Analysis: As economy wilts, Argentina’s Massa seeks to sow hope with farm chiefs

Argentina’s new Economy Minister Sergio Massa talks to the media after being sworn in, at the Economy Ministry in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The “superminister” tasked with rescuing Argentina’s crisis-racked economy needs cash now, and … Read more

UK leadership candidates seek to undermine the new push for Scottish independence

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The two candidates battling to be Britain’s next prime minister will try to present themselves as defenders of Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom on Tuesday by promising more scrutiny of Scotland’s government to undermine a new push for independence. The Scottish National Party, which heads Scotland’s semi-autonomous government, wants … Read more

BP, Bunge put Brazil sugar and ethanol business up for sale, Valor Economico reports

Logo of British Petrol BP is seen at petrol station in Pienkow, Poland, June 8, 2022. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – British oil major BP (BP.L) and US commodities trader Bunge Ltd (BG.N) have put their Brazilian sugar and ethanol joint venture BP … Read more

China’s Luckin plans store expansion, remains committed to the US market

Women leave a store of the Chinese coffee house chain Luckin Coffee in Beijing, China, July 8, 2020. Picture taken July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG/BEIJING, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two years after it was forced to withdraw from the Nasdaq for an accounting fraud, … Read more

US judge weighs Ben & Jerry’s claims against owner over Israeli business

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – A US judge on Monday appeared skeptical that Ben & Jerry’s deserved an immediate injunction against its parent Unilever Plc to restrict the marketing of its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, which Ben & Jerry’s said was against its values. US District Judge Andrew Carter said at … Read more

Berkshire CEO-designate Abel sells stake in energy company he led for $870 million

Gregory Abel, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and who is designated to succeed Warren Buffett as Berkshire CEO, walks through the crowd at the first in-person annual meeting since 2019 of Berkshire Hathaway Inc in Omaha, Nebraska, US April 29, 2022. REUTERS/Scott Morgan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 … Read more

Big US chicken company, Mountaire, asks contractors to oppose the transparency rule

Chicken is pictured at a poultry shop at Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US February 19, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Mountaire Farms, a top US chicken company, is pressuring its contract farmers to oppose a Biden administration proposal aimed at improving … Read more

Beyond Meat cuts sales forecast as consumers shun pricier faux meat

Products from Beyond Meat Inc, the vegan burger maker, are shown for sale at a market in Encinitas, California, US, June 5, 2019. REUTERS//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 4 (Reuters) – Beyond Meat Inc (BYND.O) on Thursday lowered its revenue forecast for the year and announced job cuts … Read more

Kellogg’s pricier cereals help bolster sales, profit forecasts

Kellogg’s cold cereal products are pictured in a market after Kellogg Company announced it would split into three independent companies, in the latest US corporate overhaul aimed at simplifying its structure and sharpening its focus on the snack business, in New York, US, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

Green Thumb’s quarterly cannabis sales hit New Jersey high

FILE PHOTO – Marijuana plants for the adult recreational market sit on the back of a tractor for planting at Hepworth Farms in Milton, New York, US, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 3 (Reuters) – Green Thumb Industries Inc (GTII.CD) posted a more than 14% … Read more