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Monday, September 17, 2007
Smithfield Foods to raise pork supply to China unit
September 17, 2007  Smithfield Foods to raise pork supply to China unit   US meat giant Smithfield Foods has said it will increase pork production at its Sioux City, Iowa, plant. The pork produced will be destined for China. The plant will ...
Monday, August 27, 2007
Smithfield Foods announces agreement for pork exports to China (Press release)
August 27, 2007 Smithfield Foods announces agreement for pork exports to China   Press release   Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced Aug 24 that it had entered into an agreement with a major Chinese trading company for the purchase of 60 milli ...
Friday, August 24, 2007
Smithfield Foods' Q1 profit doubles to US$54 million
August 24, 2007 Smithfield Foods' Q1 profit doubles to US$54 million   Smithfield Foods, the largest pork processor in the US, announced Thursday (Aug 23) a doubling of fiscal first quarter profits due to higher pork and beef sales. The com ...
Thursday, August 9, 2007
Smithfield Foods confirms classical swine fever in Romania
August 9, 2007 Smithfield Foods confirms classical swine fever in Romania Smithfield Foods Inc. has quarantined two hog farms in Romania after outbreaks of classical swine fever were confirmed. The world's largest processor of pork and pork ...
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Smithfield Foods to increase its prices
July 4, 2007 Smithfield Foods to increase its prices The rising cost of raw materials has prompted Smithfield Foods to critically raise its own prices to offset profit losses, Robert Manly, Smithfield's executive president said.  Manly said ...
Friday, June 15, 2007
Smithfield Foods to honour agreements by Premium Standard Farms
June 15, 2007 Smithfield Foods to honour agreements by Premium Standard Farms US' biggest hog producer Smithfield Foods says it will abide on the restrictions placed on swine producer Premium Standard Farms by the state of Missouri. Premium ...
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Smithfield Foods says earnings will miss projections
May 31, 2007 Smithfield Foods says earnings will miss projections Smithfield Foods announced Tuesday (May 29) that it expects fourth - quarter earnings to be 30 to 35 cents per diluted share, significantly less than 45-cent average predicte ...
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Smithfield Foods: No hogs from quarantined farms used in production
April 26, 2007 Smithfield Foods: No hogs from quarantined farms used in production Smithfield Foods Inc said it has not bought or processed hogs from any farms quarantined by the Food and Drug Administration or the US Department of Agricult ...
Monday, March 5, 2007
Smithfield Foods reports third quarter results
March 5, 2007 Smithfield Foods reports third quarter results   Virginia-based Smithfield Foods Incorporated declared income from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 was US$60.4 million, or US$0.54 per diluted share, v ...
Friday, February 16, 2007
Smithfield Foods sees Q3 profit lower as hog production results fall
February 16, 2007 Smithfield Foods sees Q3 profit lower as hog production results fall Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer expects a decline in its Q3 profit because of a drop in hog production earnings. The company anticipa ...
Monday, January 29, 2007
Smithfield Foods to phase out gestation stalls
January 29, 2007 Smithfield Foods to phase out gestation stalls Pork processor Smithfield Foods announced it would phase out gestation stalls or crates at all 187 sow farms it owns in eight states and replace them with "more animal-friendly ...
Friday, January 26, 2007
Many skip work at Smithfield Foods after immigration arrests
January 26, 2007 Many skip work at Smithfield Foods after immigration arrests   Production stalled at the world's largest hog slaughterhouse Thursday after hundreds of employees failed to show up for work a day after immigration officials a ...
Thursday, January 11, 2007
Smithfield Foods workers threaten walkout over holiday
January 11, 2007 Smithfield Foods workers threaten walkout over holiday Workers at the world's largest hog processing plant threatened Wednesday (Jan 10) to walk off the job next week unless they are given a paid holiday on Martin Luther Ki ...
Friday, December 1, 2006
Smithfield Foods' earnings and sales fall on second quarter
December 1, 2006 Smithfield Foods' earnings and sales fall on second quarter Smithfield Foods reported net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2007 of US$44.7 million, versus net income last year of US$51.6 million. Last year's second q ...
Friday, June 9, 2006
Smithfield Foods posts steep drop in profits
June 9, 2006 Smithfield Foods posts steep drop in profits Net income of Smithfield fell to US$1.1 million from US$85.4 million the same period last year. The sharp decline reflected lower pork margins and a decline in live hog prices couple ...

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