Greene King offer shows pubs’ resilience

Old Explorer pub, near Oxford St sells Greene King ales, London. nPicture by Neville Elder

Bold bid reflects analyst belief that negative sentiment overdone

Greene King tops up Spirit offer

Proposed deal would create UK’s largest pubs group

Russia widens crackdown on McDonald’s

Moscow launches 200 probes of fast-food chain

US craft beers hit the spot in Britain

American exports to the UK have increased tenfold in past decade

A collage of a pig, solar panels, and a woman holding a smartphone

China’s developers rebuild business model

Companies change tack as house prices fall

IC – October 18 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Europe’s dairies jostle for China foothold

Foreign producers prepare for flood of new milk to hit market

Diageo hopes to reverse China fortunes

New scotch tastes less sour to appeal to sweeter Asian palate

Diageo sales dip amid fierce competition

Distiller’s sales in Asia fall 7.4%

Asia slowdown hits Nestlé sales growth

Food group challenged by strengthening Swiss franc against yen

Europe’s big comeback will shake up sugar

After years of absence, EU is set to become leading player

Brazilians sweeten bid for Chiquita

Cutrale and Safra families improve offer to US banana group

Asia formula sales revival boosts Danone

French dairy producer beats analysts’ sales forecasts

WTO sides with US in Indian poultry fight

Decision over ban on chickens, eggs and pigs comes at tense time

Marine Harvest: more fish than foul

Salmon farms are highly productive and increasingly regulated. That could be a profitable combination

IC – October 11 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Starboard clears out entire Darden board

Activist wins backing in quest to revive restaurant group

PepsiCo raises forecast as profits rise

Strong food sales offset flat drinks business

Raising equity

How Chapel Down, the winemaker, is raising funds through crowdfunding

China food scandal hits Yum sales

KFC owner blames safety scare for cut to full-year profit forecast


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