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US vegan food business Just launches in Hong Kong

Just, the alternative protein product business formerly known as Hampton Creek, has launched a number of its line in Hong Kong....

WTO rules in US favour over chicken tariff dispute with China

The US has come out on top in a preliminary ruling by the World Trade Organization on a long-running dispute with China over import tariffs...

Fonterra expresses concern over losses at Beingmate venture in China

New Zealand's Fonterra has expressed disappointment at an earnings downgrade by its infant formula venture in China, with Beingmate Baby & C...

Young's Seafood 'targets Chinese market'

The UK's Young's Seafood is reportedly eyeing China as its next export destination....

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US vegan food business Just launches in Hong Kong 23 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

Just, the alternative protein product business formerly known as Hampton Creek, has launched a number of its line in Hong Kong.


WTO rules in US favour over chicken tariff dispute with China 22 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

The US has come out on top in a preliminary ruling by the World Trade Organization on a long-running dispute with China over import tariffs the north Asian country imposed on broiler chickens.


Fonterra expresses concern over losses at Beingmate venture in China 22 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

New Zealand's Fonterra has expressed disappointment at an earnings downgrade by its infant formula venture in China, with Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co. potentially expected to book a loss of as much as twice the amount previously announced.


Young's Seafood 'targets Chinese market' 22 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

The UK's Young's Seafood is reportedly eyeing China as its next export destination.


US snack firms Gorilly Goods, Supernola to get new owner 22 Jan 2018

Dean Best

US snack makers Gorilly Goods and Supernola are to be taken over by a recently-established holding company, Evolve Brands.


Lithuania chooses self-regulation over 'sugar tax' 22 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

Proposals to introduce a so-called 'sugar tax' on unhealthy foods in Lithuania have been put on hold after a voluntary code was agreed with food producers.


Aryzta executive set to take reins at Sysco-owned Pallas Foods - report 22 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

Peter Jackson, a division head at Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta, is to take the top job at Pallas Foods, Ireland's largest foodservice wholesaler, according to The Irish Independent newspaper.


US meats supplier Carl Buddig buys ex-Butterball plant 22 Jan 2018

Dean Best

Privately-owned US meats supplier Carl Buddig and Co. has acquired a factory formerly run by turkey giant Butterball.


Morgan Stanley private-equity unit invests in India's Southern Health Foods 22 Jan 2018

Dean Best

India's Southern Health Foods, the company behind the Manna brand, has announced investment from a private-equity unit of Morgan Stanley.


NPD Tracker - Bellisio Foods Boston Market frozen meals debut in Thailand 22 Jan 2018

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Philippines' San Miguel confirms unit merger approval, share offering 19 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

Philippines business San Miguel Corp. has confirmed the amalgamation of its food, beverage and liquor units into a new entity has been approved by shareholders.


Tyson Foods, Perdue Farms face second US lawsuit 19 Jan 2018

Dean Best

Tyson Foods, Koch Foods and Perdue Farms have been hit with another lawsuit alleging the US poultry processors engaged in price-fixing.


Aurora Organic Dairy founder Marc Peperzak hands CEO role to Scott McGinty 19 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

US-based Aurora Organic Dairy said founder Marc Peperzak will take on a new role as executive chairman while Scott McGinty will become chief executive of the dairy business.


Italian dairy group Granarolo attracts state investment 19 Jan 2018

Dean Best

Granarolo, the Italy-based dairy group, has attracted investment from the country's state lender, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), to help the business grow in international markets.


NPD Tracker - Wessanen plant-based desserts; Asda vegan products; Aldi vegan range in US; Kind protein bars 19 Jan 2018

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just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Nestle consolidates candy R&D in UK from Switzerland 19 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

Nestle is streamlining its research and development operations for confectionery products with plans to consolidate those activities in the city of York in northern England.


Ebro Foods to buy majority of Italy pasta firm Bertagni 18 Jan 2018

Dean Best

Spain's Ebro Foods is to add to its pasta assets with the acquisition of a majority stake in Italy-based Bertagni 1882.


General Mills' 301 vehicle invests in organic food business Urban Remedy 18 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

Urban Remedy, a California-based plant-based food company, has closed a US$17m fundraising round with the lead investor being 301 Inc, the business development and venturing arm of US food giant General Mills.


JBS asset sale continues with disposal of US cattle feed operation  18 Jan 2018

Andy Coyne

Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS is to sell its Five Rivers cattle feed lots in the US to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management for around US$200m.


Dairy Crest FD Tom Atherton takes on deputy CEO role 18 Jan 2018

Dean Best

Dairy Crest finance director Tom Atherton has also been handed the job of deputy chief executive at the UK group.




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