Finnish ingredients and branded foods player Raisio – the owner of the stanol-cholesterol reduction brand Benecol, will continue seeking acquisitions, it announced in its 2010 financial statement that saw EBIT come in at €19.4m for the year.
Cocoa powder and dark chocolate has equivalent polyphenol content and greater antioxidant and flavanol content than various super fruits, claims a new study by research scientists based at the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition.
This week saw chocolate maker Lindt reporting strong growth across all its main regions and consolidated sales of CHF 2.58bn for its financial year 2010, with an analyst claiming the time is ripe for the firm to capitalise on recovery in consumer sentiment.
Roll up, roll up, the Great CAP Reform Circus is back in town. Missing those long arguments about the future of farm support? Hungry for more debate about how best to limit spiraling European farm commodity prices?
UK confectioner, Lees Foods, aims to mitigate the recent surge in coconut prices and ongoing hikes in packaging material costs through improved efficiencies and passing off a proportion of input costs to its customers.
Kraft is likely to have a robust defence in relation to the reported investigation into any tax bill it might be liable for following its takeover of Cadbury in February 2010, claims a UK tax law analyst.
Archer Daniel Midlands (ADM) has said it is now the 100 percent owner of Golden Peanut Company after it acquired all outstanding stock from Alimenta (USA), from Alimenta S.A, an international trading company based in Switzerland.