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Archer Daniels Midland to buy natural-flavoring maker Wild Flavors for $3 billion

...other ingredients used in packaged foods and drinks. Now it's getting in the business of natural flavors.The agribusiness giant, based in Decatur, Ill., said Monday it will acquire the privately held Swiss company Wild Flavors in an all-cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-07/archer-daniels-midland-buy
Railroad industry fights to shape safety rules

...killed, her husband suffered burns and their pregnant adult daughter miscarried.The ethanol industry, including agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, has told regulators that if tank car standards must be strengthened, the new requirements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/influence-game-shaping-rai
Small farmer's fight against Monsanto becomes anti-biotech crusade

...court, may represent the best chance yet for foes of the global biotech revolution to get the law on their side. Agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. sued the farmer, Percy Schmeiser, after its agents found biotech canola growing in his fields in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/21/bus_401737.shtml
Business
Enforcing single-season seeds, Monsanto sues farmers

...said McFarling, 62, who still grows soy on the 5,000 acre family farm in Shannon, Miss. and is fighting the agribusiness giant in court. Saving Monsanto's seeds, genetically engineered to kill bugs and resist weed sprays, violates provisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/15/bus_439958.shtml
Business
Meatpackers target clueless shoppers

...meat processor behind Tyson Foods Inc. - is betting that there are a lot of people like Hogan out there. The agribusiness giant and one of its units are launching a marketing campaign that targets consumers - especially younger ones - who may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/foo_77453.shtml
Food
ADM executives convicted of price fixing

...decision was read. Andreas is the son of Dwayne Andreas, the politically connected chairman and founder of ADM, the agribusiness giant based in downstate Decatur that bills itself as "supermarket to the world." In 1995, the company itself pleaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/18/bus_239277.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...Midland Co. agreed Wednesday to pay $11 million to the Canadian government to resolve a price-fixing case. The agribusiness giant pleaded guilty in Canadian federal court to a three-count indictment alleging it used anti-competitive conduct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/28/bus_229651.shtml
Business
Shares rise despite downbeat economic report

...would rise 10 percent this year from last. Its shares were up $9.08, or 18.9 percent, at $57.05. And agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said earnings rose about 40 percent from a year ago. Its shares rose 78 cents to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/01/fin_387261.shtml
Finance
House panel approves financial overhaul bill, breaking privacy deadlock

...financial legislation. In recent months, companies receiving new S&L charters from federal regulators have included agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co., long-distance telephone company Excel Communications Inc. and coffin manufacturer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/13/bus_256006.shtml
Business
Dangers of genetic engineering debated

...everybody." Biotech industry leaders contend their products are already subject to stringent safety standards. Agribusiness giant Monsanto says its 60 genetically engineered crops have been the subject of 25,000 field trials in 45 nations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/20/tec_253987.shtml
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