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Dean Best | 6 Dec 2010

PepsiCo led the M&A news in food last week with the announcement of its plan to buy Russia's largest dairy group, Wimm-Bill-Dann. Who could be next on PepsiCo's radar?


just-food.com | 3 Nov 2010

What would the synergies be should Pioneer Foods, South Africa's second-largest food company, purchase KWV Holdings, the country's number two wine and spirit maker?

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Dean Best | 23 Nov 2016

Pioneer Food Group, the South Africa-based cereal-to-fruit snacks business, has reported higher annual sales and profits.


John Shepherd | 16 Nov 2016

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has acquired a 49% stake in the east African business of UK breakfast cereal group Weetabix.


John Shepherd | 16 Nov 2016

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has acquired a 49% stake in the east African business of UK breakfast cereal group Weetabix.


Dean Best | 4 Oct 2016

Cindy Hess, the CFO of South Africa's Pioneer Food Group, has resigned and will leave the business at the end of October.


John Shepherd | 3 Aug 2016

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has struck a deal to buy Stream Foods, the UK producer of the children's snacking brand Fruit Bowl, from local business Wellness Foods.


Katy Askew | 23 May 2016

Pioneer Foods, the South African food maker, booked "positive results" for the first six months of its financial year, with sales and earnings rising.


Katy Askew | 12 Feb 2016

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has warned of deteriorating conditions facing food makers in the country. 


Hannah Abdulla | 25 Nov 2015

Pioneer Foods, the South African group, has reported an increase in annual sales and earnings.


Katy Askew | 11 Nov 2015

Pioneer Food Group, the South African food processor, has confirmed its proposed acquisition of a stake 50% stake in nutritional cereal maker Futurelife Health Products has been cleared by local competition authorities. 


Hannah Abdulla | 29 Oct 2015

Pioneer Foods has said it is expecting a 14.5-18.5% jump in headline earnings per share for its 2014/15 financial year.


Dean Best | 1 Sep 2015

Kellogg is reportedly set to call on South Africa's competition watchdog to block a proposed deal between local companies Pioneer Foods and Futurelife.


Katy Askew | 29 May 2015

US poultry group Sanderson Farms posted higher half-year sales and profits, although there was some concern on Wall Street about the near-term outlook for the business. Barilla announced its results for 2014, which included an increase in revenue and earnings.


Hannah Abdulla | 23 Apr 2015

South African food group Pioneer Foods has announced a joint venture with health foods firm Futurelife.


Hannah Abdulla | 13 Feb 2015

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has reported a 7% jump in group revenues for the three months ended 31 December.


Dean Best | 24 Nov 2014

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has reported a jump in profits in a year it labelled as "defining" for the business.


Dean Best | 7 Nov 2014

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has said its annual earnings per share are likely to climb by 44-50%.


Katy Askew | 8 Sep 2014

South African food group Pioneer Foods has indicated it plans to "unbundle" its interest feed-to-poultry firm Quantum Foods Holding to its shareholders next month.


Michelle Russell | 26 Nov 2013

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has booked a mixed set of annual results with earnings down but sales up.


Michelle Russell | 14 Dec 2012

Foodcorp has become the latest South African food company to admit colluding to fix the price of wheat flour and maize meal.


Sam Webb | 28 Nov 2011

South Africa's Pioneer Foods sounded a note of caution after announcing mixed full-year profits.


Arnold Kirkby | 2 Feb 2011

KWV and Pioneer Foods have terminated the South African food group's attempt to take over the wine and spirits maker.


Arnold Kirkby | 21 Dec 2010

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has taken disciplinary action against 41 employees involved in the price-fixing scandals that have recently engulfed the company.


just-food.com | 14 Dec 2010

Pioneer Foods and KWV Holdings have jointly confirmed that the South African food and drink group has tabled a takeover bid for the wine and spirits maker.


just-food.com | 6 Dec 2010

South African food group Pioneer Foods is reportedly facing opposition to its plan to buy KWV from sections of the wine and spirits maker's shareholders.


just-food.com | 6 Dec 2010

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has posted a 62% fall in annual profits due to fines from the country's competition watchdog amid claims of unfair practices in the bread and milling sectors.


Arnold Kirkby | 3 Dec 2010

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has made a "firm expression of interest" to buy local wine and spirits group KWV Holdings.


just-food.com | 3 Dec 2010

Russia grabbed the political (Wikileaks), sports (World Cup) and business headlines all in the space of 24 hours on Thursday this week. The business headline involved PepsiCo's move to buy Wimm-Bill-Dann, Russia's largest dairy processor, in the US giant's quest to expand in the dairy sector. The deal capped a fresh round of M&A news this week while, elsewhere, the UK government outlined plans to tackle obesity, there was talk from the EU that states would agree on origin labels and Carrefour's woes in Brazil deepened.


just-food.com | 24 Nov 2010

A takeover bid from South African food and drink group Pioneer Foods for wine and spirits maker KWV Holding could happen as early as Friday (26 November), just-food understands.

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