Campbell Soup Co. has appointed former Coca-Cola Co. executive Gareth Edgecombe to the role of president of its operations in Asia-Pacific.Edgecombe will be responsible for the company’s Australian,...

US food group Cargill has announced a shake-up of its senior management, naming current CFO David MacLennan into the new role of president and chief operating officer.The company’s chairman and CEO,...

Wallace McCain, chairman of Canadian food group Maple Leaf Foods, and co-founder of frozen chip maker McCain Foods, has died at the age of 81. McCain died on Friday (13 May) in Toronto following a battle...

Bread giant Goodman Fielder has announced a reduction in its expected profits following a “soft” third quarter, with businesses affected by retailer competition between Coles and Woolworths,...

Pietro Ferrero, the joint chief executive at Italian confectionery giant Ferrero, has died in South Africa, the company has confirmed. Mr Ferrero, 48, was on a business trip in South Africa, a spokesman...

The chairman of Australian food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has warned that the company “continues to confront commodity cost pressures and significant price volatility”. In a letter sent...

Woolworths today confirmed the retirement of CEO Michael Luscombe, and his replacement by the company’s Chief Operating Officer for Australian Food and Petrol, Grant O’Brien. Speculation began...

Fonterra’s chief executive Andrew Ferrier has signalled his intention to step down from the post in the second half of this year.The New Zealand dairy giant revealed yesterday that after eight years...

Woolworths Ltd has once again played down speculation that its chief executive Michael Luscombe is preparing to stand down from his post.Reports have dogged Woolworths over the past month that Luscombe...

Peter Kean, currently Managing Director of Lion Nathan National Foods’ New Zealand and Global Wine businesses, has been appointed Managing Director of food and beverage company National Foods, from 1...