Filipino processed food exporters said in a recent statement that
they expect the government to finally give them the go signal to
directly import sugar as raw materials for their export products
without having to pay high import...
One of three Jefferson Smurfit non-executive directors appointed by
the board to give an impartial assessment of a takeover offer
backed by management fails to meet the guidelines set by Ireland's
corporate governance watchdog.
Ozone, long known as a protective shield between humans and the
sun's rays, has a new use in the seafood industry. Researchers from
the NorthCarolina State Seafood Laboratory have found that ozone
may enhance the freshness of...
Alcan's US subsidiary Alcan Aluminium, the top US recycler of used
beverage cans, has said revamps at some of its plants slowed its
recycling to over 22 billion cans in 2001, from nearly 23.8 billion
cans in 2000.
A poor performance from one of its US subsidiaries dragged down
first-quarter profits at Jefferson Smurfit, the Irish paper and
packaging business at the centre of a bid from a US private equity
Amcor, the fast-growing Australian packaging group, has confirmed
that it is to buy most of the assets of Schmalbach-Lubeca, its
German rival, in a $1.56 billion (€1.7bn) deal that will more than
double its sales, making it one of...