French botanicals giant, Naturex, will venture into the fruit and vegetable concentrates sector for the first time and almost double pectin production, as its acquisition of Polish manufacturer, Pektowin, is finalised.
Bread ingredients supplier, Sonneveld, claims its takeover by Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI) will not result in a narrowing of the bakery ingredients supplier base due to OFI’s decentralized business model.
Decision News Media, publisher of FoodNavigator.com, FoodNavigator-usa.com and 15 other websites serving the international food, nutrition, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, has been acquired by the leading UK business-to-business publisher William...
Freshly-formed Solbar subsidiary NutriCognia targets quality
control for the dairy industry, launching a rapid lactoferrin
glyco-analysis kit that claims to control production process and
Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has confirmed the creation of a new top
management position with the appointment of former Danone executive
Jacques Ioffe as deputy CEO for Strategy and Business Development -
a move that boosts the company's...
Philip Green, the billionaire owner of Bhs and Top Shop, has been
rebuffed once again in his bid to acquire ailing British retailer
Marks & Spencer. A new offer for the company, valuing it at
£8.3 billion, was rejected yesterday...
Quality is an issue that has plagued many food processors in Russia
over the years. But one company, Kraft Foods, claims that its
operations there - where it is a leading player in confectionery
and coffee - have witnessed tremendous...
Israeli firm Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) has introduced a
number of innovative features for its PrintVision range of
inspection solutions. The firm believes that this will further
consolidate its position as a leader in quality...
Faced with a new shareholder revolt over the exact role the
previous management team played in the widespread fraud at the
company last year, Dutch retail group Ahold yesterday pledged
that it would reclaim part of the bonuses paid...
A leading producer of manufactured casings for food and non-food
applications in the US has built up a global information system to
improve business processes and information flow across the
enterprise. Teepak, a leading manufacturer...
Ambitious ingredients company CP Kelco will up funding in the Far
East in a bid to reinforce its growing carrageenan business. "We
are taking steps to organise our supply chain to add flexibility to
our operations," said...
Sustainability leaders substantially outperform industry
competitors by up to 23 per cent and are set to continue to do so,
suggests a recent report on the global food retail industry by
Innovest Strategic Value Advisors.
Irish cheese maker Glanbia has announced it is ready to expand its
operations. A reduction in borrowing and a strengthened financial
position have enabled it to consider building its core business
areas through acquisitions, write...