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US breakfast cereal business Post Holdings is reportedly set to buy UK peer Weetabix, with a GBP1bn-plus (US$1.2bn) deal that could be annou...
McCormick & Co. today (28 March) booked higher first-quarter sales and profits but cut its forecast for annual earnings per share, with the...
The UK-based, Africa-focused private-equity firm chaired by Sir Bob Geldof, 8 Miles, has taken a "significant minority stake" in Blue Skies,...
China, one of the Brazilian meat industry major international customers, was among a number of countries to either fully or ease bans on the...
US breakfast cereal business Post Holdings is reportedly set to buy UK peer Weetabix, with a GBP1bn-plus (US$1.2bn) deal that could be announced this week.
McCormick & Co. today (28 March) booked higher first-quarter sales and profits but cut its forecast for annual earnings per share, with the US spice and sauces maker increasing the level of "special charges" it expects to book this year.
The UK-based, Africa-focused private-equity firm chaired by Sir Bob Geldof, 8 Miles, has taken a "significant minority stake" in Blue Skies, a fresh-cut tropical fruit business with operations in several African countries.
The World Trade Organization has rejected most of China’s complaints against EU poultry tariff quotas - although Beijing could secure improved access in one area.
JBS, one of the Brazil-based meat processors at the centre of corruption allegations, has refused to be drawn on a report it is considering suspending the flotation of its overseas operations.
Annabel Karmel, the UK-based baby and toddler food business, is looking to tap into the "huge potential" it sees for its products in export markets.
Canadian food group Lassonde Industries booked higher sales in 2016 but conceded that sales of its branded items dropped during the period.
German snacks group Bahlsen has sold Austrian rusk brand Feldbacher Zwieback to local firm Brandt Zwieback-Schokoladen.
UK-based bakery firm W C Rowe has been acquired by investment firm Iberia Industry Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Israeli food-to-coffee manufacturer Strauss Group booked an increase in sales and earnings for 2016.
China-based pork processor COFCO Meat Holdings has posted a 31% rise in annual sales, benefiting from higher hog prices, as well as improved volumes of fresh pork and processed meat.
DFM Foods, the India-based snack maker, has increased the production capacity of one of its two plants.
Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has taken Entenmann's, one of its US bread brands, into the country's chocolate sector.
Granarolo saw sales and profits, with the Italy-based agri-food group pointing to its moves to become more international.
China, one of the Brazilian meat industry major international customers, was among a number of countries to either fully or ease bans on the country's imports that were introduced in the wake of the corruption allegations that have swirled around the sector.
UK food industry organisations in the UK today (27 March) urged the Government to negotiate "a smooth and orderly Brexit", including "tariff-free trade" in the medium term.
Tingyi Holding Corp., the Hong Kong-listed food and beverage group, today (27 March) booked a 31% slump in annual profits as a result of rising costs and a wider industry facing "the change in trends in domestic demand".
UK-based buy-out house CapVest today (27 March) announced it is set to become the latest private-equity owner of local pork processor Karro Food Group.
Japanese frozen food-to-seasonings giant Ajinomoto said it is to invest US$15m in Hinoman and take on the exclusive sales rights in Japan for the Israel plant-based food firm's Mankai ingredient.
Italian agro-food group Granarolo has acquired a 60% stake in Brazilian food processor and distributor Allfood.
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