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Dutch food group Wessanen has made another acquisition as it continues to focus on expansion in the European "sustainable" foods market. Wes...
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Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
It has been a year since Conserve Italia, a group of Italian co-operatives, sold France-based packaged fruit supplier St Mamet to French private-equity firm Florac. Matthieu Lambeaux, the former Findus executive, had joined Florac in May 2015 to help the family-owned Florac buy branded food companies in France and became the CEO of St Mamet after the takeover. John Shepherd met Lambeaux at the SIAL trade show last month to discuss his plans to grow the business.
The UK's Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has announced new rules that extend the ban on advertising high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) food and soft drink products to children on television to non-broadcast media.
The EU has banned poultry imports from Ukraine due to concerns over avian flu, Ukraine's food safety agency has announced.
Wessanen, the Dutch food group, this week announced its latest acquisition to expand in Europe, with the purchase of Spanish organic business Biogran. In the US, General Mills announced plans to restructure its business, while Tyson Foods became the latest company to form a fund to invest in start-ups.
Wessanen, the Dutch group focusing on "sustainable" foods, made another acquisition this week, agreeing to buy Spanish organic firm Biogran. US food giant General Mills announced changes to its organisation in a bid to improve its performance. And Swedish dairy-free business Oatly secured investment from private-equity firm Verlinvest and state-owned China Resources.
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Orkla has announced plans to convert its Swedish canned fish brand, Abba, to MSC certified, sustainable and traceable tuna.
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