TOKYO, May 13- Japanese stocks fell in choppy trade on Friday, dragged down by profit-taking and persistent concerns over a stronger yen's impact on corporate profits. Food processing company Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd plunged 13.3 percent after forecasting flat net profit and declining operating profit for the year ending March 2017. Retailer Marui Group...
Shares of Monsanto are surging in Thursday's trading session after reports of a possible takeover.
Traders have attributed the tighter availability to changes to import flows from Mexico after a controversial trade pact with the top supplier into the United States set quotas and minimum prices. "The sugar going to liquefiers and small-scale refiners is a bigger portion now because Mexico has a smaller quota," said Kevin Combs, global sweetener specialist...
May 9- Tyson Foods Inc, the biggest U.S. meat processor, reported a 39 percent rise in quarterly profit as the company benefited from lower feed and livestock costs. Net income attributable to Tyson rose to $432 million, or $1.10 per share, in the second quarter ended April 2, from $310 million, or 75 cents per share, a year earlier. Tyson, whose brands include Jimmy Dean,...
There's a shorter supply of trees this holiday season than in recent years.
DuPont is holding talks with Syngenta and Dow Chemical for a potential deal, as the agriculture world struggles with lower crop prices and profits.
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.
Falling chicken prices lead to disappointing Q3 earnings for Sanderson Farms.
Monsanto increases its offer for Syngenta.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on new projects rethinking agriculture.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on how new technology and big data are driving the viability of vertical farming.
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.
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.
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.
Prices for eggs and turkey meat are going up as bird flu affects the Midwest. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.
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.
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, the largest U.S. meat processor, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Tyson Foods shares were up 5 percent.
A California-based stone fruit producer, who ships to retailers including Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods, has expanded its stone fruit recall.