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  • Free wings on National Chicken Wing Day

    A number of restaurants are offering special deals on chicken wings to celebrate the holiday.

  • California's tomato industry seeing red

    Tomato growers are facing tough times amid oversupply and weaker demand.

  • SAO PAULO _ BRF SA on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $8.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Sao Paulo- based company said it had net income of 1 cent. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LIMA, July 28- Failure to ratify the U.S.-led sweeping trade pact TPP would hand China "the keys to the castle" on globalization and do nothing to solve the real problems underlying American anxiety over jobs, the top U.S. trade official said Thursday. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he was still optimistic Congress would pass the 12- member TPP, in part...

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ B&G Foods Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.3 million. B&G Foods expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.11 to $2.21 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.39 billion to $1.42 billion. B&G Foods shares have increased 31 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 28- Duracell said it plans to close a battery-making plant in South Carolina that employs 430 people, making the announcement fewer than five months after being acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. Duracell said the move will lead to "some" job growth in LaGrange, which is about 330 miles southwest of Lancaster, and that Lancaster workers...

  • He helped build Mars into the world's largest confectionary company.

  • HERSHEY, Pa. _ Hershey Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $146 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 78 cents per share. Hershey expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.24 to $4.28 per share.

  • Sales at Bunge's edible oil products unit, its second-largest in terms of revenue, rose 2.3 percent to $1.71 billion for the second quarter, driven by demand in Asia, Canada and Europe. Bunge had warned of second-quarter headwinds due to weather-damaged harvests in Brazil and Argentina, home to many of its elevators and processing plants. The crop shortfall,...

  • WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. _ Bunge Ltd. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $121 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • GREELEY, Colo. _ Pilgrim's Pride Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $152.9 million. Pilgrim's Pride shares have risen 10 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Pilgrim's Pride, Earnings Report.

  • PORTLAND, Maine— In the face of industry pressure, the federal government is spending up to $4.4 million to complete a plan to help Maine's blueberry industry by buying surplus crop. The USDA has bought $8.6 million in blueberries, the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine said. A USDA spokeswoman confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the agency is...

  • Starbucks debuts at-home Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs

    The coffee chain is selling pitcher packs to make it easy for customers to make their cold brew at home.

  • Can you turn a basic ice cream truck... into a $120,000,000 business? Kona Ice did!

    Kona Ice franchise is now worth $120M after 10 years of business.

  • Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Mondelez International

    Mondelez's quarterly net revenue fell nearly 18 percent, as a strong dollar eroded the value of sales from markets outside the U.S.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million. Thirty-eight-year-old Kevin Myers acknowledged Tuesday that he received $651,000 in kickbacks while purchasing director at Utz Quality foods in Hanover. Federal prosecutors say Myers...

  • PHOENIX _ Inventure Foods Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $278,000 in its second quarter. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $72.3 million. Inventure Foods shares have risen 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The forecast and weak quarterly sales at domestic McDonald's restaurants sent shares in the world's biggest restaurant company down 4.5 percent to $121.71 and pulled down most of the restaurant sector. The Dow Jones U.S. Restaurants& Bars Index was off 2.2 percent. The world's biggest fast-food chain gets roughly one-third of its revenue and 40 percent of...

  • The Dow Jones U.S. Restaurants& Bars Index was off 2 percent. The world's biggest fast-food chain gets roughly one-third of its revenue and 40 percent of profits from the United States. Bernstein analyst Sara Senatore said restaurant companies, which are grappling with profit-squeezing minimum wage increases, use more labor than grocery stores and have the...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP reported higher-than-expected earnings on Tuesday, benefiting from a steady rise in oil prices and stronger U.S. equity and credit markets. New York- based KKR said it had earned economic net income of 23 cents a share in the second quarter, down from 88 cents a year earlier but well above analysts' forecasts of 5 cents,...