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Changes to composition of Heineken Holding N.V.’s Board of Directors

Posted on: 19 February 2015 | Source: Heineken

The meeting of holders of priority shares of Heineken Holding N.V. will propose that Heineken Holding N.V.'s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders appoints Michel R. de Carvalho (70) as an executive member of the Board of Directors with effect from 23 April 2015...

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Hormel Foods achieves record first quarter earnings

Posted on: 19 February 2015 | Source: Hormel Foods Corporation

Hormel Foods Corporation reported record performance for the fiscal year 2015 first quarter...

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Resilient strategic focus leads to strong results 2014

Posted on: 18 February 2015 | Source: Arla

2014 was a complex year for Arla. The farmer-owned company achieved one of its best results ever in a market impacted by volatility and international politics...


Undeclared almond incident update

Posted on: 17 February 2015 | Source: Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency has issued a further allergy alert following confirmation that a batch of paprika was the most likely source of undeclared almond protein in three food products which have been recalled...

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General Mills to close New Albany, Indiana, facility

Posted on: 17 February 2015 | Source: General Mills

General Mills announced it has reached a final decision to close its manufacturing facility in New Albany, Indiana...

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Use of whole genome sequencing of food-borne pathogens for public health protection

Posted on: 17 February 2015 | Source: European Food Safety Authority

About 90 leading scientists, representatives of international and European organisations and national food safety authorities gathered in Parma, Italy, to discuss the use of the whole genome sequencing of foodborne pathogens for the protection of public health...

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Campbell lowers full-year guidance for fiscal 2015; expects results for second quarter to be weaker than planned

Posted on: 13 February 2015 | Source: Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company announced that the company is lowering its previous full-year sales and earnings guidance for fiscal 2015, based on its expectation that results for the second quarter and the remainder of the year will be weaker than anticipated, including the negative impact of foreign currency translation...

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Barry Callebaut to strengthen its manufacturing footprint in North America

Posted on: 12 February 2015 | Source: Barry Callebaut

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announced the signing of a new, long-term outsourcing agreement with World's Finest® Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Chicago, IL...

MillerCoors CEO Tom Long announces retirement

MillerCoors CEO Tom Long announces retirement

Posted on: 11 February 2015 | Source: MillerCoors

Board of Directors has initiated a search for replacement...


Nestlé research finds food benefits in high-altitude cooking

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé scientists have discovered that cooking food at high altitude, where pressure is lower, can make it more intense in flavour, colour and aroma, as well as potentially improve the nutrient quality of food...


Eurofins partners with Wolverhampton University for Microbiology training

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: Eurofins

As part of an investment programme in its microbiology department, Eurofins Food Testing UK has launched a new two year scheme exclusively for Microbiology Undergraduates at the University of Wolverhampton, designed to develop food scientists of the future...

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Arla Foods enters joint venture in Australia

Posted on: 6 February 2015 | Source: Arla Foods

With the ambition to multiply its business in Australia fivefold, Arla has entered a joint venture with Australia’s largest cheese importer, F. Mayer Imports...

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Only sustainable traceable certified palm oil for Ferrero

Posted on: 5 February 2015 | Source: Ferrero

Ferrero Group reaches the goal of 100% certified segregated RSPO sustainable palm fruit oil and goes beyond...

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EFSA maps out priorities for 2015 and beyond

Posted on: 5 February 2015 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

EFSA has kicked off its extensive programme of scientific, communication and corporate activities planned for 2015...

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Arla to raise organic premium for farmers

Posted on: 4 February 2015 | Source: Arla

With its organic sales continuing to climb, farmer-owned Arla Foods has decided to increase its organic premium by 2 eurocent pr. kilo of milk effective March 2 2015 for farmers in Sweden, Denmark, UK and Central Europe...