Bid for Rexam sparks fears over loss of UK expertise

Takeover by Ball would create US-based drinks can powerhouse

Kraft Heinz will have to pass taste test

New group must face up to a revolution in consumer preferences

Kraft / Heinz
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3G cost-cutters struggle over food sales

Brazil trio’s record of beer sales growth eludes other businesses

AB InBev to appoint JAB chief as chairman

Goudet previously served as Mars finance director

Kraft / Heinz
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Heinz-Kraft: Warren’s buffet

Warren Buffett and 3G have made a lot of money in food. Who is next to be eaten?

Warren Buffett wins two ways on Heinz

Berkshire got $1.1bn in dividends and equity stake value doubled

Mengniu: washed white

Dairy company is spending for the future

Kraft’s sticky problem: American cheese

A taste for the orange, processed fare was never big outside the US

Brazil’s 3G trio show voracious appetite

Group consolidates struggling sector with Heinz-Kraft deal

Kraft deal a departure from Buffett’s past

Merger between Kraft and Heinz provides new acquisitions template

Ruthless operating focus behind 3G rise

Buyout firm has put entire US consumer sector on alert

3G-Buffett to swallow Kraft via Heinz

Buyout group teams up with Berkshire to create $100bn company

The right ingredients for a deal

Merger will create fifth-largest food and beverage company

Fonterra sees industry glass half full

New Zealand milk producer sees supply glut easing

AG Barr up but warns over price pressures

Irn-Bru maker says supermarket wars challenge industry

Monsanto rejects weedkiller cancer link

Seed maker says WHO study contradicts decades of science

Propercorn: founders’ healthy munch hunch

Stavrou and Kohn spotted a market niche in popcorn

UK exports drive into China gathers pace

Food industry calls for more government help to exploit demand

Starbucks aims to brew the right thing

A model for a brand ‘narrative’ in this brave new media world

Greek woes trigger meat consumption slump

But Americans eating more eggs as stigma eases

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