The environmental watchdog is calling on Mondelēz to sever ties with Wilmar International – one of the world’s biggest agribusinesses – by staging a protest outside the snack maker’s corporate headquarters yesterday.
Zimbabwe’s depleted bread supplies have markedly improved; Nestlé launches initiative in East Africa to potentially save lives; Sudan ups subsidies to lower bread prices and Kenya’s cereals board stares at a $39m loss.
Entrepreneur Zoe Adjonyoh is at the forefront of championing African food to the masses, having evolved from setting up a food stall in London seven years’ ago to opening her first restaurant, ‘Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen’, and now vocally promotes the challenges...
The snacks and beverage giant has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the India’s Odisha State Government to set up a potato chips unit in the district to support its initiative to promote a new variety of potato.
Nestlé announced it closed its joint venture with the Indofood Group last month, while PepsiCo reiterated its stance to not source palm oil – either directly or indirectly – from the company and its subsidiaries, purportedly linked to deforestation and...
Ingredion has announced it is investing $60m to grow its specialty food ingredients business in Asia-Pacific, beginning with the expansion of its modified and clean-label specialty starch capabilities in tapioca, waxy corn and rice.
The Federation of European Union Manufacturers and Suppliers of Ingredients to the Bakery, Confectionery and Patisserie Industries (FEDIMA) has signed a cooperative agreement with Russia’s Food Ingredients Producers Union (FIPU) to exchange information...
UK-based agribusiness impact investor AgDevCo has secured £55m ($71m) from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to expand its portfolio of sustainable investments in African agriculture.
Mondelēz has launched two new Oreo flavors – spicy chicken wing and wasabi – in China to squash the misconception that ‘Oreos must be sweet,’ according to Yue Fu, VP of corporate and government affairs.
More than 70 rising start-ups entered projects to the SIAL international jury to be presented at the Rising Start-ups area of the Future Lab section at the SIAL food event to be held in October in Paris.
Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo reported a massive 87% second-quarter revenue decline after it took a 1,960m pesos ($105m) charge for a voluntary redundancy program to create a ‘lean organization design.’
Grupo Bimbo’s recently acquired Columbian frozen baked food company, Panattiere, which, according to Global Market Insights, is an ‘evident’ sign that the frozen bakery market will experience high growth over the next six years.
Harrison Hart, son of New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart, is putting together a ‘food manufacturing powerhouse’ with the acquisitions of cereal manufacturer Hubbard Foods, Hansell Food Group and the Gregg’s sauce unit.