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Russia has insisted it has no plans to lift the EU ban on food imports, its deputy prime minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, told an audience at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday (21 January).
Singapore-based agribusiness giant Wilmar International is to publish more information on how it sources its palm oil, a move welcomed by environmentalists.
Just two weeks into 2015 and competition among UK grocers is heating up further. Will suppliers be caught in the crossfire? Corporate restructuring firm Begbies Traynor thinks so.
US campaign group Sum Of Us has launched what PepsiCo called a "public relations stunt", criticising the beverage and snacks giant for its palm oil practices.
Boulder Brands is expanding its Udi's brand in the foodservice channel through a tie-up that will bring two varieties of gluten-free pizza to Pizza Hut outlets throughout the US.
Mondelez International has been accused of "ripping off fans" in the UK after it altered the recipe for its much-loved Cadbury Creme Egg and pulled an egg from the original six-pack.
There is speculation in the UK the Labour Party is planning a 9pm watershed on junk food advertising if it wins power at the country's General Election in May.
Brands are putting private label under increasing pressure in Europe, data from industry analysts IRI has claimed.
Sugar consumption has again been placed in the spotlight in the UK as Public Health England kicks off a new campaign that aims to get parents to reduce the amount children consume.
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Pasta maker Barilla has joined the likes of Hershey in investigating the uses of 3D printing in the food sector.
Hershey has launched 3D chocolate for consumers to try after announcing plans to do so earlier this year.
Singapore-based agribusiness group Olam International is to become a major international cocoa supplier after announcing a US$1.3bn deal for Archer Daniel Midlands' cocoa business.
Germany's competition watchdog has issued an interim injunction against retailers Edeka and Tengelmann over their planned deal over the Kaiser's supermarket chain.
Imperfection is quickly becoming a way for the food industry to tackle the problem of food waste.
The Aldersgate Group - an alliance of big business, NGOs and civil society pushing for a "sustainable economy" - has set out a new campaign calling for the introduction of a fiscal policy that tackles rising inequality in the UK, as well as issues such as resource pressures.
The UK's third-largest grocer has returned to the M&A headlines over the weekend, with claims activist fund Crystal Amber is in discussions with overseas investors about a possible bid for the retailer.
2 Sisters Food Group announced a new "multi million" pound bio-refinery deal with renewable energy experts H2 Energy this week. The plan is set to "transform the energy requirements" at 2 Sisters, the company said.
The meat-free protein sector could be in for a popularity boost as more and more research points to the damaging effect livestock production is having on the environment.
Amid some pretty bullish statements on the company's performance to date, New Zealand infant formula group Synlait sneaked in a pretty timid 2015 outlook at its annual shareholders meeting.
Global food waste is a mounting problem. In France, McCain Foods and local retailer E. Leclerc have come up with an initiative to eat into that mountain.
There has been a rise in the number of food companies in the UK filing for insolvency - and the intensification of competition between the country's grocers has been blamed.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups maker, Hershey, has taken the reins at the Winn Dixie store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ensuring candy gets the attention it deserves - right at the front of the store.
Food exporters targeting emerging markets should target focus on cities instead of countries, management consultants McKinsey has said.
How can diet-related ill-health be tackled? How can the health and wellbeing of the population improve? Such a complex issue is often reduced to soundbites and brickbats, with industry in the firing line. Some of the criticism is misjudged, some well-founded. However, what is certain is manufacturers have a central - perhaps the central - role to play.
Dairy processors in Australia believe the agreement between Canberra and Beijing will make them more competitive in a key export market.
Davigel, Nestle's France-based foodservice division, could be the next business sold as the world's largest food maker reshapes its portfolio.
Australian mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is reportedly looking to tap into rising demand in China for premium infant formula.
MEPs have shown their support for plans to allow individual countries to ban the cultivation of GM crops, even if they have been approved at EU level.
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