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FAO: food prices at five year high

FAO: food prices at five year high

15 Jan 2020

World food prices rose for the third consecutive month in December, as a strong rally in vegetable oil prices drove the FAO Food Price Index to its highest level in five years.

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IFIC forecasts 2020 trends

IFIC forecasts 2020 trends

15 Jan 2020

As a new year and new decade offer opportunities to take stock of where we’ve come and to anticipate the changes ahead, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is forecasting five broad trends for food and nutrition in 2020.

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Raisio intensifies oat focus

Raisio intensifies oat focus

13 Jan 2020

Raisio Group says it is proceeding with the building of its international oat business activities.

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Cargill sees substantial rise in earnings

Cargill sees substantial rise in earnings

10 Jan 2020

Cargill has reported results for the fiscal 2020 second quarter ended Nov. 30, 2019.

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LegenDairy Foods gets $4 million funding

LegenDairy Foods gets $4 million funding

7 Jan 2020

Agronomics has co-led a €4 million seed fundraising round of German company LegenDairy Foods alongside M Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of science and technology company Merck.

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Campbell completes sale of Arnott's

Campbell completes sale of Arnott's

7 Jan 2020

Campbell Soup Company has completed the sale of Arnott’s and certain of Campbell’s International operations to KKR for approximately $2.2 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments.

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Campden BRI appoints new COO

Campden BRI appoints new COO

6 Jan 2020

Campden BRI has appointed Peter Headridge as Chief Operating Officer.

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Barentz gets Cinven investment

Barentz gets Cinven investment

28 Nov 2019

Barentz has announced that Cinven has agreed to invest in the company. Cinven is an international private equity firm focused on building world-class European and global companies.

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Food Drink Ireland publishes 10 year report

Food Drink Ireland publishes 10 year report

25 Nov 2019

Food Drink Ireland, the group that represents the food and drink industry, has launched a new report highlighting the critical importance of the sector to Ireland and the main strategic challenges and opportunities to be considered by policymakers over...

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Tate & Lyle reports encouraging performance

Tate & Lyle reports "encouraging performance"

13 Nov 2019

Tate & Lyle has announced its half year results for the six months to 30 September 2019.

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Symrise to leverage Unilever expertise

Symrise to leverage Unilever expertise

11 Nov 2019

In the so-called “Food Valley” of Wageningen, Symrise says it is pioneering a new approach by installing an innovation lab at the Unilever Foods Innovation Centre on the Wageningen Campus.

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Whole Foods Market predicts 2020 trends

Whole Foods Market predicts 2020 trends

29 Oct 2019

Whole Foods Market has revealed what it believes are the most anticipated and innovative food trends for 2020 in the retailer’s fifth annual trends predictions announcement.

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