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Nestlé Nominates Three New Independent Directors To Board

5:32pm GMT

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Nestle SA ::NESTLÉ NOMINATES THREE NEW INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS TO BOARD.PROPOSES PABLO ISLA, CEO OF INDITEX TO BOARD ​.BOARD ALSO PROPOSES INDIVIDUAL RE-ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND OTHER CURRENT MEMBERS OF BOARD.PROPOSES PABLO ISLA, CEO OF INDITEX, KASPER RORSTED, CEO OF ADIDAS, AND KIMBERLY ROSS, FORMER CFO OF BAKER HUGHES, FOR ELECTION TO ITS BOARD.WITH PROPOSED NOMINEES FULL NESTLÉ BOARD WILL COMPRISE 14 MEMBERS, OF WHICH 12 ARE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS.THREE CURRENT DIRECTORS, ANDREAS KOOPMANN, STEVEN G. HOCH, AND NAÏNA LAL KIDWAI WILL RETIRE FROM BOARD AT AGM ON APRIL 12, 2018.ELECTIONS WILL TAKE PLACE AT COMPANY'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON APRIL 12, 2018.

Ebro Foods Reaches Binding Agreement to Buy 70 Pct Of Bertagni

11:10am GMT

Jan 18 (Reuters) - EBRO FOODS SA ::BUYS 70 PERCENT OF ITALY'S BERTAGNI 1882 SPA WITH ENTERPRISE VALUE OF 130 MILLION EUROS, THROUGH ITS UNITS PANZANI AND LUCIO GAROFALO.

Qatar's Widam Food FY Profit Rises

4:13am GMT

Jan 18 (Reuters) - WIDAM FOOD CO ::FY NET PROFIT 108.1 MLN RIYALS VS 91.3 MLN RIYALS YEAR AGO.BOARD PROPOSES FY DIVIDEND OF 4.25 RIYALS PER SHARE.

Ferrero Says To Acquire Nestlé's Manufacturing Facilities In Bloomington, Franklin Park & Itasca

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Ferrero Group: :FERRERO - TO ACQUIRE NESTLÉ'S U.S. MANUFACTURING FACILITIES IN BLOOMINGTON, FRANKLIN PARK AND ITASCA, ILLINOIS.FERRERO GROUP SAYS TO ACQUIRE MORE THAN 20 AMERICAN BRANDS, INCLUDING BRANDS SUCH AS BUTTERFINGER, BABYRUTH, 100GRAND, RAISINETS, WONKA.

Nestlé To Sell U.S. Confectionery Business To Ferrero For $2.8 Bln

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - NESTLÉ SA ::PRESS RELEASE - NESTLÉ AGREES TO SELL U.S. CONFECTIONERY BUSINESS TO FERRERO.ANNOUNCED THAT IT AGREED TO SELL ITS U.S. CONFECTIONERY BUSINESS TO FERRERO FOR USD 2.8 BILLION IN CASH.TRANSACTION COVERS U.S.-FOCUSED CONFECTIONERY BRANDS ONLY AND DOES NOT INCLUDE NESTLÉ'S TOLL HOUSE BAKING PRODUCTS.NESTLÉ'S U.S. CONFECTIONERY BUSINESS REPRESENTS ABOUT THREE PERCENT OF U.S. NESTLÉ GROUP SALES.SAYS "MOVE ALLOWS NESTLÉ TO INVEST AND INNOVATE ACROSS A RANGE OF CATEGORIES WHERE WE SEE STRONG FUTURE GROWTH".

Sanderson Farms - CEO Joe Sanderson Jr's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $6.6 Million

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sanderson Farms Inc ::SANDERSON FARMS SAYS CHAIRMAN OF BOARD, CEO JOE SANDERSON JR'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $6.6 MILLION VERSUS $3.8 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING.

Natural Health Trends Sees Q4 2017 Revenue $46.1 Mln

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Natural Health Trends Corp ::NATURAL HEALTH TRENDS ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2017 PRELIMINARY REVENUE ESTIMATES.SEES Q4 2017 REVENUE $46.1 MILLION.SEES FY 2017 REVENUE $197.6 MILLION.

India's Hatsun Agro Product Dec Qtr Profit Falls

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Hatsun Agro Product Ltd ::DEC QUARTER PROFIT 149.8 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS PROFIT 316.5 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.DEC QUARTER REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 10.13 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 9.48 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.

India's Agro Tech Foods Dec Qtr PAT Rises

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - India's Agro Tech Foods Ltd ::DEC QUARTER PAT 90.3 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS 77.8 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.DEC QUARTER REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 2.14 BILLION RUPEES VERSUS 2.08 BILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.

Lotus Chocolate Co To Consider Appointing Vivekanand Narayan Prabhu As CFO

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Lotus Chocolate Co Ltd ::SAYS TO CONSIDER APPOINTMENT OF VIVEKANAND NARAYAN PRABHU AS CFO.

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