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Nestle linked with takeover bid for Hain Celestial

Nestle is being linked with a possible takeover of US natural and organic products group Hain Celestial....

EU reaches agreement on new rules for organic food production

An agreement on new rules for organic farming has been endorsed by European Council representatives....

Murray Goulburn cost-efficiency drive to cut 70 jobs

Australian dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn plans to eliminate about 70 jobs across multiple sites as part of a cost-efficiency drive, just...

Campbell Soup Co. cuts earnings guidance

Campbell Soup Co. today (21 November) lowered its expectations for its annual underlying EBIT after rising costs hit the Pepperidge Farm bis...

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Nestle linked with takeover bid for Hain Celestial 21 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

Nestle is being linked with a possible takeover of US natural and organic products group Hain Celestial.


EU reaches agreement on new rules for organic food production 21 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

An agreement on new rules for organic farming has been endorsed by European Council representatives.


Murray Goulburn cost-efficiency drive to cut 70 jobs 21 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Australian dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn plans to eliminate about 70 jobs across multiple sites as part of a cost-efficiency drive, just weeks after Canada's Saputo struck a deal to buy the struggling business.


Campbell Soup Co. cuts earnings guidance 21 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Campbell Soup Co. today (21 November) lowered its expectations for its annual underlying EBIT after rising costs hit the Pepperidge Farm biscuits and Plum baby-food owner's margins in its first quarter.


Earnings summary - Hormel Foods' FY sales down; Campbell Q1 sales, profits down; Weston Foods weighed by frozen 21 Nov 2017

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Bunge and Mexico's Grupo Minsa cancel shares plan 21 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Bunge has cancelled a share subscription agreement with Grupo Minsa that would have seen the US company take a controlling financial interest in the Mexican firm.


Hormel Foods combines grocery products, speciality food arms 21 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

US-based Hormel Foods has announced the merger of its grocery products and speciality foods divisions.


Orkla buys Nordic sports nutrition e-commerce firm Health and Sports Nutrition Group 21 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

Nordic consumer goods group Orkla is to acquire Sweden's Health and Sports Nutrition Group (HSNG).


Kikkoman soy sauces enter India in FieldFresh partnership 21 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Indian business FieldFresh Foods is partnering with Kikkoman to sell the Japanese soy sauce maker's namesake products in the country.


PepsiCo exec Vimal Agarwal named Parag Milk Foods CFO 21 Nov 2017

Dean Best

India's Parag Milk Foods has appointed PepsiCo executive Vimal Agarwal as its new CFO.


NPD Tracker - Yoplait Liberte Excellence yogurts; Doritos Crunch Nuts 21 Nov 2017

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Tyson Foods chooses Tennessee for new chicken plant 20 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has said it expects to create 1,500 jobs at a new chicken production plant in western Tennessee.


PepsiCo dairy JV Beyti nears EBRD backing 20 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Beyti, an Egypt-based dairy and juice business owned by PepsiCo and Saudi Arabian food group Almarai, looks set to receive support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance its expansion.


Jardine Cycle & Carriage increases stake in Vietnam dairy firm Vinamilk to 10% 20 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Singapore's automotive group Jardine Cycle & Carriage (JC&C) has increased its stake in Vietnam's largest dairy company Vinamilk to 10%.


UK's Pukka Pies reveals expansion plans 20 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

Pukka Pies, the UK-based pie maker, is planning to build a 50,000 sq ft complex near its headquarters in Syston, Leicestershire.


Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan buys mussel cultivator Atlantic Aqua Farms 20 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Canada's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has bought Atlantic Aqua Farms of the US as part of a mandate to invest in the global food industry.


Orkla acquisition trail lengthens with Agrimex in Czech Republic 20 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Norway's Orkla has signed an agreement to buy Czech frozen vegetable producer Agrimex.


Argentina food processor Molino Canuelas postpones IPO on market volatility 20 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

Food processor Molino Canuelas said in a stock exchange filing it is postponing an initial public offering of shares because of recent market volatility in Argentina.


Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings new chairman of industry body 20 Nov 2017

Andy Coyne

Theo Spierings, chief executive of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, has become the new chairman of industry body Global Dairy Platform (GDP).


MPs question UK food inspection processes following 2 Sisters hygiene failings 17 Nov 2017

Simon Harvey

UK Members of Parliament have questioned the processes of the nation's food standards agencies following an enquiry into hygiene and safety at a 2 Sisters Food Group poultry processing plant in the West Midlands.


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