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Tate & Lyle supports child health improvement in Shanghai

Tate & Lyle supports child health improvement in Shanghai

8 Jan 2018

Tate & Lyle has announced a partnership with the Shanghai Nutrition Society which has launched a new Child Health Improvement Programme at certain schools in Shanghai, China.

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Conagra buys frozen breakfast and entrée flatbread sandwich company

Conagra buys frozen breakfast and entrée flatbread sandwich company

8 Jan 2018

Conagra has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin business, which produces frozen breakfast and entrée flatbread sandwiches.

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McCormick joins European Flavour Association

McCormick joins European Flavour Association

5 Jan 2018

McCormick has joined the European Flavour Association (EFFA), bringing EFFA membership to 22 companies and National Associations.

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Conagra reports 100+% increase in EPS for 2Q

Conagra reports 100+% increase in EPS for 2Q

5 Jan 2018

Conagra has reported results for the second quarter fiscal year 2018, which saw diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations grew 107.7% from $0.26 to $0.54 in the quarter.

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Mintel: non-dairy milk has grown 61% in five years

Mintel: non-dairy milk has grown 61% in five years

5 Jan 2018

New research from Mintel reveals that non-dairy milk sales have seen steady growth over the past five years, growing an impressive 61% since 2012, and are estimated to reach $2.11 billion in 2017.

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Cargill sees 2Q earnings decline 8%

Cargill sees 2Q earnings decline 8%

4 Jan 2018

Cargill today reported financial results for the fiscal 2018 second quarter and first half ended Nov. 30, 2017. Adjusted operating earnings totaled $948 million, an 8 percent decrease against last year’s strong comparative of $1.03 billion.

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PHE launches Change4Life  to promote healthier child snacking

PHE launches Change4Life to promote healthier child snacking

4 Jan 2018

Public Health England (PHE) is launching the Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking in children, half of whose sugar intake comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks.

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Valio to incentivise responsible dairy production

Valio to incentivise responsible dairy production

4 Jan 2018

From the beginning of this year, Valio says it will pay one cent extra per litre to entrepreneurs who have proven themselves committed to responsible dairy production.

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Fonterra publishes first Sustainability Report

Fonterra publishes first Sustainability Report

3 Jan 2018

Fonterra has published its first Sustainability Report, detailing its environmental, social and economic performance, and following its recent announcements on emissions and clean water in New Zealand.

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Survey uncovers American attitudes to bottled water

Survey uncovers American attitudes to bottled water

3 Jan 2018

More than 3 in 5 Americans (63%) say bottled water (still and/or sparkling) is among their most preferred beverages, according to a survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA).

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Barentz acquires Serbian functional protein distributor

Barentz acquires Serbian functional protein distributor

2 Jan 2018

Ingredients distributor Barentz has acquired Serbian company Soforebo. The acquisition will, the company said, strengthen its functional protein portfolio, and expand its market share in the Balkans.

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Bloomberg: Nestlé  to sell U.S. confectionery unit

Bloomberg: Nestlé to sell U.S. confectionery unit

2 Jan 2018

According to a report by Bloomberg, Nestlé aims to sell its U.S. confectionery unit by the end of March as Chief Executive Officer Mark Schneider seeks to clinch his first major divestment at the world’s largest food company.

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