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Yum China has Acquired a 5% Equity Interest in Fujian Sunner Development
Yum China Holdings, Inc. announced that it has acquired a 5% equity interest in Fujian Sunner Development Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in the Fujian Province, Sunner is China's largest white- feathered chicken producer. Sunner has a vertically integrated business model covering the full production chain, which primarily includes chicken breeding and farming, feed processing and meat processing.
"We are excited to become a strategic investor in Sunner, our largest poultry supplier. Yum China and Sunner are longstanding business partners. The management team of Sunner has demonstrated exceptional execution capabilities over the years," said Joey Wat, CEO of Yum China. "With this strategic investment, we look forward to...
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Sanderson Farms, Inc., provided an update on the Company’s operations and the impact of the severe winter storm that has affected the Company’s Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi locations.
Winter storm Uri brought bitter cold temperatures, snow and ice, leaving millions without power across the Company’s footprint in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, on Monday, and Uri, along with winter storm Viola, will continue to affect operations. The National Weather Service reports extremely cold temperatures as low as...
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Americans to Eat Record 1.42 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl LV
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. One thing that hasn’t changed: America’s love for chicken wings. This is no more apparent than on Super Bowl weekend, when Americans will devour a record 1.42 billion wings while watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers battle for the Lombardi Trophy.
This figure is up 2% from last year, according to the National Chicken Council’s annual Wing Report.
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Sanderson Farms Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2020
Sanderson Farms, Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2020.
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