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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • Farmers last year produced 1.6 billion pounds valued at $208 million, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "Pets love pumpkin too," said Purina nutritionist Janet Dempsey, while citing its antioxidant-like benefits and dietary fiber content. Purina uses real pumpkin to accent its cat and dog food recipes year round.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Beef processor Minerva SA on Monday said Asia will become the destination for up to half the world's beef in the next three to four years, up from just under 46 percent in 2017, amid rising demand in China. "The China market is a huge, huge market," said Minerva's Chief Commercial Officer Iain Anderson Mars. Minerva has also been expanding more locally in...

  • NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. _ Calyxt Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $12.9 million in its third quarter. The New Brighton, Minnesota- based company said it had a loss of 51 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • General Electric Co., down $1.47 to $19.02. GGP Inc., up $1.85 to $24.05. Mattel Inc., up $3.02 to $17.64.

  • *Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103- billion takeover bid. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities. That could be very well why utilities are getting a bid today as you see the search for yield continue, "said...

  • Tom Hayes, CEO, Tyson Foods

    Consumers want protein and fresh food, and that's boosting Tyson Foods' sales.

  • Tyson, the maker of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausages, reported higher earnings and revenue than analysts expected for the quarter ended Sept. 30, sending shares up 1.4 percent in afternoon trading. The company's feed costs fell $65 million in the quarter as net income attributable to Tyson rose by $3 million to $394 million. Feed costs should stay flat in...

  • Chipotle shares tank after actor Jeremy Jordan said he 'almost died' after eating at the chain

    Chipotle shares tank after "Supergirl" actor Jeremy Jordan said he had been hospitalized after eating at the restaurant.

  • Shares of Tyson, the maker of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausages, rose 2.5 percent to $76.00 in premarket trading. Feed could remain cheap, as this year's corn and soybean harvests are likely to be at or near record levels, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture figures released last week. Tyson forecast sales of $41 billion for the year ending September...

  • Feed could remain cheap as this year's corn and soybean harvests are likely to be at or near record levels, according to figures the U.S. Department of Agriculture released last week. Net income attributable to Tyson rose almost 1 percent to $394 million or $1.07 per share. The Springdale, Arkansas- based company's net revenue rose 10.8 percent to $10.15 billion.

  • SPRINGDALE, Ark. _ Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $394 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.38 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.95 billion.

  • Nov 13- U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc reported higher earnings for the fourth quarter on Monday, as lower costs to buy cattle feed boosted profit margins in its beef and chicken businesses. Net income attributable to Tyson rose to $394 million or $1.07 per share in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $391 million or $1.03 per share, a year earlier.

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- A majority of Japanese companies have no interest in being included in stock indexes guided by environmental, social and governance principles, a Reuters poll found, even as pressure grows on firms to lift their management standards following a string of corporate scandals. Investment in ESG indexes is expected to grow after Japan's Government...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 10- Chinese venture capital and private equity funds are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into local start-ups serving up snack food products of the healthier kind, and threatening the market share of larger Chinese and global food companies. Backed by savvy marketing and online promotions targeting the increasingly health-conscious...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Burcon Nutrascience Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $1 million in its fiscal second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The FDA is expected to require restaurants and other food outlets with 20 or more locations to post calorie counts beginning May 2018, Vox reports.

  • Eataly's owner Oscar Farinetti hopes Eataly World, opening Nov. 15 in Bologna, will boost tourism and even food exports. Visitors to Eataly World can follow food production from field and stall right to their plates. Eataly World includes 47 restaurants and bars, some 40 production areas making everything from gelato to candied fruit, 22 gardens and half a dozen...

  • SAO PAULO _ BRF SA on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $41.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Sao Paulo- based company said it had net income of 5 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 10- Chinese venture capital and private equity funds are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into local start-ups serving up snack food products of the healthier kind, and threatening the market share of larger Chinese and global food companies. Backed by savvy marketing and online promotions targeting the increasingly health-conscious...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 9- Brazilian food company BRF SA swung to a profit in the third quarter after three consecutive quarterly losses as the company bounced back from a national food safety scandal, but it missed the analyst consensus of a larger rebound. BRF, Brazil's largest chicken exporter, reported net profit of 138 million reais in the period, missing a Thomson...