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2014-09-16 12:32:38

Affected employees to receive assistance MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will close its Memphis corn milling facility, which employs approximately 440 people, 120 being contract employees, effective January 2015. The closure of the facility results primarily from the underutilization of the Memphis plant and its location away from the corn belt. The corn oil refinery will remain open and operate as a standalone facility to continue to serve customers. For the...

2014-09-16 12:26:45

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A limited-edition illy cup collection will go on sale this week in the U.S. and its purpose goes beyond sipping beautiful espressos and cappuccinos to relaying a message about coffee-growing communities and sustainable coffee production around the world, while also supporting creative artists in coffee producing countries with an opportunity to have their work seen by millions of people. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146143 For...

2014-09-15 12:24:38

NEW program to feature Unilever men's personal care brands as Official Pregame Products of NCAA Football with unique displays in retailers nationwide. ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's tailgating, face painting, or wearing a lucky shirt, college football Saturday is all about taking pride in pregame rituals. However, with all the support fans show for their teams on game day, it is just as important for men to develop strong everyday grooming habits...

2014-09-15 12:22:40

50 Million Pounds of Fresh Meat, Produce & Dairy Meals Donated in 2013 CINCINNATI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of fresh meat, produce, dairy and bakery items to local Feeding America food banks in 2013 through its groundbreaking Perishable Donations Partnership. That is enough bread, meat, cheese and produce to lay 3,700 miles of Kroger's classic deli sandwiches side-by-side from...

2014-09-15 12:22:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking an important step forward in its commitment to sustainable palm oil, Cargill is becoming a member of The Forest Trust (TFT), the international non-governmental organization that partners with companies to build responsible supply chains. "We are proud of the work we've done with TFT over the last year and very pleased to become a member," said Cargill's Vice Chairman Paul Conway. "TFT has been instrumental in helping us get the work done...

2014-09-15 08:30:57

Brill® Formulation 2.6 delivers real-time data visibility, enabling faster, more accurate formulation MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's Feed Management Systems today has introduced a newly enhanced version of Brill® Formulation to help feed manufacturers improve the accuracy and speed of their formulation process. Brill® Formulation 2.6 has been designed by users and includes 15 new user-requested enhancements to facilitate more comprehensive, real-time data...

2014-09-14 23:02:07

A regional tour of over 40 family farms in Western NC takes place Sept 20&21. At Living Web Farms, participants will see traditional mountain agricultural techniques, learn cooking and farming skills, and can even enjoy a 4-course meal. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Jeremy Griste prefers to do everything by hand. He’s the farm manager at the Mills River Educational Farm, a property overseen by Living Web Farms. The mission of Living Web Farms, a non-profit organization,...

2014-09-12 00:20:31

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Coca-Cola named smartest brand in the world by Warc - Unilever named number one advertiser in the world - New annual rankings reflect performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions A new ranking of the world's smartest brands and advertisers has been topped by Coca-Cola and Unilever respectively. Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has today revealed the top...

2014-09-11 23:10:32

Highly successful, business restructuring now enabling a laser focus on specialized, high value contract manufacturing (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Minnesota based manufacturer of powdered ingredients, for the food and related industries, was recognized for its unusual, but highly successful, business restructuring that is now enabling a laser focus on specialized, high value contract manufacturing. Quality Ingredients (QIC) was featured in the Star Tribune* as a company with the...

2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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