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Brazilian meat giant JBS has struck a deal to buy Australian ham and bacon producer Primo Smallgoods for A$1.45bn (US$1.26bn)....
Kellogg has confirmed it has pressed forward with a bid to acquire Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr....
Mizkan is planning to cut 87 jobs in the UK, with the Japanese food group pointing to "challenging" trading conditions in the country....
Brazilian meat giant JBS is to add to its domestic business with the acquisition of local poultry processor Big Frango Group....
Brazilian meat giant JBS has struck a deal to buy Australian ham and bacon producer Primo Smallgoods for A$1.45bn (US$1.26bn).
Kellogg has confirmed it has pressed forward with a bid to acquire Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr.
Mizkan is planning to cut 87 jobs in the UK, with the Japanese food group pointing to "challenging" trading conditions in the country.
Brazilian meat giant JBS is to add to its domestic business with the acquisition of local poultry processor Big Frango Group.
Marcus Derwin, the new managing director at Australia's largest privately-owned milk processor United Dairy Power, has said the company will continue to trade, despite its parent entering receivership.
French co-operative Terrena has agreed to relinquish a 49% in its beef and pork arm Elivia to Irish meat processor Dawn Meats.
Chinese dairy company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. has made a second investment into the dairy production base in New Zealand it acquired at the end of 2012.
Danone, General Mills and Chobani have been accused of "misleading parents" looking for healthier foods into buying yoghurts "loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colours and emulsifiers".
Kellogg this week made a move for Bisco Misr after private-equity firm Abraaj tabled an offer for the Egypt-based snacks group.
German agrifood firm KT Agrar has acquired a vegetable plant in the country from Belgium-based processor Greenyard Foods.
Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods has reported higher underlying half-year profits.
This week, we published interviews with senior executives from Brazilian food giant BRF as it embarks on international expansion. Elsewhere, staff at United Biscuits' Aintree factory in Liverpool pushed forward with strike action and Finnish group Raisio secured control of Benecol in the UK, Ireland and Belgium.
Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr has favoured Kellogg over Abraaj for the takeover of its business, after the US cereal giant submitted an EGP908.5m bid to acquire the snack maker, it was revealed in a bourse filing today (20 November)
Workers at a United Biscuits plant in the UK are to take industrial action - with the first stoppage on Sunday - amid what union officials called a "management culture of disrespect and bullying".
Dutch authorities have introduced another 72-hr ban on transporting poultry, eggs and other related products after a second outbreak of avian influenza.
Wrigley, the gum business owned by US confectioner Mars Inc., has moved to block rival Perfetti Van Melle's application to register "WTF" as a trademark in the US.
Unilever has said the palm oil it directly sources for its food in Europe will be 100% traceable and sustainable by the end of the year - but admitted it had fallen short of a worldwide pledge made 12 months ago.
Finnish food firm, Raisio, has announced the departure of its chief financial officer Jyrki Paappa.
Australia's Freedom Foods Group and Perich Group have signed an agreement with China's New Hope Group that sees millions invested in Australian dairy farms.
Kellogg has unveiled a swathe of new cereal items in a bid to tap into consumer demand for products with an improved health and wellness profile in the US.
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