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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...
Finnish meat processor HKScan is expanding in the domestic beef market through the acquisition of full ownership of Paimion Teurastamo....
Meat processor Bell Group is acquiring Swiss pasta and vegetarian prepared foods manufacturer, Frostag, via its sandwich-to-pizza subsidiary...
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...
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.
Finnish meat processor HKScan is expanding in the domestic beef market through the acquisition of full ownership of Paimion Teurastamo.
Meat processor Bell Group is acquiring Swiss pasta and vegetarian prepared foods manufacturer, Frostag, via its sandwich-to-pizza subsidiary Hilcona.
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.
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 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.
US cereal-to-snack group Kellogg has confirmed it plans to eliminate 250 positions at its operations in North America.
Spain-based group Ebro Foods has snapped up local organic business Vegetalia.
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).
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
South African dairy group Clover Industries has forecast lower headline earnings for the six months to 30 December.
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.
US turkey processor Butterball has promoted Jay Jandrain, the company's executive vice president of sales, to the position of COO.
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.
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, 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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