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Conagra Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods for $10.9bn Conagra Brands has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods for about $10.9bn to expand its presence and capabilities in categories, including frozen foods and snacks. Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
New DSM enzyme to enable bakeries to reduce ascorbic acid in recipes Royal DSM, a Dutch science-based company, has launched BakeZyme AAA baking enzyme for cost-effective production of bread with ideal texture and volume.
Condiments & Ingredients > Ingredients > News China lifts ban on exports of beef from UK China has removed its ban on exports of beef from the UK, a move that is expected to help British producers earn an estimated £250m in the first five years.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Conagra Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods for $10.9bn Conagra Brands has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods for about $10.9bn to expand its presence and capabilities in categories, including frozen foods and snacks.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
2 Sisters Food to create 250 new jobs at Coupar Angus plant in Scotland By FBR Staff Writer
2 Sisters Food Group has announced an investment of £5m to create 250 plus jobs at its Coupar Angus plant near Perth, Scotland to double its cutting capacity in the portions department.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Hola Nola Foods acquires snacking firm NatureStar Foods Louisiana-based Hola Nola Foods has acquired the assets of NatureStar Foods, the owner of Plocky's brand Hummus Chips and Tortilla Chips.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News HKScan to slash 211 jobs in Finland to improve profitability By FBR Staff Writer
Nordic meat and meals company HKScan said that it will slash 211 jobs in Finland as part of its plans to rationalize its production operations in the country.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News

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Nestlé Wagner selects Getac's computing solutions to digitize production
Nestlé Wagner has selected its Getac A140 fully rugged tablet to digitize workflows and streamline productivity at its headquarters in Nonnweiler, Germany.
Food > Prepared Meals > News
Nestlé plans to slash 500 IT jobs in Switzerland
By FBR Staff Writer
Food giant Nestlé is planning to cut about 500 information technology (IT) jobs in Switzerland as part of the re-organization of its global IT activities.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
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Marketing & Regulatory

China lifts ban on exports of beef from UK
China has removed its ban on exports of beef from the UK, a move that is expected to help British producers earn an estimated £250m in the first five years.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
SweeGen’s Reb M stevia leaf sweetener approved in Colombia
Colombia’s Secretary of State for Agriculture and Procurement (SEAB) has approved SweeGen's non-GMO Reb M stevia leaf-derived sweetener for use as a tabletop sweetener.
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Agri & Animal Products

China lifts ban on exports of beef from UK
China has removed its ban on exports of beef from the UK, a move that is expected to help British producers earn an estimated £250m in the first five years.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
2 Sisters Food to create 250 new jobs at Coupar Angus plant in Scotland
By FBR Staff Writer
2 Sisters Food Group has announced an investment of £5m to create 250 plus jobs at its Coupar Angus plant near Perth, Scotland to double its cutting capacity in the portions department.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
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Processed Foods

Conagra Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods for $10.9bn
Conagra Brands has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods for about $10.9bn to expand its presence and capabilities in categories, including frozen foods and snacks.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
Hola Nola Foods acquires snacking firm NatureStar Foods
Louisiana-based Hola Nola Foods has acquired the assets of NatureStar Foods, the owner of Plocky's brand Hummus Chips and Tortilla Chips.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
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Condiments & Ingredients

New DSM enzyme to enable bakeries to reduce ascorbic acid in recipes
Royal DSM, a Dutch science-based company, has launched BakeZyme AAA baking enzyme for cost-effective production of bread with ideal texture and volume.
Condiments & Ingredients > Ingredients > News
Unilever Indonesia to sell spreads business to KKR for $210m
By FBR Staff Writer
Unilever’s Indonesian subsidiary has agreed to divest its food spreads business to a subsidiary of US-based private equity firm KKR & Co for IDR2.92tn ($210m).
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News

Chilled & Deli Food

Novacap invests in Canadian nutrition bar manufacturer Noble Foods
By FBR Staff Writer
Noble Foods Nutrition, a Canadian-based manufacturer of nutrition and energy bars, has secured an undisclosed equity investment from private equity firm Novacap.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Kellogg’s recalls honey smacks cereal over salmonella risk
By FBR Staff Writer
Kellogg has issued a voluntary recall of 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Honey Smacks cereal in the US and other countries owing to potential presence of Salmonella, which has reported to have caused illness in at least 73 people.
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