Evaluating the Sale of Smithfield Foods to China

May 2013
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;5/30/2013, p2
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The article details the results of the review conducted by the Daily Livestock Report on the announcement of the purchase of Smithfield Foods by the Shuanghui Holdings, a Chinese meat processing firm. Authors of the report, Steve Meyer and Len Steiner suggest that this is the largest Chinese purchase of U.S. company as of May 30, 2013. Shuanghui officials says that they have no intention of changing Smithfield's operation and that they will leave Smithfield's management team in place.


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