Step one, though, is going...
CHICAGO -- Hog farmers are slaughtering animals at the fastest pace since 2009 as a surge in feed costs spurs the biggest losses in 14 years, signaling smaller herds next year and a rebound in pork prices. The 73.3 million hogs processed in eight months...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol. One-third of...
Huntington Ingalls Industries' $6.75 billion in revenues should be enough to put the company between NuStar Energy and Advanced Micro Devices on the annual Fortune 500 list of corporations. But the company, which owns Newport News Shipbuilding and...
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s parent CKE Restaurants Inc. is joining the pig rights parade, promising to free its pork supply system of cramped gestation crates by 2022. The Carpinteria company began implementing better conditions for its hogs...
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