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Wilmar International to buy out Goodman Fielder co-investor First Pacific

11 Mar 2019

Goodman Fielder, the Australia-based food manufacturer behind brands including Helga's bread and Meadow Fresh milk, is set to see a change in its ownership.

Goodman Fielder co-shareholder 'mulling exit'

17 Sep 2018

First Pacific, the Hong Kong investment fund, is reportedly looking to sell its 50% in Australia-based food manufacturer Goodman Fielder.

Adani Wilmar's bid for Ruchi Soya approved by competition authority

16 Aug 2018

India's competition authority has given the all-clear to Adani Wilmar's bid for local edible oil business Ruchi Soya.

Wilmar, SATS Food Services re-think China venture

18 Jul 2018

Singapore-based food groups Wilmar International and SATS Food Services have gone back to the drawing board on their venture in China.

ABF, Goodman Fielder 'eyeing Australian baker Allied Pinnacle'

6 Jul 2018

Associated British Foods and Goodman Fielder are reported to be ready to make bids for Australia-based bakery business Allied Pinnacle.

ADM, Bunge silent on 'takeover talks'

5 Feb 2018

Archer Daniels Midland is reportedly in advanced talks to buy fellow US-based, agri-food giant Bunge.

Goodman Fielder, Bega Cheese, Parmalat 'eye Murray Goulburn assets'

6 Sep 2017

Dairy companies including Australia’s Goodman Fielder and Bega Cheese, as well as Italian giant Parmalat, are reported to be eyeing under-pressure Aussie cooperative Murray Goulburn.

Goodman Fielder proposes shake-up of New Zealand operations

8 Jun 2017

Australia-based food group Goodman Fielder today (8 June) announced proposals for a shake-up of its operations in New Zealand, including the closure of two bakery sites and investment in other facilities.

South Africa edible oil firms raided

8 Dec 2016

Five edible oil companies operating in South Africa, including Singapore-based agri-food giant Wilmar International, have been raided as competition officials investigate claims of price-fixing.

Wilmar International calls for "labour transformation" in palm oil industry after Amnesty report

30 Nov 2016

Wilmar International, the agribusiness accused by Amnesty International of running Indonesian palm oil plantations that contribute to child labour and human rights abuses, has called for collaboration to achieve a "labour transformation" across the global palm oil industry.

Amnesty International - Global brands "profiting" from child and forced labour

30 Nov 2016

Nestle, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies that are contributing to child labour and human rights abuses, Amnesty International has claimed in a report published today (30 November).

Fonterra announces palm products standard

15 Aug 2016

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra said it has adopted a new standard for sourcing palm products as part of its commitment to sustainability.

India's Ruchi Soya gets green light for new processing facilities

13 Jun 2016

India's Ruchi Soya has been given the go-ahead to set up mulitple new facilities in the food and agri-business sector by the Karnataka state government

Wilmar International, Adani Enterprises, Ruchi Soya announce India JV

25 May 2016

Singapore-based agri-food group Wilmar International and two Indian businesses - Adani Enterprises and Ruchi Soya - have set out plans for a venture to "create one of India's leading FMCG companies".

Wilmar International, Singapore Food Industries eye Chinese market with joint venture

22 Jan 2016

Wilmar International and Singapore Food Industries have inked two joint venture agreements to supply "quality food" to the Chinese market. 

Food industry news of the week - Yildiz's snack ambitions, Unilever's 2016 outlook, Scotland proposes sugar tax

22 Jan 2016

Godiva and McVitie's owner Yildiz Holdings has decided to bring its snacks brands under one unit in a bid to drive growth internationally. Unilever's CEO, Paul Polman, sounded a note of caution about trading conditions in 2016. And sugar was once again in the headlines, driving policy agendas in Europe.

Wilmar International, Saigon Co-op partner on Vietnam condiments JV

27 Oct 2015

Wilmar International has teamed up with Vietnamese retailer Saigon Co-op to form a joint venture specialising in sauces and condiments.

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