'Buyout firms want M&B shareholders to keep half the business'

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Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firms, are understood to be planning a bid for the pubs group Mitchells & Butlers that...

Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firms, are understood to be planning a bid for the pubs group Mitchells & Butlers that would involve shareholders keeping a stake of about 50 per cent - The Guardian

Summer evenings spent enjoying a plate of tagliatelle and a glass of wine are about to become a lot more expensive following warnings that supplies of pasta to the UK could run short over the next few months - The Scotsman

David Cameron is to warn of Britain's vulnerability to a "global food crunch" as he sets out a package of measures to support home-grown farming - Daily Express

Global warming, which is threatening drought-stricken wine makers in Australia, could be a boon for New Zealand's viticulture - Daily Telegraph

Police must take a zero tolerance approach to booze-binge youngsters plaguing the streets, says a Mirror poll - Daily Mirror

Cadbury Schweppes is expected to announce on Tuesday that Roger Carr, deputy chairman of nearly five years, will take the helm of the confectioner's board on completion of its long-awaited demerger from the US beverages arm - Financial Times

Britons are wasting £2 billion a year on bottled water when the kitchen tap provides a safe alternative that tastes just as good, a BBC Panorama programme will claim on Monday night - Daily Telegraph

One of Britain's top cheese makers has admitted fixing the price of dairy products. But Lactalis McLelland, maker of Seriously Strong Cheddar, will get off lightly after owning up - The Sun

It is seen as the perfect way to share food at parties and social gatherings. But now scientists have warned that revellers who 'double dip' their crisps into dips are putting their friends at risk of catching coughs, colds and even herpes - The Scotsman

Home-cooking guru Delia Smith has done it again. Two days after her new recipe book went on sale, supermarkets have reported a demand for key ingredients - Daily Telegraph

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