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Food group Princes opens new UK plant as part of capital investment plan

8 Jul 2019

Princes, the UK food group, has completed the first phase of an GBP80m (US$100m) investment plan by opening a new plant.

Princes blames "unprecedented market conditions" amid plans to close site in UK

12 Oct 2018

UK food and beverage group Princes is planning to close its factory in the town of Chichester in southern England.

Mitusbishi's Indiana Packers to buy Canada's Specialty Foods Group

28 Aug 2018

Canada-based Specialty Foods Group Income Fund announced it has received notice from its food business, which owns brands such as Field and Kentucky Legend, that it has accepted a takeover bid from US meat processor Indiana Packers Corp.

Japan's Mitsubishi to buy majority stake in local rice business Gourmet Delica

7 Aug 2018

Conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. is to buy an 80% stake in fellow Japanese food business Gourmet Delica.d.

US private-equity firm Sun Capital Partners 'eyeing Young's Seafood'

23 Apr 2018

Sun Capital Partners, a private-equity firm based in the US, has been linked with a possible bid for up-for-sale UK food company Young's Seafood.

Princes holding "business review"

19 Feb 2018

Princes, the UK-based food and drinks supplier, is reviewing its operations.

Japan's Itoham takes full control of NZ's Anzco Foods

4 Jan 2018

Japan-based meat products supplier Itoham Yonekyu Holdings has acquired more shares in Anzco Foods and taken its stake in the New Zealand beef and lamb exporter to 100%.

Princes targets premium and health trends with Napolina spray oils

16 Aug 2017

Napolina, the Italian cooking brand owned by the UK-based food and drink group Princes, is launching a range of spray olive oils to align with market trends such as health, convenience and premiumisation.

Princes launches gluten-free Napolina pasta line

17 May 2017

UK-based food and drinks group Princes has added gluten-free variants to its Napolina vegetable pasta range, marking the brand's first move into the free-from market.

Princes to reduce sugar in canned fruit, fillings

16 Mar 2017

Princes, the UK-based food and drinks group owned by Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp., has announced plans to reduce sugar in its Fruit Fillings products and to swap syrup for juice in some of its canned fruits.

Princes names Cameron Mackintosh managing director

7 Mar 2017

Princes, the UK-based food and drinks group owned by Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp., has named Cameron Mackintosh as its new managing director.

Seafood giants sign up to new sustainability plan

14 Dec 2016

Eight of the world's major seafood companies have signed up to a ten-point ocean stewardship plan to try to boost traceability and crack down on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in their supply chains.

Mitsubishi buys stake in Olam International

30 Aug 2015

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. is to buy 20% of Singapore-based agri-food group Olam International.

Food industry news of the week: Aryzta, Mondelez

2 Apr 2015

The week before Easter saw Aryzta surprise the market with news of its plan to buy 49% of French frozen food retailer Picard. M&A speculation surrounded Mondelez International, which was reported to be considering the sale of its rights to the cream cheese brand Philadelphia. Mondelez had a bad end to the week after being charged with manipulating wheat prices.

Mitusbishi Corp. forms Myanmar JV

1 Apr 2015

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has invested in Myanmar's Capital Diamond Star Group to manufacture and distribute food in the market and regionally.

Mitsubishi coy over Bumble Bee Foods link

14 Oct 2014

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has declined to comment on speculation it has joined the race for the takeover for US canned tuna giant Bumble Bee Foods.



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