Ardent Mills appoints Angie Goldberg as its first Chief Growth Officer

USA – Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company has named Angie Goldberg to the newly created position of Chief Growth Officer (CGO). Ardent Mills created the position to help the company focus on […]

Demand for pulse flour to gather pace with increasing penetration of flour variants

WORLD – Heightened demand for plant-based and gluten-free foods from the food industry across the world is projected to give traction to the pulse flour market, making it a hub of profitable growth during the […]

Fazer Group acquires Finish gluten-free bakery and milling businesses

FINLAND – Finland-based food processor, Fazer Group has acquired Vuohelan Herkku’s bakery and milling businesses as the company continues executing its growth strategy and investing in growing product categories. Vuohelan is one of the forerunners […]

DPL Festive rejects claims of allegedly using harmful preservatives in its bread products

KENYA – DPL Festive, one of the leading bakeries in Kenya, has refuted claims of using impermissible preservatives in its flagship product under the brand ‘Festive Bread’ to extend the shelf-life of the product. This […]

Bühler commits to waste and energy reduction in drive to promote sustainability

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global food equipment and services company, has committed to reducing energy requirements, water consumption, and waste by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group made the […]

Brabender launches new improved viscometer with focus on speed and efficiency

CANADA – Laboratory equipment manufacturer, Brabender, is set to release into the market a new viscometer ‘ViscoQuick’- with improved performance. Touted as being able to deliver rapid and straightforward measurements, the new viscometer can be […]

Sara Lee to acquire Hostess Brands instore bakery business for US$65m

USA – Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, a Chicago headquarter leader in frozen bakery and dessert sector, has entered into an agreement with Hostess Brands to acquire Superior Cake Products in-store bakery business for US$65 million. […]

Campbell sells Arnott’s and some international assets to KRR for US$2.2bn

AUSTRALIA – Campbell Soup Company has signed an agreement to sell its Australian snacks unit Arnott’s and some of its international operations to investment firm KKR for US$2.2 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, […]

Campbell sells Arnott’s and some international assets to KRR for US$2.2bn

AUSTRALIA – Campbell Soup Company has signed an agreement to sell its Australian snacks unit Arnott’s and some of its international operations to investment firm KKR for US$2.2 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, […]