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New Zealand dairy group Fonterra and Chinese infant food business Beingmate have established a "global partnership" to capitalise on growing...
Switzerland-based dairy group Emmi today (27 August) issued a profit warning after its half-year earnings slumped in the wake of an impairme...
Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have raised their forecasts for the synergies they expect their merger to create, with the US produ...
Australian dairy group Murray Goulburn today (27 August) reported its highest-ever annual sales - but saw its profits fall....
US poultry producer Sanderson Farms reported an increase in sales during its third quarter, but despite profit growth, results fell short of analyst expectations.
Seafood group Marine Harvest today (27 August) posted what it called a "strong" second quarter, pointing to higher underlying EBIT despite a fall in profits on a reported basis.
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra and Chinese infant food business Beingmate have established a "global partnership" to capitalise on growing Chinese demand for infant formula.
Lindt & Sprungli's US unit Ghirardelli has agreed to pay US$5.25m into a fund to settle claims brought against it in a class action lawsuit.
Mondelez International is targeting Indian consumers who want to buy chocolate as a gift with the launch of Cadbury Glow.
Iglo Group has restarted production at its Findus manufacturing facility in Cisterna, Italy, after a fire at the plant disrupted operations.
Finnish dairy Valio today (27 August) outlined the impact on jobs at four of its sites as a result of Russia's ban on EU dairy products.
Irish fruit group Fyffes has upped its full-year earnings guidance after a "strong" first half when EBITA jumped 36.5%.
Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have raised their forecasts for the synergies they expect their merger to create, with the US produce company the subject of a takeover bid from Brazilian firm Cutrale Group and Safra Group.
Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has secured A$20m (US$18.7m) of investment from a Scandinavian pension fund to invest in the purchase of nine dairy farms.
ConAgra Foods has launched the Delight Bites snack treat range under its Life Choice brand.
Fonterra is to build a "high efficiency" milk powder drier plant and boost milk processing capacity in New Zealand as it eyes higher-margin products.
Mondelez International has indicated it wants to build its presence in snacks in India, with consumption rising as incomes grow.
UK egg supplier Noble Foods will press forward with plans to acquire two factories from local peer Manton after being given the go-ahead from competition officials.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has booked a 13% increase in first-quarter profits despite a decrease in sales.
Emmi has struck a deal to take majority control of German organic milk supplier Gläserne Molkerei.
Switzerland-based dairy group Emmi today (27 August) issued a profit warning after its half-year earnings slumped in the wake of an impairment on its Italian yoghurt business.
Australian dairy group Murray Goulburn today (27 August) reported its highest-ever annual sales - but saw its profits fall.
Hong Kong-listed infant formula group Biostime International Holdings has posted an increase in its first-half net profit but competition pushed up costs, hitting pre-tax earnings.
Belgium-based processed meats and ready meals group Ter Beke has reported higher first-half profits despite lower sales thanks to "strict" cost control.
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