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Hain Celestial is to start selling its organic infant formula, Earth’s Best Organic, in China through its joint venture with Chinese pharmac...
Canadian seafood group Clearwater Seafoods is extending its presence in the European premium shellfish market with the acquisition of UK-bas...
Indian conglomerate Future Group is planning a major push in food manufacturing as part of its drive to increase sales to INR10trn (US$154.2...
Nutrition & Santé, the French dietary food specialist, has announced the acquisition of Spanish counterpart, Bicentury, having reached an ag...
Hain Celestial is to start selling its organic infant formula, Earth’s Best Organic, in China through its joint venture with Chinese pharmaceutical group Hutchison China MediTech, or Chi-Med.
Canadian seafood group Clearwater Seafoods is extending its presence in the European premium shellfish market with the acquisition of UK-based Macduff Shellfish Group for GBP98.4m (US$151m).
Indian conglomerate Future Group is planning a major push in food manufacturing as part of its drive to increase sales to INR10trn (US$154.2bn) over the next six years.
LDC, one of France’s major poultry suppliers, with brands such as Le Gaulois and Mary, has seen its turnover increase by 15% in the first half of the 2015-2016 financial year.
Finnish food group Raisio unveiled plans to restructure its loss-making UK cereal business in order to lower costs.
Fonterra is to lower the level of sugar in its Australian yoghurt brand Ski D'Lite by 25%.
Saudi Arabian food company Almarai has announced a healthy set of third-quarter results, with net income up by over 10% and a sales increase of nearly 8%.
Nestle and R&R Ice Cream confirmed that they are in joint venture talks, a tie up that could reshape the global ice cream sector. Meanwhile the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership was signed - to mixed reactions from the food sector. Here are just-food's quotes of the week.
UK potato brand Albert Bartlett has started production on its first frozen brands from its recently acquired frozen potato factory in Westwick, Norfolk.
Nestle's "advanced" talks to put the bulk of its ice cream business into a venture with the UK's R&R Ice Cream was the week's stand-out M&A story, while regulatory developments - the TPP trade deal, food safety rules in China and US dietary guidelines - caught the eye elsewhere.
Australian breakfast drink maker Sanitarium is launching a gluten-free option under its Up&Go brand.
Nutrition & Santé, the French dietary food specialist, has announced the acquisition of Spanish counterpart, Bicentury, having reached an agreement with the company's parent, Agrolimen.
Savencia Fromage & Dairy, formerly Bongrain, has sold its minority stake in German organic dairy Andechser Molkerei Scheitz to comply with a ruling from the country's competition regulator.
A2 Milk Co., the New Zealand-listed dairy firm, is hoping to raise up to NZ$40m through a share offer to fund expansion at home and abroad.
A voluntary standard on what constitutes a "natural" food will help alleviate consumer confusion in the US, a trade group has claimed.
Brian Mackie has been appointed First Milk’s chief operating officer, the UK dairy co-operative has announced.
Nestle is launching a range of Maggi noodles in South Africa containing the indigenous vegetable morogo, after three years of research to assess their nutritional value and taste.
Consumer packaged goods company Post Holdings has announced its commitment to source 100% sustainable palm oil globally by December 2016.
Baobab Foods, the South African company behind a range of "superfood" snacks, has invested in a new manufacturing facility in Washington, Missouri, as part of its expansion plans in to the United States.
Bernard Matthews, the UK turkey producer, has announced the appointment of Andy Deutsch to the new role COO.
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