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Sainsbury's-Asda ruling "logical outcome", argues UK food industry

An industry body representing the UK's food manufacturers has issued its verdict on the decision to block a proposed merger between supermar...

Mondelez partners with Israeli food-tech incubator The Kitchen

US snacking giant Mondelez International is partnering with an Israeli food-tech incubator as part of an internal venture to expand global o...

Associated British Foods loses major private-label contract

Associated British Foods, the UK-based bread-to-ethnic-cuisine supplier, has disclosed it has lost a notable own-label contract within its d...

Aryzta mum on 'UK sale' talk

Aryzta, the European bakery giant, has refused to be drawn on a report in the UK claiming the company is mulling the possible sale of a busi...

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Sainsbury's-Asda ruling "logical outcome", argues UK food industry 25 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

An industry body representing the UK's food manufacturers has issued its verdict on the decision to block a proposed merger between supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda. 


Mondelez partners with Israeli food-tech incubator The Kitchen 25 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

US snacking giant Mondelez International is partnering with an Israeli food-tech incubator as part of an internal venture to expand global opportunities in snacks.


Tyson, JBS hit with beef prices lawsuit 25 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Beef processors including Tyson Foods and JBS have been hit with a lawsuit alleging they violated US anti-trust laws.


Louis Dreyfus eyes IPO of Malaysian agri-food firm Leong Hup 25 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

Malaysia-based food manufacturer Leong Hup International is seeking to raise MYR275m (US$66.3m) from a public offering of shares.


German court blocks Iglo from using Nutri-Score; Danone unaffected 25 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

A business unit of UK-based frozen food manufacturer Nomad Foods has been prevented from using a nutritional labelling system in Germany.


India's Haldiram's to back start-ups 25 Apr 2019

Raghavendra Verma

Indian packaged food group Haldiram's is planning to invest in start-up companies through a Mumbai-based incubator platform Venture Catalyst, just-food has been told.


Tyson exits Beyond Meat roster ahead of IPO 25 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Tyson Foods has decided to sell its shares in Beyond Meat ahead of the IPO of the US-based meat-alternatives business.


Naturex's Francois de Gantes set to be Wessanen CFO 25 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food manufacturer subject to a takeover bid from its largest shareholder, has set out who it wants to be its new CFO.


Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked as watchdog concludes prices would increase 25 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

The UK's competition watchdog has blocked the proposed merger between supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda.


Associated British Foods loses major private-label contract 24 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Associated British Foods, the UK-based bread-to-ethnic-cuisine supplier, has disclosed it has lost a notable own-label contract within its domestic business.


Norwegian wealth fund calls for annual elections to Kellogg's board 24 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

Norway's sovereign wealth fund said it will support a shareholder proposal seeking annual elections of board members at US food giant Kellogg. 


LT Foods, Kameda Seika to set up India factory 24 Apr 2019

Dean Best

India's LT Foods and Japan's Kameda Seika are to work together on production in the latest stage of their joint venture.


Unilever's Graze embarks on push to lower sugar 24 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Graze, the UK-based snacks business now owned by Unilever, is planning to lower the sugar in some of its products.


Mountaire Farms opens new poultry plant 24 Apr 2019

Dean Best

US poultry supplier Mountaire Farms, the country's sixth-largest processor, has added to its manufacturing capacity.


New products - Samworth Brothers' Soreen brand Seeds & More Loaf; Soylent snack bars; Tesco's vegan sausage roll; Wheyhey enters new category 24 Apr 2019

just-food.com

The pick of this week's new products include snack bars from Soylent, Tesco launching a vegan sausage roll and UK ice-cream firm Wheyhey moving into a new category.


Kraft Heinz 'hires bankers to explore sale of frozen potato brand Ore-Ida' 24 Apr 2019

Simon Harvey

Kraft Heinz has reportedly hired bankers to explore a sale of its frozen potato brand just days after announcing a change at the helm of the US food giant.


Aryzta mum on 'UK sale' talk 23 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Aryzta, the European bakery giant, has refused to be drawn on a report in the UK claiming the company is mulling the possible sale of a business unit in the country.


Cacique buys Mexican-style foods peer El Sol Foods 23 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Cacique has acquired another US business selling Mexican-style foods in the country - and added another type of product to its portfolio.


Olam International tables bid for Dangote Flour Mills 23 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Nigeria-based flour and pasta supplier Dangote Flour Mills has attracted takeover interest from one of the world's largest agri-food businesses.


Israel's G. Willi-Food to invest in local businesses Bikurei Hasadeh and Miki 23 Apr 2019

Andy Coyne

G. Willi-Food International, the Israel-based kosher food specialist, has revealed it is to invest in two local businesses.




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