May 23- Campbell Soup Co said on Thursday it had agreed to buy organic baby food maker Plum Organics, as the company behind Goldfish crackers and Campbell's Soup seeks to expand its offerings to the youngest consumers.» Read More
May 23- Campbell Soup Co said on Thursday it had agreed to buy organic baby food maker Plum Organics, as the company behind Goldfish crackers and Campbell's Soup seeks to expand its offerings to the youngest consumers.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-- Agribusiness and food company Bunge Ltd. said Thursday it is raising its quarterly dividend to 30 cents from 27 cents. The company's next dividend is payable Sept. 3 to shareholders of record on Aug. 20. Bunge also said it will pay a dividend of $1.22 on 4.875% cumulative convertible perpetual preference shares.
McDonald's will add its most caloric item ever to its menu in Japan beginning next week, with the "Street Signs" crew.
WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. government will require meat packers to explicitly list the origin of beef, pork and chicken sold in U.S. grocery stores, it said on Thursday, a regulation intended to resolve years of disputes with Canada and Mexico.
WASHINGTON, May 23- Meat packers will be required to explicitly list the origin of beef, pork and chicken sold in U.S. grocery stores, the government said on Thursday, a regulation intended to resolve years of disputes with Canada and Mexico. Meat from other countries could carry labels such as, for example, "Born in Mexico, Raised and Slaughtered in the United States."
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Corn futures skidded to multi-week lows on reports that U.S. farmers are catching up with crop plantings.
Three farms in Iowa and one Indiana operation have confirmed cases of the virus, said Dr Lisa Becton, director of swine health information and research for the National Pork Board. The cases in Iowa were located on farms "all across the state, not in one specific area," Becton said.
*Yahoo's board approves $1.1 bln Tumblr acquisition. *Actavis to acquire Warner Chilcott in stock-for-stock deal. Deals including Yahoo's $1.1 billion bid for Tumblr indicate that companies continue to search for growth through acquisitions despite record highs, a bullish sign for stocks.
May 20- Campbell Soup Co reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year forecast on Monday on improved sales, sending its shares up 2.5 percent in premarket trading.
May 20- Campbell Soup Co reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday and raised its full-year forecast as it works to improve its soup and sauce offerings. The world's largest soup maker said net income rose to $181 million, or 57 cents per share, in the fiscal third quarter ended April 28, from $177 million, or 55 cents per share, a year earlier.
The world's largest soup maker said net income was $181 million, or 57 cents per share, in the fiscal third quarter ended April 28, up from $177 million, or 55 cents per share, a year earlier.
Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are upping the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.
LONDON, May 17- Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc. will be called back to the British parliament to clarify how its activities in the UK justify its low corporate income tax bill, two lawmakers told Reuters.
WASHINGTON, May 16- Immigration reform legislation should allow unlimited hiring of foreigners to work on U.S. farms to avert damaging labor shortages at harvest, a group representing large farmers told a U.S. House of Representatives panel on Thursday.
May 16- The New York attorney general's office on Thursday said it was investigating allegations that fast-food operators in the state are underpaying workers in violation of labor laws. The announcement came on the heels of a survey of 500 New York City fast-food employees at chains such as McDonald's Corp, Burger King and Domino's Pizza.
Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.
The food supply is under siege from a blitz of man-made hazards, from arsenic-laced chicken to dying bee colonies, and some favorites may someday vanish from the plate.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- Legislation that attempts to prevent people from suing North Carolina food manufacturers, sellers and advertisers by claiming their products made them overweight has passed one General Assembly chamber. Brian Brown of Greenville says the measure is a commonsense way to eliminate frivolous lawsuits.
*Corn from Brazil, Argentina seen going north until August. BUENOS AIRES, May 15- A record 2 million tonnes of South American corn is being sent to the United States this season to compensate for last year's weak harvest, industry sources based in Buenos Aires have told Reuters.