Bubs Australia signs new supply agreement for its infant formula

AUSTRALIA – Bubs Australia has entered a new supply agreement with Woolworths, Australia’s leading supermarket chain, that is expected to materially add to double retail exposure for its infant formula portfolio. Bubs first entered into […]

Ferrero USA opens new distribution center in Arizona

USA – Ferrero USA, part of the Italian confectionery company Ferrero Group, has opened a new distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. The newly constructed 643,798 square feet facility is expected to officially begin operating by mid-March. […]

Carrefour Group acquires 30 Makro stores in Brazil for US$452m

BRAZIL – Grupo Carrefour Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of Carrefour Group has signed an agreement with Makro Atacadista SA to acquire 30 Cash & Carry stores in Brazil, accelerating the expansion of its growing Atacadão […]

Barry Callebaut merges craftsmanship with technology; opens chocolate 3D-printing studio

UK – Barry Callebaut, through its global decoration brand Mona Lisa, has opened a chocholate 3D-printing studio that will offer personalized 3D printed chocolate at scale. Barry Calleaut says that the Mona Lisa 3D Studio […]

Grupo Bimbo forms joint venture with Food Town in Kazakhstan

MEXICO – Grupo Bimbo, through its subsidiary Bimbo QSR has formed a joint venture with Food Town, the exclusive buns supplier and franchisee of McDonald’s in Kazakhstan. Grupo Bimbo said that the joint venture, in […]

Canada’s first virtual food hall launches to disrupt the country’s delivery game

CANADA – As major transformations continue to disrupt the food industry, Canada has joined the the next global culinary phenomenon with the launch of the country’s first virtual food hall, the Kitchen Hub – based […]

South African retail giants sign the first plastics pact in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – The South African (SA) Plastic Pact, a collaborative platform aimed to tackle plastic waste and pollution has been launched developed by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-SA) in partnership with the […]

Unilever partners with tech startup to explore drone-delivery of ice creams

USA – The British-Dutch consumer goods giant, Unilever has joined forces with Terra Drone Europe, a group company of Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation to explore drone-delivery of ice creams in New York. Unilever conducted the […]

Coca-Cola Bottling Company opens US$86m sales center in Atlanta

USA – Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, the third largest bottler of Coca-Cola products in the US has opened its new US$86 million sales center in Union City, Georgia. The facility occupies a 456,000 square foot space […]

Twiga Foods’ co-founder Grant Brooke steps down from management

KENYA – Grant Brooke, the co-founder and former CEO of Kenya-based B2B food distribution company, Twiga Foods, has announced that he is stepping down from active management, though he will remain on the company’s Board […]