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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • Singapore, China, Japan and Thailand each boasted nine restaurants on the annual list.

  • Feb 21- Canadian meat packaging goods company Maple Leaf Foods Inc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.-based Lightlife Foods Inc, a manufacturer of plant-based protein foods, for $140 million and related costs. Lightlife Foods reported 2016 sales of about $40 million and has a 38 percent market share in the U.S. refrigerated plant proteins market, Maple Leaf said...

  • Tyson Foods signage is displayed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.

    In his first televised interview as CEO of Tyson Foods, Tom Hayes told "Squawk on the Street" that the price-fixing lawsuits were unfounded.

  • Feb 21- Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Foods Inc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.-based Lightlife Foods Inc for $140 million and related costs. Lightlife Foods, a manufacturer of plant-based protein foods, reported 2016 sales of about $40 million and has a 38 percent market share in the U.S. refrigerated plant proteins market, the company said.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- A third of U.S. adults are eating out less frequently than three months ago, mostly because of cost, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos survey that illustrates the challenge for U.S. restaurants seeking to revive traffic after zero growth in 2016.. Annual traffic to U.S. restaurants has been flat or up just 1 percent since 2009, when there was a 2...

  • ConAgra CEO: When you restart a company, you've got to rebuild the innovation pipeline from scratch

    ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly weighs in on growth, innovation, tax reform and food deregulation.

  • Tyson CEO: People want protein all day

    Tyson Foods CEO, Tom Hayes, weighs in on company changes, growth strategies, food trends and prices.

  • Mondelez CEO: There is no question this is a challenging time in the emerging markets

    Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez Chairman & CEO, weighs in on activist pressure, growth strategy and emerging markets.

  • Consumers around the world are interested in healthier products that contribute to a well being lifestyle: Mondelez CEO

    Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez Chairman & CEO, weighs in on food innovation and the launch of their new cracker brand called "Vea."

  • Ivanka Trump Brand booming in China

    Businesses and individuals are flooding China's national trademark office with applications to use Ivanka Trump's name for their products.

  • CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $12 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Coral Gables, Florida- based company said it had net income of 23 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $225.1 million, or $4.33 per share.

  • Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competitor Unilever, but other food and household goods makers are rising as investors bet Kraft will make an offer for one of those companies instead. LET'S CALL THE WHOLE THING OFF: Kraft Heinz and Unilever both slumped after Kraft withdrew a $143 billion offer to buy its...

  • LONDON, Feb 20- Kraft Heinz's dropped bid to buy Unilever is the third-largest M&A deal to collapse, according to Thomson Reuters data, adding to a recent run of failures that highlights the appetite for the pursuit of audacious mega-mergers. The abrupt U-turn by U.S. foods giant Kraft at the weekend pushed the value of deals withdrawn this year to $205.2 billion,...

  • The deal, which will likely value Popeyes at more than $1.7 billion, is a bet by Oakville, Ontario- based Restaurant Brands that it can use its international reach to introduce Popeyes' Louisiana-style fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits to more diners globally. Restaurant Brands did not respond immediately to a request for comment, while Popeyes decline to...

  • Feb 20- Acquire, slash costs, repeat. Billionaire investor Warren Buffet and buyout firm 3 G Capital's failed $143 billion bid to combine their food conglomerate Kraft Heinz Co with Unilever Plc shows their winning formula now needs a growth boost. "Perhaps Kraft will now acquire another medium-sized U.S. food company, like General Mills Inc, Kellogg Co, or...

  • *Stocks rise in Europe and Asia, driven by merger activity. LONDON, Feb 20- European stocks rose on Monday, with gains in telecoms and banks offsetting a big fall in Unilever, while the dollar dipped as uncertainty over politics and the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise kept investors nervous. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents Day holiday, and this...

  • *Stocks rise in Europe and Asia, driven by merger activity. LONDON, Feb 20- European stocks rose on Monday, led higher by Deutsche Telekom on talk of a merger involving its U.S. mobile unit, while the dollar dipped as uncertainty over European politics and the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise kept investors nervous. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents Day...

  • NEW YORK— Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer. The deal would have combined Kraft Heinz products such as Oscar Mayer, Jell-O and Velveeta with Unilever's stable of brands, which include food as well as other consumer goods like Dove soap and...

  • Unilever, Kraft-Heinz deal buzz not over yet

    Tressis Gestion CIO Daniel Lacalle responds to news that Kraft Heinz has dropped its bid to buy Unilever.

  • Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses Kraft Heinz's decision to drop its bid for Unilever.