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...
Kellogg Company will axe 7% - 2000+ staff - of its workforce by the end of 2017 as part of a four year efficiency program designed to drive growth.
Ukrainian chocolate maker Roshen has denied reports that it is set to sell the company to Norwegian group Orkla.
Slow growth in French confectionery runs deeper than the economic crisis since consumers are simply more health-conscious than their European cousins, according to market research.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) insists analysts take a ‘mid-term perspective’ after Pepsi took volume and value share from Coke in Great Britain in Q3 2013 and says it is too soon...
Chr Hansen CEO Cees de Jong today praised the Danish enzymes, cultures and colours specialist’s 2012-2013 performance that saw revenues grow 6% to €738m for the year, and highlighted 5%...
The signing of a trade agreement establishing tariff-free European access to the Canadian dairy market has been welcomed by the European Dairy Association but roundly condemned by Canadian dairy stakeholders,...
SAB Miller CEO Alan Clark says his company will work ‘over time’ to build beer demand and tap new consumption needs, stepping out of core lager and focusing on mixed-gender...
Nestlé should address its premium portfolio weaknesses, but perhaps there are better options than Ferrero, suggests a market analyst.
Haribo has announced plans to build a £92m ($109m) factory in Castleford to keep pace with accelerating UK sales.
Increased sales in developing markets for its flavour division have helped flavour and fragrance giant Givaudan to sustained growth above the market average for the first nine months of 2013.
Barry Callebaut has opened its first chocolate factory in Turkey, while SunOpta has completed a organic and specialty cocoa processing facility in the Netherlands.
Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke told an investor meeting on Tuesday that the company intended to divest some of its brands and shake up its portfolio.
Unilever has warned of a slowdown in emerging markets, in a surprise market update that saw its share price tumble in early trading on Tuesday.
A UK scheme has received almost £700,000 in funding to support the food and drink sector until the end of 2015.
Nut manufacturer Trigon Snacks, the maker of UK Planters, will likely be bought out of administration by another domestic player, an analyst says.
The Children’s Food Campaign has revitalised its challenge against the presence of junk food brands at the Olympic games, criticising the "unrivalled platform" given to companies like Coca-Cola and McDonald’s. ...
UK premium confectioner Thorntons has claimed consumer sentiment for gift chocolates is strong in spite of a troubled UK economy as it posts positive full year results.
Ever-expanding Japanese beverage behemoth, Suntory, is the new owner of Lucozade and Ribena, which GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has sold for £1.35bn (€1.6bn/$2.11bn) as it admits defeat in its internationalisation plans and...
SAB Miller chairman Graham Mackay has returned to week following successful treatment for a brain tumor.