Strong dollar drags on SABMiller earnings

SABMiller PLC Colombia. Groupo Bavaria. Credit: Tom Parker/OneRedEye

Brewer reports fast-growing sales in Latin America and Africa

Nestlé in talks on ice-cream joint venture

Swiss group looks to merge operations with British manufacturer

Dollar crisis sees flagship investment lose its fizz

South Sudan’s hard currency shortage means stocks have run dry as food insecurity rages

Private equity feasts on restaurant sector

Private equity’s appetite shows no sign of abating

Secretary of State for the Environment, Liz Truss, photographed at DEFRA for UK News.
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Supermarkets urged to promote British food

Liz Truss wants more ‘protected’ brands registered with EU

Nestlé launches premium chocolate brand

Food group rolls out upmarket Swiss Cailler brand

US voices fears on tax probes by Brussels

Washington concerned it will end up bearing cost of extra bills

SABMiller Plc: UK Operations
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Altria clouds SABMiller deal prospects

Marlboro owner’s 27% stake gives group a voice in AB InBev talks

Louis Dreyfus interim profits halve

Commodity trader’s 1H earnings total $130m, down from $260m

Ex-Luxottica head to prime Eataly for IPO

Food emporia chief looks to double revenues within next two years

Guerra takes role at food retailer Eataly

Former Luxottica CEO is appointed executive chairman

Burger King in talks to swallow up Quick

Restaurant Brands to take greater bite into French fast food

Celtic Tiger is slowly prowling back

Investors show renewed optimism in Ireland’s economy

Group cashes in chips with potato power

2 Sisters installs £50m plant to covert waste into energy

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King of Sugar shares pearls of wisdom

Malaysian entrepreneur Robert Kuok on his trading philosophy

Drax deadheads White Rose

Energy company quits consortium hoping to build power and carbon capture plant

Nidera hit by unauthorised biofuel trades

Losses relate to activities of a Rotterdam-based trader over three years since 2012

Looming La Niña cheers commodity bulls

Weather may hit agricultural production

C&C held talks with Carlsberg over UK arm

Discussions come against backdrop of consolidation and tough environment in Russia for Danish group


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