The Senate Agriculture Committee approved legislation Wednesday to enhance the quality of nutrition in federal feeding programs, including provisions that would help reverse the decline of milk consumption in schools.
UK’s R&R Ice Cream, owned by funds controlled by PAI Partners, France, and Nestlé S.A., Switzerland, are in advanced discussions to set up a new joint venture covering ice cream based in Europe and Africa. The proposed joint venture will capitalize on the strengths and innovation expertise of the two companies.
Unilever USA, Englewood Cliffs, N.Y., acquired the premium Italian gelato business, GROM. The GROM acquisition will strengthen Unilever’s ice cream portfolio and help to further capitalize on the growth of the premium gelato market.