Latest food news & analysis in North America
An initiative launched under the auspices of President Obama's Climate Action Plan will see the government foster a major expansion of bioga...
US group Hormel Foods has been busy looking for acquisitions in recent quarters, succeeding in some places and apparently being thwarted els...
Hain Celestial, the US natural and organic food group, has indicated it expects to drive continued organic growth in the coming year - even...
Chiquita Brands International has rejected a takeover approach from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group and investment firm Safra Group in f...
Few food companies, if any, have been as acquisitive as Canadian dairy co-operative Agropur in recent quarters. And the group's M&A activity appears to have picked up since CEO Robert Coallier joined the business in 2012. In part two of the latest just-food interview, Coallier explains the reasons behind Agropur's appetite.
Acquisitive Canadian dairy co-op Agropur this month finalised its largest deal to date - its purchase of US cheese and dairy ingredients business Davisco Foods International. In part one of a two-part interview, Dean Best speaks to Agropur CEO Robert Coallier about the company's most recent transaction.
Fresh produce grower and distributor BanaBay is eyeing "agressive" expansion in the US market, where it is rolling out its conventional, organic and Fairtrade offering of bananas, pineapples and plantains.
Hershey has hit LBB Imports with a lawsuit, accusing the US importer of infringing its trademarks.
Chiquita Brands International is considering whether to sue an NGO that has issued a lawsuit over the banana supplier's alleged false marketing claims.
Chiquita Brands International uses "unfair and deceptive" marketing for its bananas, an NGO that works on developing sustainable water systems has claimed in a lawsuit.
An increase in volumes sold globally has lead to rice manufacturer Amira Nature Foods posting a 25% increase in profits for the first quarter of 2014/2015.
Tyson Foods has agreed to sell its sow purchasing business in order to secure regulatory clearance of its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
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