UK-based consumer goods manufacturer PZ Cussons has agreed to acquire Australian organic baby food producer Rafferty's Garden from private equity firm Anacacia in a £42.2m all-cash deal.
2 July 2013
2 June 2013
A fire at a poultry farm and processing facility in Jilin province, China, is believed to have killed at least 112 people.
1 May 2013
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GIIL) has announced plans to establish a new dairy facility in Belview, on the Kilkenny - Waterford border, Ireland, with an investment of more than €150m, a...
17 April 2013
Canada Bread has announced plans to shut down its bakery in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada, on 3 May, a move which will lead to the loss of up to 74 jobs.
27 February 2013
Russian meat producer Cherkizovo has commenced the renovation of its processed meat product facility in Moscow, with an investment of RUB500m ($16.3m).
25 February 2013
China-based frozen food manufacturer Sanquan Foods has entered into an agreement to acquire Long Fong, a packaged frozen food business in China which is owned by American food company HJ...
18 February 2013
Swiss food major Nestlé has announced that it is withdrawing two chilled beef pasta products from sale in Italy and Spain after tests found traces of horse DNA in the...
3 February 2013
Brazilian meat producer JBS has completed the acquisition of local beef processor Independencia for BRL268m ($142.8m).
23 January 2013
Russia is set to ban the import of chilled beef, pork and poultry from Germany beginning 4 February over safety concerns.
15 November 2012
Brazilian meat producer JBS plans to open six processing facilities, which are expected to boost the company's current beef production capacity in Brazil by 15%.