Food and Beverage Tobacco

  • TOKYO/ LONDON, Nov 8- British American Tobacco PLC plans to test a new tobacco-based cigarette alternative in Japan next month, it said on Tuesday, taking aim at Philip Morris International Inc's popular iQOS and Japan Tobacco Inc's Ploom Tech. It sells Vype e-cigarettes, which use nicotine liquid, in several European markets and is testing iFuse, a liquid-based...

  • LONDON, Nov 7- The value of merger and acquisition deals between UK companies has plunged 62 percent to a 30 year-low since the country's vote to leave the European Union, according to Thomson Reuters data, in a sign of the uncertainty gripping businesses. Softbank's $30.7 billion deal to buy UK- based chip designer ARM Holdings in July had sparked hopes among...

  • *India hosts WHO tobacco treaty conference Nov. 7-12. NEW YORK/ NEW DELHI, Nov 3- The leadership of a World Health Organization treaty on tobacco control has proposed barring delegates with ties to state-owned tobacco firms from its conference next week, tightening its application of rules to shut out the industry from policy making. The proposal, if adopted at the...

  • *India hosts WHO FCTC tobacco-control conference Nov. 7-12. NEW YORK/ NEW DELHI, Nov 3- The leadership of a World Health Organization treaty aimed at controlling tobacco could be about to get tougher with the global tobacco industry. The proposal, if adopted by the full Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at the conference in India, could affect delegates sent...

  • *India hosts WHO FCTC tobacco-control conference Nov. 7-12. NEW YORK/ NEW DELHI, Nov 3- The World Health Organization is about to get tough with the global tobacco industry. The proposal, if adopted by the full Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at the conference in India, could affect delegates sent by countries like China and Vietnam, where governments own...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *Companies struggle with fall in Egyptian currency. CAIRO, Oct 31- Business is grinding to a near-halt in Egypt as companies struggle to keep pace with a rapid slide in the black market value of the pound. Bassem Hussein, whose company imports, processes and packages coffee and spices, stopped buying two weeks ago as the depreciation of the Egyptian currency...

  • *India hosts WHO anti-tobacco conference Nov. 7-12. NEW DELHI, Oct 27- India's $11 billion tobacco industry has urged the government to take a softer line on tobacco control efforts when it hosts a World Health Organization conference in New Delhi next month, but officials say the government will not bow to "pressure tactics". In documents obtained by a Reuters...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record, Volkswagen AG's $14.7 billion deal arising from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back polluting cars in mid-November. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco signed off on VW's settlement...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday approved Volkswagen AG's record $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would begin buying back the cars in mid-November. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco marked a pivotal moment for VW as it aims to move past a...

  • *Deal brings together Newport, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall brands. LONDON, Oct 21- British American Tobacco has offered to buy out U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc in a $47 billion takeover that would create the world's biggest listed tobacco company with brands including Newport, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall. It would also give the British company- which has...

  • Reynolds stock smoking hot after $47B BAT offer

    Shares of Reynolds American spike after British American Tobacco offers to buy the rest of the tobacco company.

  • *Deal brings together Newport, Kent and Pall Mall brands. LONDON, Oct 21- British American Tobacco has offered to buy U.S. tobacco company Reynolds American Inc in a $47 billion deal that would bring together Newport, Kent and Pall Mall cigarettes in the world's biggest listed tobacco company. The British group, which has a 42 percent stake in Reynolds, said its offer...

  • A pile of Benson & Hedges Gold cigarettes, produced by British American Tobacco Plc.

    British American Tobacco has offered to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal.