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PTI's shelf ready models. Picture: PTI.

Former Nestlé packaging expert joins PTI

By Jenny EAGLE

Former rigid packaging specialist for Nestlé’s Nestec Product Technology Center, Thierry Fabozzi has been named president of Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI).

Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

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Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

By RJ Whitehead

Weis, one of Australia’s best-loved frozen bar manufacturers, has been snapped up by Unilever to bolster its ice cream range.

Grupo Lala's aquisition of Vigor Alimentos S.A. of Brazil will give it access to the largest dairy consumer market in Latin America. Pic: Vigor

Grupo Lala to acquire Vigor Brazil

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Grupo Lala has agreed to acquire 91.99% equity share of Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos S.A., as well as its shareholding in Itambé Alimentos S.A., for US$1.8bn (R$5,725m).