The Fipronil egg scandal has flared up in Germany, with a local newspaper alleging authorities are attempting to hide the full extent of the spread of the insecticide in products like pastries and liquor.
Unilever has signed an R11.9bn ($900m) deal to take full control of its South African subsidiary from Remgro in exchange for its R7bn ($385m) southern African spreads business and R4.9bn ($371m) in cash.
German GoodMills Innovation has developed a new variety of wheat based on ancient grains called 2ab Wheat, the first to be cultivated and processed exclusively for its improved digestibility, suitable for those who are gluten sensitive.
General Mills is reintroducing its artificially colored and flavored cereal after consumers complained its natural version did not make the grade – a daring move as the trend towards clean, natural foods gains momentum worldwide. Aligned with this though,...
Strong US consumer interest in natural and gluten-free products has led to a resurgence of the bakery section - especially private-label pastries - but the growth of the frozen baked goods is expected to eventually surpass pastries, says Euromonitor International.