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US: Tate & Lyle sells ethanol mill to Cargill

31 Mar 2011

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

US: Tate & Lyle sells ethanol mill to Cargill

31 Mar 2011

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

On the money: Kerry indicates interest in Danisco assets

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.

UPDATE: UK: Analysts sanguine about Tate & Lyle trading update

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.

UPDATE: UK: Analysts sanguine about Tate & Lyle trading update

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.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

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.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

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.

The just-food management briefing - M&A - the prospects for 2011

21 Dec 2010

2010 closed with a growing amount of M&A activity with business becoming more confident and lending conditions becoming more favourable. But what will 2011 hold for buyers and sellers in the food industry?

UK: Ex-Tate & Lyle chief joins Defra board

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.

UK: Ex-Tate & Lyle chief joins Defra board

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.

UK: Tate & Lyle to establish Chicago innovation centre

19 Oct 2010

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

UK: Tate & Lyle to establish Chicago innovation centre

19 Oct 2010

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

US: PureCircle appoints VP global sales and marketing

26 Jul 2010

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

UK: Tate & Lyle makes "sound start" to fiscal year

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".

UK: Tate & Lyle makes "sound start" to fiscal year

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".

Best bits: Tate & Lyle, Pick n Pay bite the bullet

5 Jul 2010

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

Best bits: Tate & Lyle, Pick n Pay bite the bullet

5 Jul 2010

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

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

2 Jul 2010

Here we take a look at who said what this week.

Editor's choice: the best of just-food this week

2 Jul 2010

The news that dominated the headlines this week was the sale of Tate & Lyle’s European sugar operations - including Lyle's Golden Syrup, purported to be the world's oldest food brand.

In the spotlight - Tate & Lyle's sweet exit from sugar

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.

In the spotlight - Tate & Lyle's sweet exit from sugar

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.

UPDATE: UK/US: American Sugar Refining global boost from Tate & Lyle buy

1 Jul 2010

American Sugar Refining said today (1 July) that its acquisition of Tate & Lyle's sugar operations "makes perfect sense" for the business as it looks to expand worldwide.

UPDATE: UK/US: American Sugar Refining global boost from Tate & Lyle buy

1 Jul 2010

American Sugar Refining said today (1 July) that its acquisition of Tate & Lyle's sugar operations "makes perfect sense" for the business as it looks to expand worldwide.

Best bits: Brazil's 'new consumers' attracting interest

1 Jun 2010

The BRICs are keeping the world's economic house in order. Last week, the OECD lifted its forecast for global economic growth in 2010, on the back of growing world trade, which is being driven by surging demand in emerging markets.

SLOVAKIA: Tate & Lyle expands glucose production

11 May 2010

UK sweetener group Tate & Lyle today (11 may) announced that it has completed the “major expansion” of its glucose manufacturing lines at its corn wet mill in Slovakia’s Trnava region.

SLOVAKIA: Tate & Lyle expands glucose production

11 May 2010

UK sweetener group Tate & Lyle today (11 may) announced that it has completed the “major expansion” of its glucose manufacturing lines at its corn wet mill in Slovakia’s Trnava region.

UPDATE: UK: Fairtrade body calls for manufacturers to follow Ben & Jerry’s lead

18 Feb 2010

The Fairtrade Foundation said it is important to engage more mainstream businesses into adopting certification following Ben & Jerry’s commitment this morning (18 February) to go 100% Fairtrade.

UK: Tate & Lyle announces results of tender offer

24 Nov 2009

UK sugar and sweetener group Tate & Lyle has announced the result of a tender offer launched on 16 November for up to 70m of its 6.50% notes due 2012.

UK: Tate & Lyle announces results of tender offer

24 Nov 2009

UK sugar and sweetener group Tate & Lyle has announced the result of a tender offer launched on 16 November for up to 70m of its 6.50% notes due 2012.

GERMANY: Cost, health twin ingredient drivers for Tate

17 Nov 2009

Tate & Lyle, has today (17 November) insisted it is continuing to expand its food ingredients business and said it would focus on driving down costs for customers and on developing products to improve health.

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