After bans lasting five months, Maggi returned to shelves in India this week

After bans lasting five months, Maggi returned to shelves in India this week

Nestle resumes Maggi sales in India
Nestle started to roll out Maggi noodles in the Indian market today (9 November) following a five-month ban. 

Premier Foods sees brands return to growth
Premier Foods plc booked a return to growth this morning (10 November), marking the first time that the Mr Kipling maker has posted an increase in branded revenue for two years.

Cerea Capital 'eyeing Mondelez French confectionery unit' 
Cerea Capital is reportedly one of the bidders interested in acquiring Mondelez International's French confectionery unit.

Denmark's Givesco Bakery acquires Almondy
Denmark's Givesco Bakery has snapped up Swedish peer Almondy.

Danone sets "ambitious" carbon emissions policy
Danone has announced a target for zero net carbon emissions "within its full scope", which also includes agriculture.

Interview: How American Halal Co. is riding the ethical wave
US frozen entree-to-broth maker American Halal Co. recently made its first acquisition, snapping up local lentil snacks business Mediterranean Snacks. The firm is hoping to deliver around US$$30m in sales for fiscal '15, and in the next three-to-five years, CEO Adnan Durrani is eyeing sales of between $70-100m. Here he talks to Hannah Abdulla about how the company's focus on antibiotic-free, non-GMO and organic foods will win points with the millennial consumer and help achieve that goal.

Beyond Meat appoints more execs
US plant-based protein product maker Beyond Meat has announced further executive appointments, including a new COO and CFO.

United Biscuits opens Alibaba online store in China 
United Biscuits has opened its flagship e-commerce store in China on Alibaba Group's Tmall Global platform.