COVID-19 Update: PepsiCo accelerates relief efforts with US$45m package

USA – The PepsiCo Foundation has announced a more than US$45 million initiative focused on helping people and communities most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. As efforts accelerate worldwide to provide relief to affected regions, […]

Diageo opens relocated North American headquarters in New York City

USA – Diageo has opened its new North American headquarters in New York City, as a modern purpose-driven space designed to bring to life the company’s purpose of “celebrating life, every day, everywhere.” This follows […]

Cargill invests US$6.4m to expand food pilot facility in North American

USA – Cargill is investing US$6.4 million to expand its food pilot capabilities at its North American Pilot Development Center in Savage, Minnesota, as the company seeks to accelerate customer product launches. The expanded facility […]

Unilever appoints Conny Braam as new Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

UK – Unilever has appointed its long-serving marketer, Conny Braams as the new chief marketing and digital officer, effective 1 January 2019. Braams will be filling the position of left by Keith Weed, who retired […]

Wilbur-Ellis acquires Nachurs Alpine to expand agricultural product offerings in North America

USA – Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products and animal nutrients has acquired North American specialty liquids chemical manufacturer, Nachurs Alpine Solutions (NAS). NAS has diversified operations organized into six business […]

Ferrero opens new distribution centre in North America to support expansion

USA – The Nutella, Tic Tac, and Kinder brands owner, Ferrero has opened a new distribution centre in Pennsylvania, USA, designed to support the confectioner’s rapid growth in North America. The new 730,000 square-foot facility, […]

Kellogg’s reports decline in profits amid lower sales in North America

USA – Kellogg’s, the Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies owner reported a 33.4 percent decline in profits in its third quarter as net sales in its largest market, North America, declined by 6%. The company’s […]

Kerry Group launches ‘Radicle’ plant-based food solutions

IRELAND – Kerry Taste & Nutrition has launched the ‘Radicle by Kerry’ range of taste, nutrition and functional solutions as the company seeks to offer customers an integrated solution of plant based foods. The Radicle […]

Crown Beverage opens new graphics studio to optimize packaging design

USA – Crown Beverage Packaging North America, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has opened a new graphics studio in North America to help beverage brands expedite product launches. The 14, 000 square feet facility […]

Grain trader Bunge to relocate global headquarters to St Louis

USA — Bunge Ltd., the global agribusiness company has announced that it will be relocating its global headquarters from New York, U.S., to St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. The world’s biggest soyabean processor and a leading […]