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Food Products Agricultural Producers

  • A livestock farmer at a livestock auction market on January 11, 2017 in Yabu, Japan.

    Japan said on Friday the country will raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the U.S. and other countries from August.

  • JAKARTA, July 25- Indonesia's crude palm oil output and exports likely declined in June as Ramadan celebrations in the Muslim majority country curtailed palm harvesting and processing, a Reuters survey showed. Indonesian Palm Oil Association data showed the country exported 2.62 million tonnes of palm oil and palm kernel oil in May. The June survey included...

  • MUMBAI, July 21- India's edible oil imports are set to fall for the first time in six years as a surge in local oilseed output cuts into overseas purchases, but intake needs to fall further to fortify the health of the market, the head of a leading importer said. The lower purchases by the world's biggest importer of vegetable oils come amid a 13 percent run-off in...

  • MUMBAI, July 21- India's edible oil imports are set to fall for the first time in six years as a surge in local oilseed output cuts into overseas purchases, but intake needs to fall further to fortify the health of the market, the head of a leading importer said. The lower purchases by the world's biggest importer of vegetable oils come amid a 13 percent run-off in...

  • BEIJING/ MANILA, July 20- China's reform of its vast corn sector is spurring a rapid revival of cheaper high-fructose corn syrup, putting it on a collision course with Asian sugar producers in a battle for the lucrative sweetener market. China's producers have also found willing buyers abroad. "HFCS is changing the structure of the sugar industry in China and...

  • NEW YORK— Are Americans getting a raw deal on sugar prices? President Donald Trump called a recent agreement on sugar with Mexico a "very good one" for both countries. But companies that make candy, cakes and other foods containing the sweetener say it will lead to Americans paying more than they already do.

  • Bowery CEO: Digital farming takes root in food industry

    Irving Fain, Bowery founder & CEO, explains how technology is helping to build systems that grow produce year-round.

  • SAO PAULO, July 12- Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has signed an exclusivity agreement to acquire power transmission lines owned by Brazil's J&F Investimentos SA, which is selling off assets to pay a record corruption-related fine, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. J&F is accelerating the pace of talks to sell assets as...

  • NEW DELHI, July 7- India, the world's biggest sugar consumer, is likely to raise import duty on the sweetener to 50 percent from 40 percent in an attempt to restrict cheaper flows of the commodity from overseas, a government official said on Friday. Lower imports by India could put pressure on global prices, but will support local prices that have come under pressure...

  • TOKYO, July 5- Japan's labor shortage has pushed job-hopping to its highest since the global financial crisis, as companies scramble for workers with experience in the rapidly-aging economy. Job-hopping goes against the grain of Japan's work culture, where many companies hire graduates and employ them until they retire. But you can't get what you want if you...

  • TOKYO, July 5- Japan's labour shortage has pushed job-hopping to its highest since the global financial crisis, as companies scramble for workers with experience in the rapidly-ageing economy. Job-hopping goes against the grain of Japan's work culture, where many companies hire graduates and employ them until they retire. But you can't get what you want if you...

  • ABC television network, owned by Walt Disney Co, has settled its closely watched defamation lawsuit with Beef Products Inc over news reports on a processed beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," both companies said on Wednesday. Terms of the settlement, which also covered the Beef Products Inc claims against ABC reporter Jim Avila, were not disclosed.

  • BPI had claimed that ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by calling its ground-beef product pink slime and making errors and omissions in a 2012 report. ABC stood by its reporting, which it has said deserved protection under the U.S. "Throughout this case, we have maintained that our reports accurately presented the facts and views of...

  • BPI had claimed ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by calling its ground-beef product pink slime and making errors and omissions in a 2012 report. ABC stood by its reporting, which it has said deserved protection under the U.S. "Throughout this case, we have maintained that our reports accurately presented the facts and views of...

  • BPI had claimed ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by calling its ground-beef product pink slime and making errors and omissions in a 2012 report. ABC stood by its reporting, which it has said deserved protection under the U.S. "Throughout this case, we have maintained that our reports accurately presented the facts and views of...

  • June 28- Beef Products Inc has settled its defamation and libel lawsuit against American Broadcasting Co and its reporter Jim Avila, the meat processor said on Wednesday. BPI had claimed ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by using the term pink slime and making errors and omissions in its 2012 reporting on what the company calls its "lean...

  • June 28- Beef Products Inc has settled its defamation and libel suit against American Broadcasting Co and its reporter Jim Avila, the meat processor said on Wednesday. BPI had claimed ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by using the term pink slime and making errors and omissions in its 2012 reporting on what the company calls its "lean finely...

  • June 28- South Dakota meat processor Beef Products Inc has settled its defamation and libel suit against American Broadcasting Company and its reporter Jim Avila, BPI said in a statement on Wednesday. BPI claimed ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and Avila defamed the company by using the term pink slime and making errors and omissions in its 2012 reporting on the...

  • SAO PAULO, June 26- The investment arm of Brazil's state development bank BNDES has convened a JBS SA shareholder meeting to remove the controlling Batista family from the meatpacker's management and board, in the latest twist involving the world's No. 2 food processor. BNDES Chief Executive Officer Paulo Rabello de Castro said BNDES Participações SA wants...

  • ABU DHABI/ SAO PAULO, June 16- Shares of JBS SA erased gains on Friday after a source denied that Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Development Co PJSC was arranging partners to make a bid for control of the world's largest meatpacker. Exame, which did not say how it obtained the information, said companies including U.S. food producer Cargill Inc might be...