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Electrolux Vies for U.S. Lead With $3.3 Billion GE Purchase

Electrolux Vies for U.S. Lead With $3.3 Billion GE Purchase | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Electrolux AB agreed to buy General Electric Co.’s century-old appliances unit for $3.3 billion in cash, putting the Swedish company on a par with industry leader Whirlpool Corp. of the U.S.
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Burger King to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

Burger King to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C$12.64 billion ($11.53 billion) in a cash-and-stock
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Electrolux, Quirky in talks to buy GE home appliances unit : Bloomberg

Electrolux, Quirky in talks to buy GE home appliances unit : Bloomberg | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - General Electric Co is reportedly in talks with Sweden's Electrolux AB and Quirky Inc to sell its household appliances unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people
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Sysco announces leadership shuffle following U.S. Foods acquisition - Houston Business Journal

Sysco announces leadership shuffle following U.S. Foods acquisition - Houston Business Journal | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
The company agreed to acquire one of its rivals in December 2013.
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Share a Coke | Coca-Cola Canada

Share a Coke | Coca-Cola Canada | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Hi! Here’s a digital Coke with your name on it that I created on shareacoke.ca. Enjoy! (Share a Coke | Coca-Cola Canada http://t.co/MZl5U1x8ns)
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Big, Fat Worm Shortage Causes Big, Fat Fishing Woes

Big, Fat Worm Shortage Causes Big, Fat Fishing Woes | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
A shortage of big, fat worms called nightcrawlers—a popular bait with freshwater anglers in the U.S.—has pushed up prices nationwide and temporarily wiped out some merchants' stock at the height of summer fishing season.
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Electrolux Confident Europe Coming Out of Recession: Video

Electrolux Confident Europe Coming Out of Recession: Video | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Electrolux AB Chief Executive Officer Keith McLoughlin talks about the outlook for home appliances, data security and European sales. He speaks from London with Guy Johnson and Olivia Sterns on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Pizza Hut, KFC Embrace Web Over Apps for Hungry, Global Customers

Yum! is redesigning its Pizza Hut and KFC websites to allow consumers to easily order from any smartphone, tablet or PC.
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H-E-B, Whole Foods named two of the nation's fastest-growing grocers - San Antonio Business Journal

H-E-B, Whole Foods named two of the nation's fastest-growing grocers - San Antonio Business Journal | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
San Antonio is home to one of the country’s fastest growing food retailers, according to a new report by industry publication Supermarket News (SN).
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Grocers Supply to build warehouse-distribution facility at Pinto Business Park in north Houston - Houston Business Journal

Grocers Supply to build warehouse-distribution facility at Pinto Business Park in north Houston - Houston Business Journal | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
The Houston-based company will consolidate various existing facilities into the new complex.
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Nestle Challenge Grows After $5 Billion Mondelez Merger

Nestle Challenge Grows After $5 Billion Mondelez Merger | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
For Nestle SA, life at the top of the $81 billion coffee market just got more difficult.
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Diageo Offers $1.9 Billion to Gain United Spirits Majority

Diageo Offers $1.9 Billion to Gain United Spirits Majority | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Diageo Plc offered to raise its stake in United Spirits Ltd. to as much as 55 percent to solidify control in the biggest consumer products acquisition in India in a year.
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Pinnacle Foods is front runner to buy Unilever's Ragu - Telegraph.co.uk

Pinnacle Foods is front runner to buy Unilever's Ragu - Telegraph.co.uk | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
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Pinnacle Foods is front runner to buy Unilever's Ragu
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Pinnacle Foods, the US conglomerate, is understood to be the front runner in the $2bn (£1.2bn) sale of Unilever's Ragu brand.
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Why Is Demand for Baby Formula So Strong in China?: Video

Why Is Demand for Baby Formula So Strong in China?: Video | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Bloomberg's Christine Hah explains what's driving the demand for baby formula in China. She speaks with John Dawson on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Coca-Cola to Acquire 17% Stake in Monster Beverage

Coca-Cola to Acquire 17% Stake in Monster Beverage | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest beverage company, agreed to swap some brands and buy a 17 percent stake in Monster Beverage Corp. for about $2.15 billion, increasing its bet on the burgeoning energy-drink market.
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Chiquita gets $625 million buyout offer from Cutrale, Safra

Chiquita gets $625 million buyout offer from Cutrale, Safra | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Chiquita received a $625 million buyout offer from Brazilian agribusiness company Cutrale and investment firm Safra, potentially disrupting its merger agreement with Irish tropical-fruit company Fyffes.
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Could A Mega Merger Between Unilever plc And Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Be ... - The Motley Fool UK

Could A Mega Merger Between Unilever plc And Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Be ... - The Motley Fool UK | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Could A Mega Merger Between Unilever plc And Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Be ...
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Even at first glance, Unilever and Reckitt appear to be an excellent fit.
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BERNAMA - Palm Oil Companies Urged To Venture Into Downstream Activities

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Crab farmers shelling out to protect product(3654) -Go to China

Crab farmers shelling out to protect product(3654) -Go to China | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
(3654) A farmer holds up a hairy crab pulled from the Yangcheng Lake, Jiangsu province. The crab, a Chinese delicacy, hit the market on Friday as this year's season kicked off. Zhu Guigen / For China Daily
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CMO Today: Apple’s Agency Shift May Reflect Broader Trend

CMO Today: Apple’s Agency Shift May Reflect Broader Trend | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Ad firms might want to rethink how many staffers they send to Cannes for next week’s annual ad festival. Traditionally a time for celebration, there are fewer reasons for partying this year,
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The 62 Brands Young Americans Love Most - In Photos: The 62 Brands Young Americans Love Most

The 62 Brands Young Americans Love Most - In Photos: The 62 Brands Young Americans Love Most | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Branding firm Moosylvania asked 1,000 people age 13 to 33 to name their three favorite brands. Of the 620 brands named 62 came up five or more times. (Brands listed in alphabetical order.)
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Hershey, Godiva-Owner Yildiz Holding, Private-Equity Firms make bids for Russell Stover $HSY

Hershey, Godiva-Owner Yildiz Holding, Private-Equity Firms make bids for Russell Stover $HSY | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
The auction of candy maker Russell Stover has drawn a number of interested bidders including Hershey Co. and the maker of Godiva chocolates, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Seafood from Iwaki makes return to Tsukiji

Seafood from Iwaki makes return to Tsukiji | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Fish caught off southern Fukushima Prefecture near Iwaki traded at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on Friday for the first time since the core meltdowns hit the Fukushima No. ...
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Fonterra Gets Approval to Export Infant Formula to China

Fonterra Gets Approval to Export Infant Formula to China | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Fonterra is among the first New Zealand producers of infant formula to get approval from China to export its goods in to the country, under new Chinese regulations aimed at tightening food-safety standards.
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Can This Man Feed the World? Billionaire Harry Stine's Quest to Reinvent Agriculture -- Again

Can This Man Feed the World? Billionaire Harry Stine's Quest to Reinvent Agriculture -- Again | Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Market Leaders | Scoop.it
Harry Stine built an obscure $3 billion empire by breeding a better soybean seed. Now the richest man in Iowa thinks he has revolutionized corn, the Earth's most popular crop.
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