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Post Holdings signs deal to acquire Michael Foods for $2.45bn
17 April, 2014
US-based Post Holdings will take over egg distributor Michael Foods for $2.45bn on a cash-free, debt-free basis from affiliates of private investors GS Capital Partners, Thomas H Lee Partners...
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Turners & Growers to buy apples exporter Apollo Apples
Thursday, April 17, 2014 New Zealand-based fresh produce exporter Turners & Growers will acquire Hawkes Bay-based Apollo Apples in a NZ$36m deal, as part of its global growth...

ADM to retain cocoa press operations, divest chocolate business
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced that it will retain the majority of its cocoa press operations but will pursue the sale of its chocolate...

Nestlé reports 5.1% drop in Q1 net revenues
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nestlé has reported a 5.1% year-over-year decrease in net sales to CHF20.8bn ($23.6bn) for the first quarter of 2014, its results affected by severe weather in North America and weak...

Heartland Food Products to expand operations in Indiana
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Heartland Food Products has unveiled plans to expand its operations in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, with an investment of...

Wilmar and Great Wall form sugar JV in Myanmar
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Wilmar Sugar (Myanmar), a subsidiary of Singapore-based agribusiness firm Wilmar International, is to establish a joint venture (JV) with Myanmar-based Great Wall Food Stuff...

Michael Foods reportedly close to sealing $2.5bn deal
Monday, April 14, 2014 US-based egg distributor Michael Foods Group is reportedly close to selling itself in a deal worth around...

Symrise offers $1.8bn to buy French ingredients maker Diana
Monday, April 14, 2014 Symrise has made a €1.3bn ($1.8bn) offer to take over French food ingredient maker Diana from private equity firm Ardian, a move which will significantly expand its position in the flavour...

Canadian Wheat Board begins work on second elevator in Saskatchewan
Friday, April 11, 2014 Canadian Wheat Board, a marketing board for wheat and barley in western Canada, is constructing a second grain elevator near Colonsay,...

Mondelez International plans to strengthen Russian presence
Friday, April 11, 2014 Food and beverage maker Mondelez International has announced plans to strengthen its presence in Russia with an investment of $110m to construct a snack manufacturing facility in the...

Asahi to acquire Etika International’s dairy operations in South-East Asia
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Asahi Group Holdings Southeast Asia (AGHSEA), a subsidiary of Japan-based brewer and soft drink maker Asahi Group, has entered into an agreement to acquire Singapore-headquartered...


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Palsgaard Advises Danish Trade Delegation on How to Achieve Success in Asia
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by Palsgaard On 7 April a Danish trade delegation headed by Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Mr Dan Jørgensen visited Palsgaard's newly inaugurated emulsifier factory in Johor Bahru during...

BAADER Announces Relaunch of its Next-Generation Trout Deboning Machine
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by BAADER The BAADER 136 produces a trout which seems to be complete - with head and tail - but it is indeed boneless and ready for...

Priorclave's QCS Front-Loading Autoclave Range Provides Greater Versatility
Monday, April 14, 2014 by Priorclave Priorclave's QCS front-loading autoclave range should help any laboratory increase its sterilising throughput thanks to a combination of an improved load capacity and strong operating...

Ishida Europe’s RV Series Takes Hygiene to the Highest Level
Monday, April 14, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe’s newest range of multihead weighers, the RV Series, has been independently certified as having a market-leading level of water and dust-ingress protection for its WP waterproof...

DTS Food Laboratories Celebrates 60 Years as a Trusted Partner in Food Quality
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 by DTS Food Laboratories DTS Food Laboratories is excited to be part of the future of food safety and assurance excellence, supporting the Australian food manufacturing industry and helping to provide safe and healthy...

Ishida X-Ray Systems Providing Enhanced Quality Control Checks for Gold Meat
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida X-ray systems are providing enhanced quality control checks, detecting small bone particles in a range of brawn products from leading speciality producer Gold...

Wyma CEO Looks Back on a Successful Fruit Logistica Exhibition
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 by Wyma Solutions Wyma CEO Colin Birch provides a debrief on the company's attendance at Fruit...

BAADER 604 - The Most Gentle Mincing Method
Monday, April 07, 2014 by BAADER The BAADER technology for clean separation of fish meat from bones, fins and skin, which was developed in Luebeck, Germany, keeps setting new benchmarks when it comes to performance and...

Anton Paar Releases New MCP 100 Polarimeter
Friday, April 04, 2014 by Anton Paar The new, extremely compact MCP 100 polarimeter now helps anyone working with optically active substances to reach all required targets in a fully traceable...

TOMRA to Showcase Customised Solution Capabilities at Premier Canadian Fruit and Vegetable Event
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food People attending the Canadian Produce Marketing Association Annual Convention and Trade Show will be able to learn about TOMRA Sorting Solutions' wide range of advanced sorting and...


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