The price spikes are rooted in a shrinking supply of beef and pork. The U.S. cattle herd is the smallest in decades, a problem anchored in drought. Meanwhile, a virulent virus is sweeping the hog industry, killing piglets at an alarming rate.
Updated: April 27, 2014, - 04:04 PM
The Minnesota-based farmers’ cooperative has been losing money in eggs, and new rules could make the business even more difficult.
Updated: April 27, 2014, - 06:23 AM
The grocery company and wholesaler finished its fiscal year with a quarterly profit as the new CEO’s restructuring took hold.
Updated: April 24, 2014, - 05:36 AM
Nash Finch’s former headquarters in Edina will remain a significant employment hub for the Michigan company that acquired Nash last...
Updated: April 22, 2014, - 09:16 PM
With its $2.45 billion purchase of Michael Foods, Post is aiming to get a broader slice of the breakfast business.
Updated: April 17, 2014, - 10:23 PM
Per capita U.S. butter consumption has hit highs not seen in about 40 years. The once demonized fat is downright de rigueur in cooking circles, a star on celebrity chef shows. It has become a natural food darling.
Updated: April 14, 2014, - 06:34 AM
China’s corn rejection and a harsh winter crimped earnings at the company.
Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:17 PM
While others fight for price-focused shoppers, Lunds and Byerly’s is opening new locations and experimenting with a new store concept: About a third of the size of a conventional store, this one focuses on prepared foods and features a large restaurant complete with beer and wine.
Updated: April 05, 2014, - 08:14 PM
Farmers are adjusting to lower prices for both sugar beets and corn, a new report suggests.
Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:14 PM