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  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26- Malaysia should work towards a common palm oil export duty plan with Indonesia to support its refining sector, which risks losing market share following the introduction of more competitive Indonesian levies, a Malaysian industry body said. Refiners in top palm producer Indonesia enjoy an advantage as the country's levy on refined palm...

  • Short supply of Christmas trees

    There's a shorter supply of trees this holiday season than in recent years.

  • Nov 23- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales on Monday, sending its shares up by over 10 percent as strong demand for chicken products and a boost from its purchase of sausage seller Hillshire Brands buoyed results. The company bought Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co last year for $8.5...

  • Nov 23- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported better-than-expected quarterly sales, helped by strong demand for chicken products and as the Hillshire Brands acquisition boosted sales of prepared foods. The company bought Jimmy Dean sausage maker Hillshire Brands Co last year for $8.5 billion. Net income attributable to Tyson rose to $258...

  • Nov 23- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher demand for chicken and as the Hillshire Brands acquisition boosted sales of prepared foods. Net income attributable to Tyson rose to $258 million, or 63 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Oct. 3, from $137 million, or 35 cents per share, a year...

  • Nov 20- Major sugar companies and corn refiners including Archer Daniels Midland Co have settled litigation over an ad campaign about high fructose corn syrup, the parties said in a joint statement on Friday. Several sugar refiners including global leader ASR Group alleged in a 2011 lawsuit that a Corn Refiners Association advertising campaign describing...

  • Nov 19- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said it would stop operations at two of its plants in the United States, affecting about 880 employees. The company said it expects to cease operations at a pepperoni plant in Jefferson, Wisconsin and a prepared foods facility in Chicago, Illinois during the second half of the year ending Oct. 1.

  • DuPont holding talks with Syngenta and Dow Chemical

    DuPont is holding talks with Syngenta and Dow Chemical for a potential deal, as the agriculture world struggles with lower crop prices and profits.

  • SAFM recalling contaminated chicken

    Sanderson Farms is recalling more than a half million pounds of chicken products that may have been contaminated with metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday.

  • A 'fowl' quarter for Sanderson

    Falling chicken prices lead to disappointing Q3 earnings for Sanderson Farms.

  • Monsanto sweetens Syngenta deal

    Monsanto increases its offer for Syngenta.

  • Farm in the city

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on new projects rethinking agriculture.

  • Vertical farming: Disrupting agriculture

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on how new technology and big data are driving the viability of vertical farming.

  • Vertical farming: The next big thing for food

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look inside AeroFarms, located in Newark, New Jersey. The company is about to start growing two million pounds of lettuce inside a former industrial site.

  • Building a dairy empire in Vietnam

    Mai Kieu Lien, chairman and CEO of Vinamilk, discusses how she transformed the small, state-controlled dairy producer into Vietnam's second-largest company in terms of market capitalization.

  • Egg cost rising due to bird flu

    The bird flu outbreak could threaten U.S. poultry and egg supply for the next nine to eighteen months according to food service company Sysco.

  • Egg, turkey meat prices rise as bird flu spreads

    Prices for eggs and turkey meat are going up as bird flu affects the Midwest. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.

  • Monsanto plants its seed into farming

    Agriculture company Monsanto is set to report its Q1 earnings this week. Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses the company and how it's bringing new technology to South America.

  • Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.

  • China slowdown is an opportunity: Huiyuan Juice

    Zhu Xinli, Chairman at China Huiyuan Juice Group, the largest privately owned juice producer in the country, describes the firm's strategy amid the economy's structural adjustment.