Foods / beverages

JAB Holding in pact to buy US bakery chain Panera Bread for $7.2 bn

06 Apr 2017

Panera Bread is a bakery-café fast casual restaurant chain with operations in the US and Canada, where it employs over 100,000 people and generates annual revenues of $5 billion

IRCTC to operate all base kitchens under new Railways catering policy

05 Apr 2017

JAB Holding in advanced talks to buy US bakery chain Panera Bread

05 Apr 2017

Panera Bread receives takeover interest, explores strategic options including a sale

04 Apr 2017

US regulator grants conditional approval to Danone-WhiteWave Foods merger

04 Apr 2017

Reckitt Benckiser mulls £2.4 bn sale of foods division

03 Apr 2017

“World’s strongest coffee” arrives in US stores

01 Apr 2017

EPA decides against ban on use of chlorpyrifos on fruits and vegetables

31 Mar 2017

Danone to sell US subsidiary Stonyfield to close acquisition of WhiteWave

31 Mar 2017

UK food industry urged to cut sugar 20% in cakes, chocolates to fight obesity

31 Mar 2017

Police in Ireland launch probe after poop found in Coke cans

30 Mar 2017

Coffee Day slaps customer who finds roaches in food counter

28 Mar 2017

MPs call for controlling “deep discounting” of unhealthy foods by supermarkets to tackle childhood obesity

28 Mar 2017

Yogi effect: chicken, mutton, egg dealers down shutters in UP

25 Mar 2017

With Hindutva forces to the fore in Uttar Pradesh, harried sellers of non-vegetarian items have decided to shut shop, not only affecting the diet of citizens but also threatening an escalation of vegetable prices

‘Green’ chicken, lab-grown duck may soon be on your menu

22 Mar 2017

Growing meat in the lab from stem cells is not just a faddish experiment – it is very much a commercial proposition, as rearing meat in the traditional way is resource-intensive and damaging to the environment

Unilever prepares to sell Flora, Bertolli and Stork brands for around £6 bn

20 Mar 2017

Kraft Heinz, which made and then withdrew an unsolicited $143-billion takeover bid for Unilever, may emerge as a possible buyer for the "spreads" business, which generates 4 per cent of Unilever’s entire revenue

McDonald’s takes cautious steps to digital ordering

16 Mar 2017

Ferrero International to buy US chocolate confectionery maker Fannie May

16 Mar 2017

Spicy foods could cause aggressive behaviour: study

14 Mar 2017

‘Gluten-free’ diet not great – may actually lead to diabetes

11 Mar 2017

Nestle to cut sugar content in its confectionary products by 10%

08 Mar 2017

Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food expands dog food recall

07 Mar 2017

Nestle, Coca-Cola to dissolve tea joint venture from 2018

04 Mar 2017

McDonald’s shocker: Kolkata family served with fried lizard

03 Mar 2017

Subway denies report on adulterated roasted chicken in sandwiches

01 Mar 2017