Blog: Doha doom and gloom
Catherine Sleep | 27 July 2006
In what can only be referred to as a diplomatic catastrophe, the Doha Round of the WTO talks came crashing to a halt earlier this week. The poor countries that the world has been trying to help will just have to wait, won’t they?
Fortunately for just-food members who want to know the ins and outs of the negotiations, and the likely outcome if and when they resume, we have our policy expert Keith Nuthall to hand. Keith has burned the midnight oil for us, delivering the August management briefing early so that our readers can get bang up to date on this extremely intricate matter.
If I said his warts-and-all analysis contained the words protectionism, spin and standoff, would you be surprised?
Danone completed its US$12.5bn acquisition of WhiteWave Foods this week. The move will roughly double Danone's presence in North America, where WhiteWave is a top four dairy player. ...
Premier Foods plc revealed today (28 March) it has secured a deal with its pension scheme trustees that will see the UK food maker reduce its pension burden....
Hain Celestial, under the scrutiny of the investment community in recent months and facing some challenges in its domestic market, has announced another shuffling of its management pack....
FrieslandCampina, which today served up higher profits but lower sales for 2016, is ready to offload the last non-dairy business owned by the Dutch cooperative giant....
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