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Aryzta names new Europe CEO as Murphy steps down

Former Friesland Campina chief operating officer Gregory Sklikas has been appointed CEO of Aryzta’s European business.

ABF posts positive trading update

Associated British Foods was upbeat about its UK bakery, sugar, ingredients and cereals businesses as it posted a trading update this morning, with underlying profit said to be “ahead of expectations”.

Hershey rejects Mondelez takeover bid

Mondelez International, owner of Cadbury, has had its latest £19bn takeover offer for US snack and confectionary manufacturer Hershey rejected and will now end its attempts to acquire the company.

Ancient grain markets to grow by over 20%

The global seed market is predicted to be worth £4.43bn by 2020, and ancient grain markets are set to experience a 20% growth, according to global market research and consulting firm Mordor Intelligence.

Sugar prices rocket

There has been a 37.9% increase in sugar prices year on year (yoy) due to concerns over dwindling supplies, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) price index.

New export guidance from FDF and FDEA

The new guidance for food and drink manufacturers from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) is designed to help exporters compete in the global marketplace. 

Wheat prices expected to stay low

Wheat prices are expected to stay low, despite an estimated 1m-hectare reduction in global planting.

Pies for rail travellers on Global Scouse Day

Rail travellers across the UK will get a taste of Liverpool on 28 February.

Solvay launches two new flavours to “help reduce sugar”

Vanilla flavour manufacturer, Solvay Aroma Performance, has launched two new natural flavours.

United Biscuits (UB) has launched a Chinese eCommerce store
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UB launches Chinese eCommerce store

Biscuit manufacturing group United Biscuits (UB) has launched an eCommerce store for Chinese consumers on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global platform.

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