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The Reimann family â which controls the Luxembourg-based conglomerate JAB Holdings that owns Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Pret a Manger â has pledged â10m ($11m) to an undisclosed charity after the extent of its ancestorsâ ties were brought to light by a German newspaper.
Twinkie-maker Hostess Brands and Ferrero are reportedly the frontrunners in the race to buy Kelloggâs Keebler, Famous Amos, Murray and Motherâs cookie businesses, as well Stretch Island fruit snacks business, in a roughly $1.5bn deal.
The United Nationâs World Food Program (WFP) and World Vision International (WVI) are planning to pilot automated teller machines (ATMs) in refugee camps in East Africa, which dispense locally sourced foods like cereals; much like a banking ATM dispenses cash.
Doors to the 15th edition of Alimentaria & Horexpo Lisboa â the largest business platform for the F&B industry in Portugal â are about to open. BakeryandSnacks chats to FÃtima Vila Maior, director of the event, to find our more.