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...
Packaging company Alpla has acquired Romanian manufacturer Star East PET, which specialises in the production of PET preforms. Read more
Gruppo Campari will acquire independent gin brand Bulldog for $58.4 million, having distributed the brand since 2014. Read more
Darren Wood caught up with some of the attendees of the IFE Open Day, held ahead of this year's instalment of the biennial show. Read more
Nestlé has announced plans to invest in expansions to its manufacturing facility in the US state of Wisconsin. Read more
DB Breweries, the New Zealand beer maker owned by Heineken, has acquired one of the country's most prolific craft brewers. Read more
Diageo has announced plans to launch a premium blended Irish whiskey out of a distillery at St James' Gate in Dublin. Read more
Inward investment in the UK's food and beverage industry reached a three-year high in 2016, according to Grant Thornton. Read more
Arla Foods UK has announced plans to invest approximately £37.5 million in its UK sites and logistics in 2017. Read more
Starbucks has pledged a recruitment drive to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, in response to new legislation in the US. Read more
UK supermarket Tesco has agreed to acquire wholesaler Booker for £3.7bn, creating one of the largest combined food businesses. Read more
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