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24th November
Dawn Meats Pens Deal With French Farming Co-op Terrena
Dawn Meats Pens Deal With French Farming Co-op Terrena

Irish meat processing firm Dawn Meats has signed a new agreement with French farming co-operative Terrena. The French group is working to boost its beef processing operations overseas as it experiences falling demand in its home market.

Home Veggies Oust Foreign Produce at Carrefour’s...

French farmers have convinced the country’s largest retailer to replace vegetables from outside France with those grown at home. Carrefour SA this month suspe [ ... ]

Another PepsiCo Executive Leaves

PepsiCo Inc. announced that Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Public Television and Radio Stations in Washington D.C., has decided not to seek [ ... ]

Port From 1963 Vintage Exceeds $6,000 A Bottle At ...

Two six-bottle lots of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1963 port fetched 23,500 pounds ($36,800) each at a sale in London this week, setting an auction record for vint [ ... ]

Google Is Targeted As EU Lawmakers Weigh Call To S...

European Union lawmakers seeking to combat what they consider anti-competitive behaviour by Google Inc. are weighing a call to split up companies that focus on  [ ... ]

How Supply Chain Solutions Can Ease The Path To Om...

Supply chain technology firm Kewill has expanded its 'MOVE on the Cloud' hosted transportation management and order fulfillment software platform to equip expan [ ... ]

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Retail

How Negative Attitudes Towards Sugar Is Driving Changes In Trends - EuromonitorHow Negative Attitudes Towards Sugar Is Driving Changes In Trends - Euromonitor

The backlash against sugar is changing consumer attitudes and this is having an effect on global markets, according to a new report by Euromonitor Int [ ... ]

Carrefour To Acquire 800 Dia StoresCarrefour To Acquire 800 Dia Stores

Carrefour will purchase 800 Dia outlets, but in doing so will have to close 56 of the stores it presently owns, of which 12 are located in Paris.

Carrefour Tightens Link With BelgiumCarrefour Tightens Link With Belgium

Carrefour, which is planning up to six new hypermarkets in Belguim, has invented a new word: 'Belgetarian'

The World Is Their OysterThe World Is Their Oyster

Retailers are jostling to win market share in the luxury seafood division, with discount retailer Lidl announcing that it is to sell the least expensi [ ... ]

Private Label

Views On Private Label Positive In EuropeViews On Private Label Positive In Europe

In Europe, Switzerland has the highest private label share at 45 per cent, followed closely by the UK and Spain, a survey has found.

Wabel To Create Opportunities With Purchasing GroupsWabel To Create Opportunities With Purchasing Groups

The Wabel Grocery Summit, one of Europe’s leading events for private label suppliers and buyers, will open its doors at the Hilton Hotel Paris Charl [ ... ]

Altho Expands Second Production FacilityAltho Expands Second Production Facility

Altho, maker of the prominent French potato chip brand Bret's, has invested in a new factory for its second production facility (located in the dépar [ ... ]

Ready Meals Market Booming In Czech RepublicReady Meals Market Booming In Czech Republic

The ready meals market in Czech Republic is being driven by new trends that are taking over from the traditional cooking, according to a new report.

A-Brands

Dawn Meats Pens Deal With French Farming Co-op TerrenaDawn Meats Pens Deal With French Farming Co-op Terrena

Irish meat processing firm Dawn Meats has signed a new agreement with French farming co-operative Terrena. The French group is working to boost its b [ ... ]

Just Mayo Dispute Is Just Another Unilever ChallengeJust Mayo Dispute Is Just Another Unilever Challenge

Unilever’s lawsuit against a food startup and its mayonnaise substitute has pulled the consumer-products giant into a public-relations quagmire.

Moscow McDonald's To Reopen After ClosureMoscow McDonald's To Reopen After Closure

McDonald's largest restaurant in Russia is reopening after local officials shuttered the location for three months, an optimistic sign for a company t [ ... ]

Nestlé Australia Expands Production CapabilityNestlé Australia Expands Production Capability

Nestlé Australia has announced a CHF 33 million (AUD 40 million) investment in its Smithtown factory on the New South Wales mid-north coast.

Fresh Produce

Home Veggies Oust Foreign Produce at Carrefour’s French StoresHome Veggies Oust Foreign Produce at Carrefour’s French Stores

French farmers have convinced the country’s largest retailer to replace vegetables from outside France with those grown at home. Carrefour SA this m [ ... ]

Netherlands Eggs Export Ban ExtendedNetherlands Eggs Export Ban Extended

Discounter Lidl has said it is keeping an attentive eye on developments in the Netherlands after the country's export ban on eggs was extended until S [ ... ]

Aldi Expects Egg Shortages As Bird Flu StrikesAldi Expects Egg Shortages As Bird Flu Strikes

Germany's Aldi South group says that its expects an egg shortage due to a three-day ban on all poultry exports from the Netherlands, due to an ou [ ... ]

Nasty Weather: Olive Oil Prices To JumpNasty Weather: Olive Oil Prices To Jump

Bottles of olive oil will cost more in the near future as a result of unfortunate weather, olive flies, and olive moths, farmers are reporting.

Drinks

Another PepsiCo Executive LeavesAnother PepsiCo Executive Leaves

PepsiCo Inc. announced that Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Public Television and Radio Stations in Washington D.C., has decided n [ ... ]

Port From 1963 Vintage Exceeds $6,000 A Bottle At Sotheby’s SalePort From 1963 Vintage Exceeds $6,000 A Bottle At Sotheby’s Sale

Two six-bottle lots of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1963 port fetched 23,500 pounds ($36,800) each at a sale in London this week, setting an auction recor [ ... ]

French Liquor Maker Grand Marnier Considering SaleFrench Liquor Maker Grand Marnier Considering Sale

Grand Marnier Group, the French Cognac maker, is exploring options for the business including a sale, people with knowledge of the matter said.

UK Pubs Slump As End To ‘Beer-Tie’ BeckonsUK Pubs Slump As End To ‘Beer-Tie’ Beckons

Enterprise Inns led a tumble in UK pub stocks after parliament proposed a measure that would end restrictions on which beer tenants can serve.

Supply Chain

How Supply Chain Solutions Can Ease The Path To Omni-Channel Success For Grocery Retailers And Distributors - KewillHow Supply Chain Solutions Can Ease The Path To Omni-Channel Success For Grocery Retailers And Distributors - Kewill

Supply chain technology firm Kewill has expanded its 'MOVE on the Cloud' hosted transportation management and order fulfillment software platform to e [ ... ]

JBS To Pay $1.3 Billion For PrimoJBS To Pay $1.3 Billion For Primo

JBS SA, the world’s biggest meat producer, said it plans to increase exports to Asia after paying $1.3 billion to buy Primo Group, the largest produ [ ... ]

Ebola Stokes Liberian Food ShortageEbola Stokes Liberian Food Shortage

The Ebola crisis is exacerbating food shortages in Liberia as a lack of labour hinders production.

US Pie Prices Climb And Turkey DropsUS Pie Prices Climb And Turkey Drops

Americans will be paying the second-highest costs on record for their Thanksgiving dinners, even though turkeys are cheaper.

Technology

Google Is Targeted As EU Lawmakers Weigh Call To Split Web-Search Providers Google Is Targeted As EU Lawmakers Weigh Call To Split Web-Search Providers

European Union lawmakers seeking to combat what they consider anti-competitive behaviour by Google Inc. are weighing a call to split up companies that [ ... ]

World Customs Organisation Adds Tracekey To Its Network To Combat CounterfeitingWorld Customs Organisation Adds Tracekey To Its Network To Combat Counterfeiting

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) has added Tracekey Solutions to its global network of track & trace, and authentication solutions, interfaced [ ... ]

Facebook Warns Marketers On Ad PostingsFacebook Warns Marketers On Ad Postings

Facebook is telling marketers to stop putting up posts that look like advertisements, unless they actually are paid promotions.

Retailers Warned About Locking Out Alternative Payment Systems Retailers Warned About Locking Out Alternative Payment Systems

As the fallout from CVS Health Corp. and Rite Aid Corp’s decision to disable Apple Pay in their stores continues, retailers have been cautioned abou [ ... ]

Packaging Design

Irish Uncertain On Food LabellingIrish Uncertain On Food Labelling

A mere 11 per cent of Irish consumers feel the country-of-origin labelling on food produce in Irish shops achieves sufficient clarity, according to a  [ ... ]

Ardagh Wins Three Packaging AwardsArdagh Wins Three Packaging Awards

Irish glass packaging giant Ardagh Group was awarded three Clear Choice Awards by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI).

Revenues Soar At Smurfit KappaRevenues Soar At Smurfit Kappa

Revenues soar for at Smurfit Kappa Paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa saw its pre-tax profit jump an impressive 39 per cent to €231 million for [ ... ]

Tesco Announces Scottish Communities To Benefit From Single-Use Bag ChargeTesco Announces Scottish Communities To Benefit From Single-Use Bag Charge

As British shoppers start paying for plastic carrier bags, supermarket chain Tesco has announced that it will help communities across Scotland benefit [ ... ]