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Al Rawdah to invest $32.6m in poultry farm in UAE
29 April, 2016
Emirates Modern Poultry (Al Rawdah) has announced its plans to initially invest $32.6m in a new poultry facility at Liwa, Abu Dhabi,...
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M&As this week: The Hershey Company, Ambev SA, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Bunge Deutschland Friday, April 29, 2016 The Hershey Company has purchased Ripple Brand Collective to add to its chocolate portfolio and enhance its premium...

Deals this week: Bayn Europe, Astra Dairy Farms, Ros Agro, Delightful Gourmet Friday, April 29, 2016 Bayn Europe has announced plans for rights issue of more than 1.8 million shares, and warrants at a price of Skr3.48 ($0.42) a unit, to raise an amount of Skr6.5m ($0.79m) to invest in its...

Alpha Baking acquires two bakeries from ConAgra Friday, April 29, 2016 US-based Alpha Baking has bought two bakeries from ConAgra for an undisclosed...

Canadian researchers find soy isoflavones and peptides restrict Listeria growth Friday, April 29, 2016 Researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, have found that soy can restrict the growth of some bacteria such as Listeria and Pseudomonas, as well as function better than...

Nestlé and R&R agree to set up ice cream and frozen food joint venture Thursday, April 28, 2016 Swiss food company Nestlé and UK-based ice cream company R&R have agreed to set up a joint venture, called...

Dannon pledges to improve sustainable agriculture practices to milk supply Thursday, April 28, 2016 Yogurt maker The Dannon Company (Dannon) has pledged to improve sustainable agriculture practices for its milk supply, increase transparency for its product portfolio, and shift to more natural...

Pinnacle Foods appoints Mondelez executive Mark Clouse as new CEO Thursday, April 28, 2016 US-based Pinnacle Foods has named Mondelez executive Mark A Clouse as the company's new chief executive officer...

Adam Foods to acquire Panrico Brand in Spain, Portugal and Andorra Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Spanish food manufacturer Adam Foods has signed an agreement with Mexico-based baking firm Groupo Bimbo to purchase the Panrico bread and pastry brand in Spain, Portugal and...

Hershey acquires barkTHINS snacking chocolate brand Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Hershey Company in the US has acquired Ripple Brand Collective, a New-York-based privately held firm that owns the barkTHINS snacking chocolate brand....

Peak Rock to acquire Diamond Crystal Brands Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Texas-based private equity firm Peak Rock Capital has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Diamond Crystal Brands (DCB), a manufacturer and distributor of portion control and single serve...

BRF signs agreement to acquire remaining stake Oman's Al Khan Foodstuff Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Brazilian poultry exporter BRF has signed an agreement to purchase the remaining interest in Oman-based Al Khan Foodstuff...

Canadian dairy producer Saputo appoints Kai Bockmann as COO Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Canadian dairy producer Saputo has appointed Kai Bockmann as the new group chief operating officer, replacing Dino Dello Sbarba, who will retire next year....

Arla launches Lurpak Spreadable Infusions in UK Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Arla Foods has introduced Lurpak Spreadable Infusions in the UK, as it focuses on expansion through new product...

CRF Frozen Foods recalls 15 products over Listerian contamination concerns Monday, April 25, 2016 Washington-based CRF Frozen Foods has issued a voluntary recall of 15 frozen vegetable items that may be contaminated with listeria...

Quaker enters supergrain trend with two new products in US Monday, April 25, 2016 PepsiCo unit Quaker Oats Company in Chicago, US, has launched two breakfast products in a bid to meet consumer demand for supergrains....

Meating Place recalls ground beef patties Friday, April 22, 2016 US meat wholesaler Meating Place is recalling nearly 325lb of ground beef as it might be contaminated with E. coli...

One Green Planet introduces all-vegan food app Friday, April 22, 2016 Digital media start-up One Green Planet has launched its new all-vegan recipe app, Food...

New guidance issued to encourage exports for UK manufacturers Friday, April 22, 2016 New guidance has been issued for UK food and drink manufacturers that would help the current and future exporters to engage in the competitive global...

Nestlé India launches new products to cut down reliance on Maggi noodles Friday, April 22, 2016 Nestle India has begun introducing new products as it makes an effort to reduce its reliance on Maggi noodles, which contributed to 30% of its total sales in...

M&As this week: McCormick & Company, Shanghai Kaichuang Ocean Resources, 2 Sisters Food Group Melco Holdings Friday, April 22, 2016 Australian herbs and spices seller Botanical Food Company has been acquired by McCormick & Company in a A$150m ($115.45m) all-cash deal, which represents 12 times its...


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