Nick Hampton, the company’s current chief financial officer, will take over as CEO of ingredient supplier Tate & Lyle in April.
Vegetable oil and fat supplier AAK has appointed Johan Westman as CEO and president.
Huber has acquired a manufacturer of circulation coolers and system separators.
Unilever’s chief financial officer Jean-Marc Huët is to leave the company on October 1 and will be replaced by Graeme Pitkethly, executive vice president of Unilever’s business in the UK and Ireland.
Müller UK & Ireland has appointed Bergen Merey as md of its Müller Dairy business.
Aegis Food Testing Laboratories (AFTL) has announced an expansion of company services and a name change.
Copersucar and Cargill have announced an agreement to combine their global sugar trading activities into a new joint venture that will produce, commercialise and trade raw and white sugar.
Agilent Technologies has split to form two public companies but will continue its focus on its food program, the firm said yesterday.
The Global Food Protection Institute (GFPI) is hosting a conference aimed at developing innovative food protection technologies.
Rival soft drinks firms Britvic and AG Barr have finally agreed a merger to create a £1.5bn business, which will trade under the name Barr Britvic Soft Drinks.
Food giant Kraft Foods has appointed Gerhard "Gerd" W. Pleuhs to lead its global legal team after its current head plans to leave in April.
Amcor, Mocon make key appointments
Amcor has announced it has changed its chief financial officer (CFO) while Mocon confirmed it has a new food safety product manager.
Danisco appoints new Enablers president
Danisco has appointed a new president to its Enablers division, who is said to bring “broad experience from running sizeable global businesses”.
Chiquita struggles to face up to challenges
Banana supplier Chiquita has reported a widened loss in its fourth
quarter and full year, but the firm said it expects a number of
strategic initiatives it has put in place will help it gain
momentum in 2007.
Cargill appoints new CEO
Leading US ingredient firm Cargill has announced the appointment of
a new chief executive officer, a move that comes in the same week
as a leadership reshuffle in competitor ADM.
Bunge reorganizes to promote growth plans
Oilseed processor Bunge has appointed new leaders to a number of
its business units as part of a general reorganization strategy
designed to support the company's growth plans.
Tate & Lyle CEO to be voice of UK's food sector
Tate & Lyle chief executive Iain Ferguson's appointment as
president of the UK's Food and Drink Federation (FDF) comes at a
critical time for the industry.
Monsanto raises outlook on strong corn seed performance
Biotech giant Monsanto has increased its outlook for fiscal 2006
earnings on the back of a strong performance from its corn seed and
Wheat experts push biotech need
Biotechnology is the key to the future of a competitive wheat
industry, said experts at a conference this weekend, according to a
report by Reuters.
MGPI suffers from lack of interest in low-carb
MGP Ingredients noted on Monday that a continued lack of demand for
low-carb products has led it to reduce its fiscal earnings guidance
for the year.
Another Ahold executive resigns
Frank Curci, head of the Tops Markets supermarket group in the US
has carried the can for the $29 million in accounting
irregularities recently uncovered at the Ahold unit - the latest in
the ongoing saga which has seen the rapid...
Nippon Meat founder steps down
Embattled Japanese meat processor Nippon Meat Packers said on
Tuesday that its founder and chairman would step down and its
president would be demoted to help restore public trust after a
beef mislabelling scandal.
IFF continues to divest
US company Kerr Concentrates has entered into an agreement to
acquire the fruit and vegetable concentrate business of US flavours
company International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF).
Restructure for National Starch
Leading ingredients company National Starch announced this week a
global restructuring of its business activities from April 2001.
Two new divisions will...
IFF plans for BBA revealed
International Flavor & Fragrances Inc. provided yesterday an
update regarding its integration of Bush Boake Allen and the
progress of its reorganisation...