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Smithfield CEO surprised by reaction to China sale

Pork producer Smithfield Foods' CEO says he was taken aback by some of the reactions when the Virginia-based company agreed to be acquired by a Chinese firm last year

Friday - 03/07/2014, 11:42am EST

Tags: pork, China

Smithfield Foods closes sale to China's Shuanghui

Pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. on Thursday completed its sale to Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd., the largest shareholder of China's biggest meat processor. The deal approved by shareholders earlier this week is the largest takeover of a U.S. company by a Chinese firm.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 07:16pm EDT

Tags: China

Smithfield shareholders approve Shuanghui deal

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 04:24pm EDT


Big shareholder concedes on Smithfield deal

Friday - 09/20/2013, 07:10pm EDT


Shareholder plans to vote against Smithfield sale

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: pork

Smithfield Foods lays off 120 more at Va. plant

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:50am EDT


Smithfield Foods' 4Q profit falls 63 percent

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:20pm EDT


Smithfield Foods plans sausage, packaged meats JV

Smithfield Foods Inc. says it plans to form a joint venture to help grow its packaged meats business.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:25pm EST

Tags: meat processing

Smithfield Foods to begin layoffs at Va. plant

Smithfield Foods Inc. said Wednesday that it will begin its previously announced shutdown of a Virginia facility that makes hot dogs and deli meat.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 01:23pm EST