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Ireland’s Valeo Foods acquired by US PE firm Bain Capital

Kettle Crisps and Jacobs biscuits owner Valeo Foods Group has been acquired by US private-equity firm Bain Capital for an…

WHO issues new global benchmarks for salt in food

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set its sights on reducing salt in food products around the globe through new…

Tesco rolls out finance scheme for green suppliers

Tesco is rolling out an initiative that will see its supply base offered sustainability-linked supply chain finance, in a move…

The challenges facing Big Food on net-zero

The commitments being made by members of Big Food on net-zero has led to some optimism action will be taken to…

US, UK, EU – comparing the new 2030 climate targets

The UK has announced an emissions reduction target that would see a faster decline than the EU and US, but…

CEOs are hugely expensive – why not automate them?

If a single role is as expensive as thousands of workers, it is surely the prime candidate for robot-induced redundancy,…

UK exports to EU down again in February – industry body

UK food and drink exports to the EU were down by more than 40% in February year-on-year, according to trade…

Why ‘Clean Plate’ must only be part of China’s war on food waste

Although the Asian powerhouse has recently seen a decline in population growth, food security remains a key issue. Andy Coyne…

Associated British Foods buoyed by Australia’s post-lockdown consumers

Australia has not seen a post-lockdown "consumer recession", the chief executive of Associated British Foods has said, giving the company…

Nestle joins Magnit-led Russia initiative to promote healthy food

Nestlé has joined an initiative in Russia led by retailer Magnit to promote healthier lifestyles and eating, with a key…