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.
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.
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.
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.
VICS Acquisition is recalling nearly 99,975lb of chicken products in the US because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Hilton Foods has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of HFR Food Solutions, a sous vide products manufacturer based in Wednesbury, West Midlands, UK.
Swiss flavours and fragrances company Givaudan has opened a manufacturing facility in Pune, India.