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Hain Celestial, Future Group launch India joint venture

US natural food maker Hain Celestial has entered into a joint venture to expand its brands in the Indian market with Future Consumer Ltd (FC...

HKScan expands in beef with buy-out of local firm Paimion

Finnish meat processor HKScan is expanding in the domestic beef market through the acquisition of full ownership of Paimion Teurastamo....

Bell acquires Swiss veggie company Frostag 

Meat processor Bell Group is acquiring Swiss pasta and vegetarian prepared foods manufacturer, Frostag, via its sandwich-to-pizza subsidiary...

Nestle mum on Mead Johnson takeover talk

Nestle has refused to comment on a report in the US claiming the world's largest food maker is considering a takeover offer for infant formu...

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Hain Celestial, Future Group launch India joint venture 20 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

US natural food maker Hain Celestial has entered into a joint venture to expand its brands in the Indian market with Future Consumer Ltd (FCL), the consumer products division of Indian conglomerate Future Group. 


HKScan expands in beef with buy-out of local firm Paimion 20 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

Finnish meat processor HKScan is expanding in the domestic beef market through the acquisition of full ownership of Paimion Teurastamo. 


Bell acquires Swiss veggie company Frostag  20 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

Meat processor Bell Group is acquiring Swiss pasta and vegetarian prepared foods manufacturer, Frostag, via its sandwich-to-pizza subsidiary Hilcona. 


Struik Foods Europe set for Belgian plant closure 20 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Struik Foods Europe has said it is preparing for the closure of its Schoten production factory in Belgium with the likely loss of 92 of the 107 jobs at the site.


McCormick US NPD inspired by "world" flavours  20 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

Spice maker McCormick & Co. is rolling out a raft of new products in the US that, the company said, are inspired by "flavours from around the world". 


Nestle mum on Mead Johnson takeover talk 19 Jan 2017

Dean Best

Nestle has refused to comment on a report in the US claiming the world's largest food maker is considering a takeover offer for infant formula producer Mead Johnson.


Kellogg to slash 250 jobs  19 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

US cereal-to-snack group Kellogg has confirmed it plans to eliminate 250 positions at its operations in North America. 


Ebro buys Spanish organic food firm Vegetalia 19 Jan 2017

Dean Best

Spain-based group Ebro Foods has snapped up local organic business Vegetalia.


Mondelez sells Vegemite, Australian grocery brands to Bega Cheese 19 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

Mondelez International has sold a clutch of its Australian and New Zealand grocery brands, including the spread business Vegemite, to Bega Cheese for AUD460m (US$346m).


2 Sisters says "no decision" yet on pizza plant redundancies 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

The UK's 2 Sisters Food Group said today (18 January) "no decisions" have been taken over potential job losses at its Nottingham unit, The Pizza Factory, after the loss of a two retail contracts in six months.


Arca Continental to open third Mexico snacks plant 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Mexican food and beverage firm Arca Continental has unveiled plans to invest almost MXN300m (US$13.7m) in building its third snacks production plant in the country's Queretaro state.


Nestle, Unilever, PepsiCo join sustainable food campaign 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, reducing waste and supporting "adjustments" in food production methods to promote "healthy and sustainable diets".


UK cake maker Finsbury Food Group to look for price hikes 19 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

UK cake maker Finsbury Food Group revealed this morning (19 January) its first-half sales remained "flat" and predicted it will have to hike prices in the second half of the year to offset increased costs. 


Ireland's Glanbia to raise price of Avonmore milk 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Glanbia has confirmed it is raising the price of its Avonmore milk range to sales agents by three euro cents per litre from 5 February in response to increased raw materials costs.


Clover Industries forecasts fall in headline earnings 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

South African dairy group Clover Industries has forecast lower headline earnings for the six months to 30 December.


"Unprecedented" weather hitting UK supplies of fresh produce 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

The UK is facing ongoing shortages in supplies of fresh produce as a result of "unprecedented" bad weather in Spain and other parts of Europe in recent weeks that have hit production.


Butterball promotes Jay Jandrain to COO 19 Jan 2017

Dean Best

US turkey processor Butterball has promoted Jay Jandrain, the company's executive vice president of sales, to the position of COO.


George Weston Ltd shakes up senior management 19 Jan 2017

Dean Best

George Weston Ltd., the owner of Canada-based bakery group Weston Foods and retail giant Loblaw, today (19 January) announced a series of management changes.


Ireland's O'Brien Fine Foods to acquire Faughan Foods 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Irish cooked meats group O'Brien Fine Foods, which produces meats sold under the Brady Family and Rudds brands, is to acquire local peer Faughan Foods, the cooked meats division of Hogan's Farm, for an undisclosed sum.


Cloetta admits Italy arm could be sold 18 Jan 2017

Dean Best

Cloetta, today (18 January) said it may sell its business in Italy, a market where the Sweden-based confectionery group has struggled to grow sales in recent years.


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