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Kraft Heinz drops Unilever bid but are other UK firms 'sitting ducks' for post-Brexit takeovers?

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Unilever shares have plummeted as Kraft Heinz drops its multi-billion dollar merger bid -  but with the sterling weakened by Brexit, smaller firms are "sitting ducks" for foreign takeovers, UK politicians have warned.

Unilever rejects $143bn Kraft-Heinz mega-merger bid

Unilever rejects $143bn Kraft-Heinz mega-merger bid

The protectionist laws are in breach of the EU's single market rules. © iStock/MarianVejcik

Romanian & Hungarian local food laws breach EU single market : Commission

Muhtar Kent (center), CEO, The Coca-Cola Company with Romanian Prime Minister, Victor Ponta (L) and the Mayor of Ploiesti City, Iulian Badescu ( R ), at the opening of a bottling line for Cappy Pulpy Orange juice drink. Picture: Coca-Cola.

Coca-Cola HBC reports good growth led by Nigeria and Romania

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EU Parliament passes CETA trade deal

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Final push: Commission promotes CETA ahead of vote

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Instagram could be fuelling food waste epidemic, study says

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Brexit will be sweet for cane and beet, says British sugar industry

UK farmlands are in crisis and the industry must take steps to maintain its natural value, says Green Alliance ©iStock

A ‘sustainable food pact’ between industry and government is the only way to save UK farms: Green Alliance

The recent recession in Europe led to unemployment, debt, and housing arrears—all of which could make food less affordable for households. ©iStock

Food insecurity may hinder children’s mental and physical development: Review

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