Hachez, owned by the Danish Toms Group, will move part of its packaging production from Germany to Poland in an attempt to claw back some of its recent losses.
Dutch-Swiss ingredients giant DSM Nutritional Products (DNP) has called ‘time’ on Teavigo, a decade after launching the proprietary, weight management-focused green tea extract.
UK investment firm Bridges Ventures will bolster capacity and brand development at Welsh energy bar specialist Wholebake.
The Hovis bakery in Leicester is to close by next January with the loss of 204 jobs.
Ecuador has signed an EU tariff-free trade agreement, joining Andean neighbours Peru and Colombia five years after it initially rejected the tie-up.
Proposals to push VAT (value-added tax) on some health food supplements and teas to the maximum upper bracket of 23% will discriminate against healthful products, according to The Irish Association of Health Stores (IAHS). ...
Fourteen years after Unilever spent $2.3bn (€1.7bn) to buy Slim-Fast, it has sold up for an undisclosed sum to a private equity player. Analyst and author Julian Mellentin tracks the...
Unilever has sold its Slim Fast weight management brand to private equity firm Kainos Capital, but will retain a minority stake in the business.
UK firm Fox’s Biscuits plans to overhaul its brand image to boost domestic sales by 20% over the next three years and triple its exports, according to new managing director...
Associated British Foods (ABF) has bought UK premium cereal maker Dorset Cereals in a deal rumoured to be worth £50m ($83.7m) - taking its cereal brand tally up to two.
If Petro Poroshenko sells his chocolate firm Roshen following his Ukrainian presidential victory, Lotte is the most likely buyer, says Mintel analyst.
The European Union nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR) – fully implemented 18 months ago – is “devastating” business as many doomsayers predicted it would, according to a new poll.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) boss John Brock says he believes Europe is in a ‘better place’ on aspartame than the US after EFSA's December safety ruling, despite a slight dip in...
Food and consumer goods giant Unilever has hinted at the sale of brands including Ragu and SlimFast as growth from its food business struggles to compete with better-than-expected Q1 results...
Nestlé's brand Nespresso will allow greater use of competitor coffee capsules in its machines following a French anti-trust investigation.
Nestlé plans to increase its pricing for confectionery products to restore growth to the category.
Nestlé has reported its slowest first quarter growth since 2009, but predicts sales growth to pick up on the back of new product roll-outs.
Cupcakes to flapjacks firm Fabulous Bakin’ Boys (FBB) fell into administration after overspending on equipment and taking its eye off brand investment, according to new md Richard Cooper.
Eastern Europe’s biggest supplements manufacturer Walmark has bought a range of products from a Polish firm in immunity and sinus food supplements.
Continued unrest in the Ukraine – the breadbasket of Europe – could cause the country's wheat prices to rise and harm exports, warn analysts.
A French senatorial report has proposed a 'junk-food' tax on products that are linked to heart disease - with the report taking particular aim at soft drinks, which currently benefit...
Carlsberg tells BeverageDaily.com it is concerned by Ukraine’s tense military standoff with Russia in Crimea and is ramping-up security but insists it's too early to say how sales could be...
Scandinavian pick & mix firm Candyking has decided to close businesses in Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic to focus its efforts on Poland.
Unilever has agreed to sell its meat snacks business to Jack Link’s for an undisclosed sum, the company said on Friday.
UK sales of Heineken brand Strongbow fell 1% last year despite the warmest, driest and sunniest summer since 2006 in the world’s largest hard cider market.