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Tesco Compensation Scheme

As announced on 28 March 2017, Tesco PLC has agreed with the FCA (under its statutory powers) to establish a compensation…

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Lidl appoints Jesper Højer as its new CEO

Lidl appoints Jesper Højer as its new CEO

German discounter Lidl has appointed Jesper Højer as its new CEO, replacing Sven Seidel who stepped down after having ‘strategic disagreements’ with the Schwarz Group, the owner of…

Co-op Group announces Steve Murrells as Group CEO

Co-op Group announces Steve Murrells as Group CEO

The Co-op Group today announces that Richard Pennycook is to step down as Group CEO and will be succeeded by Steve Murrells, currently CEO of the Co-op’s food…

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AgDevCo Invests in Rwandan Mushroom Grower

AgDevCo Invests in Rwandan Mushroom Grower

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, announced a $0.45m debt investment into a Rwandan mushroom grower. The company, Kigali Farms, is completing a modern…

Events

Spectacular Theatre Line-up at IFE 2017

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017 to take place in Kenya

Hi China Expo to be held June 20-22 in Shanghai

Carla Hall Named Keynote Speaker for Specialty Food Business Summit

Winter Fancy Food Show to take place in San Francisco from Jan. 22-24