The Famous Grouse continues push into premium spirits The NPD, which was the result of over two years’ development, contains Speyside malts and was matured in Spanish sherry casks. Read more.

Nestlé to acquire Brazillian based natural food producer Nestlé Health Science has reached an agreement to acquire Brazilian nutrition and health lifestyle brand, Puravida. The acquisition will expand Nestlé's portfolio in Brazil. The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Read more.

Cranswick hits £2bn in sales The pork and poultry producer has become a £2bn turnover business as sales at the meat giant grow in line with long-term plans. Profit also increased by 13.2%, reaching £129.9m compared to £114.8m in 2021. Read more.

Hilton Food says 2022 performance in line with expectations Hilton Food Group has reported that its performance in 2022 has been in line with internal expectations, with sales rising in the year to date with turnover increasing in Europe. Read more.

Lactalis agrees to purchase Australian yogurt business Jalna Lactalis has agreed to acquire Australian dairy company Jalna, which will help expand its yogurt portfolio and strengthen its position in the Australian dairy market. The acquisition includes Jalna’s brands, two production facilities and a milk farm. Read more.

J&J Snack Foods to purchase ice cream snack manufacturer Dippin’ Dots US snack manufacturer J&J Snack Foods has signed an agreement to acquire beaded ice cream producer Dippin’ Dots for $222m to further leverage both companies' strength in entertainment and amusement locations, theatres, convenience and supermarkets. Read more.