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Post Holdings prevails in bidding war for Weetabix; appoints new MD

Sally Abbott will step up as MD of Weetabix UK and Ireland, reporting to new owners Post Holding's CEO Rob Vitale at the completion of the transaction. Pic: Weetabix

There will be a management shuffle once US cereal giant Post Holdings has concluded the £1.4bn ($1.76bn) deal for the UK’s 84-year-old cereal business the Weetabix Food Company.

Ingredion showcased four types of specialty starches for baked chips at Snaxpo.

Ingredion introduces new texturizers for baked chips

Amazon is hoping to ship Oreos and Cheerios directly to consumers.  Photo: ©iStock/Jejim

E-commerce expert calms retailers’ fear of Amazon driving away their Oreo and Cheerios customers

Ron Finley needs to raise $500,000 to save his urban farmland project in LA from closure. Pic: Gangsta Gardener

General Mills-owned Annie’s vows to save Ron Finley's urban garden

Cheerios maker General Mills reported a drop in sales amid a price war with competitors. Pic: ©iStock/Sydney Manuel

General Mills’ earnings take a plunge amid price war

US supermarket chains are capitalizing on the growing gluten-free trend by adding gluten-free aisles and employing in-store dieticians. Pic: ©iStock/chameleonseye

Gluten-free reports reiterate enormous opportunities, say market researchers

Nonni's has again launched a seasonal product with its spring-inspired limited batch biscotti. Pic: Nonni's

Nonni’s Foods competes with Oreo with seasonal biscotti

Kernza is the new eco-friendly intermediate wheatgrass that General Mills will be incorporating into its Cascadian Farm products. Pic: TLI

General Mills’ Cascadian Farm invests in eco-friendly grain Kernza

D’s Naturals has grown to nearly $10m in revenue, and gained national distribution in over 10,000 retail locations in less than two years. Pic: D's Naturals

General Mills makes big push in plant-based category, D’s Naturals CEO said

Although several major food manufacturers have committed to switching to using 100% cage-free eggs, the US courts have ruled cage-free hens don't improve food safety or nutrition levels. Pic: ©iStock/ko_orn

General Mills reiterates cage-free egg commitment

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