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Pectins expansion for Danisco

Pectins expansion for Danisco

In response to an increasing worldwide demand for pectin, Danish
ingredients company Danisco is to expand its Czech production
capacity by 40 per cent to accommodate an expected growth rate of
5-6 per cent on the world market.

Thorntons bidding hots up

Thorntons bidding hots up

Several more potential bidders have emerged for UK-based chocolate
manufacturer and retailer Thorntons, which earlier this month
confirmed that it had begun discussions with a financial investor.
But the company will hope for a swift...

Cloetta Fazer unfazed

Cloetta Fazer unfazed

Tough economic conditions have taken their toll on Scandinavian
confectionery group Cloetta Fazer. A contraction in the Swedish
market has resulted in a drop in profit for the third quarter of
2003, which the company has attributed...