• 6 February 2012

    Ralcorp completes Post Foods spin-off

    US-based food manufacturer Ralcorp has completed the separation of its Post Foods cereal unit, through a tax-free spin-off to Ralcorp shareholders.

  • 5 February 2012

    Michael Foods recalls eggs in 34 US states

    Minnesota-based Michael Foods has recalled more than one million hard-cooked eggs across 34 states in the US over fears they may be contaminated with listeria monocytongenes.

  • 5 February 2012

    Kerry to close frozen food factory in UK

    Irish food ingredients and flavours company the Kerry Group is planning to close its frozen food factory in Grimsby in Northeast Lincolnshire, UK, costing 337 jobs.

  • 2 February 2012

    Sara Lee reports 44% slump in Q2 net earnings

    US-based consumer goods company Sara Lee’s fiscal 2012 second quarter net earnings slumped 44% to $469m, compared to $833m in the previous year, due to discontinued operations and lump-sum charges,...

  • 1 February 2012

    Hershey reports increase in Q4 net earnings

    Helped by price increases and continuing cost savings, US-based chocolate manufacturer Hershey has reported a fourth quarter net income rise of 4.9% to $142m and a growth in net sales...


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