SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - North AmericaEU edition | Asian edition

News > Manufacturers

2012 in business... Kraft's split, ConAgra's buying spree, Kellogg snaps up Pringles and BPI decimated by 'pink slime' slurs

By Elaine WATSON , 20-Dec-2012
Last updated on 20-Dec-2012 at 00:27 GMT

2012 was a roller coaster ride for the food industry, with Kraft and Sara Lee engaging in some serious corporate re-engineering, ConAgra finally getting its hands on Ralcorp, and Kellogg snapping up Pringles after former suitor Diamond Foods' plans were derailed by accounting problems. Check out FoodNavigator-USA's round up of the top business stories of the year.

Subscribe to our FREE newsletter

Get FREE access to authoritative breaking news, videos, podcasts, webinars and white papers. SUBSCRIBE

All Galleries

Innovating with microalgae: A day at the Solazyme HQ

Algae dream becomes reality for Solazyme: ‘Today we’re making products, not power point presentations’

Given its apparently limitless potential to feed and fuel the world, there is a huge buzz around...

Food entrepreneurs to watch: From coffee flour to almond water

Food & beverage entrepreneurs to watch: From coffee flour & hybrid burgers to egg white chips

Selling everything from coffee flour to ‘Chimp Food’, egg white chips, artichoke water and kids’ tea, here's...

'Monster Energy Sunrise will have 'Orangina-type flavor': CEO Sacks

'Monster Energy Sunrise will have 'Orangina-type flavor': CEO Rodney Sacks

Monster Energy CEO Rodney Sacks insists new launch Ultra Sunrise will not go head-to-head PepsiCo's Mountain Dew...

Candy barons: Top 9 richest candymen and women

Where does the distribution of wealth lie in the $196bn global confectionery industry?

New hires gallery: SunOpta, Mondelez, Daiya Foods, Herbalife

New hires: SunOpta, Mondelez, Daiya Foods, Herbalife, Flowers Foods, Nu-Tek, Tate & Lyle, PureCircle, Sweetleaf

Check out who’s moving onwards and upwards with the latest FoodNavigator-USA round-up of new hires in food...

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Events from partners...