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2014-04-03 12:29:45

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Probiotics Products Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Probiotics market to grow at a CAGR of 7.23 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing awareness about probiotic products. The Global Probiotics market has also been witnessing the increase in R&D activities. However, government...

2014-02-03 12:30:08

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective February 1, 2014, to acquire Salerno Dairy. Salerno, a family-owned company in Hamilton, Ontario, has manufactured specialty Italian cheese for over 50 years. "With this acquisition we are merging two of Ontario's best traditions: a farmer-owned co-operative and a family-owned business." says Chair Paul Vickers. "We are excited about the...

2013-06-06 12:22:15

Ford and Doonan Air Conditioning Announce Co-operative with Brivis and Alinta Gas to Supply and Install Central Ducted Gas Heating PERTH, Western Australia, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ford and Doonan Air Conditioning are pleased to announce that they have entered into a co-operative partnership with Brivis and Alinta Gas this winter to supply and install central ducted gas heating. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130606/CG27573) Central ducted gas heating is a...

2013-03-14 08:22:51

MIAMI, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Innovations Ltd. (OTCQB: GNIN) (OTCBB: GNIN) ("Green Innovations" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc. ("Green Hygienics"), is currently in the process of obtaining final approval for several of its flagship products to be distributed by Topco Associates LLC ("Topco"), a member-owned co-operative buying organization serving supermarket retailers, food wholesalers, and foodservice companies....

2013-02-20 12:24:48

LONDON, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Co-operative Legal Services has urged the Government to regulate probate [http://www.co-operative.coop/legalservices/probate ] and estates administration providers - an industry which handles assets worth over GBP65 billion* each year. It follows an investigation by the Legal Services Board** which highlighted concerns about fraud, unethical sales practices and the safekeeping of consumers' money and other assets, plus a...

2012-12-18 12:29:53

LONDON and MUMBAI, India, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, announced it had won the prestigious 'Supply Chain Project of the Year' at the Hermes Retail Week UK Supply Chain Awards 2012. TCS won the award along with The Co-operative Group for implementing 'Store Merchandise and Replenishment System' (SMART), a major transformation programme for The Co-operative Group's food business,...

2012-11-15 08:34:09

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - It's called Co-op Week at Gay Lea Foods and it carries a 12-year tradition. And by the time this year's event ended, the co-operative's 650 employees had raised over $78,000 for a group of small co-operatives in Rwanda. For seven days at all Gay Lea locations, employees pay to participate and compete in a range of activities, from nail driving to pie tossing, waffle breakfasts to a silent auction, potlucks to Family Feud. They also earned BINGO cards...

2012-04-17 22:14:28

Unlike women, men don´t curb certain risk-taking behaviors when a baby is present, a new psychology study at the University of Warwick suggests. Whereas women are significantly more cautious when they are partnered with small children in a gambling game measuring their attitude to risk, men don´t substantially alter their willingness to take a chance. Researchers suggested this could be due to evolutionary forces that select for men who are more competitive and risk-seeking in...

2011-07-14 12:41:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonterra Co-operative, a global leader in dairy nutrition today announced the appointment of Mr. Theo Spierings as its new CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/CG35458) Mr. Spierings, who led the Dutch farmer dairy co-operative, Royal Friesland Foods, into a merger with Campina in 2008, will take over from Fonterra's departing CEO Mr. Andrew Ferrier, effective Sept. 26. Mr. Ferrier announced his resignation from Fonterra last...

2010-07-23 12:49:00

NORTHAMPTON, England, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard joins forces with The Co-operative Food as it becomes the UK's first major grocery retailer to introduce contactless payment in its stores nationwide. The contactless roll-out will begin with a pilot in 100 Co-operative food stores next year after an agreement was signed with Barclaycard in partnership with Visa. If the pilot is successful, The Co-operative will roll out the terminals to the majority of its food stores in time for...