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4 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Smithfield Foods, town in talks to trade property

The Town of Smithfield and Smithfield Foods are nearing an agreement to swap properties to help alleviate parking problems at the company's headquarters, town officials said.

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Related Topix: Food, Smithfield, VA, Isle of Wight County, VA

15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

WH Group plans to relaunch Hong Kong IPO

Chinese pork giant WH Group, which scrapped an initial public offering worth more than US$5 billion earlier this year, has relaunched its plan to list in Hong Kong.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wall Street Journal

WH Group Plans Relaunched IPO

WH Group Ltd., the pork producer that pulled its over $5 billion initial public offering a few months ago, is coming back, this time with plans to raise more than $2 billion as early as the end of the month.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

New Urban Legends

Smithfield Foods

Claim: Smithfield Foods was sold to a Chinese company that will be slaughtering and processing hogs raised in the U.S. Interesting; Time consuming to do this but I think, worth while Don't forget that Smithfield Farms, the largest pork producing farm in the USA was sold in September to China with the unanimous support of its stockholders!! The hogs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food, Life, Pork, Meat, Food and Drug Administration, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Agriculture, Science, Food, Ephraim, UT

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Wall Street Journal

WH Group May Relaunch IPO

WH Group, the Chinese pork producer that attempted a $5.3 billion initial public offering earlier this year before scrapping it, is close to deciding whether to relaunch the share sale at a lower valuation, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Food

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Agriculture, Science, Food, Ephraim, UT

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Smithfield Foods leads region on Fortune 500 list

Four companies based in Hampton Roads earned spots on the Fortune 500 list earlier this month, led by Smithfield Foods at number 214.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Where's The Beef? Consolidation In The Meat Processing Industry

A wave of consolidation is sweeping the U.S. meat industry. The trend is a relatively new phenomenon in food retailing but well advanced in meat processing and livestock production.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Food

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! Head West With Ready. Set. PLAY.

Host Coney Island-Themed Play Day for the Continentals of Omega Boys & Girls ClubSelect Youth to Win Tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Sonoma Raceway /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! headed west this week to bring a little piece of Coney Island to the Continentals of The world famous hot dog company and the national ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Coney Island, NY, Family, Kids, Marketing, Food

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Smithfield's Tar Heel pork plant closed until Friday

Smithfield Foods Inc's Tar Heel, North Carolina pork packing plant, the world's largest, will stay closed until Friday after a water tank collapsed and caused an ammonia leak on Tuesday, the company said.

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Related Topix: Food, Tar Heel, NC, Clinton, NC

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Bladen Journal

Ammonia leak sends Smithfield employees home

About 2,400 employees and some of the nearby residents of Smithfield Packing on N.C. 87 were evacuated shortly after noon on Tuesday when an ammonia line was cut.

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Related Topix: Tar Heel, NC, Bladen County, NC, Food

Bladen Journal

Smithfield plant evacuated

A reported ammonia leak has resulted in the closure of N.C. 87 near the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel.

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Related Topix: Food, Tar Heel, NC

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