Two leading New Zealand based primary producers have announced the signing of a heads of agreement with PGG Wrightson to purchase a 50 per cent stake in Silver Fern Farms. PGG Wrightson, a rural servicing...

A new campaign has been launched in the UK challenging businesses and the public sector to end so-called ‘greenwash’ by achieving the new “Carbon Trust Standard” certificate –...

Fraudulent activity has been discovered in the UK which could be leading to the sale of unsafe food. The Food Standards Agency and police are warning food companies to be on the alert to a fraud, which...

InBev have reaffirmed their interest in Anheuser-Busch via a letter prodding a response from the American company. The unsolicited takeover bid, which values Anheuser-Busch at US$46.3b, was made two weeks...

The favourite snacks of children remain confectionery and potato chips but a new survey reports that healthier snacking options are beginning to tried by young children. The survey required children to...

In a week, New York City restaurants will finish the job of eliminating artificial trans fat from the food they serve. The final phase of the City’s trans fat regulation takes effect on July 1, requiring...

The American Beverage Association, a trade organization representing manufacturers and distributors of non-alcoholic drinks, has criticized the decision by a committee of the US Conference of Mayors to...

Chocolaterie Guylian NV (“Guylian”), one of the world’s leading brands of premium Belgian boxed chocolates, has reached an agreement to partner with Lotte Confectionery Co., Ltd. (“Lotte...

Hedging has long been a tool used by companies to counter the impact of potential changes in market conditions, but rarely have restaurants engaged in the practice. With skyrocketing food costs and fears...

Scotland has announced progress in their quest to create their first ‘National Policy for Food and Drink’. The policy will set out to “boost the industry, support healthier and more environmentally...