Kroger-Albertsons merger gets thumbs-down from produce trade groups

Western Growers, California Fresh Fruit Association and Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association said the merger would harm the fresh produce industry. / Photo: Shutterstock Western Growers, the California Fresh Fruit Association and the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association have called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to reject the $24.6 billion Kroger-Albertsons merger … Read more

Puerto Rico’s Biggest Ag Industry Looks to Wean Itself From Expensive Feed

“The consumers support this. I don’t think the people are against it in any way,” Perez said. Puerto Rican farmers noted the high price they receive, but also pointed out the high grain costs they pay for imported feed. Essentially 100% of the grain for dairies is imported. Gustavo Toledo, owner of Vaqueria Ceiba Del … Read more

Town Partner Fans Supporting Foodbanks at Plymouth Match – Ipswich Town News

Town Partner Fans Supporting Foodbanks at Plymouth MatchTuesday, 10th Jan 2023 19:02 Town and the Ipswich Town Foundation are partnering Fans Supporting Foodbanks for local charity FIND (Families in Need) ahead of Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash against Plymouth Argyle at Portman Road. Ipswich Town Fans Supporting Foodbanks is an arm of the Fans Supporting Foodbanks initiative … Read more

High Plains dairy in Texas, facing animal cruelty allegations

CHANNING, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Allegations of animal cruelty have been made against a dairy near Channing following an undercover investigation. Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) claims that Natural Prairie Dairy, a certified organic dairy here on the High Plains, has subjected its dairy cows to horrible conditions. ARM recently released footage that they claim accurately describes … Read more

Rwanda: Who Is Swindling Dairy Farmers?

Milk traders who don’t pay dairy farmers could soon be blacklisted according to the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB). Solange Uwituze, Deputy Director General in charge of Animal Resources Research and Technology Transfer at RAB told The New Times that the list of defaulters is being prepared and could soon be published … Read more

FAT Brands Inc. Announces First Quarter Cash Dividend on Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: FAT), a leading global franchising company and parent company of iconic brands including Round Table Pizzafatburger, Marble Slab Creameryjohnny rockets, Twin PeaksFazoli’s and 11 other declared restaurant concepts, announced today that its Board of Directors has the Company’s fiscal 2023 … Read more

5 Fruits and vegetables for children to grow

Growing fruits and vegetables at home is an excellent way to teach children about the origins of their food. Your kids will enjoy planting seeds, watering young plants, and eating the food they help to grow. Start with simple foods that are easy to grow and mature quickly, but that your children already enjoy eating. … Read more

Waiting for That ‘Fat Pitch’ to Hit, But We’re Not Quite There Yet

2022 finally came to a close last week. The year will go into the books as the worst year for investors since 2008, which occurred during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The Dow Jones was down just under 10% for the year, and it was by far the best performing major index. … Read more

Mr. Speaker, Fat Man Markets, 4 Investment Strategies, Trading Sectors

It had not happened for 100 years. On Tuesday, Kevin McCarthy of California became the first majority leader in the US House of Representatives to fail to be elected as Speaker in the first ballot since 1923. A majority vote is required to elect across a Speaker House membership which currently stands at a headcount … Read more

Lee Mielke: Disappointing butter drawdown | Dairy

Dairy product prices saw minor changes in the holiday-shortened week between Christmas and New Year’s but Tuesday’s GDT brought pressure on the market’s re-opening. After jumping 14.50 cents the previous week, the cheddar blocks climbed to $2.16 per pound last Thursday, the highest since Nov. 22, but closed the last Friday of 2022 at $2.1350, … Read more