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Associated British Foods interested in buying remaining stake in Illovo Sugar
09 February, 2016
Associated British (AB) Foods has made a non-binding expression of interest in South Africa-based Illovo Sugar to buy the rest of the shares it does not own in the...
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ADM agrees to buy Morocco-based corn wet mill Tuesday, February 09, 2016 US-based agribusiness group Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has agreed to acquire Tate & Lyle's corn wet mill in...

Mars to remove artificial colours from food products Monday, February 08, 2016 US-based company Mars has announced it will stop using artificial colours in its food...

Yogurt company Chobani rejects purchase offer from PepsiCo Monday, February 08, 2016 Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani has rejected PepsiCo's bid to purchase a majority...

Nestlé to acquire remaining stake in Osem for $840m Friday, February 05, 2016 Nestlé will acquire the remaining 36.32% stake it does not own from Israel-based listed food company Osem for...

BRF completes £34m acquisition of Universal Meats Friday, February 05, 2016 Brazilian food company BRF has acquired Kent-based food manufacturer Universal Meats for £34m ($49.5m) for expansion in the global...

Emmi to acquire 60% stake in Bettinehoeve Thursday, February 04, 2016 Emmi will purchase a 60% stake in Netherlands-based goat's cheese manufacturer Bettinehoeve to strengthen its business in the growing market of goat's milk...

AB Agri enters alternative proteins market with acquisition of AgroKorn Thursday, February 04, 2016 AB Agri, a UK-based animal nutrition and agricultural services company has acquired animal feed business AgroKorn in...

Norwegian Seafood Council develops online platform with information on cod Wednesday, February 03, 2016 The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), along with its new Cod Academy content hub, has developed a platform to provide a central resource for online information on Norwegian...

Total Produce acquires 65% stake in Progressive Produce Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Fresh produce company Total Produce has acquired a 65% equity stake in California-based company Progressive...

TreeHouse Foods completes acquisition of ConAgra Foods’ private brands for $2.7bn Tuesday, February 02, 2016 US-based TreeHouse Foods has completed the acquisition of the private brands operations of ConAgra Foods for $2.7bn in...

OSI opposes Shanghai court verdict in meat scandal Tuesday, February 02, 2016 OSI Group has challenged a verdict by the Chinese court, which accused the US food processing company to have sold inferior and outdated meat products to fast food chains in...

Researchers find superior form of plant enzyme that can increase wheat yield Monday, February 01, 2016 Research has revealed a superior form of a common plant enzyme, Rubisco, can boost photosynthesis resulting in a significant increase in wheat...

Frutarom acquires Wiberg for $130m Monday, February 01, 2016 Israel-based Frutarom Industries has completed its acquisition of Wiberg for approximately...

IBM and Mars introduce a new consortium to ensure global food safety Friday, January 29, 2016 IBM Research and Mars have collaborated to establish a food safety platform called Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain to make advancements in genomics and to investigate...

Oakland University scientists research to avert fatal threat of arsenic in plant seeds Friday, January 29, 2016 Oakland University (OU) researchers are collaborating with a team of scientists from the US, Germany and China to research on how arsenic enters and builds up in plant...

Home Maid Ravioli Company recalls 38,950lb of meat and pasta products in the US Thursday, January 28, 2016 San Francisco-based Home Maid Ravioli Company has recalled 38,950lb of meat, poultry ravioli and pasta products, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection...

Salmonella-tainted Mexican cucumbers cause two more deaths in the US, reports CDC Thursday, January 28, 2016 The Salmonella Poona outbreak caused by cucumbers imported from Mexico has been associated with two more deaths in California and 50 illnesses in 16 US...

Nottingham Trent University chosen as Centre of Expertise for food authenticity testing Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Nottingham Trent University has been chosen by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) as the Centre of Expertise for food authenticity...

Sensient Flavours develops solutions to reduce fat and sugar in ice creams Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Food ingredients manufacturer Sensient Flavours has developed two solutions to reduce fat and sugar in ice...

Cargill opens $100m wet corn milling plant in India Tuesday, January 26, 2016 US-based Cargill has inaugurated a $100m wet corn milling plant in Davangere, Karnataka,...


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