USA: Cargill makes $385m bid for Farmland Foods
US agribusiness giant Cargill has made a US$385m bid for the pork operations of bankrupt Farmland Industries, a move that means the pork unit will be auctioned by mid-October. US pork producer Smithfield Foods, which made a $363.5m bid for the unit in July, said it would review Cargill's bid and consider its options.
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