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2012-03-03 08:00:00

According to Jeani-Rose Atchison, author of Food for Thought - Thought for Food, the food we consume today may be doing more than just nurturing us. In Atchison's latest work she explores this controversial topic and shares information that the food industry would rather not have you know. Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 There is an epidemic of ill health across the world and it is linked to the type and quality of foods that people eat. Understanding the...

2008-11-10 18:00:14

Highlights: * Q1 total sales of $99.0 million represents 13% increase over year ago * Higher input prices drive 41% increase in cost of sales over year ago * Q1 diluted loss of $1.04 per share compares with year ago loss of $0.02 per share * Q1 results include income tax benefit of $6.3 million * Ingredient solutions sales up 16% for the year; segment loss driven by 41% increase in wheat prices * Distillery product sales improved 11%; higher corn...

2008-11-06 15:00:18

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ConAgra Mills, a brand of ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE:CAG) and MGP Ingredients, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGPI) announced today the signing of a new, long-term flour supply agreement. Beginning immediately, MGPI will source flour for its value added wheat protein and starch ingredients exclusively from ConAgra Mills. Last month, MGP Ingredients announced the discontinuation of wheat milling operations at its Atchison, Kan., facility after signing a...

2008-09-02 09:00:36

Westar Energy, which is engaged in power generation, transmission and distribution, has announced that it will build a 115kV high-capacity transmission line near Atchison, Kansas. The new line is part of Westar Energy's agreement to support the TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline. The new transmission line will run from Westar's Walnut substation near Atchison to the future TC Severance substation, to be located approximately 10 miles north of Atchison in Doniphan County. This line will supply...

2008-08-26 09:00:59

ATCHISON, Kan., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGP Ingredients, Inc. today reported a net loss of $9,989,000, or $0.60 in diluted earnings per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008, which ended June 30, 2008. The loss for the quarter included $1.0 million net of tax, or $0.06 per share, related to the write-off of fixed assets. This compares with net income of $1,668,000, or $0.10 in diluted earnings per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007. Total sales in the fourth...

2008-07-17 03:00:38

By Ward Triplett, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 17--All these years later, Amelia Earhart is still inspiring imaginations, even among commercial makers. In an AT&T spot, Bill Kurtis, on a remote beach, brags that with some device the Internet can't hide from him anywhere ... and he ignores the plane in the background with "Amelia" on its side. Earhart, of course, was the groundbreaking aviator who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1937 the plane she was...