INTERNATIONAL. Kraft's recent announcement to split its operations into two publicly traded companies outlines a plan to create two different trading entities with distinct priorities and strengths.
This is intended to help the company achieve the next stage of its ongoing restructuring process, since its acquisition of Cadbury in January 2010.
Kraft is now bundling and spinning off its US Beverages, Cheese, Convenient Meals and Grocery segments, the non-snack categories in Canada and its foodservice operations, which are worth an estimated US$16 billion in sales in total.
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UAE. The Regional Final was won by Marcelino Lacurum from Kuwait, whose signature beverage, the "Cococcino", impressed the judges with its mix of espresso coffee, coconut milk, young coconut strips and coconut flake garnish.
INTERNATIONAL. The findings highlight the need for retailers to become more agile - constantly learning about their customers and flexing to deliver relevant, engaging and useful interactions with consumers.
INTERNATIONAL. Premier educational seminar, which will take place at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba 13-15 September 2016, will bring together an international gathering of investors who view agriculture as a significant asset class.
INTERNATIONAL. Analytics hub addresses key commercial challenges across the sector through a single integrated platform; Predicts consumer choice to inform key decisions; Combines deep sector insights with the scale and security of the Microsoft Cloud.
SAUDI ARABIA. Partnership with Emteyaz Al Riyadh, a subsidiary of Othaim Real Estate and Investment, which owns and operates 8 shopping malls and 13 amusement centers throughout KSA, with over five million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment space.
INTERNATIONAL. Jost Thöne, Stradivari expert and co-owner of VIOLIN ASSETS, offers input on this subject. The company makes high-quality historical and modern string instruments accessible as investments.