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Campbell Soup Co. said it expects full-year earnings to fall in the upper end of its guidance range despite a slump in third-quarter sales a...
Mondelez International chocolate unit Cadbury has cut 80 manufacturing jobs in Australia, according to union sources....
Japan has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation to challenge South Korea over its import bans and demands for additional testi...
DMK plans to close its “outdated” ice cream production plants in Recke and Nuremberg in order to reduce production costs....
Campbell Soup Co. said it expects full-year earnings to fall in the upper end of its guidance range despite a slump in third-quarter sales and EBIT.
Mondelez International chocolate unit Cadbury has cut 80 manufacturing jobs in Australia, according to union sources.
Japan has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation to challenge South Korea over its import bans and demands for additional testing on Japanese food following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
DMK plans to close its “outdated” ice cream production plants in Recke and Nuremberg in order to reduce production costs.
Hormel Foods has announced it is to close a CytoSport manufacturing facility in Benicia, California.
Alphabeta 4, a company indirectly controlled by Norway-based private-equity firm IK Investment Partners, is poised to start talks with Sagard Private Equity Partners to buy French chilled dough business Cérélia.
French pork processor Cooperl is poised to launch its Brocéliande brand cooked ham on the Chinese market.
German dairy giant Muller has launched a branded range of butter in the UK, targeting the country's convenience retail and foodservice sectors.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has published new guidance to ensure consumers are not "misled" by the use of some marketing terms on foods.
Baring Private Equity Asia has struck a deal to buy 40% of UK-based cereal group Weetabix.
The members of Dutch dairy cooperative DOC Kaas have backed a proposal to merge their operations with those of German cooperative DMK.
South Africa's Tiger Brands grabbed the headlines this week with news of the over-stating of sales at its Kenyan arm inflating local profits last year. Elsewhere, Ireland's Total Produce lifted its earnings forecast and said it was on the look-out for more M&A. UK meat group Cranswick reported mixed annual results.
The US Department of Agriculture's development of GMO certification scheme emerged this week, adding to the debate over the labelling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Elsewhere in the US, Mondelez International revealed jobs will go at a biscuit plant in Chicago. Meanwhile, dairy giant Arla Foods announced a deal in Egypt with local processor Juhayna Food Industries.
This week, Arla Foods struck a notable deal in Egypt, with plans for a local venture with Juhayna Food Industries. Elsewhere, Unilever announced CFO Jean-Marc Huet would step down from his post and Thorntons said CEO Jonathan Hart had decided to leave the business. Premier Foods announced its annual results and CEO GavinDarby said the UK group would continue to focus on revamping its range.
Marine Harvest has sold its 11.92% stake in Norwegian seafood group Havfisk.
ConAgra Foods has announced a US$50m expansion at its Waterloo plant in Iowa.
The European Commission has rejected mandatory country-of-origin labels for dairy products in recommendations that will be passed to the European Council and Parliament.
Nestle has insisted its Maggi noodles on sale in India are "safe" after local reports suggested food safety authorities in Uttar Pradesh have detected monosodium glutamate and lead in product tests.
South Africa-based FMCG group Tiger Brands has revealed its business in Kenya saw "manipulation" of its profits in its last financial year.
Arla Foods has inked a joint venture agreement with Egyptian dairy Juhanya Food Industries that will see the European co-operative's products fed into the firm's distribution network in the country.
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