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Post Holdings strikes deal to acquire MOM Brands for US$1.15bn

Post Holdings has struck a deal to acquire fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands for around US$1.15bn....

Vion CEO Herkemij quits meat group

Dutch meat processor Vion Food Group has announced the departure of CEO Michiel Herkemij after a little over a year the job....

Groupe Doux to create 190 jobs

French poultry processor Groupe Doux is to create over 190 jobs at plants across the country, a move it said was a sign of its recovery a ye...

Premier Foods hails "improving" sales trends

Premier Foods plc saw "improving" branded sales trends throughout the fourth quarter of 2014, news that lifted the Mr Kipling maker's shares...

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Post Holdings strikes deal to acquire MOM Brands for US$1.15bn 26 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Post Holdings has struck a deal to acquire fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands for around US$1.15bn.


Vion CEO Herkemij quits meat group 26 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Dutch meat processor Vion Food Group has announced the departure of CEO Michiel Herkemij after a little over a year the job.


Tulip launches low-salt bacon offering in UK 26 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Danish Crown's UK arm, Tulip, has launched a low-salt version of its Danepak bacon in the country.


PepsiCo rolls out "sweet" Cheetos 26 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

PepsiCo has announced the launch of a sweet snacking option under its Frito-Lay Cheetos brand in the US.


Nate's Food to "triple" production capacity 26 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US canned pancake and waffle maker Nate's Food Co. has announced plans to build a facility to increase production.


Fourth quarter surge lifts Hanoimilk FY sales 26 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Vietnamese dairy group Hanoimilk booked a surge in fourth-quarter sales, offsetting some impact of lower revenues in the first nine months of the year.


Respect Foods launches frozen breakfast sandwich line 26 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Respect Foods is launching a line of whole grain breakfast sandwiches that are free from artificial colours, flavours and preservatives.


Groupe Doux to create 190 jobs 23 Jan 2015

Dean Best

French poultry processor Groupe Doux is to create over 190 jobs at plants across the country, a move it said was a sign of its recovery a year after emerging from administration.


Premier Foods hails "improving" sales trends 23 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Premier Foods plc saw "improving" branded sales trends throughout the fourth quarter of 2014, news that lifted the Mr Kipling maker's shares in early trade today (23 January).


Safra executive Darcilo Santos becomes Chiquita CFO 23 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Chiquita Brands International has named Darcilo Santos, an executive from Safra Group, the Brazilian investment firm that took the produce giant private last year, as its new CFO.


F&N secures Nestle dairy licensing deal in ASEAN 23 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Singapore-based Fraser and Neave has secured a licensing deal with Nestle to manufacture and distribute the Carnation, Bear Brand, Bear Brand Gold, Ideal Milk and Milkmaid products in ASEAN countries.


Hershey, LBB Imports settle trademark lawsuit 23 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has confirmed it has resolved a legal battle with LBB Imports, a US firm the confectionery giant had accused of infringing its trademarks.


Food industry quotes of the week; Unilever, Lifeway 23 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever revealed its 2014 results this week and revealed its food sales fell last year, prompting CEO Paul Polman to admitted the Flora and Becel maker had lagged the change in how consumers viewed spreads. Elsewhere, Lifeway Foods CEO, Julie Smolyansky, insisted the business is not for sale.


Food industry news of the week: Unilever, PepsiCo, Lifeway 23 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Unilever was this week the first major food group to announce results for 2014 - a mixed year - and CEO Paul Polman admitted the company had slow in reacting to changes in consumer demands on spreads. The chief executive of Lifeway Foods told just-food the US culture dairy products group was - contrary to reports - not in talks to sell the business.


NuGo Nutrition acquires Gnu Foods FiberLove bar recipe 23 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

US natural foods group NuGo Nutrition has announced the acquisition of Gnu Foods FiberLove bars, which have been re-branded NuGo Fiber d'Lish.


Cherkizovo unveils "healthy" chicken range 23 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Cherkizovo, the Russian poultry processor, has announced the launch of a "healthy" line of ready-to-cook chilled chicken products in its domestic market.


Chobani launches Tots infant range 23 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Yoghurt maker Chobani has launched a range targeting children aged one to two in the US.


USDA "takes aim" at salmonella in poultry 22 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

The US Department of Agriculture is "taking specific aim" at reducing Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken products through the introduction of new federal standards, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.


Monde Nissin to acquire Menora - reports 22 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Filipino conglomerate Monde Nissin is reportedly set to acquire Australian food group Menora Foods.


Three bidders invited to start Zito due diligence - reports 22 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Three companies bidding for Slovenian food producer Zito have been invited to perform due diligence, according to local newspaper Delo Daily.


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