Investment by Cargill’s cocoa & chocolate business has boosted Cargill’s chocolate capabilities in speciality tastes.
Unilever NV acquires Ingman Ice Cream in Finland, the company said in an e-mailed statement sent by PR firm Hill & Knowlton.
The European Union, the world’s largest grower of sugar beets, wants to abolish limits on domestic sugar production in 2015.
Sugar quotas should expire on 30 September, 2015, the European Commission, the EU’s regulatory arm, said. At the moment, the quotas cap how much sugar can be produced for the EU’s domestic market.
The 31st Anuga came to a close on Wednesday after five days of intense activity. More than 155’000 trade visitors from 180 countries came to Cologne to experience the product range presented by the event´s 6’596 suppliers from 100 countries.
The British government’s plan to get the nation to cut 5bn calories a day from its diet has been dismissed “worthless, regurgitated, patronising rubbish” by Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef and food campaigner.
Sara Lee announced an agreement to sell its fresh bakery businesses in Spain and Portugal to Mexico´s Grupo Bimbo. The agreement includes all Sara Lee fresh bakery brands in Spain and Portugal as well as seven manufacturing facilities.