CK Asset to acquire UK pub company Greene King for US$3.27bn

UK- CK Asset Holdings, a Hong-Kong based property investment firm has entered into an agreement to acquire UK pub and beer company Greene King for US$3.27 billion (£2.7 billion). Greene King, Britain’s largest pub retailer […]

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 […]

Nestlé launches new range of plant-based Nescafé Gold coffee

UK – Nestlé has launched a new range of plant-based instant white coffees under its Nescafé Gold brand as it responds to growing demand for non-dairy products. In March, Nestle unveiled its first organic premium instant […]

Danone launches Activia Live Culture Smoothies range in UK

UK – Danone UK has introduced a new range of bottled Live Culture Smoothies to expand its Activa portfolio. Danone has launched two flavours orange fruit and veg & red fruit and veg with each […]

Ideagen launches new software for the food industry as it marks 25th anniversary

UK – Ideagen, a UK based governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software provider, has launched new and improved version of its Q-Pulse application as it commemorates the 25th anniversary of the software. Q-Pulse is used […]

Mondelēz International commits to calorie reduction in chocolate and biscuit products

UK – Mondelēz International has pledged to reduce calories in a range of its chocolate and biscuit products to below 100 calories by 2021. The cookies and milk-chocolate products maker plans to cut down calories […]

Majestic Wine to sell retail & commercial units to Fortress for US$121m

UK – Majetsic wine, UK largest wine retailer, is set to offload its retail and commercial business for US$121.06 million (£100m) after entering into a sale agreement with US-based Fortress Investment Group LLC. Under the […]

Morrisons supports farmers transitioning to Arla UK 360 standard

UK – Morrisons, UK’s fourth largest supermarket chain has opened up its beef supply chain to help its associated farmers transition to Arla UK 360 standard. The move will see bull calves from Morrisons’ dairy […]

Wessanen UK expands Kallø range with honey rice and corn cakes

UK – Wessanen UK has expanded its Kallø portfolio of rice cakes with a new honey rice and corn variant. Containing three ingredients – rice, corn and honey – the organic product will be available […]

Nescafe Azera rebrands with launch of roasted ground coffee bags

UK – Nestle-owned coffee brand Nescafe Azera has unveiled a new fresh visual identity and has introduced roasted ground coffee bags to offer convenience when making fresh coffee. The improved packaging aims to revive the […]