Mars, Incorporated (“Mars”) have announced a merger agreement with Chicago-based Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (NYSE: WWY) (“Wrigley”) in a transaction valued at approximately $23 billion...

The International Grains Council and Rabobank have indicated that the world’s production of wheat is likely to increase by about 40 tonnes on last year’s figure. With wheat prices reaching...

A summit, headed by UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has discussed concerns about rising global food prices. The summit was attended by 25 experts including UN World Food Program Chief Josette Sheeran,...

Tetsuya’s and Rockpool have once again been recognised among the top 50 restaurants worldwide in the highly coveted Restaurant Magazine list. The awards, held overnight, were started in 2002 and...

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) in America has blamed the food-for-fuel program for the high cost of commodities. The food-for-fuel legislation provides incentives to farmers to use corn in...

The Chinese Government have outlined a draft food safety law which will ensure harsher penalties for producers breaking the law. The new law would pave the way for judges to give a life sentence to anyone...

New technology has been created to assist convenience store operators with identifying consumers who are underage. The technology will compare the potential consumer’s face to that of people who...

As the price of food continues to rise protests have been becoming more prevalent. While few major protests have been held so far there is growing concern that continued rises will cause greater social...

Multinational retailer Tesco has been named Retailer of the Year at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona with French supermarket operators Carrefour rewarded with the prize of top food retailer in Europe. The...

More than 50 consumer groups worldwide are uniting to seek a stricter code for marketing junk food to children. They are wanting to restrict internet and television advertising campaigns and trying to...