5 August 2021
Business optimism improves for the second straight month in July: Poll
Business and consumer confidence improved in July backed by increase in consumer spending and hiring.
14 July 2021
Orkla to acquire Swiss confectionery ingredients maker Hans Kaspar
Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to acquire Swiss confectionery ingredients manufacturer Hans Kaspar for an undisclosed sum.
13 July 2021
Tate & Lyle to divest controlling stake in sweetener unit to KPS
Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to divest a controlling stake in a new company and its Primary Products business in the Americas to New York-based private equity firm KPS...
12 July 2021
USDA to invest $500m to expand meat and poultry processing capacity in US
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a $500m investment to increase the meat and poultry processing capacity in the country.
9 July 2021
Richardson International to acquire durum miller Italgrani USA
Canada’s Richardson International, through its subsidiary Richardson Oilseed (US) Holdings, has agreed to acquire durum miller Italgrani USA.
8 July 2021
Aleph Farms secures $105m in Series B funding round
Israel-based cultivated beef steak producer Aleph Farms has raised $105m through a Series B funding round to support the launch of its meat products next year.
7 July 2021
Business optimism improves marginally in June: Poll
The increase in the rate of vaccination and easing of coronavirus-related restrictions helped improve business optimism in June, although marginally.
7 July 2021
MeaTech launches R&D focused on pork cell production
Israel-based food-tech company MeaTech 3D has launched cultivated pork research and development (R&D) activities for the future mass production of cultivated pork.
6 July 2021
Saputo to acquire UK cheese manufacturer Wensleydale Dairy Products
Canadian firm Saputo has signed an agreement to acquire UK-based cheese manufacturer Wensleydale Dairy Products’ activities for a 31.8m (£23m) consideration.
5 July 2021
Tyson Foods recalls chicken products over listeria contamination concerns
US-based Tyson Foods has recalled more than eight million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products as they could have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.