Sara Lee announced last week that it has signed an agreement to acquire Café Damasco, a coffee business based in the southern region of Brazil. The acquisition price represents a multiple of around...

US food group Sara Lee has agreed to sell its North American fresh bakery operations to Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo in a deal worth US$959 million, following months of speculation over Sara Lee’s...

Food manufacturer Sara Lee is reformulating the recipes on two of its bread products in the US to remove high fructose corn syrup. It is reformulating its Sara Lee Soft and Smooth white and whole wheat...

Jobs are under threat at the Spanish arm of US food giant Sara Lee as the company reviews its bakery operations in the country.Sara Lee has been looking at different ways to distribute its bread throughout...

Nestlé has announced plans to sue Sara Lee over alleged patent infringements of the Nespresso design by the new L’OR Espresso product. The Nespresso individual-pod coffee system, where a single...

Sara Lee said today (14 June) that chairman and CEO Brenda Barnes, who has been on a temporary medical leave of absence, is recovering from a stroke.”I know there has been a lot of speculation on...

US food group Sara Lee yesterday (6 May) reported a loss for its fiscal third quarter but lifted its forecast for underlying earnings for the full year.The company posted a net loss of US$336m for the...

Sara Lee Corp. announced today its new L’OR Espresso capsules have reached retail stores in France. The company delivered yesterday the first batch of one million of its innovative capsules to more...

Sara Lee announced on February 23rd that it has sourced the first sustainable tea approved by its partner US CERTIFIED.  Sara Lee already sells UTS CERTIFIED coffee, having recently announced plans to...

Sara Lee, global manufacturer and marketer of consumer products, announced last week that in 2009 it expanded its lead as the world’s largest buyer of UTZ CERTIFIED® coffee by exceeding target of...