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  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.6 pct. MILAN, April 11- European shares were higher on Monday, reversing earlier losses helped by gains in Italian banks and mining stocks. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.59 percent to 1,311.81 points by 0820 GMT, after gaining 1.2 percent in the previous session.

  • Vanilla shortage could ruin ice cream season

    The rising cost of vanilla beans could mean higher ice cream prices this summer after a poor harvest in Madagascar.

  • Bumble Bee recalls 31k cases of tuna

    The recall comes after discovering products were improperly sterilized at a third-party packing facility.

  • Singapore testing drone food deliveries

    Foodpanda is testing delivering meals to customers using unmanned flying devices in the city-state.

  • Kellogg investigation underway for assembly line urination video

    A video has surfaced online of a man urinating on a factory assembly line, recorded in 2014.

  • Apollo to buy Fresh Market for $1.36B

    The grocery store chain agrees to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

  • Feeling the brand love around the world

    Kat Cole, Focus Brands, discusses the world's expanding taste in food and buying American brands. Also Cole talks about food safety and the minimum wage debate.

  • SolarCity employees unload solar panels from a truck during a home installation in Kendall Park, New Jersey.

    SolarCity's shares popped in morning trade on Tuesday after the alternative energy company announced a deal with Whole Foods.

  • MFS CEO: Food safety driving equipment demand

    Hubertus Muehlhaeuser, Manitowoc FoodService CEO, discusses Manitowoc's split after getting pressure from activist Carl Icahn and weighs in on food safety.

  • We've seen good growth across geography: CEO

    Siobhan Talbot, CEO of Glanbia, discusses the growth of her nutritional company.

  • *Deal valued at about $3.1 bln, including $2.3 bln debt. *Sysco dropped pursuit of smaller rival US Foods last year. Feb 22- Sysco Corp, the largest U.S. food distributor, said it would buy London- based food distributor Brakes Group from Bain Capital Private Equity in a deal valued at about $3.1 billion to strengthen its presence in Europe.

  • Feb 22- Sysco Corp, the largest U.S. food distributor, said it will buy London- based food distributor Brakes Group from Bain Capital Private Equity in a transaction valued at about $3.1 billion to strengthen its presence in Europe. Brakes Group, which has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, Spain, Belgium and Luxembourg, will operate as a...

  • Feb 22- Sysco Corp, the largest U.S. food distributor, said it will buy London- based food distributor Brakes Group from Bain Capital Private Equity for about $3.1 billion, including $2.3 billion of debt. The deal expands Sysco's footprint in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Brakes Group will operate as a standalone company within Sysco, Sysco said in a statement.

  • CEO: Just Eat's been profitable for several years

    David Buttress, CEO of Just Eat, talks about creating profitable businesses within the food takeaway sector.

  • Kids dressed as Hogwarts students drink non-alcoholic "butterbeer".

    'Harry Potter' fans are excited about a new Starbucks drink that supposedly tastes like butterbeer. USA Today reports.

  • Kroger bids to acquire Fresh Market

    The largest supermarket chain in the US is in the second round of bidding for the grocery retailer.

  • EasyJet founder opens 36-cent easyFoodstore

    The founder of the European low-cost airline opens up a discount food store in North West London.

  • Italian cheese firm sells Parmesan-backed bond

    Cheese-maker 4 Madonne Caseificio dell'Emilia raised $6.55 million in mini-bonds guaranteed by wheels of Parmesan.

  • Two farmers cut stalks of rice using a special knife called 'anggapan' during harvest season in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia.

    Indonesian officials routinely inflate rice harvest data, but their latest phony numbers could lead to a severe shortage, officials say.

  • Pedestrians walk by a McDonald's location in New York.

    McDonald's is reaching out to investors about selling a part of the fast-food company's stake in its Japanese arm for about $826.2 million.