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Tyson Foods is pinning its hopes on growth in the Chinese market after approval was granted to export product to that country.

Tyson Foods cleared to ship poultry to China from all U.S. plants

The company expects pork and poultry shipments to grow in the wake of swine fever

Reuters – Tyson Foods has received approval from U.S. and Chinese authorities to export American poultry to China from all 36 of its U.S. processing plants and expects to begin taking orders early next year, a chief supply chain officer for the company said. U.S. chicken companies are eager to resume sales in China after

Bunge sells stake in U.S. ethanol plant

Bunge has ended its 13-year ownership interest in an Iowa ethanol plant, the company said on Jan. 2, following industry struggles with thin margins and overproduction. Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, or SIRE, repurchased Bunge’s stake in the facility on Dec. 31, according to a statement. U.S. ethanol producers say the industry has suffered from the






U.S. grains: Wheat, soy hit 2018 highs

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. grain and soybean futures hit 2018 highs to start the new year as traders continued to expect increased Chinese demand once Washington and Beijing ink an initial trade deal. The gains on Thursday extended annual advances from 2019, a year marked by farmer stress over the U.S.-China trade war and