Drinks giant Campari has agreed to sell its Carolans and Irish Mist brands to American rival Heaven Hill for 165 million US dollars (£127 million).
Major oil producers need to show greater discipline in sticking to output cuts aimed at raising the price of crude, Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak said.
Economic activity across the 19-country eurozone cooled slightly in July as the region struggled to keep up the pace of its recent upturn, according to a new survey.
Shrinking chocolate bars have helped bump up the total cost of sweet treats over the past five years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Food giant Cranswick has churned out a 27% rise in first quarter sales, helped by a strong performance in the UK.