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Bel Group has finalised a deal that will see it acquire 65% of fellow French business MOM Brands from investment firm LBO France....
UK yogurt producers are to meet officials from Public Health England next month in a bid to get a "clearer definition" of what health chiefs...
The EU has given the green light to Italy's plans for origin labels for milk and dairy products sold in Italy....
Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods is building a production plant in Thailand to produce "healthy soup" aimed at "elderly people and pat...
Mars Inc is rolling out its Maltesers chocolate brand in the US.
Australian cereal maker Sanitarium has announced that its Weet-Bix breakfast cereal product is being relaunched in China under the name Nutri-Brex.
Bel Group has finalised a deal that will see it acquire 65% of fellow French business MOM Brands from investment firm LBO France.
UK yogurt producers are to meet officials from Public Health England next month in a bid to get a "clearer definition" of what health chiefs consider to be added sugars in products.
The EU has given the green light to Italy's plans for origin labels for milk and dairy products sold in Italy.
Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods is building a production plant in Thailand to produce "healthy soup" aimed at "elderly people and patients".
European meat group HKScan has lowered its full-year profit forecast on weaker sales and higher costs.
French food group Tipiak has booked a 2.2% increase in nine-month sales following what it said was a period of "moderate cumulative growth".
US jerky maker Jack Link's has added breakfast to its portfolio with the launch of four bacon and sausage items for a "portable protein-packed breakfast on the run".
This week, Bel struck a deal to buy a majority stake in fellow French group MOM Brands. Another French food major, Danone, faced criticism in the US over its plans for GMO ingredients. US snack maker Utz Quality Foods accepted the backing of investment firm Metropoulos & Co. Nestle's third-quarter sales disappointed some in the investment community and we spoke to the director general of UK trade body the Food and Drink Federation about the impact Brexit could have on the sector.
This week, the UK government announced how it hopes to support the country's food exporters, French cheese giant Bel said a deal had been struck to buy a majority stake in dessert and snack maker MOM Brands and Brazilian meat group BRF said it plans to invest in the soon-to-be-listed pork arm of state-backed, Chinese agri-food operator COFCO.
Law firm Gainey McKenna & Egleston has launched a class action lawsuit on behalf of Tyson Foods investors alleging the company concealed collusion with other leading US poultry processors to fix chicken prices.
Bazooka candy maker Topps Co. has promoted its president and chief operating officer, Michael Brandstaedter, to the post of CEO.
Nestle lowered its full-year sales forecast in an environment "marked by deflation" and soft pricing today (20 October) after reporting nine-month sales that missed analyst expectations.
Investment firm Metropoulos & Co. has formed a "strategic partnership" with family-owned US snack maker Utz Quality Foods.
Foodservice supplier US Foods has agreed to acquire Save On Seafood, a Florida-based seafood processor and distributor.
UK-based convenience food maker Symington's has promoted its chief operating officer, John Power, to the post of CEO.
Embattled Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn has lowered its expectations for its full-year profits after cutting its forecast milk intake for the period.
South Korean prosecutors have reportedly indicted 22 Lotte officials, including founder Shin Kyuk-Ho and current chairman Shin Dong-bin, over corruption allegations.
Arla Foods has extended its dairy brand line-up in the UK with the launch of Arla Quark to cater for what the co-op called "the relatively unknown but fastest-growing cheese category in the UK".
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