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High onion prices are a challenge to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of state elections, the Financial Times reports.
Aug 20- Food distributor Sysco Corp added Nelson Peltz to its board, days after the activist investor disclosed a 7.1 percent stake in the company and called its shares "undervalued". Sysco said it was also appointing Josh Frank, a partner at Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP, to the board effective Friday. "Sysco is a leader in its business, and we believe it is...
Amid a food-delivery boom that's valued Instacart and Blue Apron in the billions, a start-up called ZeroCater is taking a leaner approach.
Hormel foods earnings beat expectations in spite of the bird flu.
General Mills partners with Fulton Beer to make a Wheaties-themed brew.
Kraft Heinz laying off 2,500 employees.
Dean Foods reports mixed Q2 earnings, beating on profit and falling short on revenue.
Forget the feeding frenzy!
Food service giant Aramark is joining the stampede of big food companies toward healthier menu options.
Chinese police are investigating if two distillers added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China.
Whole Foods announces the first five locations for its lower-price "365 by Whole Foods Market."
Venezuelan troops occupied warehouses used by Empresas Polar and Nestle to distribute food and beverages, workers and company officials said.
Amazon planning to test drive-up grocery stores, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal
New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.
Mars Inc. will expand its candy-making operation in Kansas.
The opening of a new Heineken manufacturing site on Sunday will mark the latest salvo in what is a brewing Asia beer war, the Financial Times reports.
July 9- Canadian food distributor Loblaw Companies Ltd said its employees in 69 stores in Ontario have voted to accept a six-year contract, and all ongoing and pending strikes have been canceled. Loblaw said the terms of the contract provide employees and the company "a fair deal and security." Strikes commenced on July 2 in nine stores and strikes scheduled to...
Albertsons files for an Initial Public Offering after being taken private nine years ago.
LONDON/ ATHENS, July 7- The cash economy emerging after the closure of Greece's banks is beginning to paralyze the country's vital olive oil industry as farmers demand cash for supplies that distributors are unable to pay. With the country's lenders at risk of default, Greece's half a million olive growers, many of them small family businesses, fear the banks will...
Hostess Brands has taken itself off the auction block and will pursue an IPO instead. - Reuters