Nestlé sweetened its position as one of the world's largest
ice-cream makers on Thursday by agreeing to pay General Mills $641m
for the 50 per cent stake of Ice Cream Partners USA it did not
Well-known Danish manufacturers of organic products are set to
increase exports of organic products to the British market. The new
export initiative will be supported by the first non-profit,
national portal, for organic products...
French farm minister Jean Glavany gave another hint on Wednesday
that Paris would not rush to remove its ban on British beef over
mad cow fears despite a European Union court decision that its
embargo was illegal.
Britain's trade ministry asked the European Commission last week to
allow it to study the impact of Cargill Inc's proposed acquisition
of French starch maker Cerestar , because of UK competition
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health
Organisation (WHO) are to convene a Global Forum of Food Safety
Regulators in Marrakech, Morocco on 28-30 January 2002, the two
agencies announced on Thursday.
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said it had no plans
to rehire former Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman Michael
Andreas, who was released from a federal prison early on Wednesday
after serving time on price-fixing...
A component of tomato sauce may help reduce DNA damage in the
prostate, a new study suggests. This may have implications for the
prevention or treatment of prostate cancer. The active ingredient
appears to be lycopene, an antioxidant...
ConAgra Foods, Inc. announced this week that it has purchased the
David & Sons sunflower seeds and snack business from Nestle
USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Swiss-based Nestle S.A. Terms of the
transaction were not disclosed.