Kraft Foods Inc. is poised to launch a hostile bid for British candy maker Cadbury PLC, The Observer said Sunday, citing unnamed sources. Kraft earlier this month made a $16.7 billion stock-and-cash proposal that was rebuffed by the U.K. confectionary company.
MEAD GRUVER Associated Press Writer - September 28, 2009 CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - After working out at a gym, Amy Mahaffy dropped off a half-dozen glass jars in a city recycling container before heading home. The containers however won't end up being recycled any time soon.
KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC is interested in teaming up with Kuwait in a planned $9 billion joint venture refinery project in southern China, a senior Kuwaiti official said Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Johnson & Johnson's McNeil unit is voluntarily recalling 57 lots of infants' and children's liquid Tylenol products because of possible bacterial contamination.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Solvay, the Belgian chemicals and drugs maker, announced Monday it would sell its entire pharmaceutical business to Abbott Laboratories for euro4.5 billion ($6.6 billion) in cash. The deal's value could jump to euro5.2 billion ($7.
BEIJING (AP) - Medical tests have shown at least 121 children living near a battery plant in eastern China are suffering from lead poisoning, the latest in a recent string of such cases that have affected hundreds.
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GEORGE JAHN Associated Press Writer - September 25, 2009 VIENNA (AP) - Iran has
BETHESDA, Md. - USEC Inc. announced today that the Megatons to Megawatts program has
TOBY STERLING AP Business Writer - September 25, 2009 AMSTERDAM (AP) - Consumer products giant Unilever NV said Friday it has agreed to buy soaps and personal care businesses including the Sanex and Duschdas brands from Sara Lee Corp. for euro1.28 billion ($1.88 billion).
By Kent St. Vrain, Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, Paxoni x Sustainability is clearly the hot topic of the day - you cannot turn the page in any periodical without reading about it. This is particularly true in the manufacturing and packaging worlds.
BEIJING (AP) - A U.S. labor union and three paper companies have filed a new trade complaint over imports of Chinese paper, possibly fueling tensions between Washington and Beijing amid disputes over tires and other goods. The complaint was announced Wednesday as U.S.
JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer - September 24, 2009 HOUSTON (AP) - Oil giant BP PLC is requesting more time to implement required safety improvements at its Texas City refinery where a 2005 explosion left 15 people dead, the U.S.
RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer - September 24, 2009 SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Imperial Sugar Co.