Yum China acquires controlling stake in Chinese casual dining franchise business

CHINA – Yum China Holdings, the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell operator in mainland China has acquired a controlling interest in the Huang Ji Huang group, one of the leading Chinese-style casual dining franchise […]

tna reaffirms aftermarket commitment with new appointment

AUSTRALIA – Food processing and packaging solutions provider, tna, has appointed Raj Singh as the new Group Aftermarket & Services Manager to bolster the company’s aftermarket experience for its global customer base. With over 20 […]

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences develops new solution for yogurt manufacturers

USA – Global ingredients supplier, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched its latest innovation for yoghurt manufacturers, the Dupont Yo-Mix Prime cultures series, which will be available to dairy processors worldwide. DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences […]

Agtech startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms secures US$100m funding

UAE – Pure Harvest Smart Farms, a tech-enabled agribusiness stratup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has secured a multi-stage investment commitment valued at over US$100 million with Wafra International Investment Company. The capital injection […]

IMCD rebrands Mexican operations to strengthen presence in Latin America

NETHERLANDS – IMCD, a Dutch distributor of food ingredients and speciality chemicals has rebranded its operations in Mexico to IMCD Mexico S.A. de C.V. following the acquisition of Swiss-based DCS Pharma. IMCD signed an agreement […]

Kemin Industries appoints Patrick Wood as Chief Financial Officer

USA – Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer based in the US, has appointed Patrick Wood, formerly Vice President of Finance for Kemin Nutrisurance, as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Wood, who assumed the […]

Nestlé expands blockchain technology to Zoégas coffee brand

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has expanded the use of the IBM Food Trust blockchain technology platform to its Zoégas coffee brand enabling consumers to trace the coffee back to the different origins. The expansion follows the […]

Dean Foods receives court approval for the sale of its assets

USA – The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has approved the sale of a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations, including the assets, rights, interests and properties valued at approximately […]

Unilever East Africa contributes towards fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

EAST AFRICA – Unilever East Africa has spelt out a wide-ranging set of measures in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic that will focus on people’s safety, essential supplies and community support. The company’s actions are […]

Coca-Cola Amatil invests in Indonesian logostics startup Kargo Technologies

INDONESIA – Amatil X, the corporate venture capital platform of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia has made a strategic investment in Indonesian logistics startup, Kargo Technologies as part of the bottler’s broader strategy to digitize its operations. […]