Unilever, the world’s second largest consumer group company, has announced the sale of Bertolli Olive Oil and Vinegar to the Spanish-based Grupo SOS, owner of the Carbonell brand, for €630m. The...

Increasingly feeling the pain at the pump, more American consumers are taking steps to compensate for rising gas prices, according to new research from The Nielsen Company. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent)...

The US House Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Credit Card Fair Fee Act (H.R. 5546) could have wide reaching implications for credit providers and retailers alike. The proposed legislation would...

Online grocery retail has proven incredibly successful in the UK in recent years and has already been touted as an environmentally-friendly option – as it could reduce traffic on the road. Waitrose,...

Salt reduction has been a key issue in recent years, with the creation of the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) group which seeks to lower intake worldwide. Already the UK has witnessed a rapid decline...

The valuable contribution the dairy industry makes to the New Zealand economy has been highlighted in a report prepared by Statistics NZ for Fonterra, which shows that over a quarter of the country’s...

Food and drink manufacturers prevented over half a million tonnes of food waste being created in 2006 by sending food by-products for uses such as animal feed, according to the results of a survey published...

An All Party Parliamentary Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry Group (APPG) has been launched in the United Kingdom to develop the profile of the UK’s biggest manufacturing sector and promote its...

UK retailer Waitrose has seen demand for ‘restaurant-style foods’ soar as rising costs put greater strains on household spending. Sales of nibbles – from olives and dips to gourmet sharing...

The global store shelf will soon offer American consumers foods that move beyond addressing health concerns to those which improve their mood, firm their skin and sharpen their intelligence. According...