Alex Clere asks what benefits a merger would provide to Unilever and Kraft Heinz, after details of an approach...
Do their complementary geographies make Unilever and Kraft Heinz a perfect fit? Alex Clere finds out.
Unilever has rejected an initial approach from Kraft-Heinz for a merger that would have created the second lar...
Snyder's-Lance has invested in Natural Foodworks Group – a contract manufacturer for natural and organic food...
Constantia Flexibles has invested nearly €3m in printing technology for dairy packaging at its manufacturing s...
Sonoco will acquire Peninsula Packaging for $230m, improving its performance in the fresh produce section of s...
Soup brand Watmuff & Beckett will concentrate on new flavours and distribution, after receiving investment on Dragons' Den. Read more
Mondelēz International has reported a revenue slump due to poor holiday-quarter sales and the impact of Brexit. Read more
South African paper producer Sappi will invest $305m in strengthening its packaging business in North America and Europe. Read more
The organisers of the Dairy Innovation Summit pick three of the trends we should be looking out for at this year's show. Read more
Mondi Group has acquired flexible packaging manufacturer Excelsior Technologies for £33m, extending its M&A strategy in Europe. Read more
A social enterprise that supports the armed forces in the UK has secured 'the largest listing of its kind' with supermarket Asda. Read more
There's confidence in Russia's plastics and packaging industries despite recent economic woes, the organisers of Interplastica say. Read more
Can-Pack Metal Closures has opened a new production plant in Tarnów, southeastern Poland. Read more
Glanbia has acquired two companies in the plant-based foods and performance nutrition categories for a combined sum of €181m. Read more
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has sold a former Wild Flavors aseptics facility in Wisconsin to ingredients supplier Tru Aseptics. Read more
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