Food Products Agricultural Producers


  • *Next year, India's palm oil imports seen up 7.5 percent. DEWAS, India, Sept 4- Rajesh Agrawal had built two large oilseed crushing mills in central India, betting on rising local consumption of edible oils. Now with Malaysian palm oil prices near 6-1/ 2 year lows, imports could rise even more, undermining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to make the country...

  • A 'fowl' quarter for Sanderson Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    A 'fowl' quarter for Sanderson

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

  • Monsanto sweetens Syngenta deal Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Monsanto sweetens Syngenta deal

    Monsanto increases its offer for Syngenta.

  • *Would be blow to key exporters Malaysia, Indonesia. NEW DELHI, Aug 18- India plans to spend $1.5 billion in the next three years to help farmers grow oil palm trees in an area the size of New Jersey, government sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing to make the nation self-sufficient in edible oils this decade. A successful Indian push into palm...

  • Farm in the city Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 2:51 PM ET
    Farm in the city

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

  • Vertical farming: Disrupting agriculture Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    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 Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    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 Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 8:47 PM ET
    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 Monday, 18 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    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 Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    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 Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    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.

  • Taste for imports drives up Japan's grocery bill Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 5:43 PM ET

    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 Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 8:23 PM ET
    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.

  • Tyson Foods profit beats expectations Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Tyson Foods

    Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Tyson Foods shares were up 5 percent.

  • Fruit recall widens on possible Listeria outbreak Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    A California-based stone fruit producer, who ships to retailers including Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods, has expanded its stone fruit recall.

  • Swine virus could shrink pork supply: Tyson Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.

  • Fonterra: N.Z. will launch an investigation Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 10:50 PM ET
    Fonterra: N.Z. will launch an investigation

    Tim Groser, trade minister of New Zealand. speaks exclusively to CNBC's Cash Flow about the Fonterra botulism scare.

  • Biting into the BLT economy Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 10:52 AM ET
    Biting into the BLT economy

    Iceburg lettuce prices have come to a head, says CNBC's Jane Wells, following a story that may affect your favorite sandwich.

  • Smithfield Deal: Politics vs. Pork Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:35 PM ET

    Smithfield Foods CEO Larry Pope defended his company's $4.7 billion sale to China's Shanghui international on Capitol Hill. Criticism of the deal led one Republican senator to suggest that Smitfield was "a victim of a Communist Chinese plot." CNBC's Jane Wells filed this report.

  • Can Agriculture Stocks Grow? Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:53 PM ET
    Can Agriculture Stocks Grow?

    How the agriculture business may perform this summer, with Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group.