Premier focuses on a second-half turnround

Food company cheers investors by sticking to profit forecasts

WH Group: third little piggy

Third time should be a charm for Sino-US pork producer

Foreign food chains face China disruption

Checks ordered after key supplier accused of selling expired meat

WH Group cuts valuation for rebooted IPO

Sino-US pork group pares price from HK$8 to HK$6.20 a share

Tesco taps brains behind Dove ads

Lewis was responsible for brands such as Lynx and Tresemmé

Tesco: Clarke, not Superman

Philip Clarke’s replacement has never run a food retailer

Antonio Soto, Asia Manager of AJE Group posed for a photoshoot at AJE factory in Cikarang, West Java, Indonesia. June 5, 2014. Rony Zakaria for The Financial Times
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A Peruvian upstart takes on Asia

Cola-maker AJE feels it knows what poorer consumers want

Safety scandal hits McDonald’s and KFC

Supplier to chains in China accused of supplying rotting meat

The Paper Mill

Life after death for traditional boozer

Micropub model offers route to revival for venues

Home of cricket targets stomachs first

Lord’s redevelopment will be funded by more catering

Zanetti appoints banks for Milan listing

Banca IMI and BNP Paribas to work on offering

Chocoholics prepare for more bad news

Cocoa price rises are about to be passed on to US consumers

German sausage makers face €338m fine

A world without water

The first instalment of a series on the threat of water scarcity

Lindt: wrapped chocolate

Company coy about terms of its purchase of Russell Stover

The power of parent bloggers

Advertisers are courting the most influential mums online -and the odd dad

Lindt buys US rival Russell Stover

Swiss chocolate maker expands presence in North America

AB InBev could slake thirst for takeovers

Expectations growing for consolidation move with SABMiller

Lindt poised to acquire Russell Stover

$1.4bn chocolate deal would shake up US confectionery market

Chinese group buys PizzaExpress for £900m

Cinven chain latest example of Chinese appetite for assets

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