Creating a buzz throughout the global food industry, the H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. announced a merger deal Wednesday to create The Kraft Heinz Company financed in part by American business mogul Warren Buffet, becoming the third largest food and beverage company in North America.
In what will become the world’s third largest quick service restaurant (QSR) company, Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Tim Hortons Inc. have reached an agreement to create what the companies are calling a new “global powerhouse.”
A Russian agency has closed three McDonald’s restaurants because of sanitary violations, though some say this is only the latest example of Russia’s response to strict US and European sanctions amid deteriorating conditions in Ukraine.
Affected by the growing number of refugees without food or water in Iraq, the president of Azersun, the leading food producer in Azerbaijan, has fully funded a rapid cooking system built by UK-based engineering firm Olympus Automation (OAL).
A Garden City, Kansas meat processing plant owned by Beef Products Inc. (BPI) will begin to collect beef trimmings next week and resume operations after controversy surrounding the company’s lean, finely textured beef product forced the facility to close in 2012.
A federal judge on Thursday rejected the state of Utah’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s anti-whistleblowing law, allowing animal rights groups to continue seeking its repeal, according to local new outlets.