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JT to buy Natural American Spirit

Japan Tobacco will acquire the Reynolds American brand for $US5.0 billion.

World food prices lowest in 7 years: FAO

International food commodities slump including milk, vegetable oils, sugar and cereals.

Mars’ price-fixing charge dropped

Examination of company ends two years after alleged collusion with Hershey’s and Nestle.

Madrid blocks Coca-Cola ad

Move comes as beverage company plans to dismiss 1200 Spanish workers.

Nestle to face court

Swiss food giant being sued in US for allegedly using supplier linked to slave labour.

India seeks damages from Nestle

Indian government files suit against company after tests find excessive lead levels in Maggi noodles.

Teva to expand operations

Israeli pharmaceutical giant in talks to purchase generic drug business, Allergan.

Burt’s Bees co-founder, namesake dies

Unconventional US beekeeper who co-founded global line of natural beauty products passes away.

Silicon Valley startups target food

Wave of Silicon Valley-style disruption hits food industry.

Sharp in “selective default”

Japanese electronics company struggles to repair tattered balance sheet.