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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday he hoped farm business with Mexico would not suffer due to President Donald Trump's drive to get a better deal for manufacturers. Speaking before talks between the United States, Mexico and Canada to revamp the 23- year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, which will begin on Aug. 16 in Washington, Perdue...

  • MERIDA, Mexico, July 28- U.S Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday he hoped farm business with Mexico would not suffer due to President Donald Trump's drive to get a better deal for manufacturers. His remarks came before U.S.- Mexico talks to revamp the 23- year-old North American Free Trade Agreement were due to begin on Aug. 16 in Washington.

  • *Hike to hurt U.S. beef producers, Japan restaurants- trade body. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 28- Japan will raise tariffs from August on imports of frozen beef from the United States and other countries, in a move to protect domestic producers, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday. The hike threatens a significant sector of United States' access to the biggest Asian...

  • *Hike to hurt U.S. beef producers, Japan restaurants- trade body. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 28- Japan's Ministry of Finance said on Friday the country will raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States and other countries from August to protect domestic producers. The increase threatens a significant sector of United States' access to the biggest Asian...

  • MEXICO CITY— Mexico's food safety agency says it is "premature" to point to Mexican papayas as the source of a salmonella outbreak in the U.S. A Thursday statement by Mexico's Agriculture Department says agency technicians have begun collecting samples from across Mexico. On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the illness had been tracked to...

  • SEOUL, July 27- Craft beer, finger food and bowls of rice replaced a full-course meal on Thursday as South Korean President Moon Jae- in played host to corporate tycoons for the first time since his election in May. Against the casual backdrop, Moon had more serious business at hand, as he pushed his message of corporate reform to deliver on a campaign pledge to curb...

  • July 27- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc, the owner of the Dunkin' Donuts chain, reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales on Thursday, hurt by a surprise fall in comparable-restaurant sales at its Baskin-Robbins outlets in the United States. Baskin-Robbins ice cream shops, compared with a 1.4 percent rise expected by analysts polled by research firm Consensus...

  • PARIS, July 27- Food group Danone expects sales growth to accelerate in the second half of the year after challenging conditions in Europe and North America hit its dairy business in the second quarter. "As expected, the slow start of the year is the result of specific emerging markets headwinds and challenges in Europe and North America," Chief Executive Emmanuel...

  • *Japan to raise tariffs if data shows import surge in June. TOKYO, July 27- Japan is likely to raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States and some other countries to protect domestic producers against imports, according to local media, pending import data due out on Friday. A tariff increase is automatic if quarterly beef imports from all nations...

  • PARIS, July 27- French food group Danone kept its full year goals on Thursday after it posted a higher-than-expected rise in first-half operating profit, helped by cost control and synergies from its acquisition of U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave. Sales growth, however, slowed down further in the second quarter, with Danone's performance coming in below...

  • ZURICH, July 27- Swiss group Nestle trimmed its sales guidance and reported worse-than-expected underlying sales for the first half of 2017, making the world's largest food company more vulnerable to criticism from activist investor Daniel Loeb. Nestle, where new Chief Executive Mark Schneider is expected to reignite growth, came under scrutiny from...

  • PARIS, July 27- French food group Danone posted a higher-than-expected rise in first-half operating profit, helped by cost control and synergies from its acquisition of U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave. Sales growth, however, slowed down further in the second quarter, with Danone's performance coming in below that of its European peers, amid challenging...

  • CELAYA, Mexico _ Industrias Bachoco SAB de CV on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $95 million. The Celaya, Mexico- based company said it had profit of $1.90 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SAO PAULO, July 26- Brazil's JBS SA has called a shareholder meeting on Sept 1 to address concerns over potential losses raised by BNDESpar, the investment arm of Brazilian state development bank and holder of 21 percent of the meatpacker, the company said on Wednesday.

  • Chipotle hopes that queso will win back customers scared away by norovirus and rodents

    Chipotle hopes new items will lure back customers who ditched the brand after a recent norovirus outbreak.

  • Cramer Remix: Why investors shouldn’t abandon Alphabet

    Jim Cramer breaks down Alphabet’s latest earnings and explains why he thinks the company has more potential than investors may think.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer breaks down Alphabet’s latest earnings and explains why he thinks the company has more potential than investors may think.

  • McCormick CEO defends acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser brands, touts millennial-facing strategy

    Jim Cramer sat down with McCormick CEO Lawrence Kurzius, who shot back at criticism that the cost of his company's recent acquisition was too high.

  • Lawrence Kurzius, CEO, McCormick

    Jim Cramer sat down with McCormick CEO Lawrence Kurzius, who shot back at criticism about his company's recent acquisition.

  • Chipotle's recent norovirus outbreak could be the result of lax sick policy enforcement

    A self-identified Chipotle employee alleged in a Reddit post last month that a manager required them to work while sick