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Premier Foods 'may look to offload assets'

Ahead of its crucial AGM vote today which will determine the future of its CEO Gavin Darby, the UK's Premier Foods has suggested it is open...

Saputo to sell Koroit dairy plant to Australia's Bega Cheese

Saputo has agreed to sell the Koroit plant in Australia to local firm Bega Cheese for around CAD244m (US$184.3m) as part of a condition ente...

EU, Japan sign "economic partnership"

The EU and Japan today (17 July) announced they have formally signed a trade agreement between the two markets covering almost a third of th...

UK pastry products maker Freshpack to close after failing to find buyer

UK-based frozen pastry products manufacturer Freshpack is set to close after failing to find a buyer, with potential suitors put off by the...

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Premier Foods 'may look to offload assets' 18 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

Ahead of its crucial AGM vote today which will determine the future of its CEO Gavin Darby, the UK's Premier Foods has suggested it is open to selling assets.


Three-quarters of UK infants eat too much, officials say 18 Jul 2018

Dean Best

Around three-quarters of children aged up to a year in the UK are over-fed, according to new guidelines from the country's public-health agency.


Saputo to sell Koroit dairy plant to Australia's Bega Cheese 18 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

Saputo has agreed to sell the Koroit plant in Australia to local firm Bega Cheese for around CAD244m (US$184.3m) as part of a condition entered into with competition authorities when the Canadian dairy business acquired Murray Goulburn


Ireland's ABP Food secures e-commerce agreement for beef products in China 18 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

ABP Food Group has scored a second win in China with an agreement with Beijing Hopewise to launch a range of "premium" Irish beef products on the e-commerce platform JD.com.


EU, Japan sign "economic partnership" 17 Jul 2018

Dean Best

The EU and Japan today (17 July) announced they have formally signed a trade agreement between the two markets covering almost a third of the world's GDP.


UK pastry products maker Freshpack to close after failing to find buyer 17 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

UK-based frozen pastry products manufacturer Freshpack is set to close after failing to find a buyer, with potential suitors put off by the low margins available within the category.


US firm Stampede Meat to renovate former Tyson site 17 Jul 2018

Dean Best

US processor Stampede Meat is to set up a plant in New Mexico, renovating a facility formerly used by Tyson Foods.


Greenyard estimates cost of listeria-linked product recall 17 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard said the financial impact from its recall of frozen products linked to an outbreak of listeria in Europe is estimated to be EUR30m (US35.2m) after insurance.


Dutch veggie pizza firm Magioni eyeing overseas push 17 Jul 2018

Dean Best

Magioni, a fledgling supplier of plant-based pizza products, is looking to ramp up its international presence, with talks in a clutch of countries that could see the Dutch firm build on moves in Belgium and the UK.


Bigard, Elivia get green light as China prepares to accept French beef 17 Jul 2018

Dean Best

French beef suppliers Bigard and Elivia have got the all-clear from Beijing to export to China three weeks after the countries struck a deal on shipments.


Marine Harvest salmon plant in France destroyed by fire 17 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

A salmon processing factory in north-west France owned by Norway's Marine Harvest has been destroyed by fire, creating an uncertain future for production and workers.


TreeHouse Foods sells McCann's Irish Oatmeal to B&G Foods 17 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

US-based TreeHouse Foods has sold its McCann's Irish Oatmeal brand to local peer B&G Foods for US$32m.


Arla Foods issues stark warning on Brexit fallout 17 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

European dairy heavyweight Arla Foods has painted a bleak picture of the situation that could face UK consumers post-Brexit.


Bell Food Group invests EUR2m in cultured-beef start-up Mosa Meat 17 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

Switzerland-based convenience food supplier Bell Food Group has invested EUR2m (US$2.4m) in Mosa Meat, a cultured-beef start-up in the Netherlands.


New Products - Calbee brings 'chip-like' Rustiks snacks to UK; McCain Foods slow-cooked meals roll out in Australia; Unilever relaunches Pot Rice in UK after 15-year hiatus; Noble Foods-owned Gu expands into chocolate spreads 17 Jul 2018

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French watchdog to deepen buying pacts probe 16 Jul 2018

Dean Best

France's competition regulator is to "deepen" its investigations into two new purchasing tie-ups involving five of its largest food retailers.


UK game specialist Gressingham buys local meat business JF Edwards 16 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

Gressingham, the UK game specialist best known for its Gressingham Duck products, has acquired London meat wholesaler JF Edwards (Smithfield).


New Necco owner said to be in dispute over deal payment terms 16 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

The new owner of New England Confectionery Company, the US candy firm which was acquired out of bankruptcy this spring, is reportedly at the centre of a dispute over payments for the business.


Sustainable palm oil body reinstates Nestle 16 Jul 2018

Andy Coyne

Nestlé has had its membership of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) reinstated.


Glanbia JV with Leprino Foods plans Ireland cheese plant 16 Jul 2018

Simon Harvey

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia Plc plans to build a EUR130m (US$152.3m) new factory under its cheese joint venture with Leprino Foods.




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