In January, which town was named the fattest US city for the second year running? Houston

Which fastfood giant was sued in February by a Canadian consumer claiming to have found two thumbtacks in one of its sandwiches? Burger King

In March, which company bought Californian foodservice group Bon Appetit for US$155.8m? Compass

Which UK retailer announced in April that it would trial square tins for soup and baked beans? Sainsbury’s

Which US CPG giant rolled out its new ‘Ironkids’ crustless bread in May? Sara Lee

What is the name of the banned herbicide that contaminated hundreds of thousands of organic chickens in Germany last summer? Nitrofen

In July, which company said it would buy Cereol to create the world’s leading oilseed processor? Bunge

Which US chocolate company dominated the summer headlines with its “will they, won’t they” sale plans – before finally deciding not to…? Hershey

Which company agreed to buy St. Ivel from Uniq for £86m in September? Dairy Crest

10 Which retail group agreed to buy the 600-strong Alldays chain in October? Co-operative Group

11 Which US state held a public referendum in November on whether to introduce more rigorous labelling for GM foods? Oregon

12 Which company did Cadbury Schweppes agree to buy for US$4.2bn in December? Adams

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