All news articles for November 2016

Saudi PIF acquires half of Adeptio soon after Americana sale

Saudi PIF acquires half of Adeptio soon after Americana sale

By RJ Whitehead

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has made a rare foray into into the food industry after concluding a deal to buy half of Adeptio Holdings, which recently acquired a 67% stake in Kuwait Food Co., otherwise known as Americana.

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Amnesty report fallout: Another blow for RSPO?

By Niamh Michail

Amnesty International’s report is another dent in the reputation of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) as three of the suppliers on Wilmar's operations were RSPO-certified. 

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EU launches platform to fight food waste

By Louis Gore-Langton

The European Commission has launched a multistakeholder platform to prevent food waste. Rethinking our food systems is a "moral obligation", said commissioner for health and food safety Vytenis Andriukaitis.

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