Analysts predict farmers will plant record soybean acreage this spring for a second consecutive year while cutting corn plantings for the third in a row, a move that comes as growers grapple with a roughly 50 percent decline in the price of corn.
The combination of these iconic food companies joins together two portfolios of brands, including Heinz, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and Philadelphia will have eight $1+ billion brands and five brands between $500 million and $1 billion.
Manna Fish Farms Inc., has pitched a New York state business incubator the idea of mooring as many as two dozen mesh-enclosed galvanized steel geodesic pods in the Atlantic Ocean, about three miles off the coast. where striped bass could be raised.
The USRSB, a group of U.S. beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers and more hopes to identify sustainability indicators, establish verification methodologies and generate field project...
NFI notes Greenpeace is a “multinational behemoth” with a $300-million a year operating budget that has spent a grand total of zero dollars on tuna science, yet continues to use tuna as a poster child for its fund raising efforts.
Ural representatives at the meeting said the food industry and processing facilities in the Middle Urals face strategic dilemmas, including outdated technology, materials, infrastructure, refrigeration, transportation and other related issues.
Last week, Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore) announced the reintroduction of a federal bill that would mandate the labeling of foods or beverages containing GMOs.
Already the leader in the Arab world for utility-scale solar PV installations, Jordan also anticipates an additional 200 MW going online in 2015 as many medium- and large-scale solar farms are currently being installed.
The latest recruits, Ian McLeod at Bi-Lo, Mike McNamara at Target and Mark Ibbotson at Walmart, will join their fellow ex-pats including James McCann who is leading Ahold’s U.S. operations and Alex Gourlay who is now the top guy at Walgreens.
Kroger Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, is reportedly eyeballing Florida, and possibly the company Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie as an acquisition to help push the nation's second-largest supermarket company into the Sunshine State.
China’s stockpiling of milk powder after milk safety scandals in 2013 and Russia’s trade sanctions against the U. S. in retaliation for Western sanctions have caused demand for U.S.-produced milk to dry up.
The complaints allege violations of the Consumer Fraud Act based on advertisements indicating the bread sold by the three companies were made in-store daily despite being “frozen, delivered to its stores, and then re-baked or partially baked in-store."
The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the antidumping (ADD) and countervailing (CVD) duty cases against Mexican sugar imports.