Food

Bonduelle wants to acquire competitor Green Giant

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French Bonduelle, which sells frozen and canned vegetables, wants to acquire its American competitor Green Giant. The move is meant to strengthen the French company's position in North America.

Kaiser's Tengelmann will buy potatoes, fruit and vegetables through Edeka

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From 1 August onward, Kaiser's Tengelmann will buy fruit and vegetables through Edeka, which is one way for both supermarket organizations to circumvent the Bundeskartellamt's ban on Edeka's intended acquisition. This new move adds another chapter in the soap surrounding Edeka's desired acquisition of Kaiser's.

Suppliers struggle because of British competition war

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Many small and average-sized suppliers to British supermarkets are in financial trouble as those retailers pay increasingly competitive prices and increase payment periods as a result of the ever-enduring price war they have wage against each other and the popular Lidl and Aldi.

Lower sales for Palm

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Belgian beer brewery Palm has not kept its promise to finish 2014 strongly, as lower beer consumption dipped the company into a 1.3 million euro loss. Nevertheless, the brewery is hopeful for its 2015 performance.

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