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Kraft Heinz pulls out of Unilever bid

Industry news  •  20 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Kraft Heinz pull out of Unilever bid after the Anglo-Dutch company rejected a bid on Friday…

Uni-leaver: Tesco pull Marmite and Unilever products over price row

Industry news  •  13 October 2016  •  New Food

UK supermarket giant Tesco have pulled Marmite and other Unilever products from their shelves amid an argument over Brexit price rises…

‘Joint Ambition’ on food waste plan

Industry news  •  25 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

Unilever and Hubbub have launched a five-point action plan to boost business collaboration and customer awareness of food waste reduction efforts…

Unilever to sell AdeS soy beverage business to Coca Cola

Industry news  •  3 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Unilever is to sell the AdeS soy beverage business in Latin America for an aggregate amount of US$ 575 million…

New UK centres for agricultural innovation

Industry news  •  18 April 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

As well as helping to translate agricultural innovation into commercial opportunities, the new centres will help to revolutionise farming practices…

Unilever’s HUL sells its rice exports business to LT Foods

Industry news  •  22 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Unilever’s Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has signed an agreement for the sale of its Rice Exports business to LT Foods Middle East DMCC…

PureCircle recruits Unilever executive as new Chief Financial Officer

Industry news  •  19 February 2016  •  Victoria White

PureCircle has signed an agreement with Mr Rakesh Sinha to take over as Chief Financial Officer from Mr William Mitchell…

Unilever announces new zero waste to landfill achievement

Industry news  •  10 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Unilever has reached a new industry-leading achievement of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across more than 600 sites, in 70 countries…

Is sugar the new fat?

Blogs  •  5 February 2016  •  Victoria White, New Food

We want your comments on the sugar debate. Do you think manufacturers should be doing more to reduce sugar in products? Perhaps you think consumers should take more responsibility for their own sugar intake? Let us know…

Unilever to cut ice cream sizes to reduce calories

Industry news  •  25 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Unilever UK & Ireland has confirmed that from spring this year its entire adult single-serve ice cream range will contain 250 calories or fewer…

Nestlé signs China e-commerce partnership with Alibaba Group

Industry news  •  19 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Nestlé signed a new partnership with Alibaba Group in China, to grow online sales, build key brands and offer new products to millions of consumers.

Unilever acquires premium gelato business Grom

Industry news  •  5 October 2015  •  Victoria White

Unilever has said that the acquisition will strengthen its ice cream portfolio and help further capitalise on the growth of the premium gelato market…

Unilever and Nestlé rank high in 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Industry news  •  11 September 2015  •  Victoria White

Nestlé and Unilever are among the top performing food product companies in the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) results…

Consumer goods industry commits to halving food waste by 2025

Industry news  •  29 June 2015  •  Victoria White

The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) has agreed to halve food waste within the operations of its 400 retailer and manufacturers members by 2025…

Graeme Pitkethly to succeed Jean-Marc Huët as Unilever’s Chief Financial Officer

Industry news  •  20 May 2015  •  Victoria White

Unilever’s Chief Financial Officer, Jean-Marc Huët, has decided to step down from his role and Graeme Pitkethly has been announced as his successor…


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