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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • NEW YORK— Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me? The unknowns include whether Amazon might change the grocery chain's food offerings, which at the moment include thousands of products made by small and mid-sized businesses.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • Kroger should challenge Amazon and make Whole Foods a sweeter offer

    Loop Capital's Andrew Wolf argues that Kroger could make Whole Foods a more formidable offer.

  • Mars is more than just chocolate. From pet food to chewing gum, Mars' CMO Andrew Clarke runs us through his branding strategy.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • CHICAGO, June 21- Tyson Foods Inc will test a new way to render chickens unconscious before slaughter, the company said on Wednesday, in the latest sign that heightened concerns about animal welfare are affecting U.S. meat processors. Tyson's program "is a very significant step forward for us in understanding if this is scalable," Justin Whitmore, chief...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • "That was an old Gmail account that has been hacked," said Kevin Durfee, owner of George's of Galilee in Narragansett. Goodwin said she didn't believe Durfee's public denial and was told by police to expect an apology from him, but the controversy only emboldened her and other sick leave proponents who ushered a compromise version through a Senate panel Wednesday...

  • 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...

  • 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.