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Food Products Packaged Food and Meats

  • The beef product known as pink slime or lean finely textured beef is displayed on a tray during a tour March 29, 2012, of the Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska, where the product is made.

    Beef Products has settled its defamation and libel suit against American Broadcasting and its reporter Jim Avila.

  • However, on a post-earnings call General Mills Chief Executive Jeff Harmening played down the impact. General Mills- the first packaged foods maker to report since the Amazon-Whole Foods deal- has "great relationships" with both companies, Harmening said. The company sells its Annie's line of organic foods at Whole Foods, while it sells a broad range of products...

  • Here's when and where Lidl's next US grocery stores will open

    On July 13, Lidl will open new stores in Chesapeake and Culpeper, Virginia, and in Havelock and Wake Forest, North Carolina.

  • Dan Loeb at 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Third Point owns shares and options of Nestle worth over $3.5 billion, according to an investor letter published Sunday.

  • By Michael Erman and Martinne Geller. June 26- Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a stake of more than 1 percent in Switzerland's Nestle SA and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses. Third Point disclosed the Nestle position in a letter to the hedge fund's...

  • June 25- Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a stake of more than 1 percent in Switzerland's Nestle SA and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve its margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses. The 3.28 billion Swiss francs stake is the largest ever taken by the hedge fund, which pressed for change in...

  • June 25- Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a stake of more than 1 percent in Switzerland's Nestle SA and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve its margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses. The 3.28 billion Swiss francs stake is the largest ever taken by the hedge fund, which pressed for change in...

  • June 25- Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a more than 1 percent stake in Switzerland's Nestle SA and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve its margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses. The stake, worth around 3.28 billion Swiss francs, is one of the largest taken by the hedge fund, which pressed for...

  • 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.

  • A package of Tyson Foods Inc. chicken is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois.

    Barclays recommends Tyson Foods shares, saying the company will report earnings above expectations next year.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- A federal appeals court on Friday ordered Whole Foods Market Inc to face a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing it of overcharging shoppers in New York City by overstating the weight of pre-packaged food in its supermarkets. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said a lower court judge had erred in concluding that the plaintiff...

  • NEW YORK, June 2- A federal appeals court on Friday ordered Whole Foods Market Inc to face a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing it of overcharging shoppers in New York City by overstating the weight of pre-packaged food in its supermarkets. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said a lower court judge had erred in concluding that the plaintiff...

  • Rethinking food packaging

    Peter Rahal, RXBAR CEO, weighs in on how important branding and packaging is for a product.

  • *Conagra to sell Wesson brand for about $285 mln. May 30- Packaged food maker Conagra Brands Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its Wesson cooking oil brand to Folgers coffee maker J. M. Smucker Co for about $285 million. Smucker's oils manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • May 30- Packaged food maker Conagra Brands Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its Wesson cooking oil brand to Folgers coffee maker J. M. Smucker Co for about $285 million. Smucker's oils manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. Smucker Chief Executive Mark Smucker said in a statement.

  • May 30- Packaged food maker Conagra Brands Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its Wesson cooking oil brand to Folgers coffee maker J. M. Smucker Co for about $285 million. Smucker's oils manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. Smucker Chief Executive Mark Smucker said in a statement.

  • May 30- Folgers coffee maker J. M. Smucker Co said it would buy packaged food maker Conagra Brands Inc's edible oil brand, the Wesson, for about $285 million. J. M. Smucker expects the deal to add about 10 cents per share to its adjusted earnings in the first full-year after close. Smucker's oils manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, the company said on Tuesday.

  • May 24- Campbell Soup Co said it would partner with Chef'd and invest $10 million in the meal kit company as it steps up efforts to cater to changing consumer tastes toward fresher and healthier foods. The world's largest soupmaker has been reporting weak sales as demand for packaged food in the United States has taken a hit as more customers prefer healthier...

  • LONDON, May 24- Multinational packaged food and drink makers have been pouring millions of dollars into venture capital funds to invest in start-up companies offering healthier or more innovative products. Set up by Tyson Foods in December 2016 with $150 million. Launched by Kellogg in June 2016 with $100 million.

  • A package of Tyson Foods Inc. chicken is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois.

    Tyson Foods said it would buy packaged sandwich supplier AdvancePierre Foods for about $3.2 billion in cash.