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Greek dairy manufacturer Fage is eyeing growth in Europe as the Greek yoghurt craze in the US loses steam. Katy Askew caught up with the company at the SIAL exhibition in Paris to find out more.
Israel's Strauss Group is a food and beverage maker with interests in sectors from coffee and chocolate to dairy and dips. Coffee accounts for over half of Strauss's sales but the company has aspirations to grow its food business. Hannah Abdulla met Strauss CFO Shahar Florence to find out more.
Danone is taking a 25% stake in Yashili International Holdings, the infant formula business majority owned by Chinese dairy giant Mengniu, in a deal worth almost HK$4.4bn (US$567.4m).
US infant formula producer Mead Johnson is to increase the production capacity of a plant in Indiana.
Nestle came under investor scrutiny last week after its sales missed analyst expectations - with China a central factor. Elsewhere, we looked at the international strategy of one of China's largest food makers - Bright Food - in the wake of its acquisition of Italian olive oil firm Salov. And we spoke to the president of US investment firm BBX Capital after six acquisitions in the US confectionery sector in a year.
Last week, Chiquita Brands International received an increased takeover bid from Brazilian suitors Cutrale Group and Safra Group - but it was still not enough to win over the US produce giant.
Danone reportedly wants to move to buy US-based infant formula group Mead Johnson.
The true impact of the Fonterra milk scare and the subsequent recall looks like it is surfacing, after Danone's subsidiary Nutricia announced a supply shortage in Australia and New Zealand.
It's been a tough last year for Fonterra and the repurcussions don't appear to have stopped. The firm reported a 53% loss in profits for the first six months of its financial year yesterday attributing the losses to margins being squeezed by higher commodity prices.
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