Manufacturing activity continued to contract in June although the rate of contraction eased according to the latest Australian Industry Group – PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian...

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has announced its intention to acquire Australian brewing giant Foster’s Fijian brewing business. Making the announcement through a media statement, Coca-Cola Amatil said it...

Nestlé today announced that it had signed a partnership agreement taking a 60% stake in the Chinese food company Yinlu Foods Group (Yinlu), subject to regulatory approval in China. Other details of the...

US food giant Kraft Foods is reportedly planning to double the number of Chinese cities in which Cadbury products are sold in just two years. Lorna Davis, president and chairman of Kraft’s business...

French food giant Danone is to enter the Australian market through a dairy products venture with local milk co-op Murray Goulburn. Products from the venture are scheduled for launch next year but Murray...

French retail giant Carrefour has revealed that it is preparing to open its first cash and carry outlet in the Indian market. “The Carrefour Group will open its first cash and carry store in the...

US natural and organic retailer Whole Foods Market has reportedly confirmed its ambition to expand further into the UK market. Whole Foods co-president Walter Robb told the Financial Times that the company...

Club store operator Costco has unveiled plans to increase the pace of its store openings in the Australian market over the next three years. The company, which opened its first Australian store in Melbourne...

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK sweets firm, wants to double export sales as it expands its business in Australia. The company has revealed its target for overseas sales after announcing it will sell Sherbet...

ASX-listed pizza maker Domino’s Pizza Enterprises has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to purchase Pizza Company, a pizza chain which operates 15 stores in Belgium, doubling the size of...