Carrefour and Nestlé launch initiative to improve child nutrition

FRANCE – Swiss food and beverage giant, Nestlé has teamed up with French retailer, Carrefour in the launch of “Adopt a Fruit, Adopt a Vegetable” initiative that aims at improving child nutrition. The companies said […]

Carrefour on Competition Authority of Kenya radar over unfair supplier deals

KENYA – The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has fined the French multinational retail chain, Carrefour and ordered the retail giant to review all its supply agreements within 60 days after the supermarket chain was […]

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 […]

Carrefour expands into lunch delivery business with acquisition of food delivery startup Dejbox

FRANCE – French multinational retail chain, Carrefour has acquired Dejbox, a pioneer in lunch delivery for business employees located in suburban and outlying areas seeking to expand the retailers e-commerce operations. With the acquisition, Carrefour […]

Nestle, Carrefour expand blockchain traceability platfrom to infant formulas

FRANCE – Nestlé and French multinational retailer, Carrefour have agreed to extend the IBM Food Trust platform into infant formula products, after successfully applying the blockchain technology on mashed potato brand, Mousline purée. Nestlé and […]

Suning acquires controlling stake in Carrefour’s China business for US$670m

CHINA – Chinese retail giant, Suning has completed acquisition of 80% stake in French supermarket Carrefour’s China business in an all cash transaction worth 4.8 billion yuan (US$670 million). The deal was announced in June […]

Carrefour Kenya reassures consumers of meat quality as expose reveals unregulated use of preservatives

KENYA – Carrefour Kenya has reassured consumers across the country of consistent meat quality offered on its shelves affirming that it does not use preservatives to prolong the shelf life of meat. This follows an […]

Carrefour agrees to sell stake in logistics property for US$326m

FRANCE – French multinational retailer, Carrefour has announced that it has agreed to sell the entire share capital of its logistics real estate property assets to property company Argan for 290 million euros (US$326 million). […]