Hershey / PA. (thc) The Hershey Company, a global leader in confection, announced that sales veteran Rob Gehring will join the company as Global Chief Sales Officer, effective January 18, 2016. Gehring joins Hershey from Coca-Cola North America where he served as President, Walmart…
Cambridge / UK. (jbh) Australia’s «Jamaica Blue fine coffees» concept has made its debut in the United Kingdom with the first café, which opened some days ago in Cambridge.
Berlin / DE. (igw) Christmas comes first, then the International Green Week 2016. Early next year the world’s leading exhibition for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be celebrating its 90th anniversary with a packed programme of events, and according to Messe Berlin over 400’000…
Liverpool / UK. (rgf) British Real Good Food Company PLC announced the acquisition of the ISO2 Nutrition sports supplements brand from the administrators of Cre-8tive Health Limited.
Chicago / IL. (adm) Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced that CEO and President Juan R. Luciano has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors, effective January 01, 2016. Luciano succeeds Patricia Woertz, who has served as chairman since 2007, and who…
Dunstable / UK. (wbp) Costa Coffee, Europe’s largest coffee shop chain and part of British Whitbread PLC, grew its worldwide total sales by by 15.3% and like for like UK sales by 3.7%.
Oslo / NO. (ok) Orkla ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire Hamé, a leading branded consumer goods company within food in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Hamé holds strong market positions in numerous categories that represent a good fit with Orkla’s existing portfolio.
Winston-Salem / NC. (kkd) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., member of the South Korean Lotte Group, reported its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, ended November 01.
Louisville / KY. (pj) Papa John’s International Inc., the world’s third largest pizza company, announced the signing of a 38 store development agreement in Northeast France to bring its brand promise of Better Ingredients, Better Pizza to the country. Master franchisee is Hassan Bouanaka.
Washington / DC. (gov) One of the conveniences of modern life, and a boon to those with little time to spend grocery shopping and cooking, was developed by a man who was born on this date in 1886.