All posts by Matthew McDonald

Foodpro celebrates 50th anniversary with successful show

The largest foodpro to date, the event boasted record numbers of exhibitors and the largest visitor attendance ever in Sydney, with thousands of industry members enjoying the show’s 50th anniversary. First taking place in 1967, the show has since played an important role in the growth of the country’s food processing, packaging and manufacturing sectors, … Continue reading Foodpro celebrates 50th anniversary with successful show

Spice maker McCormick buys Reckitt Benckiser Group’s food division

Reckitt Benckiser Group has entered into an agreement to sell its Food business, including the French’s, Frank’s RedHot and Cattlemen’s brands, to McCormick & Company for $4.2 billion on a cash-free, debt-free basis. Today’s announcement follows a comprehensive strategic review of French’s Food. The valuation achieved reflects the quality of this highly profitable, growth business. McCormick … Continue reading Spice maker McCormick buys Reckitt Benckiser Group’s food division