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Unite seeks job security from Post Holdings after Weetabix takeover British trade union, Unite, is seeking job security for its members after the £1.4bn takeover of Weetabix Food Company by US-based Post Holdings. Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Unliever to buy condiment maker Sir Kensington’s Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire New York-based condiment maker, Sir Kensington’s.
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News Mars Chocolate introduces M&M'S Ice Cream Bars Mars Chocolate is introducing this summer's hottest (and coolest) treat, M&M'S ice cream bars.
Processed Foods > Sweets & Desserts > News Unite seeks job security from Post Holdings after Weetabix takeover By FBR Staff Writer
British trade union, Unite, is seeking job security for its members after the £1.4bn takeover of Weetabix Food Company by US-based Post Holdings.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Papa John’s introduces gluten-free pizza crust made with ancient grains Pizza delivery firm Papa John’s International has unveiled gluten-free crust made with ancient grains.
Food > Prepared Meals > News LDC backs management buyout of Hill Biscuits By FBR Staff Writer
UK-based Hill Biscuits has completed a management buy-out for an undisclosed sum after investment from private equity company Lloyds Development Capital (LDC).
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News KFC to introduce Zinger chicken sandwich in US Chicken restaurant chain KFC is bringing its Zinger spicy chicken sandwich to the US.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News

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Tyson Foods recalls 5lb bags of chicken nuggets sold at Costco stores
Tyson Foods announced a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide.
Food Technology > Packaging > News
Gorton's Seafood introduces new re-designed packaging
Gorton's, the provider of frozen seafood, is inviting consumers to take part in their Sea of Possibilities Sweepstakes, which offers a grand prize of $5,000, as part of the launch of their re-designed packaging.
Food Technology > Packaging > News
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Marketing & Regulatory

Several countries impose ban on meat imports from Brazil
By FBR Staff Writer
Brazilian meat industry has received a huge blow as several countries have started to ban its meat imports following an investigation into corruption by health inspectors and the alleged sale of rotten products.
Marketing & Regulatory > Regulatory & Food Safety > News
Fred Meyer Stores issues allergy alert on 100% Whole Wheat Bread due to undeclared milk
Fred Meyer Stores has recalled the 16 oz Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread sold in its retail stores because the product may contain nonfat dry milk not listed on the label.
Marketing & Regulatory > Regulatory & Food Safety > News
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Agri & Animal Products

New beef and sheep meat research programme launched in Ireland
By FBR Staff Writer
A new €8.1m five-year research and innovation program, focusing specifically on meat processing, has been launched at the Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre in Dublin.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
Danone completes acquisition of WhiteWave Foods
By FBR Staff Writer
French dairy giant Danone has completed the acquisition of US-based WhiteWave Foods for about $10bn.
Agri & Animal Products > Dairy & Soy Products > News
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Processed Foods

Mars Chocolate introduces M&M'S Ice Cream Bars
Mars Chocolate is introducing this summer's hottest (and coolest) treat, M&M'S ice cream bars.
Processed Foods > Sweets & Desserts > News
Unite seeks job security from Post Holdings after Weetabix takeover
By FBR Staff Writer
British trade union, Unite, is seeking job security for its members after the £1.4bn takeover of Weetabix Food Company by US-based Post Holdings.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
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Condiments & Ingredients

Unliever to buy condiment maker Sir Kensington’s
Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire New York-based condiment maker, Sir Kensington’s.
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News
RiceBran Technologies terminates Alothon's roll-up rights from Nutra
RiceBran Technologies has signed an agreement with Alothon Group, its minority co-investor in Nutra, that terminated Alothon's roll-up rights, a process that would have let Alothon to exchange its equity position in Nutra for an equivalent value of RiceBran Technologies common stock.
Food > Dried Food > News

Chilled & Deli Food

Unite seeks job security from Post Holdings after Weetabix takeover
By FBR Staff Writer
British trade union, Unite, is seeking job security for its members after the £1.4bn takeover of Weetabix Food Company by US-based Post Holdings.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
LDC backs management buyout of Hill Biscuits
By FBR Staff Writer
UK-based Hill Biscuits has completed a management buy-out for an undisclosed sum after investment from private equity company Lloyds Development Capital (LDC).
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News



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