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Roy Graber

Roy Graber

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Hain Celestial encouraged by proposed Whole Foods deal

Amazon’s planned acquisition of Whole Foods market presents Hain with a ‘real opportunity to increase availability and household penetration’
Hain Celestial’s North American CEO says he does not know how Amazon’s proposed acquisition of Whole Foods Market will impact business, but he believes it could be a way for the company to increase its household penetration.
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JBS to sell stake in Moy Park, other assets

Company hopes to generate US$1.82 billion through sale of Moy Park, Vigor and Five Rivers Cattle Feeding assets
JBS intends to divest of its stake in European poultry company Moy Park, the company announced in a material fact posted on its website.
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BuzzFeed feedback on cage-free eggs a must-read

News article gets message out about oversupply of cage-free eggs but comments also reveal how little some consumers know
When I saw the headline “America is flooded with cage-free eggs, but people aren’t buying them,” I was happy to see that message being spread.
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Hain Celestial schedules first earnings call since 2016

Parent company of Hain Pure Protein has not released financial information since May 2016
Hain Celestial has scheduled a conference call to discuss the company’s financial results on June 22, making it the first time in more than a year that Hain Celestial has released financial information.
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Retailers may struggle to fulfill cage-free egg vows

Cal-Maine Foods CEO says foodservice customers will likely have easier time meeting the timelines of cage-free egg purchase pledges
Foodservice businesses may have an easier time living up to their promises to source only cage-free eggs than retailers, Cal-Maine Foods CEO Dolph Baker said.
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