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The make-up of the ingredients in baby food in the US is under some scrutiny, with Campbell Soup Co. and Nestle attracting criticism from consumer watchdogs.
UK cash-and-carry and convenience retailer Booker Group has struck a deal to buy the Londis and Budgens symbol retail chains from Ireland's Musgrave Group - and emphasised the changing retail landscape in the country.
US efforts to liberalise international trade faced something of a roller coaster ride this week, as the Senate first voted down Barack Obama's proposals only to reach a compromise that would give the President “fast track” negotiating authority.
Over the weekend, there were fresh claims Europe-based food retailers Ahold and Delhaize are in discussions to join forces.
Unilever today (5 May) published news on the progress it is making on its ten-year programme to double in size while reducing its impact on the environment - and claimed its efforts were becoming an engine behind its sales.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned lower maize harvests in Africa could "trigger food price increases".
A growing awareness of bone health in the UK is presenting a big opportunity for dairy manufacturers in the UK, a report from Canadean has revealed.
Home baking category sales have had something of a roller coaster ride in recent years.
UK-based health food retailer Holland & Barrett has outlined its ambitions to become the country's largest free-from retailer.
Amid significant pressure on profits from its Splenda sucralose business, UK-based food ingredients group Tate & Lyle has this morning (21 April) announced plans to try to "maximise returns".
Four campaign groups in the US have urged the country's Food and Drug Administration to close a "loophole" in regulations on food additives and bring the rules - due to be finalised by August next year - in line with policies first drawn up over 50 years ago.
The Cargill meat processing facility in Hazleton, Pa., has become the company's first certified landfill-free production site.
PepsiCo has honed in on a sponsorship deal with the National Basketball Association, replacing current sponsor and chief soft drinks rival The Coca Cola Co.
The UK Labour Party today (13 April) issued its manifesto for the country's upcoming general election - and has pledged to take aim at sugar.
While there are calls in Australia for country-of-origin labelling after the Hepatitis A outbreak, linked to imported berries from China, there has, in the last year, been a small increase in the number of people likely to buy China-made food.
Shares in Egyptian bakery firm Edita Food Industrues jumped 16% today after it listed on the Egyptian and London Stock Exchanges.
Germany's competition watchdog has thwarted a move from local retail giant Edeka to acquire supermarket chain Kaiser's from Tengelmann.
Timed to coincide with the end of EU quotas on dairy production today (31 March), Irish co-operative The Irish Dairy Board has published the logo for its new corporate name, Ornua.
Coca-Cola Amatil is co-operating with Australian state police after an employee was arrested for money laundering and receiving a reported half-a-million Australian dollars in corrupt commissions.
Yildiz Holding reportedly wants its snacks business to overtake Kellogg and become the world's second-largest snack manufacturer.
Kellogg has been criticised for having "staggering" levels of sugar in its cereal bars in the UK.
Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.
Food safety in Australia has rapidly become a politicised issue after two recent scares – involving berries packaged in China and, most recently, tuna canned in Thailand – have brought the safety of food produced overseas into question.
The World Health Organization, seen by experts in the field as hardly a friend of the food industry, is now facing the ire of campaigners over its official guidance on sugar.
Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.
3D design company Lehrmitt Design Studios is offering designs using 3D printing technologies that, it says, can add an "artist's touch" to assembly line chocolate.
It's no secret Unilever's spreads arm has been suffering for some time and, as CFO Jean-Marc Huët pointed out when he reflected on the company's 2014 performance in January, declining demand for its brands was dragging down the performance of the rest of its food business.
Synthetic biology group Intrexon Corp. hopes its acquisition of Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) will help it tap into growing demand for fresh prepared fruits.
Morrisons has named David Potts to the post of CEO in the hope the former Tesco executive will lead a fight back at the struggling supermarket group.
The European Commission is launching an in-depth investigation into Cargill's US$440m purchase of Archer Daniels Midland's chocolate manufacturing business.
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