Groupe SEB, a conglomerate of small appliance manufacturers, has agreed to acquire Wilbur Curtis, the US's second largest manufacturer of professional coffee equipment. Read more
Arla Foods has sold a cheese factory in southern Germany to Belgian cheese processor Vache Bleue, and offloaded its stake in a French dairy. Read more
March Wrigley Confectionery France has invested €70 million to upgrade its Haguenau M&M's factory in Alsace, France. Read more
Epi Ingredients' Mathieu Lucot spoke with FoodBev about the range of natural, clean label ingredients that the company exhibited at HiE 2018. Read more
Smurfit Kappa has expanded its position in France by acquiring offset printing and cardboard packaging firm Papcart for an undisclosed amount. Read more
French urban agriculture start-up Agricool has secured $28m in its latest funding round, including an investment from Danone Manifesto Ventures. Read more
French agricultural co-operative Agrial Group has agreed a deal to acquire German dairy company Rotkäppchen Peter Jülich Group for an undisclosed sum. Read more
Danone has revealed it plans to triple the size of its plant-based business by 2025 by accelerating its non-dairy beverage and yogurt offering. Read more
Danone posted a 4.4% reduction in its third-quarter sales due to a poor performance of its infant formula unit in China and a consumer boycott in Morocco. Read more
Coca-Cola has reached an agreement with Alizé to acquire the Tropico brand of beverages in France as it targets growth in the flat fruit drinks sector. Read more
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