United Biscuits’ (UB) is aiming to increase the number of its suppliers signed up to the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) system to 80 per cent by the end of 2011, the firm said in its recent sustainability report.
Belgian supplier Puratos says its undisclosed acquisition this week of 17-year-old Latvian fruit fillings firm, Pure Food, is about expansion into the central and eastern European and Nordic regions – and the supermarket channel - but its artisanal customer...
French flavour firm Mane has entered into a joint venture in Jeddah to tap the growth potential of Middle Eastern food manufacturers – said to the first global flavour company to set up shop in Saudi Arabia.
A year on from the formation of Oenobrands, a joint venture between DSM and Anchor Yeast, we went down to their offices in Montpellier, France, to find out about its first crop of wine yeasts and enzymes.
Nestle is planning to buy a 60 per cent share in China’s Yinlu Foods Group for an undisclosed sum, in a move that will help household brand Yinlu gain more traction in the Central and Western regions of the country.