Austraia’s last tuna cannery, at Port Lincoln, will halt production because of cuts to the southern bluefin tuna quota and the high Australian dollar.
At the end of May, Port Lincoln Tuna Processors will stop producing John West canned tuna products, which will instead be made in Thailand.
This will end Australia’s long history of canning tuna with Simplot sourcing the complete product from Thailand, along with every other major brand, including Greenseas, Safcol and Sirena. [source]
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Kraft Foods (USA), the world’s second largest food company, clinched a takeover deal for UK confectioner Cadbury, after winning support from shareholders representing 72 per cent of the chocolate company. In Jan 2010 the Cadbury board unanimously recommended that it’s shareholders sell to Kraft after Kraft revised their offer. [source]