Food Products Agricultural Producers

  • 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...

  • Monsanto stock up on takeover chatter

    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,...

  • Short supply of Christmas trees

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

  • 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.

  • Tyson Foods

    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.