Don’t count on industry goodwill or informed consumers for a healthier, sustainable food system – it's time to try food taxes, says one report.
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is set to expand its Russian presence with the acquisition of an integrated poultry business from Dutch firm Agro Invest Brinky for €614m ($680m).
Over 100 more protected names for British food, more research for food innovation and less red tape will give a £7 billion boost to exports, the UK prime minister says....
Manufacturers are already on the brink but they now face a "nightmare scenario" as more retailers begin producing their own goods, says a market report - so what can industry...
Irish pharma giant Perrigo has paid an undisclosed sum for Germany’s second biggest food supplement player, Yokebe, which specialises in meal replacements.
The European Commission has approved Cargill’s acquisitions of ADM’s chocolate business on the proviso it sells a plant in Manheim, Germany.
United Biscuits has pumped millions into its flagship Harlesden site. Kevin McGurk tells Nicholas Robinson why the investment had to be made
MEPs have voted through a resolution supporting TTIP on condition the ISDS clause is replaced – but the proposed replacement has drawn criticism.
British food and drink manufacturers could find themselves “priced out of Eurozone markets” , after the Greek people voted decisively to reject an international bailout in Sunday’s referendum, sparking fears the...
Gilles Morel, regional president for Europe and Eurasia of Mars Chocolate, has been elected president of FoodDrinkEurope for a three-year mandate.
Nestlé has filed a patent for probiotics to be taken during pregnancy and lactation, which it says help reduce the risk of allergies for the infant.
El Niño 2015 is underway and set to hit wheat, coffee and sugar cane production leading to volatile prices, warns a Rabobank report.
Grupo Bimbo is clearly looking to stretch into sweet bakery with the acquisition of local bakery Panrico SAU in Spain and Portugal, says Mintel.
Hundreds of jobs at Young’s Seafood could be at risk, after the manufacturer lost a key contract to supply Sainsbury with salmon.
Russia has confirmed it plans to extend a ban on Western food imports until early 2016 and may add new products to the list of banned goods, officials have said.
Finsbury Food Group has completed its acquisition of foodservice supplier Johnstone’s Just Desserts, saving 150 jobs at the firm, after buying the business out of administration.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a joint plea from the UK Health Food Manufacturers' Association (HFMA) and the Dutch NPN for the permitted health claims list regulation to...
Food and drink manufacturers would face higher long-term costs if Britain quits the EU, but the move would have less impact on business than some “scare-mongering” reports suggest.
The EU is old enough and ugly enough to get itself out of its botanical rut, so what's the hold up? Dr Luca Bucchini, managing director of Hylobates Consulting, asks.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged €689m to help tackle malnutrition as the European Commission announced €23.5m for a new nutrition initiative and €3.5bn by 2020.
Indonesia has ambitious plans to add value to its seaweed industry – but its success could depend on the outcome of an ongoing tug-of-war between industry and government.
Bread is one of the biggest casualties of the supermarket price war, as retailers keep dropping its price to rock bottom levels in a bid to entice shoppers, according to...
Food and drink manufacturers and retailers could be forced to pay a sugar tax if they continue to sell unhealthy food, a UK minister has warned.
Outsourcing. It's no secret it can bring big financial and logistical gains. But in an age when traceability and accountability carry increasing value, are we now seeing a shift towards...
The WWF report offers industry a five-step plan to tackle global water scarcity and holds up certain food and drink companies for their best practice.