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Jollibee Foods eyes $1bn American fast-food company
26 January, 2015
Philippines-based Jollibee Foods is planning to acquire an American fast-food company with a market value of $1bn in a bid to expand its international operations....
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Lebanon introduces new draft law to strengthen food safety
Friday, January 23, 2015 Lebanon Parliament's joint committees have approved a new food safety draft law that aims to enhance coordination among ministers. ...

Food redistribution up in UK, reveals Courtauld results
Friday, January 23, 2015 UK food waste prevention efforts have helped achieve redistribution of 80%, according to the first year results from the Courtauld Commitment Phase 3....

Norco deploys Authenticateit to detect counterfeit milk products in China
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Norco has signed a three year agreement with Authenticateit, a GS1 Australia Alliance Partner, to protect counterfeiting of its milk products in China....

USDA to toughen food safety standards for chicken and turkey
Thursday, January 22, 2015 The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed new federal standards to reduce foodborne illnesses such as salmonella and campylobacter....

EU to lift restriction on Indian mangoes
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 The European Union has lifted the ban on importing Indian mangoes, which was imposed in May last year....

Scotland’s new food safety agency to launch
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Food Standards Scotland (FSS), a new independent agency for the country, is to launch in April....

Nestle plans $137m investment in Egypt's food sector
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Swiss multinational food and beverage company Nestle is planning to invest approximately EGP1bn ($137.93m) in Egypt over the next few years to capitalise on growing demand....

New Zealand to review cost of food safety and biosecurity services
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on proposed updates to fee rates required to maintain the safety of country's food and to protect it from biosecurity risks....

Supermarket discounts put more than 100 food companies at risk, says report
Monday, January 19, 2015 More than 100 food manufacturing companies are at risk owing to price reduction initiatives adopted by supermarket chains to attract customers, says a new report....

FDA and USDA launch programme for food safety in US
Monday, January 19, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has collaborated with US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to monitor and manage the National...

USDA approves Monsanto’s new GMO soybeans and cotton seeds
Friday, January 16, 2015 Agrochemicals firm Monsanto has received approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its new soybean and cotton seeds that are resistant to a broader range of herbicides. ...

Kellogg's closes Bisco Misr acquisition
Friday, January 16, 2015 Kellogg's has completed the acquisition process for a majority stake in Egyptian cake and biscuit maker Bisco Misr, in a deal worth $125m....

EU's new regulations likely to negatively impact organic food production, say critics
Thursday, January 15, 2015 The European Union's new decision to introduce strict regulations on organic food production has been criticised for the possible negative impact on the sector....

FDA to implement food safety rules
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration is set to implement new food safety legislation across the country. ...

Axxya Systems launches new food labelling and recipe analysis app
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 US-based Axxya Systems has launched its Nutritionist Pro nexgen nutrition food labelling and recipe analysis cloud app for use in Canada, Europe, Hong Kong and the US. ...

Kellogg's to acquire 85.93% stake in Bisco Misr
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Kellogg's is set to acquire an 85.93% stake in Bisco Misr after shareholders of the Egyptian biscuit maker agreed to sell their shares....

China bans US poultry products over avian influenza detection
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 China has banned imports of all poultry products from US after the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the country....

More than 110 people arrested in China for selling diseased pork
Monday, January 12, 2015 Chinese officials have arrested more than 110 people for allegedly selling pork from pigs that died from disease....

3G Capital looking to acquire food and beverage firms
Monday, January 12, 2015 Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital Partners LP is looking to acquire new food and beverage firms as part of its $5bn takeover fund that is backed by various investors....

UK opposition party criticised for backtracking on food waste ban promise
Friday, January 09, 2015 The British Labour party has been criticised for its recent announcement of not considering a ban on sending food waste to landfill as part of its 2015 election manifesto. ...


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