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Another UK retailer could delist John West tuna
July 27:A second UK supermarket chain has threatened to stop selling John West canned tuna, unless the Thai Union Group-owned seafood brand promises to use more sustainable fishing methods, according to a report in The Times.

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Refresco expands its contract filling into North America
July 27:Leading European soft drinks and fruit juice contract filler Refresco is expanding into North America with the acquisition of US-based bottler Whitlock Packaging.

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Anheuser-Busch closes in on SABMiller acquisition
July 26: World-leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has raised its offer for London-based rival SAB Miller. It is in response to the fall in the value of Sterling in the wake of the vote to leave the EU in the UK referendum, and a rise in the value of AB InBev shares devalued the offer.

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Nestlé Waters smart about bottling factory
July 21:Sanpellegrino Group, a division of Nestlé Waters, has opened a €16 million ($17.6m) mineral water bottling plant in Castrocielo, Italy.

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Amul to set up two dairy plants
July 21:Indian dairy cooperative Amul plans to set up two plants in the Indian cities of Kolkata and Pune at a cost of Rs 320 crore ($47.6 million).

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Canned pasta recalled in the UK
July13:UK grocery retailers Sainsbury’s and Tesco are recalling some canned pasta products as they may contain pieces of rubber.

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Record M&As for FMCG companies in 2015, says report
July 12:Mergers and acquisitions have become the main driver for revenue growth amongst the leading 50 consumer goods manufacturers, according to global strategy consultancy OC&C.

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Venezuela write down continues to dog PepsiCo
July 11:Last year’s write down of PepsiCo’s investments in Venezuela continue to have an impact on the global soft-drinks and snacks finances, with sales from all its operations in the second quarter to 11 June of US$15.4 billion, down 3 percent on the same period in 2015.

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Danone seeks health synergies with $ 12.5BN WhiteWave buy
July 7:French food giant Danone is to acquire WhiteWave Foods, a Colorado, US-based manufacturer of natural and health-focused foods, in a deal worth $12.5 billion including debt.

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Debate over salmon cannery closure in Canada
July 7: A federal committee in Ottawa has hosted a debate over the closure of the last salmon-canning plant in British Colombia (BC).

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Main News
Thursday, July 07
· China to curb imported infant formula
· Ban on Coca-Cola Vietnam products lifted
Wednesday, July 06
· NFPC fails to receive noteworthy dairy bid
Tuesday, July 05
· EU opens Anheuser-Busch InBev trade probe
Monday, July 04
· Anheuser-Busch InBev welcomes clearance decision
Thursday, June 30
· PepsiCo reintroduces controversial sweetener
· Ramirez captains ship at seafood producer
· Swiss giant targets health science with new chief
· DMK set for cost-cutting measures
· Volume despair leads to closure in Tampere
· Central America dairy plant deal revealed
· Dairy giant shuts Scottish operation
· Coca-Cola Sabco opens Mozambique plant
Tuesday, June 28
· AB InBev agrees compensation deal with Kirin
· Jax Coco names Cattin chief executive
Friday, June 17
· Philadelphia to tax sugary soft drinks from next year
· Lightweight two-piece aerosol cans used for starch brand
Thursday, June 16
· Monster’s super-sodas are aimed at Mountain Dew
Wednesday, June 15
· MBEs for the founders of BrewDog
Friday, June 10
· Peroni celebrates 170 years with collectible cans
· Cans are a better choice for brewer Hobsons
Thursday, June 09
· London craft brewer stands out after label redesign
Wednesday, June 08
· Coca-Cola to buy soy drink brand in Latin America
Monday, June 06
· Tetra Pak commits to 100 percent renewable energy
Friday, June 03
· Master PepsiCo marketer Enrico dies at 71
Thursday, June 02
· Another step taken toward AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller
Wednesday, June 01
· Mead Johnson shapes up to the Asian market
Thursday, May 26
· Craft brewer pioneers sea-life-safe six-packs for cans
Wednesday, May 25
· European Commission clears AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller
Wednesday, May 18
· Underlying growth for global No2 brewer SABMiller
· America to be celebrated on Budweiser cans
Monday, May 16
· ‘Natural’ lager in cans to change consumer perceptions
Friday, May 13
· Reorganisation for AB InBev in Central and South America
Wednesday, May 11
· Green light in Africa for SABMiller and Coca-Cola
Monday, May 09
· Solid start to 2016 for Kraft Heinz
Thursday, May 05
· Dressing and sauces giant Ventura expands with Cargill acquisition
Wednesday, May 04
· More divestments in Europe for Anheuser-Busch InBev
Tuesday, May 03
· La Costeña to expand its bean canning in Minnesota
Friday, April 29
· Glarus set to enter canning market
· Red Gold in label commitment
Wednesday, April 27
· Anuorn set for $7.5m fish canning plant
· Coca-Cola in $185m China investment
Tuesday, April 26
· Spotlight on BPA by Euro food standards agency
Monday, April 25
· Carlsberg to invest in Tuborg for success in Vietnam
Friday, April 22
· High-barrier transparent plastics food packs launched
Wednesday, April 20
· Strong first quarter for brewer Heineken
· Net profit slips in first quarter for PepsiCo
Tuesday, April 19
· Coke reveals new pack designs in Mexico
· Anheuser-Busch InBev accepts offer from Asahi
Friday, April 15
· AB InBev agrees to concessions in South Africa

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