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People gotta eat. And in today's red tide, food companies are holding up better than most....

People gotta eat. And in today's red tide, food companies are holding up better than most. Hormel (HRL +2.2%) reported strong earnings, and General Mills (GS +1.7%) reaffirmed its 2011 outlook. Also on the plus side: HSY +1.9%, KFT +1.8%, TSN +0.4%, K +0.2%, HNZ +0.1%. But food commodity prices, while high, are broadly lower today.
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  • kmi
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    I'm in this game, but I'll remind my fellow investors that it's easier to grow your own food than mine your own silver or natural gas....
    22 Feb 2011, 04:08 PM Reply Like
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