Rectory Foods is eyeing up another year of bumper sales, despite the recession taking its toll on many in the sector. Its secret? Branching out into ingredients and responding quickly to market changes.
Frutarom has been snapping up healthy ingredient firms for the last couple of years due to an ambitious strategy to build presence in the high potential healthy market, back up claims with science and speed product development.
Rudolf Wild GmbH has sold some shares to asset manager Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) in preparation for an eventual public listing, and plans to form a global flavour business with its US affiliate this year.
Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated, quipped Mark Twain. Predictions of the demise of Cadbury following the approval of Kraft’s offer are premature and are flawed by knee-jerk anti-Americanism.
Kraft has struck an £11.7bn deal to acquire Cadbury in a move that could bring to an end months of fierce corporate battles, and Confectionerynews.com has constructed a timeline of key events in the takeover saga.