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EUROPE

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers EUR33m

Europe's contaminated egg scare, triggered by the presence of the insecticide fipronil in eggs, has cost Dutch poultry farmers at least €33m ($39m), according to a preliminary estimate...

24 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...

By Lisa Jack 17 Aug 2017

AUSTRIA

Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany...

15 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Puratos Group to become equal shareholder in Bidcorp Food Africa

The Puratos Group, a Belgian based company is to become an equal shareholder in Bidcorp Food's Bakery Solutions Division (BBS)...

9 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

EU offers milk farmers €500m to shore up prices

BRUSSELS - The EU announced on Monday another €500m for the bloc's farmers to help reverse the plunge in prices shaking the dairy industry, bringing the total support to one billion euros...

19 Jul 2016

BELGIUM

Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules

BRUSSELS - An EU court on Wednesday threw out an attempt by US drinks giant Coca-Cola to get trademark status for a new design of its iconic fluted bottle throughout the 28-nation bloc.

25 Feb 2016

BELGIUM

AB InBev reports better than expected third quarter

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The world's largest brewer AB InBev reported better-than-expected third-quarter results despite unfavourable macroeconomic conditions that undermined sales, notably in Brazil and the United States.

4 Nov 2013