Kraft Heinz appoints Miguel Patricio new Chief Executive Officer

USA – Global foods company, Kraft Heinz has appointed Miguel Patricio as new Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2019. Patricio, whose appointment was approved by the company’s board of directors succeeds Bernardo Hees, who […]

Kraft Heinz joins other organisations within Food and Drink Federation

UK – Kraft Heinz has joined other food and beverage manufacturers within the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) of the United Kingdom (UK). The maker of Heinz tomato ketchup joins more than 300 other organisations […]

Heinz to launch new condiment variants to meet demand for tasty sauces

USA – Heinz is set to launch new condiment variants, Heinz Mayocue and Heinz Mayomust sauces to address the growing demand for tasty and delicious products among saucy fans. Heinz Mayocue is a tasty combination […]

Kraft Heinz enlists five startups for second round of Springboard incubator program

USA – The packaged consumer foods company, Kraft Heinz has announced five food and drink startups for its second round of Springboard incubator program. The second incubator class includes Blake’s Seed Based, BRAMI, Ka-Pop! Ancient […]

Kraft Heinz launches natural cheese from milk without artificial hormone

USA – The food and beverage company, Kraft Heinz has unveiled new Kraft Natural Cheese made with milk from cows raised without the artificial growth hormone rbST. The natural range includes shredded cheese, natural slices, […]

Kraft Heinz plans Indian ‘come-back’ through distribution partnership

INDIA – Kraft Heinz, which recently divested its Indian consumer brands business plans to take some of its global brands to India and this could be through a distributor partnership in the country. Speaking to […]

Kraft Heinz acquires US condiments firm Primal Nutrition for US$200m

USA – Kraft Heinz has announced that it has agreed to acquire the US based condiments, sauces and dressings firm, Primal Nutrition, LLC for approximately US$200 million. Primal Kitchen will join Kraft Heinz under Springboard, […]

Nestle nearing deal to acquire GSK’s consumer healthcare business in India

INDIA – The Swiss transnational food and drink company, Nestle SA is said to have tipped Unilever, another serious bidder in the race for GSK Consumer Healthcare business in India, ET Retail reports citing sources […]

Nestle ahead of Unilever in final race to acquire GSK’s nutrition business in India

INDIA – Nestle SA, the Swiss transnational and the world’s largest food company is contending Unilever in the final round of negotiations to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer nutrition business in India. According to three people aware […]

Parmalat acquires Kraft Heinz’s Canadian natural cheese business for US$1.2b

CANADA – Kraft Heinz has announced that it has agreed to sell its Canadian natural cheese business to Parmalat for US$1.23 billion with the transaction expected to close in the first half of 2019, subject […]