Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut is still aiming to dispose of its consumer confectionery unit, Stollwerck, but such a divesture is not urgent, according to the chairman of the board of the industrial chocolate supplier.
Danisco has completed the next phase of its cultures capacity expansion with the opening of modernised and enlarged facilities in Epernon, France, allowing it to reduce response times for DVI cultures.
The owners of Unifine Food & Bake Ingredients are seeking a buyer for the pastry ingredients supplier, with Royal Cosun saying it has retained an investment house to conduct a “comprehensive review of all strategic options.”
Cognis is anticipating record results in full year 2010, as higher demand, better capacity utilisation and a portfolio shift towards high-value products has delivered a bumper set of results for the first nine months.
Tate & Lyle has agreed the sale of its molasses business to W&R Barnett for £67 million cash, a deal that is consistent with its strategy to dispose of its bulk ingredient operations and focus instead on specialty ingredients.
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