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Rewe has not yet announced specific reduction targetsRewe to cut salt, sugar in own-label lines 28 June 2017

Rewe Group, Germany's second-largest grocer, has announced plans to slash the levels of salt and sugar in its own-label products.


Greencore snaps up factory near London's Heathrow AirportGreencore buys UK food-to-go factory from Tasties of Chester 28 June 2017

Ireland-based convenience food group Greencore has acquired a factory from UK firm Tasties of Chester, the makers of the Street Eats brand, for an undisclosed sum.


Stampede Meat products include steakUS processor Stampede Meat sold to private-equity firm Wynnchurch Capital 28 June 2017

US private-equity company Wynnchurch Capital has acquired local meat processing business Stampede Meat for an undisclosed sum.


British Bacon Supplies to close plant by end of JuneBritish Bacon Supplies to close Huddersfield plant 28 June 2017

Damika-owned meat processing firm British Bacon Supplies has blamed difficult trading conditions for its decision to close its Huddersfield factory this week, insisting the site was "unable to operate at sustainable efficiency levels".


Glanbia said more US consumers looking to eat plant-based foodsGlanbia US brand ThinkThin in plant-protein push 28 June 2017

Glanbia has added a full line of products to its ThinkThin range in the US that are made with plant-based protein.


Nestle teams up with Uber for home delivery in Brazil 28 June 2017

Nestle has teamed up with UberEats to offer home delivery of its baby food to consumers in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.


Giles Foods plant makes products including garlic breadWarburtons confirms closure of Giles Foods plant 27 June 2017

UK bakery Warburtons has confirmed it is to close its Giles Foods facility in Milton Keynes after a 45-day "full and meaningful" consultation period with its 218 workers at the site.


Amplify Snack Brands launches protein-packed Oatmega biscuitsAmplify Snack Brands launches protein-filled Oatmega biscuits 27 June 2017

US group Amplify Snack Brands has added a grass-fed whey protein biscuits to its line of Oatmega products.


LT Foods plant in Netherlands to open this weekLT Foods to open rice processing plant in Europe 27 June 2017

LT Foods, one of India’s biggest rice processors, is to open its new European rice plant in the Netherlands tomorrow (28 June).


Snyder's-Lance said thins contain 120 calories Snyder's-Lance adds to Snack Factory range 27 June 2017

US snack group Snyder's-Lance has announced the launch of Dessert Thins, a range of sweet biscuits, under its Snack Factory brand, to appeal to health-conscious consumers who want to treat themselves to something indulgent without the associated guilt.


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