24 Apr 2019
--- Global food and agri-business Olam International has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100 percent equity ownership of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), a flour and pasta manufacturer in Nigeria, for an enterprise value of... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Swiss foodstuffs company Hochdorf generated a net sales revenue of CHF561 million (US$561 million) in 2018 (a decrease of 6.6 percent compared to previous year) and has warned on the company’s exposure amid changes to... Read More
“Irresponsible and immoral”: Marketing of high sugar and salt children’s cereals comes under attack in UK
26 Feb 2019
--- A new UK-based survey into the sugar and salt content of breakfast cereals aimed towards children claims that many products have “alarmingly high” levels. This is at odds with the UK Government’s daily... Read More
GoodMills Innovation to launch Tartary buckwheat product range and high fiber wholegrain concentrate
13 Dec 2018
--- GoodMills Innovation is set to launch two wholegrain innovations next year. The first is a rutin-rich Tartary buckwheat line of products, called RutinX, while the White Gold range includes a high fiber wholegrain... Read More
22 Oct 2018
--- The Döhler Group is to acquire a majority stake in Nutrafood S.r.l., in a move the company says marks a “milestone” toward achieving a leading position in the plant-based nutrition segment. Nutrafood's... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- Laboratory tests commissioned by US activists Environmental Working Group (EWG), have revealed that glyphosate – the active herbicide in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller used in commercialized agriculture all over... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has published a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop in the international journal Science. This work... Read More
07 Apr 2017
--- More and more people don’t eat at home but rather while leaving the office, on the way to the day-care center, or before the gym, which means that the demand for healthy food on the go is increasing. No matter the raw... Read More
23 Feb 2017
--- Kashi introduced Chewy Nut Butter Bars – the second line of products in its growing Certified Transitional portfolio – which joins Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits, the company's best-performing... Read More
31 Jan 2017
--- Cereal giant Weetabix has announced a £30 million (US$37 million) capital investment program across its British manufacturing sites which will create a new production capacity by 2018 to keep pace with increasing sales... Read More
29 Nov 2016
--- World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) is calling for all breakfast cereal manufacturers to universally reduce salt and sugar content after a global cereal study revealed major differences found in the same branded breakfast... Read More
16 Sep 2016
--- Viterra Inc. is pleased to announce that it intends to build a new high throughput grain terminal at Wadena, SK. The facility will have a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes, and will be able to load up to 156 railcars... Read More
08 Aug 2016
--- Carbohydrates have long been a staple part of diets all over the world, the sugars and starches which provide nutritional energy for humans when consumed have become both a blessing and a curse. The process of food... Read More
21 Jul 2016
--- Kellogg’s UK has apologized following an Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling that states the cereal company made unclear health claims during a TV commercial for its Special K brand.
13 Jul 2016
--- Raisio has sold its UK snack bar business to Dutch investors Nimbus, as the divestment of the Finnish food company’s UK operations continues.
21 Jun 2016
--- 21 Jun 2016 –-- Kellogg is following the likes of General Mills and Unilever by launching an investment fund which will invest around $100m in start-ups, in the hope of identifying the Chobani of tomorrow.
New Research Shows British Breakfast Biscuits Marketed as “Healthy” Contain More Sugar than a Bowl of Coco Pops
20 Jun 2016
--- Starting the day with so called healthy breakfast biscuits could be no healthier for you than a bowl of Kellogg’s Coco Pops – according to new research by campaign group, Action on Sugar.
06 May 2016
--- Kellogg has reported a 22.9 percent drop in first quarter net profits, but said it has gained share in the US cereal market in the period.