Italian energy company Edison and a consortium of sugar beet
producers said on Friday that they had, once again, agreed to
extend exclusive talks on the sale of Edison's 54 per cent stake in
French sugar company Beghin-Say, to...
Leading US flavour company International Flavors & Fragrances
(IFF) this week reported an increase in sales for the second
quarter 2002 with figures exceeding previously announced
expectations. In Europe strong fragrances sales...
Express Dairies went some way towards lightening its crushing debt
load yesterday, when it sold its UHT milk and Frome Creamery
businesses to Milk Link and announced a strategic alliance and
joint venture with the farmers' co-operative.
British company Volac International is forming a joint venture
company with Dutch group D.O.C Kaas. The new business will use
cutting edge technology to process whey for the health food and
animal feed ingredients markets.
Robertet, the French flavours and fragrances group, has seen a
sharp rise in its share price this year helped by renewed interest
in the sector due to a number of high profile transactions. The
company's chairman Philippe Maubert...
Japanese dairy product maker Snow Brand Milk Products, which has
been at the centre of a number of scandals in recent months, said
it is negotiating with its main lenders on steps to strengthen its
Japanese Industrial gas producer Air Water Inc. has agreed to buy a
Hokkaido-based ham and sausage factory, currently part of the Snow
Brand Foods Co. The factory was embroiled in a beef-labelling
scandal that concerned one of its...
An attempt by a food ingredients billionaire to take over New
Zealand's second biggest dairy company could head into difficulties
if a farmers' collective wins the day, reports local New Zealand
paper The Evening Post.
China's largest dairy product maker, Shanghai Bright Dairy &
Food, a unit of Shanghai Industrial Holdings, plans to issue more
than 100 million Chinese domestic A shares, a source close to the
company said, reports Reuters
The next episode in the saga of Snow Brand Milk Products, the
Japanese company hit by food safety scandals, unfurled yesterday
when the company announced that it is to tie up with two
agricultural cooperatives and request a capital...
German food ingredients supplier Degussa BioActives is one step
closer to the reality of e-commerce operations. The company
announced this week that it has launched an updated version of its
current web site to provide the user with...
The Australian Commerce Commission has received an application from
one of Australia's largest food companies, National Foods, to
acquire up to 100 per cent of the issued shares of New Zealand
Dairy Foods (NZDF).