Princes is an international food and drink group. Founded by Simpson & Roberts in 1880, Princes is a private company. The head office for Princes is located in Liverpool, England. Princes is part of Mitsubishi Corporation, the Japanese conglomerate.
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A chunk of Dole Food Co.'s business could end up in the hands of one of Japan's largest trading houses it was announced this week - and China appears to be central to the potential deal.
This week Whole Foods outlined its ambitions for some 1,000 stores in the US, while ConAgra kept its sights firmly on acquiring Ralcorp. just-food spoke to Tyrrells new international marketing manager about the company's "entertaining" crisp and Asda remained nonchalant following the departure of its COO. Here is the best of what was said this week.
"It does feel a bit like mountain climbing."
Princes, the UK-based food and drinks group, has reported a rise in annual profits for its most recent financial year, despite the company, owned by Japan's Mitsubishi Corp., seeing sales fall.
Nestle's "advanced" talks to put the bulk of its ice cream business into a venture with the UK's R&R Ice Cream was the week's stand-out M&A story, while regulatory developments - the TPP trade deal, food safety rules in China and US dietary guidelines - caught the eye elsewhere.
Thai Union Group's UK unit John West and Princes, the UK food and drink group, have come under fire from Greenpeace over their tuna sourcing and sustainability pledges.
Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has invested in Myanmar's Capital Diamond Star Group to manufacture and distribute food in the market and regionally.
Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has declined to comment on speculation it has joined the race for the takeover for US canned tuna giant Bumble Bee Foods.
UK-based Princes has launched its namesake tinned tuna range on the French market.
Greenpeace has lashed out at Tesco alleging it has reneged on promises it would only stock sustainable tuna.
UK food and drink group Princes has reported higher annual sales and profits, pointing to the underlying growth of the business and the impact of M&A.
Princes is hoping to attract younger shoppers to the canned fish market with the launch of two Atlantic skinless and boneless salmon ranges in the UK.
UK canned tuna producer Princes is to invest GBP6.4m (US$9.7m) in the expansion of its olive oil facility in Liverpool.
Princes is adding to its range of sandwich fillers in the UK with a line of "deli-inspired" tuna-based products.
Princes has expanded its Crosse & Blackwell brand in the UK with the launch of two Best of British cooking sauce ranges.
Princes has signed a long-term partnership deal with Italian pasta producer Pastificio Guido Ferrara in a deal that it hopes will boost its European presence.
Princes' Crosse & Blackwell has expanded its 4Kids children's range with the launch of Disney-themed fruit in jelly pots.
Princes' Crosse & Blackwell has moved into the canned meatballs market with the launch of a line under its 4Kids brand.
UK food manufacturer Princes has booked an increase in annual profits thanks to its acquisition of canned food assets from Premier Foods last year.
Princes has added new lines to its Crosse & Blackwell 4Kids pasta range in the UK as it relaunches the brand.
Princes hopes to increase its appeal to adult consumers with the launch of a number of bean meals under the Branston brand in the UK.
UK food group Princes has devised a GBP1.6m (US$2.5m) advertising campaign across its portfolio to push its 'Yours to Enjoy' brand message.
Princes is hoping to "invigorate" the added-value tuna sector in the UK with the launch of a range of "on-the-go" tuna salads.
Princes is continuing its innovation spree with an extension of its ambient canned meat range in the UK.
Princes has announced the launch of a new line of British Classics sandwich pastes.
The UK government this week launched a series of measures, drawn up with industry, to drive the food sector's growth overseas. The so-called export action plan came in the week that food and drink giant Princes announced a venture in Italy and UK confectioner Zetar opened its first sales office in Europe. Zetar's CEO outlined the company's Continental sales target to just-food and, in a further interview with a top executive, Spar International MD Dr Gordon Campbell told us about the symbol retailer's expansion plans in India.
UK food and drink group Princes, the owner of Napolina canned tomatoes, has set up a tomato processing venture in Italy.
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