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  • Smithfield Foods parent raises $2.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

    Smithfield Foods parent raises $2.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO
    WH Group Ltd., the new owner of Smithfield Foods, raised $2.1 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering, Reuters reports.
  • Former Smithfield Foods exec places home on the market

    Former Smithfield Foods exec places home on the market
    The home of a former Smithfield Foods executive is on the market in one of Smithfield's most sought-after neighborhoods. Richard T. Goodman, former senior vice president of Smithfield Foods, has listed his 6,000-square-foot home at 700 Smithfield Blvd....

    Nestle imposes animal welfare standards for suppliers

    Swiss corporate giant Nestle pledged broad new animal welfare standards for its worldwide suppliers Thursday, becoming the latest major food company looking to limit some of the harmful effects of its global footprint. The move — described by...

    U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

    Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice. So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out...

    Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in Q2 2014 sales

    Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in Q2 2014 sales
    Smithfield Foods Inc. said Monday its second quarter sales rose 14 percent to $3.8 billion over second quarter 2013 sales.   The Smithfield-based pork producer, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of China-based WH Group Limited, said its results in the...