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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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John Shepherd | 21 Apr 2017

Talks between South Africa's Pioneer Food Group about an unspecified deal with local agribusiness investment firm - and minority shareholder - Zeder Investments have been broken off.


John Shepherd | 7 Mar 2017

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group told shareholders today (7 March) it is in talks about a "material transaction" which, if implemented, "may have an effect on the share price of the company".


Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

South African food and drink maker Pioneer Food Group expects its earnings per share for the first half of its financial year to be up to 55% lower than a year earlier.


Dean Best | 16 Feb 2017

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group has revealed pressure on sales volumes "in a number of categories" but forecast an improved performance in the second half of its financial year.


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.

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