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2008-08-28 12:01:06

To: RETAILING EDITORS Contact: Heather McElrath of Rabobank, +1-347-224-5102, heather.mcelrath@rabobank.com NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Rabobank "Food Retail" report finds consumer preferences are driven to 'extremes.' However, increased food prices could increase consumers' price sensitivity. "In spite of the economic decline, many consumers continue to be driven by factors beyond price, which has created a 'barbelling' trend," said Rabobank Food & Agribusiness...

2008-08-12 09:01:31

Leveraged Technology, Inc. (LTI), a leading provider of innovative Managed Services, IT solutions and Consulting services to Global 2000 and Mid-tier market companies, announced today that it has secured a $2 million financing facility from De Lage Landen Commercial Finance (DLL). "We are very excited about the confidence that DLL has demonstrated in LTI through their willingness to commit $2 millions dollars in financing to us," said Steven H. Rothman, President & CEO of Leveraged...

2008-07-30 15:00:54

By GALLOWAY, Jill Farmers are more positive and expect incomes to lift after several seasons of very poor sheep and beef returns, says Rabobank's Feilding branch manager Chris Heenan. "There's a feeling now that things will improve." The signs are there in that the meat schedule is at a level that is well above the five-year average, he says. It is also based on Rabobank's research on demand and supply for farm products. "Demand offshore is good, which bodes well for sheep and beef...

2008-07-18 15:00:44

By ST GEORGE, Liz FARMERS still reeling from the drought are facing another blow. Initial scanning results show there are 20 to 30% less lambs than last year and, in some cases, up to 25% of mobs are dry. One farmer was reported to have 400 of his 1200 mob dry. Meat&WoolNZ regional manager Liz Russell says the dry rates are variable. "It depends on the condition of the stock when people put the rams out. "Some were able to get their rams out early, when the ewes were in...

2008-06-24 02:30:02

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1937 June has been Dairy Month: an annual tradition to celebrate the dairy industry. A new Rabobank podcast examines some causes for this celebration, such as growth in specialty products and an increase in dairy exports. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/rabobank/33766/ In the podcast, Rabobank Dairy Analyst and Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Managing Director Debbie Perkins, explores the...

2006-07-13 10:59:15

By Jean-Paul Couret PLA-DE-BERET, Spain (Reuters) - Russian Denis Menchov outsprinted Americans Levi Leipheimer and Floyd Landis to win the grueling 206.5-km eleventh stage of the Tour de France through the Pyrenees from Tarbes on Thursday. Landis claimed the yellow jersey from Frenchman Cyril Dessel by eight seconds. After a long stage, the battle among the contenders for overall victory on July 23 took place on the final ascent, the first-category Pla-de-Beret. Menchov...

2006-07-13 10:45:27

PLA-DE-BERET, Spain (Reuters) - Russian Denis Menchov won the 11th stage of the Tour de France, a 206.5-km ride through the Pyrenees from Tarbes to Pla-de-Beret on Thursday. The Rabobank rider outsprinted American Levi Leipheimer, who finished second, and third-placed Floyd Landis of Phonak. American Landis took the overall leader's yellow jersey from Frenchman Cyril Dessel of the AG2R Prevoyance team. Friday's 12th stage will lead the peloton out of the Pyrenees over 211.5 kms from...

2006-03-14 11:49:24

By Stephen Farrand ROME (Reuters) - Aged just 21, Thomas Dekker became the third Dutchman to win the Tirreno-Adriatico race on Tuesday. Dekker retained his 14-second lead over Germany's Jorg Jaksche on the final flat stage from Campli to San Benedetto del Tronto to join Joop Zoetemelk in 1985 and Erik Dekker in 2002 as Dutch winners. The two Dekkers are not related. Italy's Alessandro Ballan was third overall at 20 seconds after Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi won the final...

2006-03-13 13:07:40

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Leonardo Bertagnolli won the 179-km sixth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico cycle race from San Benedetto del Tronto to Torricella Sicura on Monday. The Cofidis rider attacked in the final kilometer of the uphill finish and held off the chasing peloton. Fellow Italians Alessandro Petacchi and Riccardo Ricco finished second and third. Dutchman Thomas Dekker retained the overall race lead. The finish of the stage was moved from San Giacomo to Torricella Sicura...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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