All news articles for August 2020

Cucumber ice cream, which didn’t even make the top 12 unusual Lithuanian ice creams, at Gray's House.  Pic: LithuaniaTravel

12 bizarre ice cream flavors from Lithuania

By Jim Cornall

It seems plain vanilla ice cream might soon be out of fashion in Lithuania, where chefs are experimenting with natural flavors, including plenty not normally associated with ice cream.

Brendish is leaving Westland, which was acquired by Yili just over a year ago.

Westland CEO steps down

By Jim Cornall

Slightly more than a year after Chinese dairy giant Yili took over the company, Westland Dairy Company Limited’s CEO, Toni Brendish, has announced she will leave the firm on Friday, August 7.

The Can Packaging site in Habsheim, France.

Sonoco acquires Can Packaging

By Jim Cornall

Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has acquired Can Packaging, a privately owned designer and manufacturer of sustainable paper packaging and related manufacturing equipment, based in Habsheim, France, for total consideration...

Danone recently announced it was investing in its operations in China.

Danone issues first half financials

By Jim Cornall

Danone posted net sales of €12.19bn ($14.3bn) in the first semester, down 1.1% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and down 3.6% on a reported basis.

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