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Carlsberg Group acquires remaining 49% of Olympic Brewery in Greece

      Formed by the merger of Mythos and Olympic, the Olympic Brewery operates two breweries in the areas of Thessaloniki and Euboea. As a strong number two in the market, Olympic brews some of the best known and respected beer brands in the country, including Mythos and Fix. Carlsberg Group CEO, Cees ‘t Hart says: “Olympic Brewery is a historic Greek company and a very strong player in the G ...

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Nestlé acclaimed as ‘world leader’ to tackle climate change in supply chain

Nestlé has been recognised for engaging its suppliers to tackle climate, water and forest-related risks in its supply chain. For the second year in a row, the international not-for-profit CDP has included Nestlé in its supplier engagement leader board. The Global Supply Chain report is being released today. Nestlé is one of only 58 companies included out of a total of 3,300 assessed, putting it among just 2 ...

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Explore Nestlé’s 2018 CSV Prize semi-finalists

    From over 1000 entries, 56 applicants hav   e now been shortlisted. Working in countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, they each seek to address a growing need for good nutrition, safe water and economic opportunities.   The prize – established eight years ago – supports social entrepreneurs tackling the world’s biggest issues in nutrition, water and ru ...

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BAYN EUROPE IS SETTING UP A SUBSIDIARY IN CHINA FOR SUGAR REDUCTION

  Bayn Europe AB has signed a joint venture agreement with real estate development company HuaHe International Asset Management Ltd. to introduce sugar reduction to the China market. Both partners agreed on a cooperation model and mutual commitments for the set up of joint venture. Bayn will hold 65% of equity and HuaHe will hold 35%. Further to rolling up a sugar reduced concept store under Bayn Europ ...

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Bacardi to Acquire PATRÓN Tequila

Adds clear market leader in fast-growing super-premium tequila segment to iconic portfolio Hamilton, Bermuda, and Schaffhausen, Switzerland, January 22, 2018—Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announced today that it is expanding its portfolio of premium spirits with a definitive agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Patrón Spirits International AG and it ...

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

        The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030. This goal is the centerpiece of the Company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to back with a multi-year investment that includes ongoin ...

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Haas is now a member of the Bühler Group

The Haas Group, the global market leader in the field of wafer, cookie, and confectionary production systems, is now part of the Bühler Group. After obtaining the approval of the relevant antitrust authorities, the transaction was closed in the first week of January 2018. Whereas this strategic acquisition enables Bühler to complete its Consumer Foods product portfolio, Haas now benefits from the resources ...

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Cocoa Farmers in Côte d’Ivoire continue to live in poverty

New study shows the road to make cocoa a sustainable and high yielding crop is still long New study on cocoa farmers published by the French Development Agency (AFD) and Barry-Callebaut on cocoa farmers Cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire earn approximately €0.86 per day, far below the national poverty level Yield improvement on cocoa farms would be a crucial step forward Even with the support of an increasing a ...

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STRONG BRANDED GROWTH IN A VOLATILE MARKET

Arla delivered a solid business performance throughout 2016 and made a strong start to the delivery of its strategy, Good Growth 2020, despite highly volatile milk markets. While revenue declined due to the global price environment, Arla continued to improve the quality of its sales by moving more milk from bulk to brands, and Arla’s net profit grew 20.7 per cent to EUR 356 million. In the second half of th ...

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Dawn Farms investment in Innovation to create 150 jobs

Dawn Farms, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of cooked and fermented meat ingredients to international foodservice chains and food manufacturers has announced plans to create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The investment by Dawn Farms which will amount to over €25m over the period is focussed on enhancing the company’s R&D capabilities at its Meat Science & Innovation Centre in Naas and is ...

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