Dutch-British consumer products giant Unilever has announced the surprise sale of its under-performing margarine division, seeking to soothe investor jitters after spurning a takeover bid by US rival Kraft Heinz.
Nestle CEO, Ulf Mark Schneider, has said many food and beverage companies are focused so much on cutting costs that they will undermine their growth prospects, challenging a recent mantra that’s been driven by companies such as Kraft Heinz and AB InBev.
The spread of exotic grains is evidence that globalisation works — the symptom of a happy trend, and not something to be feared, rebutted or destroyed as much populist thinking today would have it. A great thought leader article from The Economist...
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