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Plukon Food Group previously confirmed at least 800 Duc jobs would be saved

Shareholders vote to save struggling Duc

By Oscar Rousseau

Shareholders at French poultry giant Duc have voted, in an extraordinary general assembly, to increase their share capital and complete the company’s takeover by Plukon Food Group.

John Boehner served as 53rd speaker of the House of Representatives

JBS gives top job to senior US politician

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA has appointed a number of high-level independent board members to its subsidiary JBS Foods International, with former House of Representatives speaker John Boehner among them.

Last month Domty was the largest producer of cheese using Tetra Pak packaging in the world, for the third year running. © iStock.com

Domty announces $144m IPO details

By Eliot Beer

Egypt’s Domty has released details of its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO), with plans to sell 49% of the company for up to US$144m.

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HKScan CEO Hannu Kottonen steps down

By Oscar Rousseau

The CEO of HKScan, Hannu Kottonen, has stepped down after the board of directors agreed to “discontinue” his role. 

Animal feed firm reports record earnings

Animal feed firm reports record earnings

By Nicholas Robinson

Netherlands-based animal feed company Nutreco has reported a continued “strong momentum” in all segments, as well as record earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation (EBITA).

DuPont succeeds in Danisco bid

DuPont succeeds in Danisco bid

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

US chemical group DuPont has successfully completed its tender offer for Danisco, as 92.2 percent of outstanding shares in the Danish food ingredients firm were tendered by Friday’s deadline, DuPont said on Monday.

Interbrew bites back

Interbrew bites back

In reaction to the continued buy up of shares in Sun Interbrew
by a Russian investment company, parent company Interbrew has responded by announcing measures to
control the sale of voting shares. The move has been made in an
effort...

Lights out for SureBeam

Lights out for SureBeam

US-based SureBeam, a leading provider of electron beam food safety
systems and services for the food industry, will be out of business
by the end of the week. The company announced today that it has
been unable to reach a restructuring...

ISP privatised

ISP privatised

Alginate producer International Specialty Products, better known as
ISP, is now privatised following the purchase of the remaining
stock by its chairman and majority stockholder Samuel J. Heyman.

Sensient shines in 3Q

Sensient shines in 3Q

US flavours and fragrances maker Sensient Technologies last week
reported higher third-quarter earnings at $20.2 million (€20.7m) up
from $16.6 million a year earlier. A 16 per cent rise in revenue
was driven by strong growth in fragrances...

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