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Tate & Lyle's long-term story remained 'compelling', said Investec analyst Martin Deboo. Corn is one of the manufacturer's main ingredients

Tate & Lyle ‘compelling’ despite price: City

By Mike Stones

Tate & Lyle’s prospects remain encouraging despite the poor share price, news revealed today (October 4) in its trading update for the six months to September 30, says City analyst Investec.

Unilever's share price fell 3.7% in LSE trading on Tuesday morning

Unilever warns of emerging market slowdown

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Unilever has warned of a slowdown in emerging markets, in a surprise market update that saw its share price tumble in early trading on Tuesday.

“…the Board does not believe that the market fully appreciates the value of the Science in Sport Business...

Provexis seeks to demerge Science in Sport and Fruitflow

UK firm Provexis has filed to demerge the Science in Sport (SiS) consumer sports brand it purchased for €10m in June 2011 from its Fruitflow tomato-based ingredients business, as it believes the separation will increase the market value and perception...

Neptune slapped with two more shareholders' rights lawsuits

Neptune slapped with two more shareholders' rights lawsuits

By Hank Schultz

Krill oil producer Neptune Technologies and Bioressources has been slapped with two additional class action shareholders’ rights lawsuits and another two law firms have announced investigations into whether the company has violated securities laws.

Neptune hit with shareholders' rights lawsuit

Neptune hit with shareholders' rights lawsuit

By Hank Schultz

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources has been hit with a shareholder rights lawsuit over the Nov. 8 explosion and fire that destroyed the company’s production facility and a resulting steep decline in the company’s share price.

DuPont succeeds in Danisco bid

DuPont succeeds in Danisco bid

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

US chemical group DuPont has successfully completed its tender offer for Danisco, as 92.2 percent of outstanding shares in the Danish food ingredients firm were tendered by Friday’s deadline, DuPont said on Monday.

DSM reports successful tender offer for Martek

DSM reports successful tender offer for Martek

By Mike Stones

Royal DSM’s acquisition of Martek Biosciences Corporation has moved a step closer to finalisation with the news that its tender offer to buy all of the company’s outstanding shares of common stock at a price of $31.50 (about €24) per share has proved...

UK stock market regulation crucial to food prices, say economists

UK stock market regulation crucial to food prices, say economists

By Jess Halliday in London

Regulating food speculation in the City of London is the lynchpin to preventing volatility over food prices, say economists, as parallel measures on both sides of the Atlantic will block traders conducting secretive deals wherever they can.

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