California Pizza Kitchen restaurants to open in the Middle East
By Staff blogger - 18 January 11:19

Casual dining chain California Pizza Kitchen, along with its franchise partner Gourmet Gulf, will op

Nestle USA reforms cookie dough after E. coli tests
By Staff blogger - 18 January 11:18

Nestle USA’s baking division will begin using heat-treated flour in the manufacture of its Toll Hous

FDA issues alert on HappyTot, HappyBaby products
By Staff blogger - 18 January 11:17

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public not consume any varieties of Happyto

CEDC expands vodka brand to the US
By Staff blogger - 15 January 10:43

Remy Cointreau US will now import the Zubrowka brand of Vodka from the Central European Distribution

Chocolate market to remain stable in 2010
By Staff blogger - 15 January 10:42

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut predicts a stable market for chocolates in 2010.

Price cuts affect Premier Food's profit
By Staff blogger - 15 January 10:41

UK food manufacturer Premier Foods said its full-year pre-tax profit would be lower than market expe

Primark's new stores help ABF's profits
By Staff blogger - 15 January 10:40

Associated British Foods (ABF) expects a rise in its annual profit.

Ombudsman's groceries supply code of practice begins in Feb
By Staff blogger - 15 January 10:39

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills will create a new body to monitor supermarket beh

Kraft's Cadbury takeover a threat to 30,000 UK jobs, says union
By Staff blogger - 14 January 16:02

Kraft Foods' successful takeover of British confectionery maker Cadbury would put 30,000 UK jobs at

Who ate all the pies?
By Will Self - 14 January 6:27

To sit in Pizza Express is to partake in a mystic communion with the cosmopolitanisation of the Brit

Coca-Cola donates £1m to farmers in Great Barrier Reef
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:31

Soft drink company Coca-Cola donated £1m to cane farmers in the Great Barrier Reef.

Lipton is the biggest buyer of African tea
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:31

Lipton was the biggest buyer of African teas in 2009, according to the latest report from African Te

Rudolph Foods issues allergy alert
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:29

California's pork rind seller Rudolph Foods has issued an allergy alert on some of its products.

Kraft's 'inadequate offer' boosts Cadbury's profits
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:27

Cadbury experienced profits in 2009, as it opposed a hostile takeover from US food company Kraft.

Don Thompson is McDonald's new President
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:13

Don Thompson will be the new President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald's Corporation, the Ch

New protein technology arrests E.coli pathogen
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:12

The biotherapeutic company AvidBiotics and sanitation and pest control supplier Ecolab have agreed t

Cadbury keen on remaining independent
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:08

Cadbury will release a document tomorrow, showing investors that it would be better for the company

Cadbury Bidding war bad for UK workers
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:07

The bidding war between companies based in two separate continents is bad for Cadbury and its workfo

Leading Cadbury investors avoid Kraft CEO
By Staff blogger - 12 January 11:59

Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld's charm offensive on Cadbury's leading shareholders fizzled out early when

World's largest meatless 'Flexitarian' initiative gets underway
By Staff blogger - 11 January 13:04

The North-American contract food service company Compass Group has launched its 'Flexitarian' initia

Scotland unveils new food research strategy
By Staff blogger - 11 January 13:04

Scotland has unveiled a new food research strategy that it hopes will further its National Food and

Soda from fountains have Coliform bacteria, says research
By Staff blogger - 11 January 13:01

Beverages from soda fountain machines could contain harmful bacteria that cause gastric disorders, r

No transparency in UK's nanotechnology food research, say researchers
By Staff blogger - 11 January 13:00

A research committee has accused the food sector in the UK for not being transparent on the use of n

Italy's Ferrero may bid for Cadbury with Hershey
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:45

Italian confectionery company Ferrero is likely to bid for Britain's Cadbury, Reuters reports

Dairy producer Milk Link to invest in its Lockerbie Creamery
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:09

Milk Link has announced plans to upgrade its butter processing capabilities at its Lockerbie creamer

Kraft may increase Cadbury bid
By Staff blogger - 11 January 12:07

Sensing possible moves from competitors such as Hershey, Kraft Foods is likely to increase its Cadbu

Domino's to get new CEO
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:31

US-based pizza delivery chain Domino's is making changes in its senior management

Radiant Systems to provide point-of-sale systems to Wendy's/Arby's Group
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:30

Wendy's/Arby's Group has selected the Atlanta-based Radiant Systems to provide a point-of-sale (POS)

HNFB projects $10mn sales in 2010
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:07

Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage (HNFB) is projecting $10mn worth of sales for 2010.

Nestlé to acquire Kraft's frozen pizza business
By Staff blogger - 11 January 11:06

Nestlé will acquire Kraft Foods' frozen pizza business in the US and Canada for $3.7bn

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