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Reliance Retail’s private labels revolution spooks global FMCG makers

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PepsiCo renames Aunt Jemima pancakes, syrup as Pearl Milling Company

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Unilever eyes sales growth again as Asian demand grows

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Beyond Meat, PepsiCo to collaborate on plant-based snacks

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Couche-Tard CEO would love second shot at Carrefour deal

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Palm oil planters say protest campaigns hinder sustainability shift

Sime Darby tries to defend its environmental record over palm oil plantations.

Couche-Tard drops $20bn Carrefour takeover plan

Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard has dropped its US$19.6 billion bid to acquire European retailer Carrefour SA after th...

Staples makes US$2.1 billion bid for rival Office Depot

Nearly five years after the FTC scuttled a merger plan, US giants try again.

How much plastic are you eating?

In a month, we ingest the weight of a 4x2 Lego brick in plastic, and in a year, the amount of plastic in a fireman's hel...

Nestle takes Plant Harvest brand to China after successful ANZ launch

Nestle has launched Harvest Gourmet brand in China.

In world first, Singapore approves lab-grown chicken meat

Lab-grown chicken meat will soon be produced and sold in Singapore.

[Updated] China to impose anti-dumping duties on Australian wine imports

Australia’s trade minister Simon Birmingham called the tariffs unjustifiable.

Indonesia palm oil deforestation exposing firms to US$10 billion of risks

Major FMCG companies using palm oil in products could cost themselves more than $10 billion this year, according to a st...

Nestle sells Chinese business unit Yinlu

Nestle has sold off one of its Chinese businesses.

Nestle uses insect proteins in pet food in environmental move

Nestle's Purina brand is launching a line of pet food using insects, as it tests more environmentally sustainable protei...

McDonald’s launches new growth strategy; beats profit estimates

McDonald's Corp said on Monday it would test a loyalty program for customers and launch a new crispy chicken sandwich ne...