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Emmi to Use Swiss National Day to Promote New Umbrella Brand

Switzerland celebrates its birthday on August 1st. Together with internationally renowned light artist Gerry Hofstetter, Emmi, the country’s largest dairy

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EBRD Supports Atlantic Grupa’s Expansion

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting regional corporate consolidation in south-eastern Europe and the development of

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Ambitious Three Year Development Strategy For Irish Seafood Industry

  Ambitious Three Year Development Strategy For Irish Seafood Industry

An ambitious development strategy for the Irish seafood sector has been unveiled. The three year strategy, drafted in consultation with

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Europastry Investing €20m in 2010 as Sales Set to Reach €385m

  Europastry Investing €20m in 2010 as Sales Set to Reach €385m

Europastry is investing Eur20m this year to expand its production and logistics capacity in Spain. The Spanish and international bakery

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Nestle Establishes a New Hub for Innovation in Beverages

  Nestle Establishes a New Hub for Innovation in Beverages

In response to the growing demand for coffee mixes, Nestle has created a new hub for innovation in beverages. This

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Foster’s Renames Global Wine Business

Australian brewer Foster’s has renamed its troubled, global wine business as Treasury Wine Estates in advance of a planned demerger

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Further Expansion at Johnstone’s Bakers

Independent Scottish company Johnstone’s Bakers has reported a 45% increase in turnover to £7.4m for the year ended November 30th

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Nestle Waters Invests in Poland

  Nestle Waters Invests in Poland

Nestle Waters Poland has opened a state-of-the-art home and office delivery water bottling factory in Rzeniszow, in the southern part

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Refresco Opens New Canning Line in Spain

  Refresco Opens New Canning Line in Spain

Refresco Iberia has installed a new line for cans at its production plant in Marcilla, in the north of Spain.

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World’s Strongest and Most Expensive Beer Goes on Sale

  World’s Strongest and Most Expensive Beer Goes on Sale

Brew Dog, the Scottish maverick independent brewery, has unveiled the strongest, most expensive and most shocking beer in the world.

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Signs of Recovery at Refocused Uniq

Having completed the sales of its operations in continental Europe and transformed into a UK-focused chilled foods business, Uniq has

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New Group Managing Director at Fuller, Smith and Turner

UK regional brewer and pub operator Fuller, Smith and Turner has promoted Simon Emeny, managing director of the group’s Fuller’s

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United Biscuits Offered For Sale

  United Biscuits Offered For Sale

Private equity firms Blackstone Group and PAI Partners are reported to be seeking to sell British and international biscuits and

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Youinou to Invest €3.5m to Expand French Scallop Plant

  Youinou to Invest €3.5m to Expand French Scallop Plant

French scallops producer Youinou is investing Eur3.5m to more than double production capacity and to upgrade its plant at Saint-Hernin

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Arla Foods Expands Cheese Production in America

  Arla Foods Expands Cheese Production in America

Arla Foods is expanding its dairy in Hollandtown, Wisconsin, in the US to match American consumers’ growing interest in ‘premium’

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Royal Visit For Scottish Pate Producer

  Royal Visit For Scottish Pate Producer

Castle MacLellan Foods, the Scottish luxury pate producer based at the fishing town of Kirkcudbright, was visited recently by the

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Major Improvement By Zetar

Zetar, the UK confectionery and snack foods group, has reported a much improved financial performance for the year ended April

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Yoplait For Sale

Private equity firm PAI Partners is reported to be considering the sale of its 50% stake in French yoghurt producer

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Solid Start to the Year by Dairy Crest

  Solid Start to the Year by Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest has reported that it has started the year well and trading in the first quarter has been in

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FrieslandCampina Aims to Achieve Climate-neutral Growth

  FrieslandCampina Aims to Achieve Climate-neutral Growth

Dairy multinational Royal FrieslandCampina is aiming to achieve climate-neutral growth throughout the dairy chain over the coming years. Sustainability is

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Sharp Dip in Uniq’s Share Price

The value of shares in Uniq have fallen sharply after the UK chilled prepared foods group’s long-term proposals for tackling

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Major Dairy Rationalisation at Milko

Milko, one of Sweden’s largest dairy companies, is to close down two of its four processing plants. Milko plans to

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Unilever Sells Findus Italy to Birds Eye Iglo for €805m

  Unilever Sells Findus Italy to Birds Eye Iglo for €805m

Unilever is selling its Italian frozen food business, Findus Italy, to Birds Eye Iglo, which is owned by private equity

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Greencore to Dispose of Dutch Convenience Food Business

  Greencore to Dispose of Dutch Convenience Food Business

Greencore Group is selling its Netherlands-based convenience foods business, Greencore Continental, to Convenience Foods Europe, a subsidiary of Parcom Buy

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Tate & Lyle Commissions First European Polydextrose Line

  Tate & Lyle Commissions First European Polydextrose Line

Global food and industrial ingredients group Tate & Lyle has fully commissioned its new Sta-Lite Polydextrose line in Koog, the

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Moy Park Commences £10m Expansion

Having recently received planning permission, poultry processor Moy Park has commenced work on extending the capacity of its site at

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Changing Demographics Will Provide Growth Opportunities for Dairy Industry

  Changing Demographics Will Provide Growth Opportunities for Dairy Industry

Changing demographics will have an impact on the types of dairy products people consume and how they consume them, providing

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La Martiniquaise Set For Liqueur Acquisition

French spirits group La Martiniquaise is reported to be the only bidder left for Belvedere’s Marie Brizard liqueur brand following

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Kellogg and Ajinomoto Form Global R&D Alliance

  Kellogg and Ajinomoto Form Global R&D Alliance

Kellogg and Ajinomoto Company of Japan have formed a global R&D alliance to jointly develop health and nutrition products for

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Two Coca-Cola Hellenic Businesses in World’s Top 3 Sustainable Development Groups

  Two Coca-Cola Hellenic Businesses in World’s Top 3 Sustainable Development Groups

Coca-Cola Hellenic operations in Ukraine and Serbia are members of business groups which have been named as being among the

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SABMiller Calls For Greater Environmental and Social Disclosure

SABMiller, the world’s second largest beer company, is calling on the brewing industry to improve disclosure on environmental and social

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Unilever Commits to Sustainable Sourcing of Paper Packaging

  Unilever Commits to Sustainable Sourcing of Paper Packaging

As part of its sustainability commitment to double the size of its business while reducing its environmental impact, Unilever has

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SABMiller Unveils Low-energy Boiling Technology

  SABMiller Unveils Low-energy Boiling Technology

SABMiller’s global brewing technical team has developed innovative technology which dramatically reduces the energy input required in the boiling process

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Food Processing in India Requires $30 Billion Investment

India will need approximately over $30b worth of investment to completely restructure its processing-food industry to substantially lift up the

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Pfizer Strengthens Infant Food Manufacturing Capabilities in Asia With $100m Investment

Pfizer has invested $100m in the expansion of its Singapore Nutrition Plant, which manufactures nutritional products for infants and children.

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Aryzta Completes Acquisition of Fresh Start Bakeries

  Aryzta Completes Acquisition of Fresh Start Bakeries

Aryzta, the Switzerland-based speciality bakery group with operations in Europe, North America, South East Asia and Australia, has received all

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Board Changes at Robert Wiseman Dairies – Capacity Expansion on Track

  Board Changes at Robert Wiseman Dairies – Capacity Expansion on Track

Alan Wiseman retires from his position as chairman of Robert Wiseman Dairies, the UK liquid milk processor, at the group’s

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FrieslandCampina Expands in the Middle East

  FrieslandCampina Expands in the Middle East

FrieslandCampina Kievit, which specialises in food ingredients based on spray-dried emulsions, and Lacto-Misr, the Egyptian baby food manufacturer, have signed

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Cott Extends Private Label Beverages Leadership With $500m Acquisition

Cott Corporation, the world’s largest retailer brand soft drinks company, is acquiring Cliffstar Corporation, the leading private label manufacturer of

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£3.3m Welsh Dairy Supply Chain Efficiencies Project Launched

A new £3.3m project designed to support the dairy industry in Wales to improve the efficiency, sustainability and added value

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Copa-Cogeca Gives Detailed Views on Future of EU Dairy Sector

  Copa-Cogeca Gives Detailed Views on Future of EU Dairy Sector

At an EU Commission meeting today where the future of the EU dairy sector was discussed, Copa-Cogeca, which represents farmers

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Innovation and Investment at Heart of UK Food and Drink Industry Success

  Innovation and Investment at Heart of UK Food and Drink Industry Success

An ongoing commitment to innovation and high-value production are key reasons why the UK’s food and drink industry has emerged

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CEDC Withdraws From Ukrainian Vodka Acquisition

  CEDC Withdraws From Ukrainian Vodka Acquisition

Warsaw-based Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC), the world’s largest vodka producer with annual sales exceeding 270m litres, has decided not

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Kraft Foods to Sell Cadbury’s Romanian Business

Kraft Foods is selling its Cadbury’s Kandia-Excelent chocolate, soft cake and sugar confectionery business in Romania to Oryxa Capital, an

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Sara Lee Refocusing Continues With €320m Disposal

  Sara Lee Refocusing Continues With €320m Disposal

US-based food, household and body care products group Sara Lee has completed the sale of its air care operation to

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Robert Wiseman Dairies Makes Further Milk Price Increase

  Robert Wiseman Dairies Makes Further Milk Price Increase

UK liquid milk specialist Robert Wiseman Dairies has increased the price paid to farmers for milk by 0.4 pence per

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Royal Greenland Supports the Development of the ASC Standards

Leading international seafood group Royal Greenland has declared its support for the development of the ASC standards by the Aquaculture

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Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods Completes Bond Placement

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, the largest manufacturer of dairy products and a leading producer of juices and beverages in Russia and the

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Nestle Investing SFr150m in Emerging African Markets

  Nestle Investing SFr150m in Emerging African Markets

In line with its strategy of expanding in emerging regions of the world, Nestle will invest SFr150m (Eur110m) in the

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Diageo Baileys Reduces Energy Costs by 25% With New Management Standard EN 16001

Diageo Baileys Global Supply, the Dublin-based international drinks producer, is achieving significant savings on its energy bill following its adoption

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