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No-deal Brexit will result in changes to food labelling, UK government warns

The labelling of food products in the UK would face significant change if the country's government fails to secure a deal on Brexit....

Australia's SPC Ardmona sells IXL Jam, Taylor's sauces assets to Kyabram Conserves

Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona has completed the sale of its IXL Jam and Taylor's sauces business to Kyabram Conserves for an undi...

UK outlines no-deal Brexit plans for geographical indications

The UK government plans to set up its own scheme for protecting the names of products from the nation's food and drink manufacturers in the...

Coca-Cola on-track to buy Nigerian dairy firm Chi outright

The Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed it is set to complete a 100% takeover of Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi within the next six mon...

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No-deal Brexit will result in changes to food labelling, UK government warns 25 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

The labelling of food products in the UK would face significant change if the country's government fails to secure a deal on Brexit.


US private-equity fund Kainos Capital acquires frozen soup business of Norpac Foods 25 Sep 2018

Simon Harvey

US private-equity fund Kainos Capital has acquired the frozen soup business of Norpac Foods, an Oregon-based farmer cooperative, for an undisclosed sum.


Australia's SPC Ardmona sells IXL Jam, Taylor's sauces assets to Kyabram Conserves 24 Sep 2018

Simon Harvey

Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona has completed the sale of its IXL Jam and Taylor's sauces business to Kyabram Conserves for an undisclosed amount.


UK outlines no-deal Brexit plans for geographical indications 24 Sep 2018

Simon Harvey

The UK government plans to set up its own scheme for protecting the names of products from the nation's food and drink manufacturers in the event of a so-called no-deal Brexit when the country officially leaves the European Union in March.


US meat snacks business Monogram Food Solutions to expand plant 24 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

US-based Monogram Food Solutions is to invest US$30m in expanding its manufacturing facility in Henry County, Virginia, creating 300 jobs in the process.


US alternative protein firm Just teams up with food accelerator in Asia 24 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Just, the US-based alternative protein business, has linked up with venture accelerator specialist Brinc.


Greenyard sells horticulture arm for EUR120m 24 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Belgium-based vegetables supplier Greenyard has announced it is to sell its horticulture arm to local investment fund Straco for EUR120m (US$140.9m).


Divine Chocolate acquires Swedish fair trade company 24 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

UK-based ethical chocolate maker Divine Chocolate has acquired the assets of one of the pioneering fair trade companies in Sweden.


Société Industrielle Laitière du Léon extends goat milk plant in south-west France 24 Sep 2018

Stuart Todd

French dairy firm Société Industrielle Laitière du Léon (SILL) is spending EUR9m to extend a plant in south-west France to cater to growing demand  for its goat's milk-based range of yogurts, cream cheeses, curds and desserts.


New Products - Arla debuts Bio Nur organic fruit yogurts in Germany; Dr Oetker teams up with Quorn Foods on pizza 24 Sep 2018

just-food.com

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Arla Foods' organic fruit yogurts debut roll out in Germany and a collaboration between Germany's Dr Oetker and UK-based Quorn Foods in pizza.


Leveraging supply chain finance to fuel M&A - webinar 24 Sep 2018

just-food.com

just-food is teaming up with supply chain finance specialist PrimeRevenue to stage a webinar exploring how packaged food manufacturers and grocers have used supply chain finance to fuel mergers and acquisitions.


Coca-Cola on-track to buy Nigerian dairy firm Chi outright 21 Sep 2018

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed it is set to complete a 100% takeover of Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi within the next six months.


Snacks group Pladis sees CEO Cem Karakas step down 21 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Pladis, the international snacks arm of Turkey's Yildiz Holding and home to brands including McVitie's and Godiva, said today (21 September) CEO Cem Karakas has decided to step down with immediate effect.


Canada's Agropur to shut Quebec plant 21 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has announced the closure of its Saint-Damase plant in Quebec's Montérégie region.


France's Bel plans to cut domestic jobs 21 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Bel, the France-based food manufacturer behind brands including The Laughing Cow cheese and GoGo Squeez fruit snacks, has drawn up plans to cut jobs in its home market.


Tayto's Real Pork Crackling buy in competition spotlight 21 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Tayto Group's acquisition of fellow UK snacks group The Real Pork Crackling Company is being looked at by the country's competition watchdog.


Italy's Gruppo Orsero eyes banana trade expansion after Spanish acquisition 21 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Italian fruit and vegetable importer Gruppo Orsero has acquired Spanish wholesaler Sevimpor for EUR1.65m.


Barry Callebaut-Burton's Biscuit deal comes under UK spotlight 21 Sep 2018

Simon Harvey

The intended acquisition by B2B giant Barry Callebaut of chocolate manufacturing assets of UK-based Burton's Biscuit Co. is being looked at by the country's competition watchdog.


Greenyard focusing on profits, M&A off near-term agenda 21 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Greenyard has struck new banking deals as the Belgium-based vegetables supplier focuses on improving its balance sheet and profitability in the wake of a listeria recall that hit the business this summer.


Seachill growth leads to new jobs at UK site 21 Sep 2018

Simon Harvey

UK-based seafood business Seachill, a subsidiary of food manufacturer Hilton Food Group, is creating 120 jobs at its plant in the north-east fishing town of Grimsby.




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