The Western European biscuit sector is set to consolidate through a series of mergers and acquisitions, according to an analyst at Rabobank.
Coca-Cola Iberian Partners has enraged Spanish unions by announcing plans to close four factories and shed around 700 staff in the brand’s second-largest EU market.
Multiple issues in the omega-3 sector, a ‘saturated’ US food supplements market, a widespread consumer move to private label plus a strengthening euro have all impacted Dutch-Swiss ingredient giant DSM’s...
A Channel 4 Dispatches programme to be aired in the UK this evening is to accuse scientists advising health ministers on sugar of a conflict of interest due to funds...
The Dutch have the highest quality, most affordable food in the world while the UK ranks among the worst for affordability in Western Europe, according to Oxfam’s new global food index....
Low fruit and meat prices between November and December 2013 have helped dampen consumer price inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Nestle Waters has sold its last regional French water brand Plancoet to Ogeu Pyrenees as the Perrier and Evian owner aims to focus more on its national and international brands.
Alan Reilly, chief executive of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), first thought the contamination of supermarket burgers with horsemeat was impossible but quickly realised the discovery would generate...
Natra announced it will open a sales office in Hong Kong this year, as well as its first production site outside Europe, in Canada.
Swedish sweet manufacturer Candyking has withdrawn its recent offering of shares worth $76.2m following fires at two of its suppliers.
Supplements giant Herbalife has won an appeal against a verdict back in 2011 which tarred the firm's recruitment and selling structure as a pyramid scheme.
Premier Foods should gain ground from any deal involving its bread business, according to Investec analyst Nicola Mallard.
Mexico's Casa Cuervo has signed a deal with Russian Standard to distribute and market its Jose Cuervo tequila portfolio in Russia where demand for the spirit is soaring.
Nestlé is selling its 10% stake in Swiss flavors and fragrances giant Givaudan, the firm announced Friday.
Premier Foods may have to settle for a joint venture (jv) partner for its troubled Hovis bread business if it fails to secure an outright buyer, as it tries to...
We gave the European food industry a check-up at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), talking with some of the industry's top ingredients players about EU health claims, economic recovery and how to...
Soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr’s third-quarter results have impressed City analysts N+1 Singer Equity Research and Investec.
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) provides grants to support students taking science and technology courses and funds apprenticeships – here we profile four young UK high fliers!
Simply paying African cocoa growers more will not incentivize them to move away from the encroaching, more lucrative industries of palm and rubber, says Barry Callebaut.
France’s leading private label snack maker Europe Snacks has been sold by private equity firm IK Investment Partners to another private equity company Apax Partners.
The Almond Board of California talks pollination, global supply and Chinese demand at this year’s FiE event in Frankfurt.
Mondelez International will invest $100m in a new Oreo and belVita biscuit factory in the Czech Republic that will supply Europe.
Carlsberg says the Russian beer market is ‘difficult’ and admits it misjudged the impact of kiosk closures and the blow this dealt its Baltika 7 brand in particular.
PepsiCo has announced plans to invest Rs. 33,000 crores ($5.5 billion) in India by 2020 to strengthen its agricultural footprint, manufacturing capacity, R&D capability and distribution network.
FoodDrinkEurope has called on the European Commission to recognise the importance of the food manufacturing industry to the EU economy, and to develop specific policies to encourage its growth, in...