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UK voters have spoken: Britain will leave the European Union. With the vote tally now reporting 51.9% of people back leaving commentators ar...
A US Senate committee has agreed a bi-partisan bill for a proposed national standard on the mandatory disclosure of genetically engineered (...
The UK's departure from the EU is "a blow" that will have an impact across the bloc, FoodDrinkEurope, the trade body for the European food a...
UK food manufacturers face a "very challenging period" in the wake of the country's decision to leave the EU, trade body the Food and Drink...
Fast-growing Indian FMCG company Patanjali Ayurveda is to expand its presence in the dairy sector through the launch of a liquid milk product.
UK voters have spoken: Britain will leave the European Union. With the vote tally now reporting 51.9% of people back leaving commentators are turning to the future with uncertainty. What will Brexit mean for the food sector?
A US Senate committee has agreed a bi-partisan bill for a proposed national standard on the mandatory disclosure of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients – commonly known as GMOs – in most foods.
The UK's departure from the EU is "a blow" that will have an impact across the bloc, FoodDrinkEurope, the trade body for the European food and drink industry, has claimed this morning (24 June).
UK food manufacturers face a "very challenging period" in the wake of the country's decision to leave the EU, trade body the Food and Drink Federation has said this morning (24 June).
The UK's departure from the EU "represents a significant challenge" to Ireland's agri-food industry, Bord Bia, the government agency that promotes the industry domestically and abroad, said this afternoon (24 June).
Norway-based dairy group Tine has announced plans to rebuild a dairy plant and overhaul its cheese production operations in the country as part of a cost-cutting programme expected to save around NOK69m (US$8m) annually.
Argentine flour and baked goods producer Molino Cañuelas SACIFIA has confirmed the acquisition of Cargill's wheat flour division, its main competitor in the market.
UK fish products supplier Icelandic Seachill has briefed employees on proposals to close one of its three plants in the English seaport town of Grimsby with the expected loss of around 200 jobs.
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has launched an investigation into meat processor Atria concerning the sale of cold cuts to retail customers.
Johan Dique, the MD of South Africa-based produce supplier Capespan Group, is to step down for health reasons.
The UK has voted to leave the EU, arguably the most significant event in the country since 1945. just-food is providing rolling coverage of the snap reaction from the food sector and the investment community on the result. Elsewhere this week, Kellogg became the latest US food major to set up an investment vehicle to back fledgling, on-trend businesses. Staying in the US, there were claims there have been talks over a possible merger between Post Holdings and ConAgra Foods' Lamb Weston division. In Europe, France's lower house dropped plans to up the tax on palm oil but the country's government is still looking at how it taxes food oils.
This morning, the UK awoke to news it has voted to leave the EU, perhaps the most significant event in the country since the end of World War II. Political and economic commentators are trying to digest what it could mean for the country and for business but some initial thoughts on the potential impact on the food sector are coming in. Elsewhere, this week Kellogg became the latest US group to set up an investment vehicle to back up-and-coming food makers. Meanwhile, in Europe, there was criticism of France's origin label plans.
France is preparing to look again at taxes on food oils after a re-think of fiscal measures relating to the ingredients.
General Mills has created the role of company chief operating officer, naming Jeff Harmening, the head of its US retail - and largest - business, to the position.
France's plan to introduce country-of-origin labels for the meat and dairy ingredients used in processed food sold in the country are a "protectionist measure" and "the end of the single market", Europe's food manufacturing trade body, FoodDrinkEurope, has claimed.
Cadbury chocolate and Ritz crackers owner Mondelez International has conceded it has "much more work to do" on its targets for lowering saturated fat and sodium in its products after revealing the progress it is making on a range of moves to make products healthier and more sustainable.
The owners of the UAE's National Foods Products Co. (NFPC) have reportedly abandoned negotiations over the potential sale of a majority stake in the Abu Dhabi-based dairy group.
German dairy cooperative DMK has announced "a generational change" in its leadership team following the decisions of CEO Dr Josef Schwaiger and chairman Otto Lattwesen to step down.
FrieslandCampina has secured a loan worth EUR150m from the European Investment Bank, which the Dutch dairy giant said it would use to invest in research and development in the region.
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