The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has blocked the proposed merger between sugar millers Universal Robina Corporation (URC), Central Azucarera Don Pedro (CADPI) and Roxas Holdings (RHI) over monopoly concerns.
Finnish meat firm Atria is reviewing its Russian operations for possible structural changes following a drop in net sales.
Canada-based malic acid and food-grade fumaric acid producer Bartek Ingredients has completed the first project in a series of process and production improvements.
Supply chain solutions provider Kerry Logistics Network and luxury meat purveyor Sutherland Company are set to open Hong Kong’s first semi-automated meat processing facility.
US-based food manufacturer Kellogg Company is reportedly in talks with Haldiram’s to acquire a stake in the Indian snack food manufacturer.
Tayto Group has partnered with Yorkshire-based company Bite UK to form a joint venture (JV) company called Bite UK Snacks.
Smucker Foods of Canada is planning to invest C$12m ($9m) in its Sherbrooke manufacturing facility in order to modernise and increase production.
Spanish investment firm Alantra Private Equity fund has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Frías Nutrición to support its development in the healthy vegetable food sector.
Animal protein processor JBS USA has unveiled plans to expand its Plumrose USA prepared foods business in Ottumwa, Iowa, to enhance bacon and slicing capacities.
American multinational food, snack, and beverage company PepsiCo is reportedly planning to invest $1bn in Pakistan.