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  • BRASILIA, June 20- Brazil's federal police on Tuesday delivered to a top court justice the bulk of their investigation into allegations that President Michel Temer took bribes in exchange for political favors doled out to the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA. The document, made public by the top court, is a significant step in the investigation, which is widely...

  • BRASILIA, June 20- Brazil's federal police on Tuesday delivered to a top court justice the bulk of their investigation into allegations that President Michel Temer took bribes in exchange for political favors doled out to the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA. The document, made public by the top court, is a significant step in the investigation, which is widely...

  • BRASILIA, June 20- Brazil's federal police on Tuesday delivered to a top court justice the bulk of their investigation into allegations that President Michel Temer took bribes in exchange for political favors doled out to the world's largest meatpacker, JBS SA. The document, made public by the top court, is a significant step in the investigation, which is widely...

  • The sales, which aim to raise 6 billion reais, include a 19.2 percent stake in Brazil- based dairy company Vigor Alimentos SA, along with its Northern Ireland unit Moy Park Ltd and Five Rivers Cattle Feeding in North America. It is one of Britain's top 10 food companies, with 13 processing and manufacturing units in Northern Ireland, England, France, the Netherlands...

  • SAO PAULO— Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS has announced a $1.8 billion divestment plan to reduce its debt and financial leverage. The world's largest meatpacker says in a Tuesday statement it plans to sell its U.S.-based unit, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding; shareholding stakes in Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos; and Moy Park, its poultry business in...

  • The plan, which aims to raise 6 billion reais, includes a 19.2 percent stake in Brazil- based dairy company Vigor Alimentos SA, along with its Northern Ireland unit Moy Park and Five Rivers Cattle Feeding in North America. Five Rivers has a combined feeding capacity of more than 980,000 head of cattle and locations in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and...

  • Amazon's big bet on groceries

    Mark Bittman, "New York" columnist and cookbook author, shares his thoughts on Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods.

  • BEIJING, June 19- Chinese meat importers are racing to get their hands on the first shipments of beef from the United States in 14 years, as strong demand for premium steaks continues to grow in the $2.6 billion beef import market. China and the United States last week settled the conditions for American beef exports after the two sides agreed in May to resume the...

  • A Tesco supermarket in Glasgow, Scotland.

    The British supermarket chain said a computer glitch had disrupted services nationwide.

  • *China is by far the biggest market in the world for meat. It's a big trend for mainland China consumers, especially those aged 20 to 35, "said Ellis Wang, Shanghai- based marketing manager at U.S. food giant General Mills, which owns top dumpling brand Wanchai Ferry. For pig farmers in China and abroad, it is a difficult trend to stomach.

  • China's food service industry is a key part of the mainland's service sector.

    China is one of the world's largest e-commerce economies, but that doesn't mean people are only opting to consume in the comfort of their homes.

  • June 19- Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, supported by planemaker Embraer SA, while the Mexican peso slipped from a 13- month peak after comments by a Federal Reserve official supported bets of further U.S. interest rate hikes. Gains in Brazilian markets were limited due to concerns that a political scandal may hamper the implementation of President Michel...

  • *China is by far the biggest market in the world for meat. It's a big trend for mainland China consumers, especially those aged 20 to 35, "said Ellis Wang, Shanghai- based marketing manager at U.S. food giant General Mills, which owns top dumpling brand Wanchai Ferry. For pig farmers in China and abroad, it is a difficult trend to stomach.

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  • Chick-fil-A adds gluten-free bun to menu, but you'll have to assemble the sandwich yourself

    Chick-fil-A has added a gluten-free bun to its menu nationwide.

  • linger@ SAO PAULO, June 19- Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, supported by shares of miners and planemaker Embraer SA, though lingering concerns that a political crisis could delay structural reforms kept a lid on gains. Shares of miner Vale SA added the most points to Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index, tracking iron ore futures higher. Still, concerns...

  • After closing at $42.68 on Friday, Whole Foods shares were up 1.5 percent at $43.32 on Monday morning after rising as high as $43.64 earlier in the session, suggesting hopes it would end up fetching a higher price. Barclays analyst Karen Short raised her Whole Foods price target to $48 from $38 and upgraded the stock to overweight from equal-weight, citing the...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 19- As South Africa slides into recession, and households have less and less to spend, the number one supermarket group Shoprite is adopting an unlikely strategy: it's pushing upmarket. The stage is set for a turf war to win the hearts, minds and wallets of South Africa's richest 2 million households- and ultimately preeminence in the...

  • BEIJING, June 19- Chinese meat importers are racing to get their hands on the first shipments of beef from the United States in 14 years, as strong demand for premium steaks continues to grow in the $2.6 billion beef import market. China and the United States last week settled the conditions for American beef exports after the two sides agreed in May to resume the...

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, June 17- Brazilian President Michel Temer denied allegations made by a billionaire businessman in a magazine interview published on Saturday that he led a corruption scheme in which politicians squeezed high-profile executives for bribes, and vowed to sue the businessman. The coming week already promises to be a tense one for Temer and...