Food giant Unilever has joined a Dutch government-backed research project in the Netherlands aimed at creating a "new generation" of meat substitute products.
France's Groupe Avril has announced the death of chairman Xavier Beulin.
Avril Group, the French agrifood business, is investing more than EUR21m (US$22.3m) in modernising and developing the production facility and research centre of its Lesieur arm in Coudekerque, northern France, which is dedicated to table oils and condiments.
German meat processor Toennies has confirmed plans to increase its meat production capacity, group-wide.
Tönnies, the Germany-based meat processor, and French agrifood business The Avril Group are to set up a plant in north-west France through their new venture.
Godiva and McVitie's owner Yildiz Holdings has decided to bring its snacks brands under one unit in a bid to drive growth internationally. Unilever's CEO, Paul Polman, sounded a note of caution about trading conditions in 2016. And sugar was once again in the headlines, driving policy agendas in Europe.
Avril Group, the French agrifood business, has confirmed reports it plans to build a mayonnaise factory in Algeria.
Avril Group, the French agrifood business, has opened a new site for bottling vegetable oils near Bordeaux.
The Avril Group, the French agri-food business, is teaming up with German meat giant Tonnies to develop products made with French meat.
Fleury Michon has unveiled a new range of non-GM and antibiotic-free charcuterie products under the J’aime brand name.
Lesieur, a subsidiary of The Avril Group, has acquired a 69% stake in Société de Production des Huiles de Bourbon as it plans to "reinforce its position in the Réunion edible oils and dressings markets".
French pork firm Declomesnil and agrifood business The Avril Group have pulled their offer for assets owned by ailing local pork processor Ateliers Industriels de la Manche (AIM).
French agrifood business The Avril Group is supporting a bid for assets owned by ailing local pork processor Ateliers Industriels de la Manche (AIM).
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