Cumberland County has delayed a decision on a proposed $113 million poultry plant in Cedar Creek near Fayetteville, N.C., after the county commissioners were unable to agree on an incentives package.
Rabobank has issued a new report on the global poultry...
FreshPet Inc. didn't say when it plans to go...
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board oversees the regulation of more than 18,000 liquor licenses and permits statewide, including clubs and beer distributors. As part of the annual license renewal or validation process, licensees pay a fee ranging from $125 to $700.
Not only will food giants be looking to buy growth by picking up companies in the fast-growing segment, but private equity firms are also seeking to invest.
A U.S. subsidiary of Ajinomoto, known widely as the producer of the MSG seasoning, will acquire all shares in Windsor in early November. Ajinomoto hopes to increase frozen food sales in North America from $130 million forecast for the current fiscal year to around 100 billion yen by fiscal 2020.
Hershey and Mars alone account for roughly 87 percent of Halloween chocolate sales. Mars attributes the success of its Variety Bags as a major area of growth for the company during the holiday.
Celebrating his 60th year in the business, Jimmy Russell has overseen production of about 3 million barrels of bourbon as Wild Turkey's master distiller — enough to fill about 20 million cases, according to the brand's parent company, Italian-based Gruppo Campari.
Today, banks are healthy and offering lower rates, which means manufacturers in the packaging space can pursue growth by employing strategic financing models. As a result, many would suggest that it is a perfect time to access capital.
McDonald's Corp. said earlier this month that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt its sales and reputation.
Annie's will join General Mills' U.S. natural and organic products portfolio, which includes the Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, LARABAR and Food Should Taste Good brands. The acquisition will expand General Mills' fast-growing natural and organic foods business.
Its adjusted profit met Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short of estimates. Its profit outlook for this fiscal year also disappointed investors, and shares fell in morning trading Monday.
This survey is the first to assess the educational needs of organic dairy farmers in the region. While this finding won’t come as news to dairy farmers, it may surprise organic milk consumers who pay considerably more for organic milk than conventional milk at the grocery store.
Ranking by the World Economic Forum showed the U.S. rising from No. 7 in 2012 to No. 3 currently.
The USDA has agreed to buy the canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen. Earlier this year, the agency purchased $20 million worth of canned salmon.
The maker of Blue Bunny ice cream, Wells Enterprises, said it would close its ice cream plant in St. George, Utah, and move production to its Le Mars facility. The Utah plant is expected to be closed by the end of 2014.
The sale of Archer Daniels Midland's northeastern Pennsylvania plant forced the company to lay off 90 employees. Another 118 workers who make chocolate will transfer to the buyer, Cargill, which has yet to decide what will happen to the Hazleton plant.
In a new report, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said the total for the year ending June 30 is $13 million, or about 2.5 percent, higher than the previous year's transfer.
El Corral is among a growing number of South American restaurant chains that are using South Florida as the gateway to the U.S. market. Juan Valdez, a Colombian company, plans to open 60 franchised cafes in Florida in the next five years in an attempt to challenge Starbucks.
Heineken sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the US for $1.23 billion to reduce its debt. Heineken had acquired the business in 2010 as part of a deal to buy the Mexican company Femsa, which owned the Dos Equis brand.
Before taking the outsourcing plunge, it is critical that businesses commit to processes that ensure the safety of consumers, the security of their intellectual property and compliance with food safety laws.
In winery after winery, oak wine barrels stacked high and weighing more than a quarter-ton each came cascading down, renewing worries about a lightly regulated threat to safety in fault-riddled wine country.
Beer gardens weren't terribly hard for people to accept in Milwaukee County, which has one of the highest numbers of people with German ancestry in the country. While the big breweries moved years ago, beer is still ingrained here, with smaller breweries like Sprecher Brewing Co.
Some residents of Crested Butte, Colorado are upset after local officials gave the go-ahead to Bud Light to take over the town, fence it in and literally paint it blue for an upcoming weekend event.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. is selling its global chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million. The agribusiness company said the sale will give the company an opportunity to redeploy capital to other areas and improve its returns.
According to recent research from Smart Research, the US is the market leader in the wine segment but China is projected to take the leading position by 2016-17.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters warned industry analysts and investors about possible antitrust obstacles connected to the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods. The merger is currently under antitrust review by the Federal Trade Commission.
The merging of Tim Hortons with Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country. The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies lokoing to lower their tax bills.
- Page 1