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Wal-Mart, as it often does, this week shook up the US grocery sector with its plans to make a swathe of its private-label products healthier...

Tate, Kerry could move for unwanted Danisco assets

The industrial use of enzymes appears to be the central reason for DuPont's planned US$5.8bn takeover of Danisco - but the acquisition, anal...


Dean Best | 22 Feb 2011

Kerry Group has indicated that it is interested in some of the ingredients assets owned by Danisco, the Danish company that has accepted a US$5.8bn takeover bid fom US chemicals group DuPont.


Ben Cooper | 29 Sep 2010

Product reformulation is the subject of the just-food's latest management briefing and, in the first part of the analysis, we look at sugar.


Dean Best | 5 Jul 2010

In business, some of the most critical decisions involve when to quit a venture, exit a market or sell an asset.


Dean Best | 1 Jul 2010

For nostalgia lovers, this morning's (1 July) news that a so-called 'iconic' UK food brand is set to end up in US hands meant the day would have started with a sour note.

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just-food.com | 31 Mar 2011

Tate & Lyle said today (31 March) that it has sold an ethanol facility to agribusiness giant Cargill for US$57m.


just-food.com | 31 Mar 2011

Tate & Lyle said today (31 March) that it has sold an ethanol facility to agribusiness giant Cargill for US$57m.


just-food.com | 1 Feb 2011

Shares in Tate & Lyle may have fallen today (1 February) in the wake of the latest trading update from the UK food-ingredients group but City analysts were pragmatic about the company's performance.


just-food.com | 1 Feb 2011

Shares in Tate & Lyle may have fallen today (1 February) in the wake of the latest trading update from the UK food-ingredients group but City analysts were pragmatic about the company's performance.


Dean Best | 1 Feb 2011

Shares in UK food ingredients group Tate & Lyle fell today (1 February) after the company said rising corn costs had weighed on margins and would hold back further reductions to the group's debt.


Dean Best | 1 Feb 2011

Shares in UK food ingredients group Tate & Lyle fell today (1 February) after the company said rising corn costs had weighed on margins and would hold back further reductions to the group's debt.


just-food.com | 21 Jan 2011

Wal-Mart's healthy-eating drive grabbed the headlines this week and prompted speculation about what impact its plans could have on rival retailers and suppliers. M&A speculation swirled around Cargill and Tate & Lyle, as well as Green & Black's, the organic chocolate business once owned by Cadbury but now owned by Kraft Foods. Elsewhere, Glanbia did seal one deal, buying US sports-nutrition business BSN.


just-food.com | 19 Jan 2011

Cargill has been named as a potential bidder for Tate & Lyle and Danisco, the Danish food ingredients maker that last week agreed a sale to DuPont, the US chemicals group.


just-food.com | 19 Jan 2011

Cargill has been named as a potential bidder for Tate & Lyle and Danisco, the Danish food ingredients maker that last week agreed a sale to DuPont, the US chemicals group.


just-food.com | 14 Jan 2011

Rising commodity prices: should we be concerned? That is a key question facing the food industry. Again this week there was much comment on the issue and the possible impact on the sector. Sainsbury's boss Justin King, for instance, warned suppliers they would have to work hard to justify price increases. Meanwhile, the UK retailer, widely seen to have outperformed its rivals over Christmas, issued its festive numbers this week, alongside the likes of Tesco, M&S and Morrisons.


just-food.com | 20 Dec 2010

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has appointed ex-Tate & Lyle chief executive Iain Ferguson as lead non-executive director.


just-food.com | 20 Dec 2010

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has appointed ex-Tate & Lyle chief executive Iain Ferguson as lead non-executive director.


just-food.com | 25 Nov 2010

Food ingredients group Tate & Lyle is to sell its molasses business to UK grain importer W&R Barnett for GBP67m (US$105.6m).


just-food.com | 25 Nov 2010

Food ingredients group Tate & Lyle is to sell its molasses business to UK grain importer W&R Barnett for GBP67m (US$105.6m).


just-food.com | 4 Nov 2010

Shares in Tate & Lyle climbed by more than 5% this morning (4 November) after the UK food ingredients group posted a jump in first-half profits, which were boosted by rising corn prices.


just-food.com | 4 Nov 2010

Shares in Tate & Lyle climbed by more than 5% this morning (4 November) after the UK food ingredients group posted a jump in first-half profits, which were boosted by rising corn prices.


just-food.com | 19 Oct 2010

Food ingredients group Tate & Lyle is to establish a US$26m commercial and food innovation centre in Chicago, Illinois.


just-food.com | 19 Oct 2010

Food ingredients group Tate & Lyle is to establish a US$26m commercial and food innovation centre in Chicago, Illinois.


just-food.com | 30 Sep 2010

UK-based food ingredients group Tate & Lyle today (30 September) reported an "encouraging" first six months of its fiscal year.


just-food.com | 30 Sep 2010

UK-based food ingredients group Tate & Lyle today (30 September) reported an "encouraging" first six months of its fiscal year.


just-food.com | 26 Jul 2010

Stevia sweetener producer PureCircle has appointed Jordi Ferre as corporate vice president of global sales and marketing.


just-food.com | 22 Jul 2010

UK-based food ingredients group Tate & Lyle said today (22 July) it made a "sound start" to its fiscal year as demand for speciality ingredients remained "steady".


just-food.com | 22 Jul 2010

UK-based food ingredients group Tate & Lyle said today (22 July) it made a "sound start" to its fiscal year as demand for speciality ingredients remained "steady".


just-food.com | 2 Jul 2010

Tate & Lyle's decision to sell its European sugar operations included Lyle's Golden Syrup - purported to be the world's oldest food brand. Here just-food takes a look at some more iconic UK food brands.

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