DuPont partners with APC Microbiome on US$7m infant health research project

USA – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has joined forces with APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Center (APC), a pioneer in the field of microbiome science, to launch a four-year joint research project that aims to […]

Kerry invests US$125m in the US to create world-class food manufacturing facility

USA – Kerry Group, one of the leading taste and nutrition company, has announced a US$125 million investment in its US facility located in Rome, Georgia, to create a new world-class food manufacturing facility. The […]

Irish dairy company Ornua opens US$33m cheese production facility in Spain

SPAIN – Ornua, an Irish dairy firm has opened a €30 million (US$33.39m) cheese production facility in Ávila, Spain to greatly enhance Ornua’s pizza cheese making capacity and capability while securing its position as a […]

Dawn Farms acquires German cooked meats company Haas

IRELAND – Dawn Farms, Europe’s largest specialist cooked meats ingredients business, has acquired German protein supplier Haas as it continues to consolidate its business in the European market. Established in 1994, Haas is a mid-sized […]

German confectionery maker Zertus appoints new head of UK & Ireland operations

UK – German based food group, Zertus has appointed Paul Tripp as the new chief executive officer of the company’s operation in the UK and Ireland Snacking & Chocolate Market Unit. Tripp, who assumed office […]

Nestlé launches new KitKat and Yorkie bars with reduced sugar in UK

UK – Nestlé will be introducing new KitKat and Yorkie chocolate bars in the UK and Ireland as it continues to expand its less sugar confectionery ranges. The confectionery giant said that both bars contain […]

Nestlé debuts new Starbucks by Nespresso range in the UK and Ireland

UK – Nestlé has released a new range of Starbucks-branded coffee capsules, called Starbucks by Nespresso, in the UK and Ireland. Starbucks by Nespresso features eight coffee blends, which include Blonde Espresso Roast, Colombia, House […]

Hershey acquires stake in Irish protein bar maker Fulfil Holdings

IRELAND – American chocolate manufacturer, The Hershey Company has announced a minority investment in Irish protein bar manufacturer Fulfil to expand its business in Europe. Fulfil Holdings, which was founded in 2016, is a one […]

Valeo Foods Group in talks to acquire Campbell’s snacks brands

IRELAND – Irish food group, Valeo Foods is in exclusive talks with Campbell Soup to buy the company’s Kettle Foods business in UK and Ireland for about US$60million (€54 million). Earlier this year, Campbell hired […]