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Canada to pay trade deal-linked compensation to food suppliers

The government of Canada has announced an investment package to support dairy, poultry and egg farmers impacted by trade deals....

Unilever completes unification process

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has issued an update on its unification process in a statement to the London Stock Exchange....

Intersnack buys stake in popcorn firm Natais' parent

Germany-based snacks giant Intersnack, home to brands to including Pom-Bear and KP Nuts, has bought a minority stake in a popcorn supplier....

France's Lea Nature acquires local honey business Famille Mary

Compagnie Léa Nature, a France-based organic food business, has acquired a local honey specialist, it has revealed....

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Danish Crown outlines investment projects 30 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Pork processor Danish Crown has outlined its investment plans for next year, including a key project in Germany.


FrieslandCampina continues cost cutting measures in Germany 30 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina plans to eliminate jobs in a European market as it accelerates cost-cutting measures due to Covid-19.


Canada to pay trade deal-linked compensation to food suppliers 30 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

The government of Canada has announced an investment package to support dairy, poultry and egg farmers impacted by trade deals.


Spain's Vall Companys singles out China as key focus of new commercial arm 30 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Vall Companys Group, a meat processor in Spain, has launched a new commercial division to expand its presence in overseas markets.


Modern Meat marks Australia entry with co-packing deal 30 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Modern Meat, a manufacturer of plant-based products and sauces in Canada, has entered another international market.


Unilever completes unification process 30 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has issued an update on its unification process in a statement to the London Stock Exchange.


Intersnack buys stake in popcorn firm Natais' parent 27 Nov 2020

Dean Best

Germany-based snacks giant Intersnack, home to brands to including Pom-Bear and KP Nuts, has bought a minority stake in a popcorn supplier.


Greencore CEO's confidence grows amid capital raise despite near-term uncertainty 27 Nov 2020

Dean Best

Patrick Coveney, the UK private-label manufacturer's chief executive, speaks to just-food about the company's near-term outlook and a move to raise capital through a share issue.


UK coalition's fear over Government food-standards pledge 27 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

A new UK coalition formed to check the Government's approach to food standards has issued a critical report related to future trade deals.


How Covid-19 is boosting millennial interest in vitamins 27 Nov 2020

GlobalData Consumer

Covid-19 has prioritised health in the minds of consumers worldwide and is proving a factor in the growing interest in vitamins – especially among relatively young consumers.


Two Kepak plants in UK hit by Covid-19 27 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Kepak, the Ireland-based meat processor, has seen an outbreak of Covid-19 at two UK processing plants situated at opposite ends of the country.


Livekindly outlines Oumph market expansion plans 27 Nov 2020

Dean Best

The Livekindly Collective, the US-based meat-free business, is lining up possible new markets for its Oumph brand in 2021.


Lactalis in 'stand-off with Canadian grocers over shipment fines' 26 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

The Canadian division of French dairy giant Lactalis is reportedly embroiled in a row with the country's supermarkets. 


Australia's Peters Ice Cream to be prosecuted by competition watchdog 26 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Australia's competition watchdog has initiated Federal Court proceedings against local business Peters Ice Cream.


France's Lea Nature acquires local honey business Famille Mary 26 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Compagnie Léa Nature, a France-based organic food business, has acquired a local honey specialist, it has revealed.


Singapore's Temasek partners with A*Star for food-tech innovation hub 26 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Singapore plans to set up a tech centre to help nurture companies manufacturing alternative food products.


Nestle reveals Zimbabwe expansion plans 26 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Nestlé is investing more than US$2.5m in a cereal manufacturing plant in a southern Africa market, it has announced.


UK's Cranswick invests in new bacon plant for foodservice 26 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

UK food manufacturer Cranswick is due to open a new plant next year producing cooked bacon for the out-of-home channel.


Bega Cheese confirmed as Lion Dairy & Drinks' new owner 26 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Australia's Bega Cheese wins the day in a long-running episode to acquire a local business in food and beverages. 


Unilever to acquire US vitamins business SmartyPants 26 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever is to beef up its health and wellness offering through the acquisition of a US-based vitamins business.


Fresh funding for Canadian condiments firm Mother Raw 25 Nov 2020

Dean Best

The fledgling firm has closed its Series A round and is looking to speed up its growth in North America.


Fortune International buys US meat and seafood peer Neesvig's 25 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

US-based Fortune International, an importer, processor and distributor of seafood and meat products, has acquired a local peer.


Shenandoah Valley Organic to build second poultry plant in Virginia 25 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Shenandoah Valley Organic, a US poultry producer along ethical lines, is expanding in its home town of Virginia.


Hormel Foods outlines demand dynamics across channels from Covid vaccine 25 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

US major Hormel Foods has outlined how demand is likely to pan out in retail and foodservice next year, when it is hoped a vaccine will quell coronavirus.


McCormick reveals plans to boost newly-acquired Cholula brand 25 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

US spice and sauce giant McCormick has outlined how it plans to grow the business of its new acquisition, hot sauce brand Cholula.


Mondelez mulling future of two US biscuit plants 25 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Confectionery heavyweight Mondelez International is considering closing two US biscuit facilities, it has announced.


Nestle to sell Yinlu business in China to Food Wise Co. 25 Nov 2020

Andy Coyne

Nestlé is to sell a business unit n China that has been on the blocks for some time to Food Wise Co., it has announced.


Czech consortium confirms interest in Fortenova frozen-food assets 25 Nov 2020

Dean Best

The potential sale of Fortenova Group's frozen-food business has moved to the second round of bids, a suitor for the Croatia-based company's assets has confirmed to just-food.


Lactalis union deal ends strike at Australia plant 25 Nov 2020

Dean Best

Industrial action at one of the French dairy giant's plants in Australia has come to an end following agreement with worker representatives.


Danone plays catch up with food peers as French giant adapts to pandemic challenge 25 Nov 2020

Simon Harvey

Danone revealed a new corporate structure on Monday (23 November) designed to reboot profit margins and improve efficiencies. Simon Harvey looks at the key talking points.


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