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Spam, beloved among Hawaiians, will be celebrated April 27 during Waikiki Spam Jam, one of Honolulu’s biggest annual street festivals. Spam merchandise (such as T-shirts) will be sold, but the biggest draw is Spam itself. A dozen Honolulu...
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Lunch meat purveyor Hormel Foods is making a run at the supermarket's middle aisles, buying the Skippy peanut butter brand for about $700 million. The Austin, Minn., company, also known for its Spam canned ham, is acquiring Skippy from Unilever's U.S....
Tags: Butter, China, Walmart, Peanuts, Salmonella Infection
Animal rights activists are winning ever more concessions from major companies on the issue of cramped cages for pigs -- this time from cafe company Bon Appetit Management. Bon Appetit, which operates more than 400 cafes in 31 states -- including on...
NEW YORK — Smithfield Foods Inc. executives, who run one of the worst-performing large U.S. food makers over the past five years, are set to reap at least $85.4 million from its sale to China's Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. The company has...
The Hartford CourantOurs is a country of animal lovers. It's not just Fido curled up at our feet we feel for, but as a society, we believe that all animals — including those raised for food — deserve humane treatment. Statistics prove the point — a poll...
Reports: Initial jobless claims for week ended May 18, 7:30 a.m.; PMI manufacturing flash index for May, 7:58 a.m.; FHFA housing price index for March, 8 a.m.; New home sales for April, 9 a.m.; Mortgage rates for week ended May 23, 9 a.m.; Natural gas...
U of M Sielhl Prize winners announced ST. PAUL, Minn. - An expert in wheat diseases, a food company executive and a pair of entrepreneurs have won the University of Minnesota's Siehl Prize in Agriculture. This year's recipients include: n University...
Minnesota could become the next battleground in the fight over mandatory labels for genetically modified food. Bills were introduced on Feb. 28 in the Minnesota Legislature that would require food manufacturers to label their products to indicate...
NEW YORK (AP) - Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said on Jan. 3 that it's buying Skippy, the country's No. 2 peanut butter brand, in...
Tags: Butter, China, Peanuts, Peanut Butter, Lifestyle and Leisure
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market pulled back slightly Thursday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average posted its strongest gain in more than a year. Retailers reported mixed sales and the prospect of a new budget battle in Congress helped...
INDIANAPOLIS - Members of the Hitchcock-Tulare FFA Chapter in South Dakota were one of 42 teams participating in the National FFA Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 85th National...
More than 9,500 FFA members, advisers and guests took part in the FFA Rally to Fight Hunger, which was Oct. 24 to 26, in Indianapolis. One million meals were packaged in 20 hours, with half of the meals staying in the Indianapolis area and half going...
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