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Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

Orkla prepared to up prices amid cost pressure

Norwegian food-to-hydro conglomerate Orkla is prepared to hike prices this year if raw material costs continue to rise. Report its…

Orkla sells minority stake in ingredients unit

Norwegian group Orkla has sold a minority stake in its Orkla Foods Ingredients (OFI) unit to a global private-equity firm…

Orkla to rejig operations in India

Orkla is to reorganise its operations in India as part of the Norway-based group’s corporate overhaul announced last year. The…

Orkla backs animal-free dairy start-up Eden Brew

Eden Brew, an Australian start-up developing animal-free dairy proteins and products, has secured new investment. Nordic food heavyweight Orkla took…

Norwegian food industry hit by general strike

Mass strike action by workers in Norway today (17 April) has seen the closure of a Mondelez International manufacturing facility…

Naturli’ Foods to try again in US plant-based market

Naturli’ Foods, the Denmark-based plant-protein business, is to embark on another bid to crack the US market. The company is…

Orkla pounces again, buying Sweden confectioner Bubs Godis

Orkla has struck again in M&A, with the Nordic business pouncing on Sweden-based confectionery maker Bubs Godis. Bubs Godis is…

Orkla snaps up Hungarian sandwich business Khell-Food

Nordic group Orkla has made a move to acquire Khell-Food, a ready-made sandwich business in Hungary. Norway-headquartered Orkla has entered…

Orkla rebuffs speculation around sale of food ingredients division

Contrary to a media report in Sweden, Orkla has denied the Nordic food group has started a sales process for…