Associated British Foods – worst-in-class in an Oxfam report critical of 10 food giants for essentially operating under a corporate social responsibility (CSR) “veil of secrecy” – has hit back, slamming the report ‘s findings as “ridiculous”.
Well…..wasn’t 2012 an eventful year for the dairy industry. Milk prices were up and down, Western dairy processors were forced to look East for growth opportunities, and even Coca-Cola tried to get in on the popularity of value-added dairy. But will these...
The Coca-Company has made a further move into the dairy sphere, this time as a stakeholder in Mexican juice company Jugos del Valle, which has just sealed an agreement with dairy firm Santa Clara in the country.
Eighty per cent of functional food product launches fail within 18 months, according to a new report that draws lessons from 15 high-profile failures from the likes of Danone, Emmi, Pepsico, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Unilever.
Pepsi says that the Asian launch of a yoghurt-flavoured soft drink does not reflect a wider-company focus on harnessing the potential nutrition benefits of dairy beverages, despite a growing number of product launches across Europe.
Nestle today refused to confirm reports that they had turned down a
merger with PepsiCo last spring, a deal that would have created one
of the largest and most powerful food and beverage companies in the