Zoetis reports improved profitability, driven by "successful launch of several new products" and strength of its portfolio.
Kraft Heinz has until March 17 to make final bid or withdraw.
Animal health company looks to consolidate recent acquisitions and enlarge production sites in coming year.
Company preparing to begin construction of shrimp production facility in spring of 2018.
Indices for electronics and agricultural raw material trade below trend.
Transaction expected to close at end of February and will enhance US Foods' ability to serve customers in Northeast.
Total export value falls from peak in 2014, but pace has slowed.