The UK admitted it was pushing back the publication of its plans to tackle childhood obesity. Nestle said it was looking to turn its Italian chocolate Baci Perugina into a global brand. FrieslandCampina said it is mulling a move for a majority stake in Pakistan dairy group Engro Foods.
The UK government has delayed publication of its childhood obesity strategy, which was slated to include a decision on whether to introduce a sugar tax.
Nestle has said it plans to make its Italian chocolate brand Baci Perugina into a “global brand” and promised to pump more than EUR60m into the brand over the next three years.
FrieslandCampina, the Dutch dairy group, is looking into buying a majority stake in Engro Foods, the Pakistan-based dairy company.
Kellogg has announced the launch of gluten-free versions of its Corn Flakes and Special K cereals in Australia.
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