Friday, 27 May 2016
US coffee chain Starbucks expands in China and Cambodia. In Europe, discount powerhouse Aldi experiments with a futuristic concept, while high street icon BHS causes more damage. US soft drink giant Coca Cola partners with a Mexican bottler, and some retail heavyweights reveal their latest results. Have a great weekend, and if you enjoy this edition, don’t forget to share.
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Famous Brands buys fries supplier The South African brands food service franchisor has purchased Lamberts Bay Foods, one of just three fries manufacturers in South Africa.
Quantum foods hangs on Despite a severe drought that forced up feed prices, the South African poultry producer, which two years ago was unbundled from Pioneer Foods, has managed to hold profits flat in the six months to the end of March with a decrease of just 2%.